The Irish Whiskey Academy

I hold my hands up when ever I conduct or host a tasting, masterclass or seminar and exclaim with the sentence “I confess, I don’t know everything about today’s subject”. Whether that is to be the history of a cocktail, the production of tequila or marketing of a beer, I always have to do myContinue reading “The Irish Whiskey Academy”

Cork Dry

Cork Dry Gin is not a brand you would really expect to see over here within the shores of England, Scotland and Wales, but its home country of Ireland hails it as the biggest selling gin around. A bold statement perhaps, but on the odd occasion, and especially with Ireland, a home-brew outstrips even the mostContinue reading “Cork Dry”

Yellow Spot Tasting Notes

Lately i’ve been lucky enough to experience the return of Yellow Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Below is the press release, and underneath that i have added my tasting notes – Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard has announced a return to the fold for the revered Yellow Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, which hasContinue reading “Yellow Spot Tasting Notes”