Gold Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Irish Distillers together with the Mitchell family are marking 135 years of whiskey bonding among the Mitchell family, one of Ireland’s last remaining wine merchants, by crafting a celebratory vibrant Spot release, Gold... New more sustainable packaging and higher ABV for Jameson 18 The much loved whiskey has undergone an important evolution including a sustainable packaging revamp and a higher ABV liquid. Putting sustainability at the forefront, Jameson 18 Years will now be... Irish Distillers announces plans for Midleton Distillery to become carbon neutral by 2026, using break-through emissions reducing technology Following on from the recently published sustainability roadmap from the Irish Whiskey Association, Irish Distillers... Global spirits company Sazerac announces purchase of Sligo’s Lough Gill Distillery Press Release 20th June 2022 Hazelwood Demesne Limited, owner of the Lough Gill Distillery, on the shores of Lough Gill in County Sligo, Ireland, announces its acquisition... The Italian Gardens – Second release in the Powerscourt Distillery Estate Series Powerscourt Distillery celebrated the launch of edition two in their Estate Series ‘The Italian Garden’ at Dublin’s leading Italian restaurant Rose Madre. This latest Limited... Lost Irish finds its way home – Ireland’s newest contemporary Irish Whiskey After a successful launch in the US, Lost Irish is now available in Ireland Press Release Having experienced quick success in the US since launching in 2021, Irish... Redbreast launches golden opportunity to win a bottle of Dream Cask double cask edition Irish customers given rare chance to win a bottle of latest Redbreast Dream Cask release by finding a golden cork in a bottle of Redbreast 12 Year Old Redbreast Irish... Irish Whiskey Association publishes all-island sustainability roadmap The Irish whiskey industry will lead the way in making Ireland the home of the world’s most sustainable distilleries and whiskey brands. That’s according to the Irish Whiskey Association,... Writers’ Tears undertakes a programme of celebrations for the Centenary of Ulysses Writers’ Tears super-premium Irish whiskey has released a limited, collector’s edition bottle of its Copper Pot expression. The bottling commemorates the centenary of one of the... Fifth release of Redbreast Dream Cask series launched to celebrate World Whisky Day 2022 Redbreast Dream Cask Double Cask Edition is a 30 year old single pot still Irish whiskey which captures the quintessential Redbreast style while celebrating innovation and... New release from Belfast Distillery Company Connoisseurs, influencers and distributors from the drinks industry joined the Belfast Distillery Company team at The Dark Horse, in Commercial Court Belfast, to launch their newest blend, McConnell’s Irish Whisky... Lambay Irish Whiskey release a journey of taste, with its Limited-Edition Reserve Cask Series of Single Malts Lambay Irish Whiskey have announced the first release in their new limited edition Reserve Cask Series. Batch 01 is a triple-distilled single malt,... Dunville’s 21-year-old single Irish Single Malt finished in Sherry Casks Echlinville Distillery extend their highly acclaimed Dunville’s Exclusive Single Cask Series with a new release in collaboration with Belfast’s The Friend At Hand Irish whiskey... Chapter Three in the Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Collection Midleton Very Rare has unveiled the Third Chapter in the Silent Distillery collection, Ireland’s oldest and rarest whiskey collection. The 47 year old Single Pot Still Irish whiskey is a... Second Irish whiskey release from Shortcross Whiskey Following on from their award winning inaugural release, the Shortcross Single Malt Irish Whiskey, Rademon Estate Distillery have followed up with something very different. Their second Irish whiskey... The third edition of the Jameson Crested series Irish Distillers and Eight Degrees have collaborated in the this the third edition of the Jameson Crested series. Eight Degrees selected barleywine, a traditional malt-forward beer, to rest in rare Irish oak... Walsh Whiskey releases 12th edition of the super-premium Writers’ Tears cask strength whiskey The 12th release of Writers’ Tears from Walsh Whiskey is limited to just 7,920 bottles, bottled at 54.6% ABV and retailing for €150/€140 Press release:... The second release from Slane Irish Whiskey’s new Wood Series Following on from the successful launch of Slane Special Edition earlier this year, Slane Irish Whiskey have announced the second release from their new Wood Series — Slane Extra Sherry Wood. Created... New collection includes the unveiling of the first Jameson single pot still whiskey in decades Members of the press from around the world gathered at the first launch at Jameson Bow Street since lockdown began for the launch of the Jameson Anthology series. A... Spirit Cartel appointed to supply Connacht Single Malt Irish Whiskey and Ballyhoo brands to UK on- and off-trade market Press release: The Connacht Distillery, producer of Irish whiskey and innovative Irish spirits, has announced its expansion into the UK... Walsh Whiskey Releases the 2022/14th Edition of The Irishman Vintage Cask The highly respected annual release of The Irishman at cask strength. Press release: Walsh Whiskey has released the 2022 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength Irish... This St. Patrick’s Day A Taste of Ireland comes to Roe & Co Distillery Roe & Co Distillery is ready to celebrate the return of the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, celebrating all things Irish with a brand-new premium sensory experience tour,... Irish whiskey industry celebrates St Patrick’s Day by welcoming the growing appetite worldwide for super-premium and prestige Irish whiskeys — IWA says Irish whiskey is an increasingly significant player in the higher-end whiskey market, becoming a real... Blacks Brewery & Distillery set for expansion Blacks Brewery & Distillery has been granted planning permission for a new state-of-the-art €8m complex overlooking Kinsale Harbour. This major expansion will create 15 new jobs initially, with more to... Two New 20 year old Single Malt releases from Ahascragh Distillers Clan Colla Single Malt Irish Whiskey 20 Year Old Amarone Finish Clan Colla Single Malt Irish Whiskey 20 Year Old Pedro Ximénez Finish In 12 months, Ahascragh Distillery has launched 6 whiskeys and an... The Copeland Distillery has today announced that it has secured a new distribution partner to support its growth aims in the Republic of Ireland. The deal with leading distributor Classic Drinks, will see the Donaghadee producer’s full spirit range of gin, rum and... Launching its 2022 St Patrick’s Day activities, The Irishman Whiskey is supporting a podcast produced by author and historian, Turtle Bunbury, for the 80 million people of Irish heritage around the world. Turtle Bunbury’s Global Irish is a new series celebrating the... Roe & Co release new Irish whiskey in a new collaboration with Killahora Orchards Press release: Roe & Co’s unrelenting mission to test and experiment in the pursuit of new flavours is celebrated today with the launch of Roe & Killahora Curators... Conviction Irish whiskey finished in XO Cognac casks No stranger to Cognac finishing, Egan’s Irish Whiskey have added a 10 year old blended Irish whiskey to their portfolio. Press release: Egan’s Irish Whiskey has added a new whiskey to its... Rare Japanese casks meet Midleton’s finest drops mixing tradition with intuition Irish Distillers has unveiled an exclusive collection of Single Pot Still whiskeys, each finished in rare Japanese casks as the Masters and Apprentices behind METHOD AND MADNESS... New limited edition whiskey to celebrate 40 years of Rock at Slane Five years after the release of their first triple casked blend, today Slane Irish Whiskey is proud to announce the launch of Slane Special Edition – a must-have spirit for whiskey and... Dublin Pot Still Irish whiskey fully matured in Chinkapin oak Teeling Whiskey announce their first release in the Wonders of Wood (WOW) Series of Single Pot Still, limited edition bottlings. This continues their journey on unique and interesting expressions of... The ‘grain-to-glass meets farm-to-fork’ guide sees Irish whiskey matched with the best of Irish breads, cheeses, charcuterie, seafood, meats and even chocolate for a flavour explosion Oysters, crab, beef tartare, blue cheese and dark chocolate mousse are among... Teeling launches fifth and final release in Renaissance Single Malt Series The fifth and final release in the award-winning Renaissance Single Malt Series is an 18-Year-Old Single Malt, aged initially in ex-bourbon barrels for over 12 years before being... Master Distiller Kevin O’Gorman unveils his second Midleton Very Rare vintage – and the 39th in the series – on ‘Annual Vintage Day’. Irish Distillers has unveiled the eagerly awaited second Midleton Very Rare annual vintage to be released by Master Distiller... Irish Distillers donates historical letters to the National Gallery of Ireland Irish Distillers has marked the donation of a historical file of correspondence between Andrew Jameson and Augustus John, the foremost portrait painter of his day, to the... Teeling Distillery Visitor Experience gets an upgrade The Teeling Whiskey Distillery in the heart of Dublin’s historic Newmarket has long been a popular visitor attraction, having welcomed over a half million visitors since opening in 2015. As part of... Ryan Friesen appointed as Head Distiller at the Connacht Distillery The Connacht Distillery, in Ballina, County Mayo, have today announced Ryan Friesen as Head Distiller. We wish him every success in his new role. Press release The Connacht... Black Bush Stories returns for 2022 with a virtual whiskey & coffee masterclass Bushmills® Irish Whiskey has announced the highly anticipated return of Black Bush Stories for 2022 with an exciting first collaboration to mark International Irish... Dr. Gearóid Cahill appointed as Slane Distillery’s first Master Distiller Dr. Gearóid Cahill, Distillery Manager at Slane Irish Whiskey, has been awarded the prestigious Master Distiller qualification from the esteemed Institute of Brewing &... The Irishman whiskey portfolio gets updated branding Last year Walsh Whiskey gave their Writers’ Tears portfolio a makeover with a subtle yet meticulous and elegant rebranding. This time round it’s their Irishman series that gets the attention in a... Writers’ Tears will stage Programme of Celebrations for the Centenary of Ulysses across 2022 Writers’ Tears has announced its plans to release a special, limited edition, collector’s bottling of its Writers’ Tears – Copper Pot expression to celebrate the... The latest limited release in the award-winning Vintage Reserve Collection Teeling Whiskey has released the latest in its award-winning, limited edition Vintage Reserve Collection – the Teeling 32-Year-Old Irish Single Malt. This is the second 32-Year-Old... New Poitín release from Killowen Distillery For those of us not used to quality Poitín, this is how Killowen thinks it should be. Don’t think of it as a Whiskey, but instead, a small batch premium spirit category that has been legislated into a ghetto... New release from Thomond Gate with a Danish connection Limerick based Thomond gate have announced the release of a unique single cask Single Pot Still Irish whiskey. Hlymrekr Saga is a single cask bottling bottled at cask strength of 60.63% ABV. In a... Dunville’s releases 18 year old Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish Dunville’s Irish Whiskey has unveiled the latest release from its Single Cask Series – an 18 Year Old Single Malt with an Oloroso Sherry Cask finish. Cask 991 is the latest offering from The... Belfast Distillery Company celebrates global reach of McConnell’s Irish Whisky Belfast Distillery Company will be ending this trading year on a high as it continues to build its global distribution footprint for one of Ireland’s oldest whisky brands across... Echlinville Distillery agree UK distribution partnership with Hi-Spirits The Echlinville Distillery (Kircubbin, Co. Down) has announced a new distribution partnership with Hi-Spirits, which will see an increased presence for the distillery’s Dunville’s Irish... Micil Distillery expands its spirits offerings including two new Irish whiskeys Continuing on from an exciting year which saw the laying down of Galway’s first whiskey in over a hundered years and the launch of their Síolta Mhicil Cask Ownership offering, they... Bushmills Irish Whiskey unveils 27-year-old Bourbon cask finish single malt Bushmills Irish Whiskey today announced the release of its 27-Year-Old Bourbon Cask from its 2021 Causeway Collection, the ground-breaking selection of extremely rare and unique cask... The Single Malt Shop join Irish Whiskey Magazine live podcast Words on Whiskey to support Focus Ireland charity this Christmas As a means to raise some much needed funds for Focus Ireland during the Christmas, The Single Malt Shop will be donating a bottle of... Irish Distillers announces €13m redevelopment of Distillery Experience and visitor attraction in Midleton The ambitious redevelopment plan will deliver new whiskey tours and experiences as well as new shopping, bar, café and restaurant facilities Once completed,... J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey launches ‘The Cyber Monday’ 20-year-old Single Malt whiskey with whiskey bonding game J.J. Corry have announced the release of ‘The Cyber Monday’, an online only exclusive with retailer Irishmalts, for ‘Cyber Monday’. The... Bushmills Irish Whiskey Single Malts get new bottling and packaging Bushmills Irish Whiskey has unveiled a new bottle and pack for its iconic single malts. The range includes 10, 16, and 21 Year Old references which are now available across the island of... Two new Irish whiskey releases from Ahascragh Distillers Press release Ahascragh Distillers are delighted to announce new releases in their Family Bond series. 2021 has been an incredibly busy year for the company with construction commencing on the new... Ballykeefe Distillery unveil their first single malt releases Press release Single Farm, Single Estate, Single Cask and eco-friendly, Ballykeefe Distillery has it all and now for the first time in 200 years, Kilkenny has its first Single Malt Irish Whiskey.... Titanic Distillers plans approved to convert Pump-House into distillery and tourism centre Plans have been approved for the conversion of the historic Titanic Pump-House in Belfast into a new whiskey distillery and world class tourist attraction. A listed... Fourth Chapter in the Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Story Kylebeg Wood Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Irish Distillers introduces the fourth release in the Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach collection, a remarkable addition that can arguably boast the... Waterford Micro Cuvée: Hearth New Limited release from Waterford Distillery Press release: We enjoy a playful, seasonal whisky. Something a little more frivolrous, allowing us to use our Single Farm Origin building blocks in different, entertaining ways that... Award winning Shortcross Irish Whiskey from Rademon Estate Distillery Having won the best ‘New Irish Whiskey’ at the Irish Whiskey Awards 2021, this unique limited edition single malt Irish whiskey release is now available to the public. The... New releases from Flying Tumbler Independent Irish whiskey bottler Flying Tumbler Whiskey unveil three new releases. Based in Co. Carlow, Flying Tumbler source whiskey spirit to their specification and then mature, blend and bottle everything themselves in bond... Irish Whiskey Awards 2021 Emerging and established Irish whiskey producers and patrons were honoured this evening at the 2021 Irish Whiskey Awards which took place at the Powerscourt Distillery in Co. Wicklow. The evening commenced with a tour of the distillery... Redbreast Irish whiskey launches ‘Robin Redbreast Day’ with acclaimed Irish actor Chris O’Dowd In a global initiative to help keep common birds common the inaugural Robin Redbreast Day of awareness kicks off with a humorous video featuring Chris O’Dowd,... Amber Beverage Group acquires Walsh Whiskey The global producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages, Amber Beverage Group (ABG), has announced that it has acquired the Irish Whiskey company, Walsh Whiskey, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition takes effect... New 30 year old single malt release from Teeling Whiskey The new releases keeping coming. This special one from Teeling warrants some attention. Press Release Teeling Whiskey has released the latest follow-on bottling from its hugely successful 24-Year-Old and... Ahascragh Distillery announce second investment round Shares open to wider public on smaller levels – from €115 EIIS Qualifying Investment First Rounds successful with €3.3m raised Second round funding target is to raise a minimum of €1.5m via public... New Limited Edition Jameson 21 year old Jameson is signing off 2021 in style with the introduction of an exceptional limited-edition release to the world’s favourite Irish whiskey range. 2,301 bottles of Jameson 21 Years will be available for whiskey... Athrú Whiskey has launched its first small batch release, a triple-casked malt Irish whiskey. This inaugural small batch release highlights a blend of three unique casks of six-year old Oloroso, six year-old Bourbon and 17-year old Madeira finishes. Limited to just... New upskilling initiative aims to enhance the Irish whiskey experience on offer in Irish hospitality settings 118 staff from Irish pubs, hotels and off-licences engage in new Irish whiskey course Irish whiskey industry funding staff upskilling to support... New entrant to Irish whiskey, May Lóag Spirits, unveils new releases Press Release Inspired by the rolling drumlins of the ancient Kingdom of Oriel, May-Lóag takes its name from the Irish colloquial phrase meaning, ‘the one that stands out from the crowd’.... Clonakilty Distillery launch new Galley Head expression as Irish whiskey sales expected to surge again for 2022 Thursday October 28th will mark a big day for Whiskey enthusiasts all across Ireland as Clonakilty Distillery launch their brand-new Single Malt... Roe & Co launch Cask Strength 2021 Edition, a 13-year-old single grain Irish whiskey Roe & Co Irish Whiskey announced the launch of their latest innovation, Roe & Co Cask Strength 2021 Edition. 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Waterford Whiskey launch their first online exclusive bottling – the Single Farm Origin: Ballyroe Edition 1.1 J.J. Corry launch online direct to consumer store in the United States J.J. Corry Ireland’s first modern Whiskey Bonder has announced the launch of an online direct to consumer (DTC) store in the U.S.A. in partnership with leading 3 tier compliant e-commerce... New Jameson Black Barrel – Jameson Black Barrel Proof Jameson is launching a 50% ABV limited edition of its triple-distilled Black Barrel whiskey. Jameson Black Barrel Proof is made from pot still and grain whiskey matured in a combination of... A unique expression of Writers’ Tears born out of collaboration with Inniskillin Winery in Niagara, Ontario, Canada. Walsh Whiskey, producers of Writers’ Tears and The Irishman super-premium whiskeys, have unveiled a first for Irish whiskey with the... The Irish Whiskey Association has submitted a series of amendments to the Irish Whiskey Technical File After considerable discussion and collaboration between members of the Irish Whiskey Association, the Technical Committee has submitted a new Technical File... Echlinville Distillery and James J. Fox collaborate to release the latest in the Dunville’s single casks bottling series. James J. Fox Dublin, who are celebrating 140 years of trading in 119 Grafton Street and five generations of family ownership, have... Final whiskey in the Single Malt Batch Series – Dingle Single Malt Batch 6 Dingle Distillery has today launched its highly anticipated sixth and final release of its Single Malt Batch series – Dingle Single Malt Batch 6. Some 15,000 bottles of the liquid have... Teeling launches fourth in Renaissance Single Malt Series A release limited to 9,000 bottles, this latest in the award-winning series is an 18-Year-Old Single Malt, aged initially in ex-bourbon barrels for over 16 years before being finished in high quality...
