Irish Whiskey

Great Northern Distillery Now Fully Operational

By Richard Thomas Fionn, Oisin and Setanta, the three copper stills of Dundalk, Ireland’s Great Northern Distillery, began operating on Thursday, September 24 according to the distillery. These copper pots are slated to produce both peated and unpeated single malt, and pot still whiskey. They join the Coffey Stills that have already been in operation, producing grain whiskey for the ...

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Jameson Caskmates Is Back And Going Worldwide

Irish Distillers has announced the global release of Jameson Caskmates, following a successful limited run in Ireland last year. Created by the Midleton Distillery in collaboration with micro-brewer, Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Jameson Caskmates offers a new taste experience that will satisfy the appetite of whiskey enthusiasts, Jameson drinkers and craft beer fans. The Jameson Caskmates story began back ...

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Ireland’s Old Midleton To Reopen As Micro-Distillery

Irish Distillers, the largest whiskey producer in Ireland and home some of Irish whiskeys best known brands, such as Jameson, Powers and Paddy, has unveiled a new micro-distillery in Midleton, County Cork. The new facility, dubbed Microdistillery at Midleton, is intended to become the seat of Irish Disiller’s future experiments in whiskey-making, as well as where certain historical recipes will ...

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County Wicklow Gets Ireland’s Latest Distillery Project

By Richard Thomas Powerscourt Estate will become the home of Ireland’s latest distillery project according to the plans of entrepreneurs Gerry Ginty and Ashley Gardiner. The two announced plans to invest €10 million in the construction of Powerscourt Distillery, creating 18 full-time jobs with a production capacity quoted at “1 million bottles.” Giny and Gardiner hope to raise the first €5 ...

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