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Cork: Jameson Distillery, Ballycotton and Cobh

When you see Jameson, you think of Irish Whiskey.  I’m not a whiskey drinker but I always like to learn new things and as I was in the county that makes it, I took myself off and a cousin of mine to Midleton which is a few miles by car  from Cork City. 119 more words

Local man starts working for Irish Examiner, takes back everything he said about them

Is there any news softer than rich, creamy advertorial? There is not, and I can write the softest, most meaningless advertorial of all. I got the chance to do some on a few businesses in Midleton, so here they are. 3,423 more words

Treats from the top shelf

PATRICK LECLEZIO recommends five fine whiskies to accompany the festive season’s feasting.

First published in Prestige Magazine (December 2016 Best of the Best edition).

The end of another year looms, so reassuringly close now.  1,237 more words

Whisky Column

My weekend in photos. In other words, I basically didn’t go anywhere or do anything.

Irish Whiskey: Knappogue Castle 1995 vs Midleton Dair Ghaelach Grinsell's Wood Batch 1, Tree 9

Knappogue Castle 1995 40% 

This is a label that has been used to bottle various unnamed Irish distilleries of various vintages, but this 1995 is known to be a Bushmills. 469 more words


An Irish Whiskey Perspective

Recently I returned from an 8-night whiskey adventure through Ireland.  The goal of the trip was to understand the history of Irish whiskey, the process of pot and triple distillation, and the reason behind the buzz of new whiskies being released.  1,148 more words