Tag Archives: Irish Whiskey

Q&A With Robin Robinson, Craft Spirits Consultant

Robin Robinson

By Kurt Maitland Last year during our coverage of Diageo’s decision to shutter their Masters of Whisky program, I reached out to the whisky community for feedback on the move. One of the best responses was that of Robin Robinson. This wasn’t a surprise as Robin is uniquely positioned to understand what the industry is going through, due to his ...

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Irish Distillers Launches New Range, Method And Madness

Irish Distillers introduces Method And Madness, a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys designed to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey. Method And Madness launches with a series of unique whiskeys that underpin a continued commitment by Irish Distillers to experimentation and innovation at the home of Irish whiskey in Midlelton, Co. Cork, Ireland. Method And Madness aims to ...

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The Dubliner Launches 10 Year Old Single Malt

The Dubliner Irish Whiskey, first unveiled in Dublin, Ireland, in 2015, and now available in over 25 markets in the United States, is pleased to announce the arrival of their Limited Edition 10-Year-Old Single Malt to the United States. The Dubliner Irish Whiskey Limited Edition 10-Year-Old Single Malt is the newest addition to the Dubliner range. The new Irish whiskey ...

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Noted Whisky Consultant Dr. Jim Swan Dies, Age 75

By Richard Thomas Dr. Jim Swan, the noted whisky expert who was best known for his handiwork in advising several new whisky distilleries around the glove, passed away suddenly yesterday in his home in Edinburgh. He was 75. Swan, who held a PhD in Chemistry and Biological Studies from Heriot-Watt University, began his career with a ten year stint as chief ...

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Distilled Spirits Council Reports Whiskey Still Surging Ahead

The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4 percent to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual economic briefing for media and Wall Street analysts, sponsored by Spirited Funds. “The ...

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