Episode 2.1 – Malt Vs Mashbill – Fionnán O’Connor on Single Pot Still Whiskey

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”

Episode 7 – Dick Mack’s Dingle – Finn Mac Donnell

Dick Mack’s Pub in Dingle, County Kerry, is a traditional pub in, what is, the most Westerly town in Europe. While this seems like an unlikely location for a whiskey pilgrimage site, Dick Mack’s, under the guidance of Finn Mac Donnell (and a helping hand from Peter White), has become one of Ireland’s leading whiskey watering holes. Continue reading “Episode 7 – Dick Mack’s Dingle – Finn Mac Donnell”

Episode 6: Micil Distillery Founder – Pádraic Ó’Graillais

For this episode we have taken a step back in time to examine the roots of Irish whiskey, Poitín.

Poitín /potcheen/, which literally means ‘little pot’, is the term to describe unaged whiskey spirit, which would have been the back bone of many rural communities in Ireland throughout the generations.  Continue reading “Episode 6: Micil Distillery Founder – Pádraic Ó’Graillais”

Episode 4: Dingle Distillery Master Distiller – Michael Walsh

Welcome back WhiskeyPhiles to another Episode of Potstilled Radio.

This week we take a trip to the most westerly town in Ireland, Dingle, Co. Kerry. It was here that we sat down over a taoscán with the youngest Head Distiller in Ireland, Michael Walsh. It was here in Dingle Distillery that we had a conversation over a whiskey (and a microphone) where we discussed all things about the whiskeys future, how Michael rose to the position that he was in today and the insane prices that Dingle whiskeys are achieving at auction todayContinue reading “Episode 4: Dingle Distillery Master Distiller – Michael Walsh”

Episode 3: Clonakilty Distillery Founder – Michael Scully

In Episode three I sit down with Michael Scully, the Founder of Clonakilty Distillery, in the active work-site of his future distillery. This week we diverged from the whiskey to have a chat over a glass of Minke gin. Whilst nosing the Rock Samphire, in the gin, we had an in-depth discussion about the future of the distillery, the revival of almost extinct malting barley varieties and the process of ‘slow cutting’ whiskey. Listen in to episode three to find out what the town of Clonakilty, County Cork, has in store for the future of Irish whiskey.
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Episode 1: Slane Whiskey Founder – Alex Conyngham

Potstilled Radio is your independent Irish whiskey podcast that sits down with the people that make the Irish whiskey industry one of the fastest growing and most exciting industries in the world.

Each episode we will go behind the scenes to find out what goes into making these great brands as well as some of the stories that couldn’t be included in the marketing mix! Continue reading “Episode 1: Slane Whiskey Founder – Alex Conyngham”