Waterford Whiskey launch their first online exclusive bottling – the Single Farm Origin: Ballyroe Edition 1.1 Lambay Irish Whiskey Company release new cask strength single malt Lambay Irish Whiskey have announced the release of Single Cask Strength -Single Malt- Cask 2545 this Autumn to their growing whiskey fanbase. Following on from the Spring release this year of...
New Redbreast Iberian series celebrates their long-standing connection to some of the Iberian peninsula’s most celebrated cooperages and winemakers. A very special Limited Edition, Fercullen 20-Year-Old Single Malt showcasing the blending expertise of Master Distiller Noel Sweeney The eagerly anticipated new addition to the Five Elements series is a limited edition 20-year-old single malt Fercullen from... 22 years waiting, and it’s here! Writers’ Tears – Single Pot Still Walsh Whiskey co-founder, Bernard Walsh today revealed the latest milestone in his quest to produce the perfect taoscán [tay-scawn]/drop of whiskey. The missing link in Walsh Whiskey’s... Tullamore D.E.W. Honey – Irish whiskey with a sweet twist We haven’t heard from Tullamore D.E.W. for a while but we can be sure they have not been idle. This new release offers something different. Not yet available in Ireland but is launching in... A rare opportunity to own a cask of Irish whiskey history from Micil Distillery Galway’s first only operational whiskey distillery, Micil Distillery has announced their Síolta Mhicil cask offering. Members of the public will have the opportunity to purchase one... Irish Distillers eagerly awaited first whiskey distilled at the micro distillery Irish Distillers is continuing to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey with the launch of METHOD AND MADNESS Rye and Malt – the first aged experimental distillate created at the... Teeling Whiskey has released the latest in their award-winning Single Grain range with our new Teeling 13-Year-Old Irish Single Grain. The 13-Year-Old release consists of triple distilled Irish whiskey distilled predominantly from maize, initially matured for 9 years... Kentucky Bourbon Barrel opens Irish operation Kentucky Bourbon Barrel, a subsidiary of Independent Stave Company, is expanding operations with the opening of a cooperage facility in Ireland. The company will begin doing business in Newbridge, County Kildare,... Irish Distillers launches Virtual Irish Whiskey Academy at Midleton Distillery Learn about the unique craft that goes into making some of the world’s favourite whiskey expressions from International Whiskey Ambassador, Tommy Byrne. Participants will receive a...
Roe & Co unveils Irish whiskey born out of technical experimentation with the launch of Roe & Co Japanese Sugi
County Mayo gets its first Irish whiskey for 150 years as Connacht Distillery release their inaugural Single Malt Batch 1
Dubliner Irish Whiskey is a limited-edition collaboration with their Dublin 8 friends and co-conspirators, Rascal’s Brewing Co.
IrishWhiskey360°, the tourism initiative of the Irish Whiskey Association, has launched a new Irish Whiskey Passport
Jameson Orange – a new expression combining triple-distilled Jameson Irish Whiskey with natural zesty orange flavour
Powerscourt Distillery introduces a new three part series, the ‘Estate Series’. The first issue in the series is the ‘Mill House’, a single grain Irish whiskey finished in Amarone wine casks.
The Kinahan’s branded 3D Formula Racing Car sold to NFT collector for staggering $4800 following Lewis Hamilton’s British Grand Prix win.
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey is celebrating Belfast Whiskey Week with the launch of a special festival bottling of its iconic PX Cask Strength Whiskey
Boann Distillery’s and Fionnán O’Connors research leads to vintage mashbills to be showcased at Belfast Whiskey Week
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey is celebrating Belfast Whiskey Week with the launch of a special festival bottling of its iconic PX Cask Strength Whiskey
Waterford Whiskey launch their first online exclusive bottling – the Single Farm Origin: Ballyroe Edition 1.1
Irish Whiskey Association launch new campaign encouraging staycationers to Discover Ireland’s Whiskey Distilleries
Teeling Whiskey announce the release of 32-year-old single malt Irish whiskey to their award winning Vintage Reserve Collection
Cal Byrne becomes the first Irish Bartender to reach final round at Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year competition
McAllister Irish Spirits launch their Clan Colla brand of Irish whiskeys, a 19yo Single malt and an 11yo blend and also first gin, Xin Gin.
Origin Spirits announce their latest release, Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey – Atlantic Wakame Seaweed Cask
Irish Distillers broaden their portfolio with takeover of Castle Brands Irish whiskeys including Knappogues Castle and Clontarf Irish Whiskey
The Irish and UK Trade Ministers today officially launched the Irish Whiskey Association’s inaugural Irish Whiskey Global report
The Irish and UK Trade Ministers today officially launched the Irish Whiskey Association’s inaugural Irish Whiskey Global report
The Newry based Matt D’Arcy whiskey brand is now part of the Echlinville Distillery portfolio of Irish whiskey
Ireland’s Master Distiller, Darryl McNally, goes Indie for the Whiskey Comeback of the Century with Limavady Irish Whiskey
A Perfect Blend – A new four-part podcast series from Irish Distillers focuses on collaboration with world leaders in their field
After an absence of two years it is great to confirm that Whiskey Live Dublin will be back in March 2022 in a new venue.
Teeling Distillery has just turned 6 years old and to celebrate their journey so far they have launched a limited edition Birthday Batch bottling
A new and exclusive whiskey membership club that showcases the whiskeys and people from Midleton Distillery,
Walsh Whiskey announce the 11th Release of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength whiskey which is limited to 6,000 bottles worldwide Listoke Distillery raffle 5% of their family business in a bid to bring their Irish Gin and Whiskey to International Markets Ever dreamt of being at the helm of a groundbreaking Irish distillery? In an industry first, one Irish distillery located in the...
Writers’ Tears whiskey to support Left Bank an international, hybrid documentary film about Four Remarkable Women who made the first publication of Ulysses possible in 1922. Church of Oak, a new Irish multi-grain distillery are looking for a Head Distiller The distillery at Ballykelly Mills, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare are seeking an ambitious and suitably qualified ‘Head Distiller’ as they commission their new distillery in the coming...
The Single Malt Shop goes live with the launch of an exclusive Redbreast 22 year old all sherry single cask Echlinville Distillery revives historic Old Comber Irish Pot Still Whiskey This new release from Echlinville Distillery is a blended pot still Irish whiskey bottled at 46% ABV, retailing at £45. The initial release is less that 1,000 bottles. Press Release from...
Roe & Co. launch D-8TE as they open up their grounds again to support local businesses to create a summer food festival.
