The 12 Days Of Whisky Celebrated By West Cork

It is the holiday season and West Cork Distillers of Ireland are celebrating it the correct way with their release of three new 12 year old single malts to, coincidentally, celebrate their 12 years of existence. The three new releases are West Cork 12 Year Old Sherry Cask, West Cork 12 Year Old Port Cask […]

Tullamore D.E.W. Offers Triple Whiskey Play

Irish whiskey brand Tullamore D.E.W. has found that success comes in threes and offers their Tullamore D.E.W. Trilogy – a small batch Irish whiskey that has been triple distilled, triple-blended and aged in three different types of casks [first in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks and then finishing it off in ex-rum casks]. Tullamore D.E.W. […]

Walsh Whiskey Distillery Gets Green Light For New Distillery

Irish whiskey maker Walsh Whiskey Distillery has received final approval to go ahead with their planned new distillery in Royal Oak, County Carlow, Ireland. The $34 million distillery is partially funded by Illva Saronno [the company responsible for Disaronno and Tia Maria liqueurs] will produce all four types – pot still, single, grain and blended […]

Oldest Irish Whiskey Released

Teeling Distillery released both a Gold Reserve 26-Year-Old and Platinum Reserve 30-Year-Old pair of Irish single malts with the 30-Year-Old claimed to be the oldest Irish whiskey recently released. The double-distilled 26-Year-Old first spent time maturing in Bourbon casks before finishing in white Burgundy casks while the 30-Year-Old spent the entire time in a Bourbon […]

2 Gingers Do America

A mere three years ago, 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey [80 proof/40% alcohol content] existed as a hopeful stab to get women interested in drinking whiskey – particularly in Minnesota – but now, the brand has progressed through the state of Minnesota, across the Midwest and now will be promoted in all 50 United States of […]

Whiskey, Green Underwear, Whiskey, Bacon – All The Essentials For St. Patrick’s Day

You see it coming. You’ve been preparing since February 3, 1999 – some of you longer than that – and now St. Patrick’s Day is only a single day away. The vast majority will likely not be waiting until Sunday and will instead be celebrating on Saturday, St. Patrick’s Day Eve. For those living in […]

Greenore 8 Year Old

Cooley is an Irish whiskey distillery, founded in 1987 with the goal to ‘create more choice for consumers through innovation and the revival of old distilling techniques’ – definitely a goal worth a round of applause if you ask me. In their current range they offer both blended whiskey, single malts and, interestingly, a single […]

Redbreast 12 Year Old

I know nothing of what history lays behind this Irish whiskey, in fact I only really know two things about it. The first is that it is the only pure pot still whiskey in production today, and the second that it produced under the infamous Jameson label. I tasted it for the first time about […]