Irish Distillers Unveils Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition

Redbreast has introduced a new, permanent expression to its decorated Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey family; Redbreast Lustau Edition. Finished in hand selected, first-fill sherry butts that are seasoned with Oloroso sherry from the prestigious Bodegas Lustau in Jerez, Spain, this release celebrates the iconic sherry influence found throughout the Redbreast range. Matured initially inContinue reading “Irish Distillers Unveils Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition”

€25m Walsh Whiskey Distillery Opens At Royal Oak, County Carlow

Whiskey distilling returned to County Carlow after an absence of over 200 year today as husband and wife, Bernard & Rosemary Walsh, the founders of Walsh Whiskey Distillery officially opened their €25million Irish whiskey distillery by the banks of the River Barrow at Royal Oak, County Carlow. Royal Oak is now distilling Walsh Whiskey Distillery’sContinue reading “€25m Walsh Whiskey Distillery Opens At Royal Oak, County Carlow”

Walsh Whiskey Distillery Brands Expand Presence in Key Markets East & West

Walsh Whiskey Distillery, which commissioned its new 650,000 case distillery at Royal Oak on 27 March, has announced significant developments for its super-premium Irish whiskeys in the key Russian and United States markets. In Russia, the company has agreed an exclusive contract with the Simple Group appointing them as the exclusive distributor of The IrishmanContinue reading “Walsh Whiskey Distillery Brands Expand Presence in Key Markets East & West”

The Irishman Whiskey Celebrates St Patrick’s Day with The Cold Irishman Serve

With only three days until St Patrick’s Day, UK distributor Emporia Brands have put together a series of events and promotions involving its award-winning The Irishman Whiskey of Walsh Whiskey Distillers. Twisting the whiskey cold brew recipe that’s famous in New Orleans, The Irishman expressions are used and will be available at NOLA in LondonContinue reading “The Irishman Whiskey Celebrates St Patrick’s Day with The Cold Irishman Serve”

Jameson’s Fifth St. Patrick’s Day Bottle Marks Launch Of Global Celebrations

Jameson, the world’s favourite Irish Whiskey, has unveiled its fifth limited edition bottle ahead of its St. Patrick’s Day 2016 celebrations. Created by Dublin street artist, James Earley, the bottle is designed to mark Jameson’s #BeOriginal celebrations launching in Dublin and around the world this March. Earley’s design is inspired by the bridges crossing theContinue reading “Jameson’s Fifth St. Patrick’s Day Bottle Marks Launch Of Global Celebrations”

Walsh Whiskey Distillery & Community of Royal Oak County Carlow Welcome Arrival of Giant Whiskey Pots

Copper Pot & Column Stills to Distil Up to 8 Million Bottles of Whiskey Annually Royal Oak, Carlow – 30 September 2015: What is set to be one of the largest independent whiskey distilleries in the country, the Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak in County Carlow, took a big step closer to being commissionedContinue reading “Walsh Whiskey Distillery & Community of Royal Oak County Carlow Welcome Arrival of Giant Whiskey Pots”

Craft Collaboration Jameson ‘Caskmates’ Goes Global

Jameson has announced the global release of Jameson Caskmates, following a successful limited run in Ireland last year. Created by the Midleton Distillery in collaboration with micro-brewer, Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Jameson Caskmates offers a new taste experience that will satisfy the appetite of whiskey enthusiasts, Jameson drinkers and craft beer fans. The JamesonContinue reading “Craft Collaboration Jameson ‘Caskmates’ Goes Global”

Green Spot Château Léoville Barton

My love affair with the Irish Distillers range continues as they release a unique Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, the first to be finished in Bordeaux wine casks. Ever. Below is the press release that was sent to me, and I’ve included my tasting notes as I was kindly sent a sample to experience: Irish DistillersContinue reading “Green Spot Château Léoville Barton”

Tullamore D.E.W. Unveils A World-First Cider Cask Finish Irish Whiskey

Tullamore D.E.W. – the original triple distilled, triple blend Irish Whiskey – has unveiled the world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey – Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Finish. This unique whiskey combines two of Ireland’s oldest crafts, cider-making and whiskey-making. The result  is a rare blend that brings the senses on a journey – straightContinue reading “Tullamore D.E.W. Unveils A World-First Cider Cask Finish Irish Whiskey”

‘Bottle Your Own’ Whiskey Facilities Launch At Jameson Visitor Centres

Brian Nation, Master Distiller at The Midleton Distillery, marked the launch of new Jameson Bottle Your Own facilities at the Old Jameson Distillery, Dublin, by hand-filling a 70cl bottle of a new and rare Jameson Irish Whiskey. The new initiative, which is also launching at the Jameson Experience Midleton in Cork, invites whiskey fans toContinue reading “‘Bottle Your Own’ Whiskey Facilities Launch At Jameson Visitor Centres”