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Protecting Irish Whiskey

Protecting Irish Whiskey

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” – Aldous Huxley.

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Dair Ghaelach Irish Whiskey Aged in Irish Oak

Dair Ghaelach Irish Whiskey Aged in Irish Oak

Have you ever wondered why most Scotch and Irish Whiskey is aged in old Oak Bourbon barrels from Kentucky or oak sherry casks from Spain? There must be a good reason why the barrels could not be made from native Irish oak trees?

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Midleton Irish Whiskey Presents Their First Ever Google Hangout

Midleton Irish Whiskey Presents Their First Ever Google Hangout

Single pot still Irish Whiskeys of Midleton present their first ever Google hangout on air live from the Google foundry, Dublin.
As you know, I have long admired the way that Midleton Distillery, Jameson and Irish Distillers place so much emphasis on the people who make their whiskey. Many other whisk(e)y companies are fronted by accountants and marketeers who just act as a buffer between the folks who actually run the distilleries and their public.

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