Irish Whiskey

Jameson Crested Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Crested

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Even before the big brand and packaging relaunch in June, Jameson was already engaged in shaking up its lineup. The biggest early signpost was taking Crested Ten and turning it into Jameson Crested. As with Small Batch becoming Select Reserve “Black” and now Jameson Black Barrel, the classic Crested Ten evolved into Jameson Crested in ...

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Writer’s Tears Gift Pack Available In Travel Retail

Fresh from the official opening of their world class distillery at Royal Oak in County Carlow, Walsh Whiskey Distillery have introduced the Writers Tears ‘Copper Pot’ mini-book giftpack.  Writers Tears whiskey is a salute to the continuing tradition of great Irish writers from Behan to Yeats and the many others in between. The design of the mini-book gift pack is ...

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Irish Whiskey Sales In US Continue To Soar

By Richard Thomas The latest hard figures show that the Irish Whisky resurgence has a lot of gas left to burn, led by sales to the U.S., the world’s most lucrative whiskey market. According to data published by International Wine and Spirits Research, sales of Irish Whiskey grew in the U.S. by 19% in 2015. This figure makes Irish Whiskey ...

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Walsh Whiskey Distillery Formally Opens Today

Whiskey distilling officially returned to Ireland’s County Carlow after a two century absence today as Bernard and Rosemary Walsh, the founders of Walsh Whiskey, officially opened their €25 million Irish whiskey distillery by the banks of the River Barrow. The Royal Oak-based facility is now distilling Walsh Whiskey Distillery’s whiskeys, The Irishman and Writers Tears, which are already sold in ...

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The Irish Mule

Irish Mule

By Father John Rayls I will drink most anything once, but prefer good whiskey (and make it neat!). Insofar as cocktails go, I am only interested in two, and only one is based on whiskey: margaritas and Irish Mules, and I prefer to make my own. Living in South Texas, as I do, guarantees an argument on how to make ...

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