Jameson's runaway success Caskmates' range has two new additions joining the ranks, this time from Chicago and the home of American hops, Yakima, Washington State.
Join us for episode 11 of Potstilled Radio where we get a behind the scenes look at the new Dublin Liberties Distillery, which has just opened in the heart of the Dublin Liberties. Master Distiller, Daryl McNally and Global Whiskeys Ambassador, Geoff Speiran, walk us through all of the amazing features of this new distillery in Dublin 8. They talk us through the fun aspects of launching a new distillery project as well as some of the trails and tribulations.
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.
Dingle Distillery's Single Malt Batch 4 coming early 2019. Check out the newest cask regiment inside!
Take a look at the latest expression from Glendalough's upcoming 'Connoisseur's Collection' a 25 Year Old Single malt, finished in Irish Oak, Only the second of its kind in modern Irish whiskey.
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.
Potstilled Radio is back for 2019 and we are kicking off the year with an interview with Diageo's European Ambassador for their first ever start up distillery, Roe & Co. Alan Mulvihill walks us through what it is like to work on Diageo's first ever start up team. Listen in to this very candid interview... Continue Reading →
Irish Distillers have announced a packaging re-fresh for their core range of Jameson expressions. The move has already been approved by US authorities, we expect to see these new packs rolled out soon.
Behind door # 18 in the Drinks By the Dram, Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar we have the much sought after, Teeling Brabazon Batch 2. Take a journey with me as I sample one of my favourite whiskeys yet in this series.
The newest release from Jameson's Caskmates program. Beau's Red Ale Caskmates finish, exclusive for the LCBO, in Ontario, Canada.
Imbibe with us as we take a journey through the glass of time to sample Hyde Whiskey's 1916 commemorative 6 Year Old Single Grain whiskey.
Take a sip with us as we explore Tully's long running 12 Year Old blended whiskey. A high pot still concentration with healthy sherry aging, this is a perfect Christmas taoscán
If you don't know these guys, they are an independent bottling company from Scotland that are affiliate of (if not directly owned by) Master of Malt. They purchase casks from distilleries across the globe, age them in whatever fun or crazy way they so desire and then usually release them at cask strength with fun... Continue Reading →
This whiskey was reviewed as a part of the Drinks By the Dram’s Irish whiskey Advent Calendar during the Christmas season of 2018. Thankfully the door on this particular day was good to me with a drop of Walsh Whiskey’s Irishman Single Malt whiskey. Bottled at 40% ABV this is the second Walsh Whiskey expression to... Continue Reading →
Behind door #11 of Drinks By the Dram’s, Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar, is a firm favourite in the world of Irish whiskey, Teeling Small Batch.
The Silkie Irish whiskey is the first independent bottling from the soon to be constructed Sliabh Liag Distillery in Co. Donegal. Plans are in place to have this distillery constructed at some point in 2019 and, here they will distill both single pot still and single malt whiskeys that will be triple distilled and peated, following the traditional peating of whiskey in the Donegal region.
Take a look at what Batch 2 has in store for McGregor's Proper No. Twelve Irish whiskey! What's changed, and what needed to be changed after the rushed release of Batch #1.
Well the guys at Drinks By the Dram aren’t sticking to the ol reliables when it comes to filling their Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar! Behind door number ten we have revealed a very exciting bottle of Glendalough’s 13-Year-Old Mizunara cask finished single malt.
Hyde whiskey has been hot on the release trail over the last few years adding a number of different editions to their already impressive family range of whiskeys. Today we are reviewing Hyde 1938 No. 6 Sherry Cask Finish blend, which comes to us thanks to the guys at Drinks By the Dram, through their Irish whiskey Advent Calendar.
This whiskey is an unusual piece of the Irish whiskey fabric currently. It is tied to the immensely popular, period drama, Peaky Blinders. The whiskey was produced as a licenced product of the show and caused its own controversy in the Irish whiskey industry by plastering ‘Product of the British Isles’ across all of their... Continue Reading →
The world of Irish Whiskey was shocked when Diageo made the announcement, in 2014, that they would be selling their stake in the Old Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery. It seemed that they would be leaving the Irish whiskey industry, right as it was on the cusp of a boom. Well their inactivity didn’t last too... Continue Reading →
Step into the world of whiskey collaborations as we take a look at what comes from the curious minds of the best whiskey bar in Ireland and Walsh Whiskey.
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.
Tonight saw the launch of the newest expression of the Mitchell & Sons/Irish Distillers Spot Range, Red Spot. The event took place in Mitchell's old bonding cellars under the streets of Merrion Square, where attendees were brought through the heritage of the Spot Range and introduced to the whiskey that has been absent from the... Continue Reading →
Join me in taking my first step into Drinks by the Drams Irish whiskey advent calendar to see what lay behind door number one on this twenty four day voyage.
Take a daily journey with us through some of the best Irish whiskeys that this country has to offer in the seasonally themed Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar from Drinks By The Dram
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!
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.
Take a journey with Potstilled as we deep dive into McGregor's Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey on the first day of its release.
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.
Dingle whiskeys are some of the most sought after whiskeys on the market right now. Although, due to their incredible commercial value, very few are being opened for actual consumption. This is why I sat down with Head Distiller, Michael Walsh, to taste through some of the past and present releases of Dingle Whiskey to highlight some of the actual flavours you will find in Dingle Whiskey.
Take a look at Potstilled's top choices for Saint Patrick's Day this year! Step out of the world of car bombs and green beer and see what else the world of Irish whiskey has to offer this festive season!
Explore why Matt believes that we should do away with the dram in Irish whiskey and embrace our own native culture when it comes to Irish whiskey.
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.