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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


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


Powers and glory

The resurgence of Irish whiskey was hard fought. It’s easy to forget just how close we came to losing the entire category back in the 1960s. 346 more words


It's beginning to look a lot like advertorial

I wrote a few bits for the Examiner to go in a seasonal supplement on Midleton, naturally I started with the distillery, then a well-curated email interview with Ignacio, above, GM of the heritage centre, and a couple of other bits, including one on Iceland. 2,814 more words