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Lustau Edition, Single-Pot Still Irish Whiskey
As we've noted before, the phrase "single pot still" in Irish Whisky is akin to the respect warranted by single malt in scotch. Redbreast's latest, the Lustau Edition, sees this well-crafted spirit aged in Bodegas Lustau ex-Sherry barrels. The traditional...
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15 Year Trilogy Irish Whiskey
Thanks to finish in special casks formerly used for rum (after aging in an array of former bourbon and former Sherry casks), this latest expression from Irish whisky maker Tullamore DEW carries tropical fruit vibrance. There's substantial depth, with...
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The Best Whiskeys for Winter Holiday Gifting
The word whiskey (or whisky, depending on region of production) means innumerable things to a great many people. This brown spirit category plays catch-all for everything from the smokiest scotches to the oakiest bourbons. There are single malts and...
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Copper and Wood at Midleton Distillery
With the US release of acclaimed Irish whiskey Yellow Spot, and news of a very rare Irish oak-aged whiskey being produced, we once again made our way to Jameson's Midleton Distillery in County Cork, Ireland—where the aforementioned, and everything...
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Tullamore D.E.W.'s Limited Edition Celebratory Phoenix Whiskey
While in Ireland for the opening of Tullamore D.E.W.'s brand new distillery, we had the opportunity to try their latest limited edition expression: the Celebratory Phoenix Single Batch. Crafted in honor of the distillery opening and made in an edition...
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Tullamore D.E.W.'s New State-of-the-Art Distillery
Back in 1954, the distillery for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey shuttered its doors in midland Ireland's town of Tullamore. Production didn't cease, but rather shifted to the famed Midleton Distillery, home of many other Irish whiskies. When the...
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Kevin Spacey on Jameson First Shot
by Mya Stark Being "discovered” is a storied tradition in the tribal memory of the film industry. Drugstore soda fountains were crowded with hopefuls in the '40s, presenting their pretty cheeks for the same kiss of fate as Lana Turner and the mythos...