Irish Whiskey

Writer’s Tears Distills Organic Pot Still Whiskey

The New Year at Walsh Whiskey Distillery. located in Royal Oak, Ireland, has brought the distillation of what the company is billing as the world’s first ever organic single pot still Irish Whiskey. That billing is true from a modern point of view, although strictly speaking at least some pot still whiskeys of the 19th Century were made using organic ...

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Irish Whiskey Tourism Rose 11% Last Year

Last week, the Irish Whiskey Association announced that the number of tourists visiting Irish Whiskey distilleries rose by 11%. The statistics reflect 12 distilleries in Ireland. 814,000 people visited Irish distilleries in 2017, up from 733,000 the previous year and the approximately 650,000 visitors seen in 2015. Hopes are for these numbers to rise to 1.9 million visitors by 2025. ...

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Slane Irish Whiskey Review

Slane Irish Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Before the World Whiskey Boom, Slane Castle was one of several independent and sourced whiskey brands, in this case associated with the namesake estate that hosts one of Europe’s best known annual music festivals. However, after Beam Global (now Beam Suntory) bought Cooley Distillery in 2011, the sourcing for these independently bottled brands dried up. ...

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