Tag Archives: Irish Whiskey

Flaming Pig Black Cask Irish Whiskey Review

Flaming Pig Irish Whiskey

By Emma Briones Rating: C Flaming Pig is the brainchild of Irish entrepreneurs Joey Shore and Flor Prendergast. Under the name of Malone’s Whiskey Co., they’ve launched a whiskey, Flaming Pig Black Cask, and a whiskey liqueur, Flaming Pig Spiced Irish. Flaming Pig Black Cask is a small batch blend of single grain and single malt Irish whiskey aged from ...

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Midleton Dair Ghaelach Moves On To A New Oak Forest

Irish Distillers has unveiled the next chapter in its Virgin Irish Oak Collection of Single Pot Still Irish Whiskeys; Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest edition. This exceptional offering has been finished in barrels made from Irish oak grown in the Bluebell Forest of Castle Blunden Estate in County Kilkenny, imparting a true and unique flavor of Ireland. Dair Ghaelach, which ...

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A Very Rare Night With New Midleton

Master Distillers Barry Crocket and Brian Nation

By Emma Briones In the mid-1980s, Barry Crockett decided to create a whiskey that would be able to showcase the best of the New Midleton Distillery. This expression was unveiled in 1984, when New Midleton was less than a decade old and still was relatively new, and was named “Midleton Very Rare.” This was an era when world whiskey was ...

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Writer’s Tears Cask Strength 2017 Coming Out In Europe With New Look

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released the 2017 vintage of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength. The release is limited to 5,280 bottles available in selected international markets including Italy, France, Holland, Switzerland, and both the Irish domestic and Travel Retail markets. The 2017 vintage marks a new departure, for the first time since the first Writers’ Tears Cask Strength release in 2011, ...

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