Lough Gill Distillery has agreed new debt financing with PNC Bank for €15m, mainly to ramp up production and the laying down of Athrú whiskey. Waterford Distillery announces partnership with artist Leah Hewson for the launch of upcoming release Leading Irish visual artist, Leah Hewson, has released her latest work, but you won’t find it in a gallery or exhibition. Partnering with Waterford Distillery, Hewson... Something very rare is coming to Brown Thomas this summer The Midleton Craft Collection Whiskey Store officially opens in Brown Thomas Dublin on June 3rd. Whiskey connoisseurs and collectors, prepare to be enchanted as Dublin’s premiere department store unveils the... Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door Whiskey and Redbreast Irish Whiskey Announce First Ever Collaboration – The Master Blenders’ Edition A Tribute to American and Irish Artistry Knock, Knock! In a first Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door Whiskey and Redbreast Irish... Walsh Whiskey, has released the 2021 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength Irish whiskey expression. This year’s vintage is limited to 3,000 bottles worldwide, with 750 bottles (25.4 U.S. Fl. Oz./ 750 ml) assigned to the United States and 2,250... Black Irish Appoints Dalcassian Wines & Spirits as Irish Distributor Black Irish, will be distributed in Ireland by the country’s leading premium spirits distributor, Dalcassian Wines & Spirits. The exclusive deal will see the immediate expansion and rollout... The Copeland Distillery has today announced the launch of its first whiskey product, a blended whiskey called Merchant’s Quay. Its release marks the Distillery’s entry to a third spirits category having introduced a rum range in November 2020 amid the pandemic which... Celebrate Teeling Distillery’s 6th Birthday Join Teeling on June 12th for a live cocktail masterclass as they celebrate their distillery’s 6th Birthday. Only limited spaces are available for this Birthday Bash hosted by none other than their very own... Series of events taking place this weekend to celebrate World Whiskey Day 2021 The Irish whiskey industry in association with Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey chose some great ways to celebrate World Whiskey Day 2021. They are encouraging whiskey lovers to craft... Annual Redbreast Dream Cask Release is Unveiled to Celebrate World Whisky Day Redbreast Irish Whiskey, produced by Irish Distillers at Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork, has announced the release of Redbreast Dream Cask 2021 to mark World Whisky Day.... Lough Ree Distillery launch The Bridge – St Mel’s No 1 Single Malt Irish Whiskey. Lough Ree Distillery bring their latest limited edition whiskey release to the market. This one has been a long time in the works and is the result of a collaboration with... Raise a glass at home this weekend and celebrate with these three delicious Irish whiskey-based cocktails Calling all whiskey lovers! This Saturday (15th May) marks World Whiskey Day and what better way to celebrate this special spirit than with three delicious... Dingle Distillery launches first core whiskey expression, Dingle Single Malt, a milestone in the distillery’s history and a huge step forward in its growth journey. In doing so it becomes one of few Irish distilleries to produce a core single malt product made... Blacks Distillery release Blacks 18-year-old Single Malt – Irish Rum Cask Finish, the world’s first-ever Irish whiskey finished in an Irish Rum cask. Blacks found a limited amount of aged Single Malt Whiskey we knew would match up to the characteristics of... Celebrate World Whiskey Day with an Irish Whiskey Cocktail To celebrate World Whiskey Day, May 15th, Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey is encouraging consumers to mix it up at home by crafting their own Irish whiskey cocktail. Ahead of World Whiskey Day, William Lavelle,... Export success for Matt D’Arcy Whiskey The revival of an old Newry whiskey brand, Matt D’Arcy, has received a significant boost as the firm has secured its first export orders in over a century. The initial distribution deals see the premium whiskey... Echlinville Distillery and The Palace Bar have collaborated for 20-year-old single malt cask strength release Echlinville Distillery and The Palace Bar announced last night at an online event, the release of the Dunville’s Green series. This marks the first in a... Athrú Whiskey today launches its Premium Cask Reserve Program as part of its journey to create a world-class single malt Irish whiskey The Cask Reserve Program offers a unique opportunity to participate in the Athrú whiskey brand and to become part of the unique... The Liberator Storehouse Special has been released by Wayward Irish Spirits, a Cask Strength version of their popular blended Whiskey, The Liberator Small Batch – Double Port Wayward Irish Spirits Founder, Maurice O’Connell explains: “Our Storehouse Specials are... Lambay Irish Whiskey Company release New Cask Strength Lambay Irish Whiskey is proud to announce the release of their fourth Single Cask Strength – Single Malt- Cask 4613 this Spring to their growing whiskey fanbase. Lambay Single Malt is a triple distilled malt... Kilbeggan releases peated Black Irish Whiskey which is an innovative, premium expression from Ireland’s oldest continuously licensed distillery refined with peated Malt for an elevated taste. Beam Suntory’s Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey celebrates the launch of Kilbeggan... Come and help us raise a toast to Jim McEwan before he takes a step back from public life. An evening of Film, stories and conversation which will take you on a journey through the life and whiskies of Jim McEwan for one final event to support Scotland’s Charity Air... Following on from the Caribbean Rum Cask Finish release of April 15th, Bushmills add The American Oak Cask Finish Single Malt to the Original Cask Finish Range. The range sees Master Blender, Helen Mulholland work with unique hand-selected barrels from around the... Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Chapter Two There are only a handful of distilleries in the world that have the ability and stock to produce something at this level. Again Midleton have demonstrated that they can compete at the Ultra luxury end of the market.... Killowen Latest Release – Signature Rum & Raisin is a vatting of single malts from Dark Rum & PX sherry casks – 5-year-old, Single Malt, 55% Killowen Dark Rum offers notes of rich molasses and tropical fruits whereas the rich PX sherry casks...
First episode in the exciting new #DiscoverIrishWhiskey podcast series will lead thought provoking debates with leading blenders of Irish whiskey.
New podcast series #DiscoverIrishWhiskey in collaboration with Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey Association will lead thought provoking debates with leading figures of Irish whiskey. Entries are now being accepted for Irish Whiskey Awards 2021 The 2021 Irish Whiskey Awards will take place at the Powerscourt Distillery, Co. Wicklow on Thursday 14th October. Entries are now being accepted for this year’s Irish Whiskey Awards, which will take... Irish Distillers has joined forces with Eight Degrees Brewing to create a second experimental limited edition of the beloved Jameson Crested X. Launching this month, Jameson Crested X Finished in Devil’s Ladder Belgian Tripel Barrels is the next step in an exciting... Killarney Brewing & Distilling Company launch a premium collaboration of Killarney Irish Whiskey and Imperial Stout Killarney Brewing Company, which has been producing great tasting, quality beers since 2015, has unveiled the next chapter in its evolution with the... Following on from the hugely successful launch of the Irish Whiskey App for iPhone on 17th March, Barrel Proof Ltd. are delighted to announce the Android release of the first-ever mobile app dedicated entirely to the world of Irish whiskey. Developed by a small group...
Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced the release of the Caribbean Rum Cask Finish, the first in a series of exciting and innovative whiskeys from the new Bushmills Original Cask Finish range. Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey, the representative body for the Irish whiskey industry, has welcomed the news that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario will reduce levies on Irish whiskey imports by 42 per cent, while another Canadian province – Québec – is due to reduce...
As construction on their new whiskey and gin craft distillery nears completion, McAllister Distillery launch their Founders Cask Programme. Irish Whiskey Draws are putting up a bottle of 27-year-old Redbreast as the prize in aid of My Name’5 Doddie Foundation. This Foundation was set up by former Scottish International Rugby player Doddie Weir OBE. In June 2017 Doddie revealed he too was suffering from... Distilled in the heart of the Liberties district of Dublin, the award-winning Dubliner Irish Whiskey is not changing what is inside the bottle. The new logo and bottle design forgo traditional packaging in favour of an updated contemporary look and feel. Created by an...
Irish Distillers has unveiled a new Method & Madness single pot still Irish whiskey finished in virgin Mulberry Wood.
Exploring the world of Irish whiskey across 8 modules, this online whiskey course will boost your appreciation of all things uisce beatha.
Belfast City Council has granted planning permission to the Belfast Distillery Company to build a £15m distillery at Crumlin Road Gaol.
The Connacht Whiskey Company (CWC) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Bevella as its sole distributor in Ireland.
Leading Irish Whiskey producer, Walsh Whiskey appoints Berry Bros. & Rudd Brands as it’s Exclusive Distributor in the United Kingdom.
