Irish Whiskey

Review of World Whisky Awards 2014

By Richard Thomas Whisky magazine’s World Whisky Awards attracted more attention than usual this year, perhaps because of the new faces that were among the results. Several of the WWA 2014 picks were also highlighted during the course of the last year by The Whiskey Reviewer, and here is our guide to the award winners: Best American Bourbon: Colonel E.H. ...

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Knappogue Castle 14 Year Old Twin Wood Irish Whiskey Review

Knappogue 14 Year Old Irish single malt

By Kurt Maitland and Richard Thomas Rating: B   As described by my colleague S.D. Peters, Knappogue Castle is a revival of a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy’s labor of love. Mark Edwin Andrews, who was a World War Two Navy officer and did his stint as Assistant Secretary under President Truman, enjoyed a lucrative post-naval career in the ...

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