irish whiskey

6 Irish Whiskey & Food Pairings for St Patrick’s Day

thewhiskylady - 2017-03-17

It’s this time of the year again! You can finally wear this terrible green jumper you’ve been offered at Christmas by someone who obviously doesn’t really care about you, and go pub-crawling your way through the city! Oh… But maybe you’re not from that team anymore? No, You’re now this boring friend organising themed meals for every occasion, and that’s ok, you don’t need to …

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3 Irish Distilleries You May Have Never Heard Of

thewhiskylady - 2017-03-10

A few weeks ago, the Embassy of Ireland in London was hosting #SpiritofSharing (organised by Irish food board Bord Bia): a showcase of Ireland‚Äôs new generation of drinks producers, and a great occasion to discover new and well-established Irish distillers over a few drinks ūüėÄ ! The event celebrated the renaissance of the Irish drinks industry, with makers sharing their drinks, each produced with great …

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My Favourite Irish Whiskeys Under £50

thewhiskylady - 2017-03-07

St Patrick’s Day being just around the corner and the whole Irish Whiskey category hitting the headlines lately (figures are more than impressive, did you know that the Irish Whiskey Association expects global market share to grow by 300% by 2030 from 4% to 12%?) are just two of the reasons that made me finally come up with this long-overdue piece on my favourite under-¬£50 …

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Slane Distillery Approaches Completion Date

thewhiskylady - 2017-02-28

Slane Distillery, one of the newest additions to the growing Irish whiskey market, is approaching completion of its construction and plans to begin production in July 2017. Located approximately 30 minutes northwest of Dublin in the midst of Ireland‚Äôs Boyne Valley, the distillery is set on the grounds of the legendary Slane Castle. Slane Distillery‚Äôs construction team broke ground on the $50 million project in …

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An Irish Whiskey revolution with new Method & Madness range

thewhiskylady - 2017-02-23

Irish Distillers introduces METHOD AND MADNESS; a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys designed to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey. METHOD AND MADNESS launches with a series of unique whiskeys that underpin a continued commitment by Irish Distillers to experimentation and innovation at the home of Irish whiskey in Midleton. METHOD AND MADNESS aims to harness the creativity of Midleton‚Äôs whiskey masters through …

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Reviewing Teeling 24 Years Old

thewhiskylady - 2017-02-15

In November last year, the dubliners of Teeling Whiskey released 2 exclusive vintages including a 33-year-old expression (said to be the “oldest bottling of Irish Single Malt”) and a 24-year-old baby that I was fortunate enough to sample. Let’s have a closer look at it!¬† Teeling 24 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey was first distilled in 1991 and matured in Bourbon casks then allowed …

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My December Whisky Wishlist

thewhiskylady - 2016-12-01

We’re officially kicking off the race to Christmas today! And I’ve been warning you since a few days, we’ll be going all blooming christmassy around here! Let’s start the festivities with my usual monthly selection… But instead of the 5 whiskies I usually select, my Whisky Wishlist doubles in size this month and showcases 10 fine expressions (in case you were still looking for some …

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Irish & American whiskey join forces with new PrizeFight Whiskey

thewhiskylady - 2016-11-04

West Cork Distillers & Tamworth Distilling join forces around a new collaborative Irish Whiskey meant to debut this weekend in Dublin! In earlier times, Irishmen journeyed to America, where they forged their character with resolve and their fists. Each bottle tells the stories of the boxing legends who came with nothing and fought for everything. Prizefight is a collaborative Irish whiskey, distilled and aged in …

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My July Whisky Wishlist

thewhiskylady - 2016-07-01

I can’t believe we’re already entering July (Hmm… Feels like I keep telling you that time is flying each month when I realise it’s already time for the next monthly selection) and I still don’t know where I’ll be in August (Not like I’m some sort of control freak trying to plan everything in advance… Noooo.). Crazy times ahead! And July also means Birthday month …

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Whisky Shopping: my 10 favourite drams under £50

thewhiskylady - 2016-06-28

While the sales period is currently in full swing around here – summer-style neon swimsuits and inelegant wedge sandals shamelessly colonising retail shelves – I thought it was high time for me to write this long-overdue piece (I received countless messages on social media asking me for my favourite “not-too-expensive” whiskies, and trust me the choice is highly difficult – Yes, I know a lot …

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