Ireland’s most awarded cocktail bar, Cask, in Cork’s Victorian Quarter, is hosting a one-night-only bar takeover by London’s “American Bar at The Savoy” on Wednesday the 1st of May. The Savoy’s “American Bar” is the oldest cocktail bar in Britain and one of the most renowned bars in the world. It was named World’s Best [...]
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Walsh Whiskey has released a very limited edition of it’s celebrated Writers’ Tears - Copper Pot whiskey. This rare, super-premium blend of Single Pot Still and Single Malt whiskeys was finished in 5 Marsala wine ‘hogshead’ casks from the Florio winery in Sicily. This is the second time that Walsh Whiskey has finished whiskeys in Marsala casks [...]
Carlsberg Unfiltered will repurpose a variety of plants that are being used for its living eco billboard later this month. The billboard, which features an array of 1,300 plants in the heart of Dublin City Centre, was installed as part of Carlsberg’sTogether Towards ZERO green agenda. Eclipse and Plant Up were behind the special build, in partnership [...]
It’s that time of the year again, when the sun starts shining in Dublin and those crispy canal cans start calling. Sunshine + Irish people = one of the great miracles of the world. Portobello has been our home for well over a decade and it kills us to see the canal left in a [...]
Bushmills Irish Whiskey has marked the return of its #BlackBushStories campaign for 2019 by announcing a collaboration with specialist tea makers, Suki Tea. The collaboration will see co-founder of the Irish tea company, Oscar Woolley, join Bushmills to host a series of whiskey and tea blending masterclass events across Ireland in April and May. 'Black [...]
Irish band Wild Youth dropped into The Morrison Hotel after their sold out gig in The Olympia to be the first to see one of their lyrics adorn the wall of Room 329. The band (Callum McAdam, Ed Porter, Conor O’ Donoghue, David Whelan) chose the lyric "I'm too broken hearted, too hurt for this party, [...]
One of Ireland’s most prominent publicans and owner of nine of Dublin’s finest pubs, Charlie Chawke, has recently purchased a Single Cask of Midleton Very Rare. Hand selected especially for Charlie Chawke by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, this exclusive Single Cask is only available in Searsons on Baggot Street, Dublin 4, and online in [...]
The winners of the Dublin Craft Beer & Cider Cups were announced on the opening evening of the three day Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Dublin Craft Beer Cup was awarded to German Brewery, CREW Republic for their ‘Rest in Peace’ Barley Wine; the Dublin Craft Cider Cup went to Tempted Cider for its ‘Tempted [...]
CALLING IRELAND’S MOST AMBITIOUS BARTENDERS TO ENTER THE 2019 WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR COMPETITIONDenise Maguire2019-03-27T13:56:04+00:00
The Irish leg of the World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is underway. Bartenders from across Ireland are invited to apply to enter the world’s most prestigious and respected bartender competition before it closes on Sunday, 31st March 2019. The winner will represent Ireland at the World Class Global Finals in Glasgow this September. [...]
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin has been voted Best Gin at the prestigious 2019 Flaviar Spirit Awards in New York. Best Gin Win for Gunpowder at New York Flaviar Awards. Flaviar is one of the world’s most competitive drinks contests, which awards ‘Best Spirit’ gongs to only 5 of the 22,000 eligible premium spirits brands each year. [...]