Teeling Fortifies Itself With Brabazon Bottling

Teeling Whiskey has released the Brabazon Bottling, the first in a series of limited edition single malts that are meant as a tribute to the influence of a specific family [Brabazon] in Dublin as well as the role of fortified wines on the taste of Irish whiskey. This first release in the Brabazon Bottling series […]

WhiskyCritic Goes To Battle With Hell-Cat Maggie

Probably the first piece of information you should know about Hell-Cat Maggie Irish Whiskey from Ace Spirits is that its namesake is a female gang member from the early 1800’s who is said to filed her teeth into points and wore long, claw-like brass fingernails. Just so you know what you are getting yourself into, […]

Tyrconnell Reveals A 16-Year-Old Irish Whiskey

A little late for St. Patrick’s Day but a little late is better than never as The Tyrconnell has announced the release of their Tyrconnell 16-Year-Old single malt Irish whiskey. The Tyrconnell is produced in traditional pot stills, using double distillation, and is bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and has matured in […]

Jameson Opens Up Bow Street Home For Tours

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Jameson has officially opened their Jameson Distillery Bow St. for tours. Jameson offers three guided tours: ‘The Bow St. Experience’ tasting tour focusing on the stories of Jameson’s heritage and innovations; ‘The Whiskey Makers’ – a whiskey masterclass and ‘The Whiskey Shakers’ – a cocktail masterclass. Both masterclasses […]

Midleton Provides A Method And Madness To Irish Whiskey

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Midleton Distillery has provided everybody with both a method and madness to their Irish whiskey. Specifically, their Method and Madness range of whiskies. Midleton’s Method and Madness range launches with four Irish whiskies – a single grain finished in virgin Spanish oak; a single pot still finished in […]

Jameson Unveils St. Patrick’s Day Whiskey

As a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, beginning in 2012, Jameson began producing a new label design for its popular Irish whiskey. For 2017, Jameson, has unveiled their limited-edition bottle which spotlights Dublin-based designer and illustrator, Steve McCarthy. Jameson’s label design features McCarthy’s take on the Jameson family motto ‘sine metu’ [‘without fear’] in combination […]

Bushmills Goes Small For 2017

Bushmills Irish Whiskey has begun 2017 with the release of a pair of small-batch, 16 and 21 year old single malts. The Bushmills 16 Year Old single malt has matured in a combination of former bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks, then spending nine months before being birthed from old port pipes. The Bushmills 21 Year […]

Irish Coffee By The Dead Rabbit

Irish coffee is one of those staple holiday drinks – well, okay, it doesn’t have to be a holiday, we know… – that warms the cockles of almost any Grinch’s heart and makes it grow 2.5 sizes. The Dead Rabbit in New York City has their version of the classic cocktail that you may imitate […]