In this episode I sit down with Michael Egan, the USA National Ambassador for Kilbeggan Distilling Company and the Beam Global portfolio of Irish whiskeys. As one of the few Irish whiskey ambassadors to have worked across all 50 US States, Michael shares with us a brief look into the Irish whiskey landscape across the US through the Corona Virus pandemic and what the trends could look like beyond.
Irish whiskey finds itself in the firing line as the US has been approved for $7.5bn in tariffs on EU goods.
Blind drunk has more complex origins than just getting black out at a bar. Dive into an etymological rabbit hole with me and discover how alcohol can not only take away sight but also restore it.
Win tickets to the amazing Van Winkle tasting hosted by the Celtic Whiskey Shop. For full details on how to win tickets for this event, visit the Potstilled facebook page or check within this article for more details
Irish whiskey is exploding at the moment but the market for Irish whiskey in the United States focuses primarily on blended whiskeys and a lot will need to happen before the category is able to chip away at the incredible lead that our Scottish cousins have in the single malt category.
Redbreast whiskey is about to release the newest edition of its heavily sherried single pot still family. Join us as we examine the possibility that Redbreast is about to welcome a Lustau edition into the family.
I sat down for a virtual interview with Eimear Kelleher, international graduate brand ambassador for Tullamore DEW, to talk about how the brand is being received in the land of opportunity. Tullamore DEW which was bought over by Scottish giants William Grant and Son’s in 2010 has had an exciting 12 months. The spirit made... Continue Reading →
So summer is in the air and as is a brand new release from Irish Distillers and Mitchell and Sons! Green Spot finished in Bordeaux wine casks! Supposedly chosen due to their long history with the Irish, the Chateau Leoville Barton! (check out the background info on Barton here http://www.donnybrookfair.ie/files/pdf/history_of_barton_guestier.pdf) The launch of this new Green... Continue Reading →
Whiskey fans in the US, it's time to buy Irish Whiskey. With the recently announced Quantitative Easing plan announced my Mario Dragi in the European Central Bank €60 billion euro in assets are going to be purchased by the ECB and National Central Banks, each month until September 2016. A big side effect of QE is... Continue Reading →