Hi, So you're all very welcome to Dave's Irish Whiskey Blog. I thought I'd use my first post to set out exactly how I see this blog going so people understand from the outset. The most important thing for me is that readers understand that I'm totally new to this fabulous world. On this blog … Continue reading Intro and purpose of blog.
Back on January 21st in my first post Here I outlined how I had decided to purchase my first bottle of Irish Whiskey for the purposes of collecting, and how after browsing through the fine collection at the Celtic Whiskey Store on Dawson Street, Dublin 2, I decided to purchase a bottle of 16 Year … Continue reading My quest for Powers 69915 & 69934.
Time for a tasting and what a tasting it is! Redbreast 12 Year Old is fabulous. It’s as simple as that. It’s a multi award winning whiskey and is widely regarded as one of the best examples of Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey. Redbreast 12 Year Old generally retails for around €60 but … Continue reading Redbreast 12 Year Old
Introducing: The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey! The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey is a joint venture between the Dublin Liberties Distillery and the Dead Rabbit Bar in New York. Dublin Liberties Distillery Master Distiller Darryl McNally has sat down with the Dead Rabbit Bar owners, Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, to release a 5-year-old blended whiskey … Continue reading The Rabbit isn’t dead, it’s very much alive
Hello again! Delighted to see the interest my blog has been getting since I started it back in January, if you’re returning again to see my thoughts on this weeks topic then thanks for that, if you’re here for the first time then you’re very welcome and I hope you enjoy what I have to … Continue reading Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
I’d heard that tasting events are great! They afford you an opportunity to try so many different types of whiskey that you ordinarily wouldn’t be buying. Be that cause they’re rare, more expensive than your average dram, or maybe even one you’ve never really be drawn to but now it’s there on the table in … Continue reading Tasting events are great!
It’s Friday evening, the phone goes beep. It’s a message from Jamie Cotter, which reads ‘How do you feel about getting on a coach to Belfast for 5pm-7pm Monday?’ This is quickly followed by ‘Dingle tasting with their head distiller?’ Well the answer to that one is fairly simple, in fairness. Yes please! This is … Continue reading Seven hour round trip to Belfast
Hello again and welcome back to Dave's Irish Whiskey! My topic of discussion today is Jameson Select Reserve Small Batch. This is my first post within the 'drinking' category of the blog and hopefully first of many. Please bear in mind that I don't have the cultured palate of many out there and I'm learning … Continue reading Jameson Select Reserve Small Batch