The Irish Whiskey industry stands at a cross roads and now that the Irish Whiskey Association is finally taking amendmenet proposals, now is the time time to revise the Technical FIle to actually reflect history.
Irishmalts.com have announced the release of the first Dingle Distillery, Single Pot Still Founding Fathers Cask. Released at cask strength, this is one of the few Single Pot Still casks laid down for the Dingle Distillery's Founding Fathers casks.
Join Fionnán O'Connor as he walks us through his archival research and work with Boann Distillery to bring 200 years of distilling recipes back to the modern era, for all to see.
Get involved with the Dingle Distillery takeover of Potstilled Live, where you will get unbridled access to the Dingle team as they deconstruct their newest releases.
James J. Fox Cigar and Whiskey Store have just announced the release of their 1998 Midleton Single Cask, starting at €995 a bottle. Find out more inside.
Kevin O'Gorman takes up the mantle as Master of Distillation & Maturation in the New Midleton Distillery. Brian Nation, the current Master Distiller is stepping down to work with a startup distillery in the United States.
Potstilled.com's official tasting notes of Redbreast Whiskey's World Whiskey Day Dream Cask Release 2020.... Phenomenal.
Redbreast's 3rd World Whiskey Day Dream Cask Release, the Redbreast 28 year old Cask Strength Ruby Port Finish.
You think you know your Redbreast Irish Whiskey? Put your knowledge to the test with Potstilled's Ultimate Redbreast Irish Whiskey Quiz.
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.
The World Whiskies Awards winners in each category and the World's Best Irish whiskeys in each category also.
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.
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 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.
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 →
Glendalough have unveiled their Pot Still Whiskey, a Single Pot Still whiskey that is finished in Irish Oak, felled from oak forests surrounding the distillery!
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.
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.
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.
Writers Tears have launched a Japanese Oak Travel Retail Exclusive version of their Writers Tears whiskey to coincide with the Rugby World Cup in Japan
From the creators of Ireland's first modern rye whiskey comes the newest Single Pot Still Whiskey in Ireland with the welcome inclusion of oats!
Welcome to the first episode of season 2 of Potstilled Radio. In this episode we sit down with author and PhD candidate Fionnán O'Connor who lays down his case why he believes that we should pay homage to the past and why it is important not to ignore historical precedent in favour of keeping a simple product on a shelf.
US Teeling Whiskey fans won't have to wait long for their first taste of Dublin distilled whiskey, as Teeling Whiskey Distillery's own pot still whiskey is soon to be on its way!
Take a look at Redbreast Irish Whiskey's fresh new re-brand, which sees a facelift for the entire Redbreast range.
Sit down with Matt, Chief Editor of Potstilled, as he explores the Redbreast Dream Cask PX Edition for the first time, ahead of its launch.
To celebrate World Whiskey Day 2019, the folks at Irish Distillers, and Redbreast Whiskey have launched Midleton Distillery's first ever Pedro Ximénez cask finished whiskey.
The Redbreast Dream Cask PX Edition is a 20 year old, single cask, Single Pot Still, read more about it here.
Writers’ Tears Double Oak, is a blend of the two premium whiskey styles aged in two types of wood - American and French Oak. It is triple-distilled, non-chill filtered and bottled at 46% ABV. The new expression is made possible by a close collaboration between the Walsh family in Ireland’s County Carlow and the Legaret family in Cognac, France.
In this episode, International Sales director for the Hinch Distillery, Michael Morris, at Japan's world renowned, food and drink's exhibition, Foodex.
In Japan, Michael took the time to sit down with us and talk us through their new brand that is launching globally with five new whiskeys, that cross the malt, blends and single pot still categories. This is an exciting new entrant for the Irish market as this marks the first sourced single pot still whiskey to enter the Irish market.
They say that history is cyclical, that humans are doomed to repeat themselves if we do not learn from those who have gone before us. Well this is one instance that I am delighted history is repeating itself. Once again bars are curating their own stocks of whiskeys from some of Ireland's best distilleries. Take a journey with me to try some of Galway's finest with Sonny Molloy's Redbreast 16 year old single cask
Listen in to Potstilled Radio episode 10 as we sit down with Irish Distillers' Prestige Ambassador, Michael Cowman.
Read about one of the world's most sought after Irish whiskeys which hardly ever has its seal broken! Take a trip with us to discover what Dingle SPS Batch 2 tastes like and discover how the Dingle DNA is beginning to flourish.
Midleton Barry Crockett legacy gets a fancy new face lift. Explore the new look with Potstilled.com as we see how it reflects the new Midleton Very Rare line and take a look at some of the previous iterations of the label that never made it to market.
Take a journey with me as I examine the Redbreast 17 Year Old Single Cask, Cask Strength whiskey from the Palace bar, Dublin.
Writers Tears Copper Pot goes under the microscope for advent review #5
Unless you've been living under a rock recently you will be very aware that Irish Distillers just dropped the long awaited Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey!
The whiskey was launched in the Mitchell & Sons old wine and whiskey maturation cellars, under the streets of Dublin's Merrion Square. This was a very fitting location for the brand to be re-introduced to the world after nearly fifty years in absentia. The once core range whiskey was historically a fifteen year old, wine barrel matured single pot still from the John Jameson Distillery, Bow Street, Dublin.
Take an advanced look at the newest member of the spot range, Red Spot. Check out the tasting notes as well as having a cheeky sneak peak of the finished product, long before it hits the market!
Few events this year have been as anticipated as the release of Teeling’s first Single Pot Still Whiskey, but wait no more, the whiskey is up for sale… at auction!
As I’m sure you all know, Teeling Whiskey’s spirit has just hit three years allowing it to be legally described as “Irish Whiskey”. Their first barrel that they are releasing to the general public is a very interesting, 50/50 (50% malted and 50% unmalted barley) Single Pot Still that has been aged exclusively in Muscat barrels.