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Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition

Hello again!

Delighted to see the interest my blog has been getting since I started it back in January, if you’re returning again to see my thoughts on this weeks topic then thanks for that, if you’re here for the first time then you’re very welcome and I hope you enjoy what I have to say! 408 more words

Irish Whiskey

Flooding, Kindred Spirits, kindness, hurling

Indo col 46:

There is a road in my home town of Midleton that floods at the slightest opportunity. Running alongside the town estuary, all it takes for the Bailick Road to disappear under water is a moderately high tide and a few hours of rain. 790 more words

Irish Independent Column

Tasting events are great!

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. 1,027 more words

Irish Whiskey

Dram Review: Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Brewing Co. Edition


A copper zing followed by a dose of light creamy barley, very much Irish and very much triple distilled. Quite a bit of white pepper along with hop inspired floral note on the side. 78 more words


12 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day, or Any Day

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and there are a whole bunch of new Irish whiskeys to try. Read my story for Esquire here.

Published Work

Murals with PJ Lynch

As part of his Laureate na nÓg Big Picture project, my good pal and birthday bud, PJ Lynch took on the task of organising SIX permanent murals (or muriels, as we say in Dublin) for a school in Cork, the very lovely Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann in Midleton. 943 more words

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

Weekend Coffee Share 7th January, 2018

Welcome to Another Weekend Coffee Share & A Belated Happy New Year!

Today, I’m not even going to ask if you’d like a glass of water. 1,905 more words