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June 2017

Irish Whiskey Believe the Hype


As Kilkenny celebrates its whiskey guild, Dublin's whiskey tours are well underway and the capital is welcoming the start of construction at the Dublin Liberties Distillery, the re-opening of the Old Jameson Distillery, and the 'next generation' of whiskies and apprentices On March 20th, the Dublin Liberties Distillery announced that construction work is [...]

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Premium Whiskey Growth


Irish produced whiskey has never been as popular, garnering international acclaim and recognition. Maev Martin talks to Diageo Brand Ambassador and Master of Whiskey Peter O'Connor about the drinks giant's decision to move into the premium Irish whiskey category.   Diageo recently launched a new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co. The move into [...]

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The Bitter Truth


Irish bartenders were out in force  in March as Germany's The Bitter Truth and Ireland's Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, both represented in Ireland by Dalcassian Wines & Spirits, created some bespoke cocktails. Maev Martin spoke to The Bitter Truth founder Alexander Hauck shortly after he arrived in Dublin.   Leading mixologists and bar owners from [...]

The Bitter Truth 2017-06-15T08:04:04+00:00