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey is expanding its core range with the release of Dunville’s 1808 which is a blend of malt, grain & pot still whiskey. Ballykeefe Distillery has announced the release of its first Pot Still whiskey. The distillery, which was built in 2016 and began production in 2017, is releasing for sale 350 bottles at Cask Strength and 700 bottles at 46% ABV drawn from seven casks of the premier... A new online campaign to showcase the depth and diversity within Irish whiskey has been launched by Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey. Content includes a series of videos, online guides and downloadable guides which are available on their website. Drinks Ireland|Irish... The Echlinville Distillery (Kircubbin, Co. Down) has announced a new distribution agreement with Hi-Spirits Ireland. The deal will see an increased presence for Echlinville’s premium whiskeys and gins across the Irish market. Echlinville is home to award winning... Micil Distillery has laid down Irish whiskey in Galway for the first time in over 100 years Micil is now adding Irish whiskey to its existing Poitín and gin portfolio. Today they issued the following press release: To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, Micil... Irish whiskey to get it’s first dedicated mobile app A welcome new contribution to the Irish whiskey community is set to be released by Barrel Proof Limited on St. Patrick’s Day. The mobile app is initially set to be released for Apple devices...
In celebration of 30 years since the resurrection of the iconic Redbreast brand, Irish Distillers have announced the release of a Limited Edition Pot Still Irish whiskey, Redbreast 10.
Teeling Whiskey is releasing a special Distillery Exclusive bottling this St. Patrick’s Day, focusing on the unique impact Irish Virgin Oak has on their Small Batch Teeling Whiskey.
Grace O’Malley Irish Spirits unveils a limited edition, premium release, the award-winning Grace O’Malley Dark Char Cask Irish Whiskey
As part of their Market Insights series, the Irish Whiskey Association will tomorrow host a webinar focusing on an introduction to East African markets
Ina first for Ireland, W.D. O’Connell Whiskey launches a new cask share opportunity enabling enthusiasts to purchase a share of a cask.
Teeling launch third bottling in their Renaissance Single Malt Series, an 18-Year-Old Single Malt finished in ex-Muscat wine casks.
Collection of long-lost Irish whiskey recipes unearthed by a historian, has been brought back to life the first time in almost a century.
Killowen Distillery launches a limited edition (192 sets only will be released) premium series of poitín made up of five unique bottlings, aptly named Cuige.
The Waterford Whisky podcast will be hosted alongside Barry Chandler it will be a deep-dive into into everything about terroir in whisky.
Master Distiller Kevin O’Gorman becomes the third signatory of the 2021 release of the iconic Midleton Very Rare collection
After many years of contention, academic research conducted by Waterford Distillery, Oregon State University and Teagasc conclude that terroir does influence the flavour of whiskey/whisky.
World’s leader in Irish whiskey shows resilience as Irish Distillers have today announced their six month results ending December 31 2020
HYDE Irish Whiskey launches service to allow trade customers to create their own customisable single cask, Single Malt, Irish whiskey finish
Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey, is tomorrow launching a series of Market Insights webinars as part of their ‘The Knowledge Still’ programme.
Walsh Whiskey Awards 3rd Annual Bursary to Institute of Technology Carlow Brewing & Distilling Student Stephen Foster.
D’Arcy’s Old Irish Whiskey, has enjoyed a spectacular return after a century with launch retail sales topping £100,000 over the Christmas trading period.
This Monday 25th January marks Irish Coffee Day 2021 – a celebration of this timeless and classic whiskey warmer that always goes down a treat on a cold evening!
Walsh Whiskey further strengthen their presence in Eastern Europe with new distributors and a new Commercial Manager for the regions.
The Water of Life – A Whisky Film produced by Blacksmith + Jones launches with a unique virtual online celebration of Scotch Whisky
Teeling Whiskey release the second in the Wonder of Wood series – a 15 year old single malt finished in Cherry wood.
The fourth and final release in the award-winning Brabazon Series from Teeling is a 13yo Single Malt finished in a Carcavelos cask.
The seventh and final release in the Bonded Experimental Series from Killowen Distillery, a blended Irish whiskey finished in Hungarian oak
Irish whiskey producers exporting to the US can now export 700ml bottles rather than have to create 750ml sized bottles.
W.D. O’Connell Whiskey launches a new cask strength release and second release of peated series Bill Phill
Roe & Co. Irish Whiskey has teamed up with Guinness Open Gate Brewery to release a new whiskey exclusively available at the distillery
Echlinville Distillery release oldest expression of Dunville’s with a new limited cask strength bottling from the Single Cask Series.
Bushmills adds oldest expression to the Causeway Collection with a 30-year-old Single Malt cask strength Irish whiskey
Sliabh Liag Distillers to celebrate two Donegal Legends with their latest release, the Legendary Red Silkie Irish whiskey
New distillery, Hinch, which launched this autumn, releases rare exclusive 18-year-old single malt finished in wine casks
Craft Cocktails publication beautifully links the Irish spirit and the wonderful world of cocktails and mixology
Irish Whiskey Association have released a comprehensive report on the contribution of Irish whiskey to the Irish economy over the last decade
Following their world first release earlier this year, Origin Spirits have launched the second in the Currach single malt Irish whiskey series
D8 Beers are founded on the idea that good beer, made by good people will bring good to others. Hence D8 Beers charity release.
Irish publicans encouraged to join legal challenge against insurance companies through new Save Irish Pubs campaign.
Outstanding contributions to whiskey industry recognised by Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey at biennial awards Chairman’s Awards.
Teeling launch 14-year-old Single Malt finished in Amburana cask as the first in a new series ‘Wonders of Wood’
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey unveils third PX Cask Strength release. A single malt Irish whiskey bottled at cask strength from a single cask.
Seasonal Gifts will be available from J.J. Corry’s new online boutique and in selected stores, the J.J. Corry Gifting Collection
Sexton Irish Whiskey has teamed up with BAFTA nominated and BIMA award-winning Irish comedian Michael Legge to launch a new podcast series, Bedtime Stories for the Nocturnal
The Echlinville Distillery in Kircubbin is to invest over £9million and create 36 new jobs as it expands its facilities in the Ards Peninsula.
Crolly Distillery located in Crolly, County Donegal becomes the 34th operational GI Irish whiskey distillery Clonakilty Distillery has announced a Whiskey Charity Auction where they will be auctioning off two bottles of their renowned Imperial Stout Trooper Cask Finish, which was created by once again joining forces with the New England Brewing Company, Connecticut. In...
Waterford Whisky have today announced the release of Ireland’s first certified organic Irish whiskey of the modern age. The Irish Whiskey Association has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure legal protection for Irish whiskey resulting in 85% of global Irish whiskey sales is now subject to legal protection. Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey Association has successfully...
William Grant & Sons plans to upgrade its Tullamore D.E.W. visitor experience with the existing visitor centre expected to close Clonakilty Distillery have collaborated with a number of US breweries to create a range of bespoke limited-edition cask finished whiskeys which are predominantly for sale in the American market. This series hits America’s shores from the end of September. However for... Despite a tough year, Irish whiskey tourism is looking to the future with the opening today of a new visitor experience at The Shed Distillery in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. This takes to 20 the number of Irish whiskey distillery visitor experiences on the island of... Celtic Whiskey, are delighted to launch the first small batch of ‘The Celt Irish Whiskey’ independently bottled through the Celtic Whiskey Shop. The Celt Irish Whiskey “An Chéad Bhlás” or “First Taste” is a single malt finished in sherry casks from an unspecified... Launching this month, Jameson Crested Finished in Black Ball Metric Stout Barrels is the next step in an exciting collaboration between Irish Distillers and its Co. Cork neighbour, Eight Degrees, who last year celebrated eight years of adventurous craft beer brewing... Win the Second Bottling of the Renaissance Single Malt Series from Teeling Whiskey Teeling Whiskey today announced the release of the second bottling in the Renaissance Singe Malt series and issued the following press release. Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading... Waterford Whisky has announced four new Single Farm Origin releases destined for markets in Europe and Asia. This comes just days after we reported about the releases destined for America. The four releases are all bottled at 50% ABV and without colouring,... For all those Irish whiskey lovers in the US that have been hearing about Waterford Whisky, their wait is over. As of October they will have the opportunity to see what all the talk is about. At the beginning of October there will be three unique Single Farm Origin...
