Irish Whiskey

Jameson Offers Tourists Bottle-Your-Own

Brian Nation, Master Distiller at The Midleton Distillery, marked the launch of new Jameson Bottle Your Own facilities at the Old Jameson Distillery, Dublin, on March 12 by hand-filling a 70cl bottle of Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel Irish Whiskey. The new initiative, which is also launching at the Jameson Experience Midleton in Cork, invites whiskey fans to personally fill a ...

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Irish Whiskey Museum 13 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Irish Whiskey Museum 13 Year Old

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Whiskey tastings are a fixture of distillery visits, and most sell their own wares in their gift shops. For whiskey museums, however, what I have found is most don’t even have a tasting, let alone whiskey for sale. The recently opened Irish Whiskey Museum was therefore a refreshing departure from both of these common failings. ...

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Irish Whiskey 101

The Guide To Understanding Irish Whiskey By Richard Thomas Once upon a time, Irish whiskey dominated the tastes of the world. In the late 19th Century, the small island’s 28 distilleries served a global market that regarded of Irish whiskey as the finest of its kind. Then came the rise of stiff competition from Scottish blended whisky, based on cheaper ...

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Irish Oak Coming Back To Irish Whiskey

Irish oak

By Richard Thomas Heretofore, whenever the subject of “new oak” comes up in reference to European whiskey-making, the wood in question was never from the whiskey’s country of origin. The whiskey might be Irish or Scottish, while the oak is almost invariably American, French or Spanish. But no longer. New Midleton is ready to turn the corner on that mix ...

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New Midleton Launches New Irish Oak-Finished Whiskey

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard has unveiled Midleton Dair Ghaelach, its first ever Irish whiskey to be finished in virgin Irish Oak Hogsheads. This uniquely Irish expression is the latest addition to the Midleton Single Pot Still family of whiskeys, satisfying the growing appetite among whisk(e)y lovers for discovering new and innovative styles of Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Midleton Dair ...

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