Tag: Jameson

Why is Irish whiskey so popular? Our blind tasting panel found 7 good reasons

There’s been resurgence in all things Irish whiskey of late, so we put together a panel to assess some of what was out there. For something a little different we conducted this tasting at the Argyle’s new dumpling bar in The Rocks, because despite the geographical distance between Asia and Ireland, we think there’s a damn fine affinity between dumplings and whiskey.

Can you break down barrels with your bare hands?

One of the most respected authorities on Irish whiskey worldwide and a craftsman in the purist form of the word, we sit down with Midleton Distillery’s Master Cooper, Ger Buckley, to discuss his deep-seated appreciation of wood, whiskey, and a job well done.