It’s been a great few days for Sliabh Liag Distillery, Co. Donegal. In addition to a successful crowdfunding campaign to complete a new distillery, Sliabh Liag also released their first cask strength Irish whis BAR 1661, in association with Bán Poitín, is rebranding 25 of its signature serve craft cocktails from the ‘Belfast Coﬀee’ to the ‘Beirut Coﬀee’ in support of a bar aﬀected by the blast in the Lebanese capital. Full proceeds from the sale of the bottled cocktails will... Sliabh Liag has enjoyed considerable success with their two whiskey releases, The Silkie and The Legendary Dark Silkie, as well as success with their An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin. They have shown incredible fortitude, patience and persistence to finally obtain... Wayward Irish Spirits releases batch 2 of ‘The Liberator Malt Whiskey in Tawny Port Finish’ Irish whiskey and announces the Autumn release of ‘The Liberator Small Batch: Double Port Finish’ Blend. They have issued the following press release: Wayward Irish... McAllister Distillers Ltd. has announced plans for a new whiskey distillery at Ahascragh, County Galway. Planning applications were submitted August 10th to Galway County Council with the hope that production can begin mid 2022. The complex will produce various...
Roe & Co Distillery reopens for the first time since March. Roe & Co have adapted their experience to ensure they can welcome people back.
Teeling Whiskey been awarded the top rated Irish Whiskey for its 28yo Single Malt at the 2020 International Wine & Spirits Competition
Celtic Whiskey Shop are very disappointed to have to announce that Whiskey Live Dublin 2020 has been cancelled.
Connacht Whiskey Company, a distiller of Irish whiskey and innovative Irish spirits located in Ballina, County Mayo, today announced the appointment of Killian O’Sullivan as its Commercial Director.
Midleton, June 22nd, 2020 – Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s best-loved Irish whiskeys, today announced the appointment of Katherine Condon as Distiller at Midleton Distillery.
Teeling Whiskey today celebrates the 5th anniversary of the opening of its Teeling Whiskey Distillery to visitors. Opened in 2015 it was the first new distillery in Dublin for over 125 years and started the revival of Dublin whiskey production. We received the following announcement from the organisers of the Irish Whiskey Awards – The Celtic Whiskey Shop I hope you are keeping well at this time. I just wanted to send you a quick email to update you on the 2020 Irish Whiskey Awards. Unfortunately, we... Bushmills Irish Whiskey announced the return of Black Bush Stories in 2020, with a series of interactive Instagram events in April and May. Each event will explore a key theme and celebrate an individual and their craft, while providing the opportunity for audiences... Jameson Whiskey launches online platform to support global bar community Another great resource for bartenders with this initiative from Jameson Whiskey The world’s favourite Irish whiskey has launched an online platform to support, inspire and engage the... Looking for some online bar training during this difficult time? Get yourself certified with an online bartender course, FREE! As a whiskey enthusiast, I really enjoyed taking this online course and seeing how it fits into the whole bartending and cocktail scene... Midleton’s Rare Silent Distillery Collection Release As rare as hen’s teeth, Midleton’s Rare Silent Distillery Collection, released less than a month ago, is already a sought-after find with bottle prices surpassing their original £32,000 (€35,000) RRP. Described as... Another Irish distillery steps up to the mark So proud to be part of this amazing whiskey community. Clonakilty Distillery has just announced that they are going to start manufacturing hand sanitizers. CEO Michael Scully said, “our main priority is public service, and... Free Digital Issue of Irish Whiskey Magazine We want to help in anyway we can So St Patrick’s day is over but we continue in our own small way to offer something for all those feeling isolated as a result of the Corona Virus Outbreak we are making issue 9 of the... Origin Spirits Ireland makers of Kalak Single Malt Vodka and Ornabrak Single Malt Gin have today announced the release of Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey In a world’s first Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey is finished in seaweed charred casks. The... The impact of Covid-19 on the Irish whiskey sector What are your thoughts and opinions It’s not always rosy in the Irish whiskey sector and obviously this is not an easy topic to cover and we do not wish to exploit it or be insensitive. What we care most about... 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 Peated Series, Bill Phil Batch 01. Bill Phil... Cooraclare, Co. Clare, Ireland, March 8th, 2020 – Ireland’s first modern Whiskey Bonder has announced the launch of ‘The Whiskey Thief’, a 100-bottle release to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020. This new release has been developed in collaboration with Irish... For over 25 years, the IFWG Food Awards have celebrated indigenous producers who help maintain Ireland’s outstanding reputation in food and drink. The IFWG Awards are unique, as no one can enter themselves or their product into the awards and no company knows it has... Irish Distillers have released Redbreast 27 Year Old, the oldest permanent expression in the Redbreast series. Redbreast 27 Year Old includes whiskey matured in ruby port barrels from Portugal’s Douro Valley. The ruby port barrels impart fleshy fruit characteristics... The Echlinville Distillery is expanding its award-winning Dunville’s Irish Whiskey portfolio with the release of a Cask Strength expression of its iconic 12-year-old Single Malt. Dunville’s PX 12-Year-Old Cask Strength Single Malt Irish Whiskey is finished in Pedro... Lambay Irish Whiskey now offers an exclusive cask program for whiskey fans and aficionados alike. Their craft is about the combination of centuries-old Irish whiskey making techniques and five generations of French cognac blending and maturation expertise. Lambay... Thursday, 13th of February 2020: Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has today announced strong growth across its portfolio in the first half of the year. Jameson sold 4.6 million cases (+9%) in the first... Irish whiskey industry welcomes European Parliament vote to approve EU Vietnam Free Trade Agreement 45% tariff on Irish whiskey in Vietnam abolished – Drinks Ireland|Irish Whiskey has welcomed the passing of the EU Vietnam Free Trade Agreement by the European... Killowen Distiiler release second 10-year-old blend of Bonded Experimental series release on Tuesday 11th February. This is a Txakolina Acacia Cask finished, Small batch (490 bottles), cask strength, non-chill filtered, No colouring, 10-year-old blend with... Dunville’s Irish Whiskey has won an impressive haul of five accolades at the prestigious World Whiskies Awards. The Echlinville Distillery (Kircubbin, Co. Down) are custodians of the iconic Dunville’s Irish Whiskey brand, which swept the board at the esteemed awards... Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading progressive Irish whiskey is proud to announce that it has been honoured as World’s Best Irish Single Malt in two categories after the first round of judging at the 2020 World Whiskeys Awards for its 30-Year-Old Single Malt and...Lambay Island may be barely three miles off the east coast of Ireland, but it retains an air of inaccessible mystery. When WB Yeats visited the island in the 1880s, he compared his experience to landing on a remote South Seas island for the first time. Now, Lambay is... Jameson Irish Whiskey, the world’s favourite Irish whiskey, has unveiled its much-anticipated limited-edition bottle, designed by well-known Dublin-based designer and illustrator Hephee (Stephen Heffernan), marking the start of the brand’s global St Patrick’s Day... Teeling Whiskey has announced that its Visitor Centre, at its distillery in Newmarket in the Liberties area of Dublin City, has won ‘Best Visit’ in Ireland at the CIE Awards last night in Dublin. The CIE awards are presented based on feedback received from customers... Powers Irish Whiskey, which is made by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has unveiled a bold new bottle design for its range of premium Irish whiskeys. Debuting on core expression Powers Gold Label in the USA from March 2020, the dynamic new look is set to... Wonderful to have Nick Ryan from Thomond Gate Irish Whiskey in visiting today with the results of the fascinating project he has worked on. The hard work, research and thought that has gone into the release of Batch 1 Cask 1 Thomond Gate Irish Whiskey has been... Irish Whiskey Magazine reaches sole distribution agreement with Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded sole distribution rights for the internationally acclaimed and best selling annual Whisky Bible. For us, it is a... Whiskey drinkers are in for an absolute treat as Sonny Molloy’s Irish Whiskey Bar, located in the heart of Galway city has released ‘The Prestige Platter’ which is arguably the most expensive Irish whiskey platter ever created in the world. Available at the special... Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading progressive Irish whiskey producer, is proud to unveil the first bottling of “The Renaissance”, a new limited edition series of unique Irish Single Malts. The new series is crafted to celebrate the true global Renaissance of Teeling,... Irish Distillers, the producer of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has taken home the World Whiskey Producer of the Year trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition, following a prestigious ceremony in London last night. Irish Distillers scooped... Third Pot Still Release from The Dingle Distillery This small release single pot still Irish whiskey has come into being through the marriage of bourbon and port casks. It is also the first release overseen by newly appointed Master Distiller Graham Coull (previously... I’ve recently turned 50, if I wasn’t already a cynic, I am now. I’m not easily impressed by what some may call smoke and mirrors, big extravaganzas and bells and whistles. Not easily. And I know a lot of people will wonder how I can comment on this... The Irish Whiskey industry welcomes historic EU-China agreement on protection of geographical indications. Drinks Ireland | Irish Whiskey Association has welcomed the new EU-China agreement on protection of geographical indications (GI). The agreement, which was under... Drinks Ireland | Irish Whiskey Association has successfully secured legal protection in Taiwan, by registering Irish whiskey as a Certification Trademark in both English and Chinese. The registration of the Certification Trademark will give consumers in Taiwan greater... Another addition to the ever-growing list of Irish distilleries has been made with the opening of the Roe & Co. Urban Distillery and Visitor Experience, located in heart of the Liberties of Dublin in the former Guinness Power Station which had officially closed in... Irish Distillers have added two new and experimental, limited edition Irish whiskeys to its Method and Madness range; Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Finished in Wild Cherry Wood and Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Finished in Acacia Wood. The whiskeys represent the... The Echlinville Distillery (County Down, Northern Ireland) has unveiled its highly anticipated award-winning Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey. This cask strength (57% abv) limited release is from the first of eight incredibly... Irish Distillers announced the launch of its first podcast series, ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’. Produced by Last Cast Media, the five-part series is a story of coming together, sharing, conquering markets and how three families, competitors for generations, united to... Walsh Whiskey has released Writers’ Tears Copper Pot Japanese Cask Finish Irish whiskey in time for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The new and very limited expression of his celebrated super-premium whiskey is a global Travel Retail exclusive in association with Aer... Teeling Whiskey has claimed the award for World’s Best Irish Single Malt for its 24-Year-Old Single Malt, 21 years and older, along with the prize for World’s Best Irish Single Malt, no age statement, for its Teeling Whiskey Brabazon Single Malt (Series 2). Teeling... Sliabh Liag Distillers have been given the go ahead to start work on their new distillery, with planning permission having now been signed off. This move starts off their ambitious plan to bring whiskey distilling back to Donegal for the first time in 177 years, with... On 10th September, at the Jameson Distillery, Bow Street, Dublin, the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) launched a new Irish whiskey tourism initiative. The IrishWhiskey360° brand, website and social media platforms were launched by Minister for Agriculture, Food and... Ireland’s Whiskey Guide is a new guide to the whiskey distilleries of Ireland by Kate Amber. This book is a part travel guide, and part historical insight. This comprehensive Travel and Whiskey guide provides lively facts and anecdotes about the history of Irish... A very ambitious project was initiated some years ago by two Mullingar businessmen to satisfy the major shortfall of Whiskey Maturation facilities to cater to the ever-expanding growth of Irish Whiskey on the Island of Ireland. Project spokesman Alan Wright, Chairman... With so much interest in Irish whiskey and with Waterford currently having two distilleries, Waterford Distillery and Blackwater Distillery, it only seemed fitting that there should be a local whiskey society. As anyone involved in organising any society, putting that... 7th November 2018, Blackwater Distillery becomes the 21st operational distillery on the island of Ireland. The new distillery in Ballyduff, near Lismore in Co. Waterford has commenced distillation and will produce Single Malt and Pot Still Irish whiskey. The... The Powerscourt Distillery officially launched on 5th December 2018, thus becoming the 22nd operational distillery on the island. The distillery is set upon the magnificent grounds of the Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry, County Wicklow. The distillery’s three... 20th February 2019, The Dublin Liberties Distillery opened its doors for the first time for a special preview evening ahead of its official public opening on Monday, 25th of February. Showcasing the results of two years of construction, guests on the evening enjoyed a... Gortinore Distillers & Co., a company founded by Aidan Mehigan (CEO) and Lisa Mehigan (CMO), officially launched Natterjack Irish Whiskey on 21st February in Dublin. Aidan, a successful trader in the City of London, has moved back to Ireland with plans to set up a... A €10 million, state of the art distillery in Clonakilty, West Cork, has created 35 new jobs and is expected to attract 35,000 visitors annually. Clonakilty Distillery was officially opened by Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TD, on March 4 and it’s been dubbed as a huge boost... In 2018, the Pearse Lyons Distillery released its first limited edition Whiskey; Pearse five-year-old Single Malt Irish Whiskey. This was the first new five-year-old age statement Irish Whiskey to be produced from a new distillery in 25 years. Following on from the... After an absence of over fifty years, Irish Distillers and the Mitchell & Son family of wine merchants have reintroduced Red Spot back to the Spot family of Irish whiskey. Red Spot is a triple-distilled, single pot still Irish whiskey that has been matured for a... The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey, created by with one of the world’s few female Master Blenders, Alex Thomas, was launched in one of Dublin’s oldest venues, Smock Alley Theatre to a decadent reception in the Banquet Hall. Four bars served seven different... OCTOBER 17th 2019: Emerging and established Irish whiskey producers and bars were honoured this evening at the 2019 Irish Whiskey Awards which took place at the Dingle Distillery in Co.Kerry. The evening commenced with a tour of the distillery and drinks reception... Crowned overall Irish Whiskey of the Year at the annual event, the accolade tops off what has been a fantastic year for The Irishman 17-Year-Old Single Malt. It was also named Best Irish Single Cask Whiskey at the Irish Whiskey Awards on top of taking home a Masters... Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled the eagerly awaited Midleton Very Rare 2019, alongside the launch of the ‘1825 Room’, an online members’ programme for discerning whiskey lovers to delve further into the pinnacle of... After much anticipation, this long-awaited Irish whiskey is released. This evening in Belfast, The Echlinville Distillery (County Down, Northern Ireland) has unveiled its highly anticipated award-winning Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Single Malt... Irish Distillers, the producer of some of the world’s best known and successful Irish whiskeys, has announced that its award-winning Bow St. Experience is going on tour. From September 2019, the experience will activate in Lisbon, Portugal. Jameson has created a... IrishWhiskey360° unveiled – the new brand and home for Irish whiskey tourism. Minister Michael Creed launches new Irish whiskey tourism brand and website to coincide with Taste the Island food and drink tourism campaign Visitors to Irish whiskey distilleries and... On Tuesday 3rd September Irish Distillers released two new releases in their experimental Method and Madness portfolio. The new releases exemplify the continuous innovation in the Irish whiskey category down in Midleton, Co. Cork. Both releases are Single Pot Still... The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has honoured the late Dr Pearse Lyons by inducting him into the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame. The award was presented to Dr Lyons wife Deirdre and their son Mark at their induction ceremony this September. The annual... The Irish Spirits Association (ISA) have issued their second industry and market sector report, The Irish Spirits Report 2017. The report details not only the Irish whiskey sector but also provides insights into other spirits such as gin and vodka. The ISA along with... Renowned Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) Conor McGregor has, through the company he founded Eire Born Spirits, launched Proper No. Twelve to the Irish and US markets. Conor enjoys a massive social following and it will be interesting to see how the power of the McGregor... Jameson Irish Whiskey, produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, is piloting a new and innovative take on the classic combination of Irish whiskey and coffee; Jameson Cold Brew. Jameson Cold Brew was released in limited quantities in September in Ireland in... Whiskey collecting, both as an interest and as a means of investment, has seen tremendous activity in the last few years. One source of collectables has been through online auction sites. However, until now, Irish collectors were faced with having to deal with... Intrepid Spirits have launched a very limited release of Egan’s 15-year-old single malt. Independently sourced, this single malt is matured exclusively in American bourbon casks. This release is limited to just 1,000 bottles. The Egan family set about resurrecting... Irish Distillers have unveiled the 2018 vintage of Midleton Very Rare. The 35th edition in the renowned and highly collectable range, first unveiled in 1984, is a masterfully blended Irish whiskey, crafted at the Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork, by Master Distiller... Knappogue Castle has launched the highly anticipated 21-year-old expression of their single malt Irish whiskey. With only 1,400 bottles, the Knappogue Castle 21 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey is a very limited special release. This 21-Year-Old Single Malt is a... The Powerscourt Distillery has unveiled three new Irish whiskeys under the brand name Fercullen; Fercullen 14-Year Old Single Malt Whiskey, Fercullen 10-Year-Old Single Grain Whiskey and Fercullen Premium Blend Irish Whiskey. Released by award-winning Master Distiller... Teeling Whiskey released their first 100 bottles of Teeling Whiskey Celebratory Single Pot Still at auction in partnership with Whisky Auctioneer. The auction ran from the 31st of August until the 10th of September, with all profits raised being donated to charitable... The importance of the travel retail industry as a contributor to Irish whiskey sales was an impressive 659,000 9-Litre cases in 2017. Aiming to increase this, The Loop in Terminal 2, Dublin Airport, operated by Aer Rianta International (ARI), has undergone a major... Irish Distillers Results Year ending 30 June 2019 Jameson is the No. 1 Irish whiskey in the world with sales of 7.7 million cases and volume growth +6% Irish Distillers prestige range experienced +25% volume growth, led by Redbreast (+24%) and Spot range (+40%)... Walsh Whiskey Releases 11th Edition of The Irishman Vintage Cask 11th Release of rare, super-premium cask strength (54% ABV) whiskey limited to just 2,346 bottles worldwide. Walsh Whiskey has released the 2019 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength... 