Irish Whiskey

St. Patrick’s Piñavera

St. Patrick's Piñavera

By Julia Ritz Toffoli My earliest memories of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day recall snow. A lot of snow. Whether in Boston or in Montreal, mid-March was still considered the depths of winter, and St. Paddy’s Day celebrations were conducted accordingly: winter parkas and whiskey neat. So this unusually summer-like weather we’ve been having in New York—a high of 72 on ...

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Irish Whiskey Brownies Recipe

Irish whiskey brownies

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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