Ireland’s whiskey history is one of the cornerstones of the world’s whisky story. Along with the USA and Scotland, the country’s traditions have informed whisky making around the globe. Success goes in waves, and Ireland…Continue reading »
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Red Spot – top of the spots
Posted on 22 March 2019 by Billy
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Pot Still Whiskey – Ireland’s Secret Weapon
Posted on 7 March 2018 by Billy
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Irish whiskey is booming. For a long time it has been seen as Scotch whisky’s less-popular sibling, but the past few years have seen it explode in popularity. The biggest driver is Jameson, a blended…Continue reading »
My love affair with Irish whiskey
Posted on 17 March 2017 by Sukhinder
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Many people believe that whisky is all about Scotch. Even though whiskies from other countries such as Japan, Taiwan and Ireland are pretty good, why bother when you have such an array of styles from…Continue reading »
Fancy a trip to Midleton? New Prize Draw!
Posted on 28 February 2013 by Billy
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It’s all about Irish whiskey at the moment. We’ve just launched our single cask 1991 vintage Midleton to impressive reviews and scores (Whiskyfun – 92, Whiskynotes – 91, Dramming – 91, Malt Fascination – “This…Continue reading »
New Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey – Yellow Spot
Posted on 5 October 2012 by Tim F
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Regular readers of the blog (Hello, Mum!) will be well aware that we’re unashamed fans of the fantastic Single Pot Still range of whiskies from Pernod Ricard’s Midleton distillery, home of Jameson. Anyone with too much time…Continue reading »
Tasting the Single Pot Still range with Barry Crockett
Posted on 26 March 2012 by Billy
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We may have been a couple of days late for a proper St Patrick’s day celebration, but we gathered a bunch of Irish whiskey fans at Vinopolis on Monday to have a go anyway. The…Continue reading »
TWE Blog Awards!
Posted on 16 February 2012 by Tim F
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It’s Oscar time again, and even in the whisky world the awards season is in full swing. Basking in the warm glow of our award for Best Online / Direct Mail Retailer of the Year at the recent…Continue reading »
Midleton Distillery Trip: Single Pot Still Irish Whiskeys Pt.2
Posted on 21 December 2011 by Tim F
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[Following on the first part of Tim’s write-up of his trip to Midleton, we jump straight back in with talk of the new expressions from Irish Distillers.] We’re back in the Distillers Cottage at the Old…Continue reading »
Midleton Distillery Trip: Single Pot Still Irish Whiskeys Pt.1
Posted on 14 December 2011 by Tim F
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In early May, TWE Blog was one of a small group of highly-privileged whisky folk invited to attend a special event at the Midleton distillery in Cork. Although the invite mentioned the launch of the…Continue reading »
Well, as Caperdonich originally should contribute to blends only and as there hasn't been any distillery bottlings before the two for the Italian market in the late 70's, I'd assume that a unique...
Posted on: 15 July 2022
That's really intriguing! I need to look into when the regulations started clamping down on naming – there was some discussion around Malt Mill online recently (thanks to
Posted on: 15 July 2022