Episode 7: The Cooley Effect & The Rise of Single Pot Still Whiskey, Again.

Summary Welcome to the final episode in our seven part podcast series, The History of Irish Whiskey. In each episode we’ve set out to question the traditionally held beliefs on the evolution of Irish Whiskey from dispelling the myths surrounding the involvement of Irish monks in the first distillation of the spirit that would become […]
Tasting Events

Replay: Tasting Event with Clonakilty Distillery

The team at Clonakilty Distillery, located at the waterfront in the heart of Clonakilty town, in beautiful West Cork, were kind enough to host us live for a tasting of three of their core whiskeys, their Minke Gin and a sample of their newly of-age single pot still Irish whiskey. Barry was joined by newly […]
June 24, 2022

Sazerac Announces Purchase of Sligo’s Lough Gill Distillery

Restoration of Demesne, Capacity Expansion, and Creation of Irish Whiskey Homeplace in Future Plans Hazelwood Demesne Limited, owner of the Lough Gill Distillery, on the shores of Lough Gill in County Sligo, Ireland, announces its acquisition by the Sazerac Company, one of the world’s largest distilled spirits companies with premium brands such as Buffalo Trace […]

Celebrating Irish Whiskey. Together.

Irish whiskey has been bringing people together for centuries — to laugh, to cry, to connect, to build community. We may find ourselves in a world that feels very different today than it did a year ago, but one constant remains - Irish whiskey’s ability to connect us, to engage us, to inspire us.

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