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.
Dingle, Dingle, Dingle, what will we do with you???? We'll drink you, that's what we'll do!!!! The past few weeks have been ones of frustration for me, as the Dingle train was at full speed with the recent release of Batch 3 and Batch 3 Cask Strength, and I wasn't able to get my hands … Continue reading Dingle Batch 1 Single Malt
This week I've decided to take a small break from the blog as I'm away with the family and family comes first. I did, however, find the time today for a small Jameson. Chat again soon. Slainte
A few weeks back the postman arrived and nearly broke the letterbox while trying to deliver a package. ‘What in the name of god was god’ I thought to myself. On the floor was a small package addressed to myself. How in the name of god he did make so much noise? I opened it … Continue reading Boann Distillery – The Whistler 7 & 10 Year Single Malt
Tasting events are great and I’ve blogged about them before Here. They really give you a great opportunity to try so many expressions that you may not ordinarily get the chance to try for various reasons, like cost or rarity. So, when I was contacted by Joe Magowan, Brand Ambassador for Powers Northern Ireland, and … Continue reading Powers Tweet Tasting
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