Tag Archives: Irish Whiskey

A New Pair Of The Irishman Marsala Cask Finish Whiskeys Coming

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released two, new, very limited edition, super-premium expressions from The Irishman range. Both were finished in handpicked Marsala wine ‘hogshead’ casks from the Florio winery in Sicily which is owned by Walsh Whiskey Distillery’s strategic partner Illva Saronno. Hogshead casks are larger than standard whiskey casks, however with evaporation accounting for the ‘Angel’s Share’, just 2,970 ...

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Dublin Liberties Oak Devil Irish Whiskey Review

Dublin Oak Devil Irish Whiskey

By Emma Briones Rating: B- In July 2015, Quintessential Brands launched a new Irish whiskey: The Dublin Liberties Oak Devil. The whiskey takes its name from the past of The Liberties area in Dublin, where the company acquired an urban distillery project, then known as the Dublin Whiskey Company. In the 1700s, The Liberties was known as “Hell” due to ...

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Dublin’s Pearse Lyons Distillery To Open For Tourism In September

Pearse Lyons Distillery at St. James in the Liberties, Dublin’s second boutique Irish Whiskey experience, is due to open its doors to the public in September. Acquired in 2013 by Pearse and Deirdre Lyons, the property had many previous incarnations, including a lighting shop. Pearse, Dublin born, has strong family connections to The Liberties and St. James Church, which compelled ...

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Stock Spirits Group Buys Minority Stake in Dublin Liberties Distillery

Stock Spirits Group has purchased a one-quarter interest in Quintessential Brands, the parent company of Dublin Liberties Distillery (DLD), amounting to an €18.3m investment in the project. The distillery began life as the Dublin Whiskey Company (DWC), the first project to start an urban distillery in Dublin. Two other projects were later announced, that of Teeling Whiskey Company and the ...

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