Irish Whiskey

The Irishman Releases 2014 Cask Strength

Straight off the back of the hugely successful Sod Turning event of their €25 million Distillery project, Walsh Whiskey Distillery now announce the release of their new limited edition cask strength in The Irishman Whiskey range. The 2014 expression is limited to 2,790 bottles worldwide and is a vatting of aged Single Pot Still and aged Single Malt, triple distilled, ...

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Construction Begins On Walsh Whiskey’s €25m County Carlow Distillery

As 200 guests looked on, the founders of the independent Walsh Whiskey Distillery, Bernard & Rosemary Walsh, today turned the sod at Royal Oak, County Carlow in Ireland (1 hour from Dublin) as construction commenced on their €25million world-class, craft Irish whiskey distillery by the banks of the River Barrow. Located on an 18th century estate comprising 40 acres of ...

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Pernod Ricard Tries To Get Ahead of Looming Russian Embargo

By Richard Thomas Fearing that they too will see Russian authorities lash out at their products as Jack Daniel’s and Kentucky Gentleman were, Jameson owners Pernod Ricard are stockpiling Jameson Irish Whiskey in Russia. Said Pierre Pringuet, CEO of Pernod Ricard, “We are importing as much as we can for our [Russian] inventories because an embargo or retaliatory action could ...

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Ireland’s Walsh Whiskey Gets OK For County Carlow Distillery

By Richard Thomas Last autumn it was announced that Walsh Whiskey, bottlers of Writer’s Tears and The Irishman, received financing from Illva Saronno, owner of Disaronno, to advance their plans to build a €25 million distillery in County Carlow. Now Walsh has cleared the second step in making that distillery a reality, receiving planning permission from the Irish authorities. Work ...

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Teeling 30 Year Old Platinum Single Malt Review

Teeling 30 year Old Single Malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: A Dubbed the “world’s oldest Irish whiskey” (and certainly the oldest commercially available today), Teeling’s Platnium Reserve was double distilled back in 1983 and sat in ex-bourbon barrels for 30 years. To put that in perspective, this Teeling bottling was made before Jack Teeling’s father founded the famed Cooley Distillery. As one might expect, this Teeling ...

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