Tag Archives: Irish Whiskey

Flaviar: Spirits Of The Month


By Richard Thomas Twenty years ago, if you were a genuinely devoted fan of a particular type of whiskey—Scotch, Irish, bourbon, what have you—you could acquaint yourself with most offerings in your field of choice in just a few years. One of the points of evidence that so undermines the shortage claims is how much this has changed: there are ...

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Types Of Barrels

Woodford Reserve Barrels

By Richard Thomas Only a few years ago, a controversy raged in American whiskey circles about the use of small barrels in the craft whiskey sector. A big part of why the issue caught on among bourbon enthusiasts for a time is because, until the craft distilling movement started, the 53 gallon American Standard Barrel (ASB) was the beginning and ...

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Jameson Steps Up With Jameson Crested

Irish Distillers, the company behind Jameson, Redbreast, Midleton and many other Irish whiskeys, had created a new premium Irish whiskey for its Jameson line, Jameson Crested. This new expression will be launched next month, in April. Billed as a celebration of the first whiskey bottled at the Old Jameson Distillery in Bow Street, Dublin, Jameson Crested marks when the Jameson ...

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