Irish Whiskey

Choice Irish Whiskeys For St. Patrick’s Day

Barr an Uisce 10 Year Old

By Father John Rayls “Slainte” is a traditional (and sometimes mispronounced) Celtic toast when drinking Irish whiskey. It means “health,” and is often combined with other Celtic words to make the toast more personal. In the American culture, a more appropriate meaning should be “slow your roll.” Of course, it doesn’t really mean that, but a slower more deliberate approach ...

Read More »

Connacht Whiskey Company Releases New Irish-American Blend

Connacht Whiskey Company Ltd. launches Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey, a unique blend of Irish and American whiskeys, highlighting the best of both spirits. Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey is an homage to the heritage of the company, which has roots in the U.S. and the West of Ireland, and will be available stateside just in time for St Patrick’s Day revelry. Connacht ...

Read More »

Tullamore 18 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Tullamore Dew 18YO

By Richard Thomas Rating: A In a move that truly bucked prevailing trends and certain pessimistic, cynical bloggers, when Tullamore Dew began winding down their much admired 10 Year Old “Four Wood” Single Malt it was not to replace it with one or more No Age Statement (NAS) whiskeys. Instead, they de facto replaced it with two older age statement ...

Read More »

Irish Whiskey Trade Continues To Rise

This St. Patrick’s Day, more Americans will be toasting with a dram of high-end Irish Whiskey, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. With the booming consumer interest in brown spirits, Irish Whiskey has seen substantial growth over the last decade. In 2016, Irish Whiskey volumes were up 18.7 percent to 3.8 million cases and revenues were up an impressive 19.8 ...

Read More »