I've just woken up after a night shift to the news that Brian Nation is set to leave his role as Master Distiller at the Midleton Distillery for the a new challenge in The United States, and Kevin O'Gorman has been appointed Master Distiller! News doesn't really get much bigger then that in the Irish … Continue reading Kevin O’Gorman appointed as Master Distiller at Midleton
Walsh Whiskey Commits to Raise 1,000 Nursing Care Hours/ €16,000 for Seriously Ill Children Under 5 Years Appeal made to international whiskey community to help raise €16,000 to fund 1,000 homecare hours as COVID_19 impacts on Jack & Jill Foundation First event is a raffle for Bernard & Rosemary Walshs’ personal collection of a complete … Continue reading Walsh Whiskey fundraiser for Jack & Jill
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey expands Single Cask Series with Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish The Echlinville Distillery is expanding its award winning Dunville’s Irish Whiskey portfolio with the release of two new 18 year old single malts finished in rare Palo Cortado sherry casks. The duo of Dunville’s 18 Year Old Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish … Continue reading Dunville’s Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish
THE PEAT IS BACK IN IRISH WHISKEY, AND IS HERE TO STAY AS W.D. O’CONNELL WHISKEY LAUNCHES BILL PHIL BATCH 01 Following on from the successful launch of Ireland’s first triple-distilled peated single malt whiskey in over half a century at Whiskey Live 2019, W.D. O’Connell Whiskey Merchants are launching the next release in their … Continue reading Bill Phil 01 is here!
To say that I'm excited about this release is a slight understatement. After a few delays it's available from 20:00 this evening and I, for one, will be sitting on multiple devices in an attempt to secure a few bottles! I'll be posting my thoughts in the coming weeks in relation to the liquid but … Continue reading Dunville’s PX 12 Cask Strength is here!!
* This competition is now closed * Congratulations to our winners: Leon Morgan, Keith, Gary Farrell, Neil Cowan, Eugene Corrigan It's competition time here on Dave's Irish Whiskey and I'm delighted to have partnered with Powers Irish Whiskey to give FIVE lucky people a great prize! As you may or may not know every … Continue reading #SundayNightSup from the Powers Quarter
'An Evening of Powers Whiskey' If you follow my whiskey journey at all then you'll know that I am a HUGE fan of all things Powers Whiskey , therefore I am delighted to able to bring you 'An Evening of Powers Whiskey'. On Tuesday December 17th, join Derek King, International Powers Ambassador and Carol Quinn, … Continue reading An Evening of Powers Whiskey
Last week I got an email from Sean at Glendalough Distillery informing me that they were about to launch a Pot Still Whiskey. He asked would I like to receive a bottle of it, to try it out before the launch date, which is today! There was of course only one answer to that. Eh..... Yes Seán, I … Continue reading A taste of the Wicklow Mountains
Irishman Makes Scorsese an Offer He Can’t Refuse! Carlow – Ireland, 24 September 2019: Great excitement is building worldwide in anticipation of the World Premiere of the Martin Scorsese movie “The Irishman” at the New York Film Festival this Friday (27th September). The movie stars a legendary cast led by Robert De Niro, Al … Continue reading Irishman makes Scorsese an offer he cant refuse!
Wexford, 19th August 2019: Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, today donated the records from the Power family’s Oylegate estate to Wexford County Archive. The renowned Power family – of whiskey fame – chose to settle in Oylegate in … Continue reading Powers history returns to Wexford