Irish Whiskey

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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Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Knappogue 12 Year Old

By S.D. Peters Rating: A- Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey, named after the castle in County Clare, Ireland, is a product from Castle Brands. The castle was once owned by Mark Edwin Andrews, a former Secretary of the U.S. Navy turned pure pot still whiskey collector. Purchasing Irish whiskey by the cask direct from its distillers, Andrews then bottled ...

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Q&A With Jack Teeling

Jack Teeling

By Kurt Maitland KM: First off, let’s talk about how you got into the business. JT: Cooley gave me my start in Irish whiskey and instilled my own passion for the industry. From my 10 years with them I received a well-rounded experience as I worked myself up from a Commercial role to Sales & Marketing Director to eventually Managing ...

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What’s Great And New In Irish Whiskey

Teeling Irish Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Irish whiskey is booming, so much so that it seems a week doesn’t pass without a new distillery breaking ground or a new expression launch making a splash. This boom is a golden age in Irish whiskey for American drinkers in particular, since so much of what is going on in Ireland has the American market firmly ...

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