Irish Whiskey

Walsh Whiskey Receives Distillation Equipment

The Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak, Ireland took a big step closer to achieving its commissioning next January with the arrival yesterday of almost 30 tonnes of copper and steel whiskey distilling equipment. The cargo made a journey of 1,046 kilometres (650 miles) by road and sea from Forsyths in north-west of Scotland. The crown jewels in the shipment ...

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Jameson Caskmates Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Caskmates

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When Cork County craft brewer Franciscan Well released their Jameson Stout in Ireland a couple of years back, it set off quite a stir in local circles. That beer began when New Midleton’s Master of Whiskey Science David Quinn made a friendly loan of some used, first-fill bourbon barrels to Franciscan Well’s Shane Long, and ...

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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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