Powers Irish Whiskey, a true staple of the Irish whiskey industry, has unveiled a bold new bottle design for its range. Debuting on core expression Powers Gold Label in the USA from March 2020, the dynamic new look is set to turn heads as it diverts from the traditional Powers design to a new modern embossed bottle with new diamond label. Continue reading “Powers Whiskey’s Bold New Re-brand”
Earlier in October of this year, we brought you the story of a first for Irish whiskey, which took the form of a Single Malt whiskey that was fully matured in Hungarian Virgin Oak casks, released under the Dingle Distillery’s Founding Father’s program. This release’s name was ‘Zoltán’s Special #1’, now let us unveil ‘Zoltán’s Special #3′ a 12.5 year old Cask Strength whiskey from the first batch of whiskey distilled in Westmeath in over 50 years. Continue reading “Zoltán’s Special #3, Upcoming Super Limited Release – 12.5 Year Old Cask Strength Malt Hungarian Oak Finish”
Join us for another episode of Potstilled Radio, the only podcast dedicate to the exciting world of Irish whiskey. In this episode we sit down with Tullamore D.E.W.’s US national Ambassador, Tim Herlihy, as he talks us through some of his career highs, like creating the world’s largest Irish Coffee, as well as outlining the key differences between the US and Irish based Irish whiskey markets. Continue reading “Episode 2.6 – Tullamore D.E.W. US National Ambassador – Tim Herlihy”
2019 has been an absolutely fantastic year for the Irish Whiskey industry!
We saw the European Union finally ratify the Geographic Indication (GI) on Irish Whiskey, giving it legal protection and provenance within the EU and it is now upheld in a number of strategic associate nations, such as, Japan and China. Continue reading “Potstilled’s Whiskeys of the Year 2019”
Sit down with us in this episode as we chat to PJ RIgney, the founder of The Shed Distillery, which was the first distillery in Connaught in over 101 years. In this episode we discuss The Shed’s Inaugural Drumshanbo Single Pot Still release, the first whiskey distilled and released from the distillery in county Leitrim. Continue reading “Episode 2.5 – The Shed Distillery Inaugural Pot Still Release – Founder PJ Rigney”
Glendalough have been busy in the last few months releasing a myriad of whiskeys, each more exciting than the last, its hard to know which way to look. From their first Pot Still release, being finished in Wicklow Irish Oak, to their 17 Year Old single malt finished for two years in Mizunara or ultimately, who could have missed the 25 year old single malt matured in Bourbon, Sherry and Irish oak. Safe to say there has been a lot to talk about with Glendalough in recent months. Continue reading “Glendalough Pot Still – A Must Buy”
Sit down with us this week as we chat to the founder of one of the smallest distilleries on the island of Ireland, Brendan Carty. Continue reading “Episode 2.4 – Killowen Distillery – Founder Brendan Carty”
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”
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”
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’”
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”
Killowen Distillery, which is owed and operated by Brendan Carty (pictured above), is Ireland’s smallest whiskey distillery, which is set in the heart of the Mourne Mountains, in County Down. Continue reading “Smallest Distillery in Ireland Launch New Spirits Range”
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”
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”
CELTIC WHISKEY RELEASES EXTREMELY RARE ‘THE DINGLE CELT’ WHISKEY FOR AUCTION Continue reading “The Dingle Celt – Celtic Whiskey Shop Releases 18 Dingle Single Cask Bottles for Auction”
Aldi launches brand new and exclusive Ardfallen Irish Whiskey
Produced exclusively for Aldi by West Cork Distillers
Available in all 137 stores nationwide Continue reading “Ardfallen Irish Whiskey – Aldi Exclusive Blend from West Cork Distillers”
The Palace Bar, famous Victorian era Public House on Dublin’s Fleet Street, has made history once again by being the first public house to release their own Dingle Founding Fathers Single Cask Whiskey. Continue reading “Palace Bar – The First Bar to Release Dingle Single Cask Whiskey”
DOUBLE WHAMMY FOR THE DUBLIN LIBERTIES AS COPPER ALLEY WINS DOUBLE GOLD
Dublin Liberties Distillery is proud to announce that its Dublin Liberties Copper Alley 10 year old single malt, has won double gold at The International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019. Continue reading “Dubliner Copper Alley Wins Double Gold”
This year’s Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition has been one of the most hotly anticipated Irish Whiskey launches for World Whiskey Day 2019.
Deciding to launch once again on the global day that celebrates all categories of whiskey, gave the Redbreast team the opportunity to successfully build great anticipation for the next members only release, without any pertinent information being leaked ahead of time, which in today’s digital world is a feat to be applauded. Continue reading “Redbreast Dream Cask 20 Year Old PX Edition – Tasting Notes”