In August 2021, as part of his ongoing thesis with TU Dublin, historian Fionnán O’Connor gathered together two groups of distillers and writers to blind taste a selection of new make spirits made from historic single pot still mashbills. Dave Broom was among the group in Belfast. Here are his thoughts.
Dave Broom, multi-award winning and highly respected author and writer. He was awarded ‘Drinks Writer of the Year 2020’ and been described as “an agreeable man with a pepper-and-salt beard” by The Irish Times.