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”
Join us as we review Powerscourt Distillery’s 14 Year Old Single Malt – The Fercullen 14. Continue reading “Fercullen 14 Year Old Single Malt – Review”
- A Blend of Single Pot Still and Malt Whiskeys
- Aged in Ex-Bourbon & Cognac Casks
- 46% ABV
- Non-Chill Filtered
- RRP €55 Ireland / $64.99 USA
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey, Ireland’s first modern whiskey bonder, has launched The Battalion, a blended Irish Whiskey with Mezcal and Tequila cask influence.
The Battalion is a 60% 9 Year old Grain and 40% 13 Year old Malt Blend bottled at 41%.
Batch 1 will consist of an edition of 700 bottles in 500ml format with an RRP of 65 euro.
Continue reading “JJ Corry Releases World’s First Tequila & Mezcal Inspired Whiskey”
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. Continue reading “Episode 13 – Hinch Distillery Company -Michael Morris”
In what is a subtle but brilliant stroke of marketing genius, Dingle Distillery are revealing their long awaited Batch 4 Single Malt and Cask Strength to the world on the 4th of the 4th this year. If all the 4’s weren’t enough to entice you, well then how about the global first look at the newest expressions from one of the world’s most in demand Irish Single Malt ranges? Dingle has seen a whirlwind success with their annual batch releases that excite and entice fans of the Irish whiskey industry across the globe. Continue reading “Dingle Batch 4 Single Malt & Cask Strength Release”
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. Continue reading “Sonny Molloy’s Redbreast 16 Year Old Single Cask – A Review”
Every year the World Whiskies Awards organises rounds and rounds of blind tastings with panels of hand selected judges, all in the bid to discover which whiskies are the Best in the World. The awards ceremony took place last night, March 28th, on the eve of Whisky Live London, with the Irish making history, as they took the title for “World’s Best Single Malt” for the first time. Continue reading “Teeling Take Title for World’s Best Single Malt”