Irish Whiskey

Redbreast Releases First-Ever Single Cask

Redbreast, the favored single pot still whiskey made at New Midleton Distillery, has unveiled its first-ever single barrel offering, Redbreast Single Cask. Available globally from this month, the expression is meant to expand on Irish Distillers’ commitment to rejuvenating the quintessential Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey style. Redbreast Single Cask reportedly takes Redbreast’s full-bodied flavor profile, noted for its signature ...

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Two Upscale Midleton Irish Whiskeys Coming To U.S.

Two Irish whiskey expressions from 2015, Midleton Dair Ghaelach and Green Spot Château Léoville Barton, are headed to American shores. Midleton Dair Ghaelach is the first ever Irish Whiskey from the Midleton distillery to be finished in virgin Irish Oak hogsheads, and Green Spot Château Léoville Barton, the first Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux wine ...

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Top Picks For 2015

By Richard Thomas 2015 was The Whiskey Reviewer‘s fourth year, and its second as a web magazine. This is also the third year for our “Top Picks,” our own informal and annual awards. Rather than convene a formal awards panel, we instead allow staff members to make their own, individual choices in two “Best Of” categories: “Best New Whiskey;” and ...

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Luxco Releases First Irish Whiskey

Luxco has introduced its first-ever Irish whiskey, The Quiet Man, which is set to launch in two different varieties in the U.S. this month. Quiet Man is produced through Luxco’s partnership with Niche Drinks in Derry, Ireland, and is the first Irish whiskey bottled in Derry in more than 100 years. The Quiet Man brand was born when Ciaran Mulgrew, ...

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