Join us in this episode as we sit down with Kevin Keenan, Co-Founder of Glendalough Distillery, as he brings us through some of the history of the company, their new release Pot Still Finished in Irish Oak and listen how he describes their two up coming releases a 17 year old in Mizunara and a 25 year old also in Irish Oak. Continue reading “Episode 2.3 – Glendalough Pot Still – Co-Founder Kevin Keenan”
For the third year, the Icons of Whisky Ireland awards are celebrating the emerald isle’s whiskey resurgence, which has been driven by dedicated and passionate people, bars, producers and retailers. Continue reading “Potstilled Nominated at Icons of Whisky 2020 – We Need Your Vote”
It is the time of year where we welcome to the results of the Irish Whiskey Awards once again. The Irish Whiskey Awards are one of the most important awards ceremonies for Irish Whiskey companies and it is certainly the only awards ceremony that sees the majority of the Irish Whiskey brands in attendance. Continue reading “Full List of Irish Whiskey Awards & Gold Medal 2019 Winners”
We are delgihted to have teamed up with the Irish Whiskey Museum to celebrate their Whiskey and Cheese pairings that will be taking place across three Fridays in October to celebrate “Taste the Island”, a Fáilte Ireland initiative. Continue reading “Competition – Win 2 Tickets To Irish Whiskey Museum’s Whiskey & Cheese Pairing”
The list of the Trump’s administration’s punitive tariffs in EU goods was announced last night, after a WTO ruling, allowing the US to impose tariffs on $7.5bn of EU goods. Continue reading “Irish Whiskey dodges tariffs while Scotch Malt Whisky takes a hit”
Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled the eagerly awaited Midleton Very Rare 2019, alongside the launch of the ‘1825 Room’, an online members’ programme for discerning whiskey lovers to delve further into the pinnacle of Irish whiskey. Continue reading “MIDLETON VERY RARE 2019 UNVEILED AS ONLINE MEMBERS’ PROGRAMME LAUNCHES WITH SALE OF RARE VINTAGES”
As many as you will know, the Trump administration and the European Union have been in a series of disputes over trade relations and anti-competition practices on both sides of the Atlantic, which has led to the EU and the US coming head to head in a retaliatory tariff stand off that has seen US Whiskeys hit with increased tariffs in the EU and Irish Whiskey firmly in the cross-hairs of the US’ next set of tariffs. Continue reading “Irish Whiskey Tries to Dodge Cross-hairs as US Cleared to Impose Tariffs on $7.5bn of EU Goods”
It appears that the historic Powers Irish Whiskey brand is set for a full stylistic overhaul of their whiskey range, which may see the brand follow the stylistic aesthetics of the recent Powers ready to drink old fashioned cocktail. Continue reading “Powers Whiskey Look Set to Rebrand Current Range”
Arguably one of the most iconic drinks associated with Ireland, Irish whiskey is currently undergoing a huge renaissance period both at home and abroad. The Irish Whiskey Museum, the first place to learn about everything Uisce beatha is proud to present a series of Whiskey and Cheese Pairing Events this October as part of Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Taste the Island’ campaign. Continue reading “IRISH WHISKEY MUSEUM TO LAUNCH WHISKEY & CHEESE PAIRING EVENINGS THIS OCTOBER AS PART OF ‘TASTE THE ISLAND’”
The Echlinville Distillery (County Down, Northern Ireland) has unveiled its highly anticipated award winning Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey, which is quite possibly the best whiskey packaging we’ve ever seen in Irish Whiskey. Continue reading “Dunville’s Have Just Unveiled the Best Packaged Whiskey of the Year – 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish”
Join us this in this episode as Brian Greene and author Fionnán O’Connor deep dive into the documents that govern the regulations around Irish Whiskey, most notably, the Irish Whiskey Technical File. Continue reading “Episode 2.2 – Dissecting the Irish Whiskey Technical File – Brian Greene & Fionnán O’Connor”
Walsh Whiskey have been on the release trail this year with a number of different core expression variations, annual additions and travel retail exclusives, and they show no signs of stopping now.
This week we saw Walsh Whiskey release an Aer Rianta International (ARI) travel retail exclusive, to coincide with the Rugby World Cup kicking off in Japan this month. Continue reading “Writers Tears Launches Mizunara Japanese Oak Cask Finish – Travel Retail Exclusive”
Kilbeggan Distillery, is Ireland’s oldest licenced distillery. Operating today under the ownership of Beam Suntory, this micro distillery and visitors centre boasts two copper pot stills, that quietly produce some of the most interesting distillate in the country. Continue reading “Kilbeggan Distillery to Release Single Pot Still Whiskey”
Walsh Whiskey, has released the 2019 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength Irish whiskey expression. This year’s vintage is limited to 2,346 bottles worldwide. Each bottle is uniquely numbered and signed by the company’s co-founder and Managing Director – Bernard Walsh. The Irishman Vintage Cask 2019 edition is the 11th release since 2008, when it was the first triple-distilled Cask Strength Irish whiskey released in over half a century. Continue reading “Walsh Whiskey Release 2019 Vintage Irishman Vintage Cask”
One of the most popular indie whiskey distilleries in the country – Dingle Distillery – has announced their new Master Distiller, who will take over operations in the Atlantic distillery from October 2019. Continue reading “Dingle Distillery Announces New Master Distiller”
Welcome to series two of Potstilled Radio!
Welcome back to our audio investigation into what makes the world of Irish whiskey tick.
In this episode, I sit down with the author of the #1 resource on single pot still whiskey history in Ireland, Fionnán O’Connor. Continue reading “Episode 2.1 – Malt Vs Mashbill – Fionnán O’Connor on Single Pot Still Whiskey”
Teeling Whiskey Company have recently received approval from the United States’ Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for their Dublin born Single Pot Still to enter the United States. Continue reading “Teeling’s Single Pot Still – Destined for the United States”
To celebrate the launch of their new brand home and distillery, Diageo’s Roe & Co. have released a brand new whiskey which saw category giants collaborate with bartenders and industry professionals from Ireland to create a new blended whiskey that is designed to be intriguing both neat and in a cocktail. Continue reading “Roe & Co. Release New Curators’ Series to Toast New Distillery”
Join us as we review Powerscourt Distillery’s Premium Blended Whiskey – The Fercullen. Continue reading “Fercullen Premium Blend – A Review”
In April of this year, the first signs of a possible Redbreast rebrand appeared on the TTB’s approval forum online. This indicated that the world’s leading Single Pot Still Whiskey was going to get a face lift and that is exactly what happened. Continue reading “Redbreast Rebrands Core Range”