The Rag Trader opened in August 2016 on Drury St in Dublin’s fashionable Creative Quarters. Drury’s street was once the rag trade district, with many warehouses and offices all concerned with the textile industry. The Rag Trader has taken this piece of Dublin history and run with it. The building itself was once a warehouse and today it houses a rather unique whiskey pub. They have managed to capture this period of time with the sympathetic renovation. The old world comes alive once you step through their door.[Read more…] about The Rag Trader Whiskey Bar
Popular whiskey brand launches a new triple blend celebrating the Caribbean’s forgotten Irish heritage[Read more…] about Tullamore D.E.W. Continues Its Journey Of Blend With XO Rum Cask Finish
This is quite a unique and special single pot still whiskey. Thanks to our Irish regulations our whiskey has to be aged in wood; making no one wood specific to us, hence the ability to play around. This is the main mantra for the Method and Madness range. This pot still is finished in chestnut casks sourced from the Isére region in France.[Read more…] about Method & Madness Single Pot Still In Chestnut Whiskey Review
Maurice and Jonathan Egan have done it again. Not only have they managed to revive Egan’s Irish Whiskey, they have brought it from strength to strength. Last year they released a higher end offering known as Legacy Reserve 1 that was aged for 15 years. Now the Reserve is back, a year older and with a unique finishing time in ex-French wine casks.[Read more…] about Egan’s Legacy Reserve 2 Whiskey Review
The Ryan’s have been whiskey people for six generations. One generation or another has worked in some part of the whiskey business. By the early twentieth century the course was set for the Ryan family, to source, finish and bottle their very own whiskey. Today this twelve year old single malt is one of the many carefully selected whiskey’s the Ryan family have chosen; this endeavour has been led by Eunan Ryan, whilst other members of the family take care of working the family pub in Beggars Bush.[Read more…] about Jack Ryan 12 Year Old Single Malt – Whiskey Review
The Redbreast Lustau Edition is a unique collaboration between Midleton Distillery in County Cork and Bodegas Lustau in Jerez, Spain. Due to its immense popularity this expression has become part of the core range.
The nose is juicy yet complex. Delightful sherry notes sing out with the apricot tones which mingle quite nicely with the aromas of fresh figs, almonds and toasted oak with a lick of liquorice.[Read more…] about Redbreast Lustau Edition – Whiskey Review
Clonakilty Single Batch Double Oak whiskey has been finished in double oak casks since its conception, but now the team have decided to highlight the fact! A premium product matured in ex-bourbon casks, it is finished in virgin American oak; and shaved, toasted and re-charred ex-red wine European oak casks (NEOC)*.
This makes it the world’s first Irish whiskey to be finished in a NEOC cask.[Read more…] about Clonakilty Single Batch Double Oak Finish – Whiskey Review
The Whistler is range of single malts produced by Boann Distillery located in the beautiful Boyne Valley.
“Whistled into life one fabled New Year’s Eve, this whiskey has notes of family tradition and history.”[Read more…] about The Whistler 7 Year Old Blue Note – Whiskey Review