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Irish Whiskey Brownies Recipe

By Richard Thomas This recipe takes a classic treat, the brownie, and adds the sweet side of Irish whiskey into the mix. What kind of Irish whiskey used actually has an impact on the flavor for a recipe like this. I’ve found going with Bushmills gives the brownies a more of a butterscotch tweak, while relying on Powers or Jameson ...

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Redbreast Single Cask 1999 Irish Whiskey Review

Redbreast Single Cask 1999

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- On the premium end of spectrum, it’s single pot still whiskey that leads the surging revival of Irish whiskey, with Redbreast standing as the major brand. So, it was with great interest among devotees of pot still whiskey, or whiskey made from a mixed mash of malted and unmalted barley in (you guessed it) pot ...

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St. Patrick’s Q&A With Jack Teeling

Jack Teeling

Catching Up With Teeling Whiskey Company For St. Patrick’s Week By Richard Thomas Teeling Whiskey Company released their first product, the rum-finished small batch, back when The Whiskey Reviewer was still just a blog, and our first interview with company head Jack Teeling was almost two years ago. Since then, the company became the first to open a new distillery in Dublin ...

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SIA Scotch Gets Investment

SIA Scotch Whisky has received an undisclosed investment backing of Grandroots LLC, a new spirits investment firm, started last year by Classic Cask Single Malt Whisky and South Bay Rum founder, and president of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America, Alan Shayne, and William Wolf Whiskey founder and former Hpnotiq co-founder Jim Landis. SIA CEO Carin Luna-Ostaseski said the ...

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Popcorn Sutton Releases Barrel Aged Spirit

Popcorn Sutton Distilling has announced the release of its first “brown” spirit, a limited edition 92 proof moonshine that has received a relatively lengthy stint in charred oak barrels, dubbed “Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished.” “Today is a proud day for us,” says John Lunn, Master Distiller at Popcorn Sutton Distilling and formerly of George Dickel. “Not just because we’ve created ...

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