‘Irish whiskey has always been big on cask finishes of the sherry variety but now there is even more options including but not limited Rum casks, Sauternes, Tokaji, Bordeaux wine casks, I even found one aged in seaweed charred casks!’
Tag: Irish Whiskey
Irish whiskey is in boom times not just here but around the globe, selling something like 11.4 million nine litre cases of the stuff across the world in 2019, up from six million in 2010. But what is Irish Whiskey? How is it made, and how is it defined?
St Patrick’s Day: On March the 17th each year, the Irish pubs are full with Paddys, Guinness a-pouring, a sea of green and streams of whiskey flowing.
The Irish coffee recipe you’ll find at New York’s Dead Rabbit is about as good as you’ll find anywhere, and back in July Sydney’s The Duke of Clarence adopted their recipe for use, too.
Just who comes up with these worldwide day of drink celebrations, we don’t know, but we do know that we’re looking forward to World Whisky Day on Saturday the 19th.
Ah, March; the start of Autumn. Leaves are falling, and so too the drinkers packing the pubs on St Patrick’s Day. On the 17th of March the Irish pubs will be full with Paddys, Guinness a-pouring, a sea of green and streams of whiskey flowing. But there won’t be a lot of cocktails.
It is the lone brand to come from the ‘whiskey bonding’ era in Ireland and will be more readily available in the coming months. A single pot still Irish whiskey, it is comprised of pot still whiskeys aged between 7 and 10 years.