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
Great news from the guys at Teeling Whiskey this afternoon, as they announce that they've filled Cask No. 10,000 with their own distillate! You can read the full press release below: Award Winning Teeling Whiskey Fills 10,000th Cask of Dublin Distilled Whiskey Landmark coincides with the launch of its new Dublin distilled Teeling … Continue reading Teeling Whiskey: 10,000 not out….
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
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
Dublin - Belfast - Dublin - Gorey - Dublin 550km's for one bottle of Powers! Back when I started collecting Irish Whiskey, that makes it sound like it was 40 years ago.... I'll start again.... Back in September, after I purchased the first bottle of Irish Whiskey for my collection, a 15 Year Old Powers … Continue reading I drove 550km for a bottle!