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 rumours amongst Irish whiskey enthusiasts have been well-founded as Irish Distillers launched the Redbreast Dream Cask through its online members’ club, The Birdhouse, on World Whisky Day (Saturday 19th May). All 816 bottles were all snapped up within 2 hours!... Pearse Lyons Distillery is set to release their first whiskey which is from back when Alltech distilled at the Carlow Brewing Company. The release is scheduled for mid-June this year. There will in fact be 2 releases; 1,000 bottles released at cask strength of 59.3%... Revival Volume 5 was officially launched on 25th April in Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin, and is the final release in the series. The launch celebrated the release by pairing each in the series with a wonderful dish created to bring out the best in each. The fifth... The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey is a collaboration between world-renowned Irish Whiskey Master Distiller Darryl McNally of The Dublin Liberties Distillery and Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, co-founders of The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog bar. The Dead Rabbit Grocery... On April 25th, Jameson announced the release of Jameson 18 Cask Strength which finishes its maturation in Dublin’s only live Maturation housed in the Jameson Distillery Bow Street, hence returning part of the production process to the brand’s original home in... Since 2011 Walsh Whiskey Distillery have being releasing their much-acclaimed cask strength edition of Writers’ Tears. The 2018 vintage of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength whiskey has been launched at an exclusive event hosted by the Aviators Whiskey Society in Kealys pub... Ode to Whisky (Óid don Uisce Beatha Ir. gaelige) (Tha Bhuidh air an Uisge Bheadach Sc. gaidhlig) is a studio album recorded entirely in Kirkcudbright, Galloway, Scotland. It is a musical celebration of the water of life. Just as whiskies vary from the fine Highlands... Lambay Irish Whiskey Company officially launched April 11th in the seaside harbour town of Howth, Co. Dublin. Placing themselves firmly amongst friends and locals within the community of North County Dublin, Lambay Whiskey is choosing a different route to market. “Our... On May 11th, 2018, Irish Distiller announced that had acquired Eight Degrees Brewing. The size of the deal remains undisclosed but will see Eight Degrees Brewing providing a long-term beer supply to support the continued global growth of JamesonCaskmates. Earlier this... John C. Ryan, a direct descendant of James Power sadly passed away on 11th May 2018, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. He was the seventh generation to start his career in whiskey in the family firm. Described as a natural raconteur, his pride in, an... Dr Pearse Lyons, the Irish entrepreneur whose vision for improving global agriculture led to a multibillion-dollar international business, sadly passed away on March 8, 2018. He was 73. Born on Aug. 3, 1944, to Thomas Kevin and Margaret (née Dunne) Lyons and raised in... Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has announced an exciting addition to its family of Irish whiskeys; Jameson Triple Triple. Available exclusively in global travel retail from July, the new offering is a fresh take on... Walsh Whiskey has released a new, limited edition, super-premium expression exclusively for The Irish Whiskey Collection at TheLoop, operated by Aer Rianta International (ARI). The Irishman Single Malt Marsala Cask Finish is the company’s first global exclusive in... Scotland prides itself on the whisky it produces, so much so that there are whisky festivals across the country to celebrate and showcase the many distilleries and the mass amount of liquid that flows relentlessly from their stills. Globally, whiskey is produced in... AUGUST 5TH will mark the launch of Celtic Whiskey’s latest brand ‘The Dingle Celt’ Irish whiskey. Following the success of their award-winning Celtic Cask Independent bottlings, the decision to release an ultra-exclusive Dingle whiskey was made earlier this year. The... As the annual Bloomsday (16th June) celebrations in Dublin, Ireland approach, Irish whiskey entrepreneur Bernard Walsh has come to the aid of Sweny’s Pharmacy – one of the most celebrated venues featured in James Joyce’s epic novel, Ulysses. Writers’ Tears... Teeling Whiskey is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its award-winning distillery today. In June 2015, Teeling Whiskey began a new chapter in modern Irish whiskey history when it opened the first new distillery in Dublin for over 125 years to the public. In the... The malt whiskey spirit has been flowing through the spirit safe at the Roe & Co. Irish whiskey distillery ahead of the doors opening on James’s Street in Dublin on 21st June, when guests will be welcomed into the visitor experience. Inspired by one of the biggest... #IrishWhiskey tourism continues to grow and at the helm, Jameson Distillery Bow St. and The Jameson Experience Midleton Ireland welcomed more than 500,000 visitors from 70 nations around the world in the last year. As well as being a highlight of Ireland’s tourism... Irish Distillers has today announced the appointment of Killian O’Mahony as Cooper, following the successful completion of his apprenticeship under Master Cooper, Ger Buckley. Killian is the first newly qualified Cooper at Midleton distillery in 40 years and comes... ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’ podcast series released from Irish Distillers, The makers of Jameson Irish-Whiskey, POWERS Irish Whiskey, Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey, Redbreast Irish Whiskey and Method and Madness. Produced by Last Cast Media, the five-part series is... POWERS Irish Whiskey, which is made by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has unveiled a brand-new look and its first-ever pre-mixed classic cocktail, Powers Old Fashioned. Initially launching in Ireland from the end of May, the innovative new release is set to... Redbreast Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, marks World Whisky Day 2019 with the launch of Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition. Available to purchase exclusively through the Redbreast online members’ club, The... Having previously hit it off with Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition, the team in Midleton created a new beer mate based on a zesty IPA. Launched in September earlier this year, the trial run of 3,000 bottles of Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition in the domestic market was a... William Grant & Sons have invested a further €25m in the Tullamore D.E.W. site bringing its total investment in the distillery to about €60m. The investment has also meant the creation of 80 jobs in the locality. In October the new grain distillery and... After almost five years without a new entry in their domestic product range, Bushmills has launched Bushmills Red Bush, a blend of triple-distilled single malt and Irish grain whiskey. Clearly aimed at a younger and newer audience, Red Bush is light and approachable... Clonakilty distillery is to be located in a high-profile building in the town of Clonakilty, Co Cork. The company was founded by Michael Scully who hails from Clonakilty, and Padraic Coll from Ennis Co. Clare. Michael is an eight-generation Farmer on the family farm,... Planning permission for a new distillery on a 1.3acre site located in the picturesque town of Lanesborough on the banks of the Shannon, was approved in January 2017. Louth Ree Distillery is the brainchild of Peter Clancy (CEO) along with his brother Michael and sister... The Stewart family have secured planning permission for a proposal to transform their family’s historic mill in Boyle, Co Roscommon into a leading Irish Whiskey Distillery as part of the West of Ireland Whiskey Trail and Wild Atlantic Way All distillation, maturation,... Flesk Mills, built-in 1812 is on an 11acre site in Killarney, County Kerry. As a mill, with its waterwheels powered by the river Flesk, it was milling 12,000 bags of corn annually. These water wheels were replaced at the turn of the 20th century by turbines and is... Mead is the world’s oldest alcoholic drink, with a glorious, global history over 9,000 years old. Kate and Denis Dempsey opened Kinsale Mead Co, Ireland’s first new Meadery in many years this past summer, rediscovering the ancient art of mead-making. There are many... Boatyard Distillery, a micro-distillery in County Fermanagh, had its first spirit run for whiskey in November this year. Opened in April 2017, their focus is primarily on white spirits. Owner and CEO, Joe McGirr, returned to Fermanagh to setup Boatyard Distillery...