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
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
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
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
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.