Each month of quarantine I am choosing my favourite whiskey to have graced my glass during that month. This month's Potstilled's Quarantine Whiskey of the Month is Writers' Tears Double Oak, a must have for any quarantine home bar
It's been a busy few months in Irish whiskey, with a lot of firsts coming to market and today is no different with @whiskeygate releasing Ireland's first ever Blended Grain Whiskey - The J.J. Corry Hanson Irish Whiskey
A whiskey's water source can often be lauded as one of the greatest differentiation points of a brand, but should a whiskey's water source be something we pay attention to? I'm here to tell you why I say, no.
Killowen Distillery, Ireland’s smallest whiskey distillery, have lauchned their third expression of the their “Experimental Bonded Series”, a 10 year-old blended whiskey finished in Mexican Tequila casks. This Cask Strength whiskey is non-chilltered and unfiltered so you can thank Killowen for those bits of cask later!
Join me as I sit down with Patrick Shelley of Origin Spirits to talk all things Currach Seaweed Cask Irish whiskey as well as the origins of his portfolio of avant garde Irish spirits! Check out the latest ep of Potstilled Radio
Some good news during quarantine! Tonight the US TTB have approved the first glimpse of the long awaited return of the Blue Spot 7 Year Old. This time returning with an incredibly healthy ABV, and amazing sounding tasting notes.
Potstilled's Quarantine Whiskey of the Month - March - The Liberator. One of Ireland's first blended malt whiskeys, this new market entrant has intrigued my palate and earned itself a place as my staple quarentine tipple for Match
The Dublin Liberties Distillery has announced the launch of their online store which boasts: Free delivery in the greater Dublin area, 10% of all profits going to Age Action Ireland and a 15% discount for all hospitality staff members in the country!
Welcome to the first of a ten part series of Potstilled Radio, where we explore how Irish whiskey businesses are overcoming the challenges of COVID-19. On this first episode we speak to Louise, founder of JJ Corry Irish Whiskey.
Clonakilty Distillery scoops top prize at the World Whiskies Awards 2020 as 'Best Blended Irish Whiskey'
The World Whiskies Awards winners in each category and the World's Best Irish whiskeys in each category also.
You can be forgiven for not having heard of Bill Phil Peated Irish Whiskey until now, but I assure you, that is about to change. Bill Phil is Ireland's first peated triple distilled single malt Irish whiskey in over half a decade and is taking the Irish whiskey enthusiasts by storm.
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey has made headlines once again, with their latest announcement regarding their newest whiskey “The Whiskey Thief”, a charity bottling that celebrates International Women’s Day 2020. This new charity release was developed in collaboration with Irish design duo Jill & Gill, and will be auctioned with proceeds going to “Dress for Success”.
Take a step into Dublin 8 where we delve into the former church, turned distillery that is the Pearse Lyons Distillery, who have recently released one of the first blended malt whiskeys in the history of Irish distilling.
Take a journey from Dublin to Denver to sit down with the founder of the US' first Single Pot Still Distillery, Talnua.
The Redbreast 27 year old has been appearing in markets all over the world for the last couple of months but it was shrouded in relative secrecy. Last night the viel was lifted on this new core range Single Pot Still expression that will spearhead the core Redbreast range for years to come.
The results from the World Whiskies Awards 2020 were announced yesterday with a host of different whisk(e)y categories and styles from every whiskey producing country in the world being judged on a like for like basis. As always, there was a strong Irish contingent entered into the awards, that are judged in London. The whiskeys... Continue Reading →
Join us for another episode of Potstilled Radio, the only podcast dedicated solely to the exciting world of Irish whiskey. In this episode we travel to Dundalk, Co. Louth, to the Irish Whiskey Auctions, Ireland's first whiskey auction website. It is here that we sat down with co-founder, Anthony Sheehy, who told about the success, trials and tribulations that he, and his wife Katie, have experienced in trying to set up a online whiskey auction site in Ireland.
Take a look at Powers Irish Whiskey's brand new look with this head turning re-packaging of the entire line
Join us as we take another look into Irish whiskey enthusiast, Zoltán Vári's, personal collection of one off cask releases, this time featuring the first whiskey distilled in Westmeath in over 50 years finished in Hungarian Oak
Join us as we talk to Tully's National US Ambassador, Tim Herlihy, as he talks us through his role being the face of such an iconic brand of Irish whiskey in the US and some of the hijinks that he has gotten himself into along the way!
Take a look at Potstilled's Best Value for Money Whiskey 2019 as well as the overall Best Whiskey of the Year 2019.
Join us as we sit down with The Shed Distillery's founder, PJ Rigney, as he tells us all about how and why he created Connaught's first Whiskey in at least 105 years.
Join us as we review the liquid inside Glendalough's first Pot Still Whiskey, finished in Irish oak, and see why we believe that this whiskey is a must buy.
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.
Potstilled.com has been nominated for Whisky Media "Communicator of the Year" at the Icons of Whisky Ireland 2020 and 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. So... Continue Reading →
Thanks to the Irish Whiskey Museum, we are giving away two tickets to their up coming whiskey & cheese pairing nights, in association with 'Taste the Island'. Click for entry information.
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. As a blow against many EU food and beverage exporters, the US last night announced a list that saw Irish Whiskey dodge the proverbial bullet... Continue Reading →
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.
Irish whiskey finds itself in the firing line as the US has been approved for $7.5bn in tariffs on EU goods.
Powers Whiskey have received TTB Approval to launch a new set of rebranded labels into the United States, which would see the iconic Gold Label whiskey, lose its gold label.
The Irish Whiskey Museum have announced the launch of their cheese and whiskey pairing events for October's food and drink series '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.
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.