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Bushmills Irish Whiskey to Host a Unique Event Series in Celebration of Irish Talent

This year, Bushmills Irish Whiskey is launching an exciting new collaboration series entitled #BlackBushStories. Partnering with talent across the island of Ireland, this unique series will feature the stories and crafts of independent, spirited and extraordinary irish individuals. This exciting Bushmills campaign will be an immersive event series that will take place in a number …

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Cocktail Event

Bringing Belfast to Dublin – This Bar is Hosting a Special Cocktail Event Next Monday

We know it’s only Tuesday but the working week blues are already setting in. Yes, there are still four days left in the working week and all we want is a perfectly crafted cocktail and a great night out. Well, fear not because this time next week, you won’t care that it’s only Tuesday because …

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Whiskey Lovers

Meet Irish Distillers at This Exciting Pop-Up Series For Whiskey Lovers

Calling all whiskey lovers. The Irish Whiskey Museum is hosting a series of distillery pop-ups in their Victorian Bar overlooking Trinity College Dublin. Lovers of a glass or two of uisce beatha will get the chance to not only sample different brands of whiskey, but also meet a variety of distillers. From their new distillery …

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You Can Now Taste Rare Vintage Wines When You Fly With Emirates

Emirates has launched the Emirates Vintage Collection, which is a stunning selection of fine wines from its cellar in Burgundy. The four wines, which have been stored for up to 15 years, will be exclusively available on select routes in First Class for a limited time only. These wines include the Château Cheval Blanc 2004, …

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Gin Masterclass

Calling All G&T Lovers – This Galway Bar is Hosting a Seriously Tempting Gin Masterclass

Tigh Nora, Galway’s most popular dedicated gin bar with Ireland’s largest selection of gin, is hosting a private gin masterclass that is sure to send gin lovers into a frenzy. Boasting a fantastic selection of Irish and International gin brands, as well as bespoke gin cocktails, premium spirits and craft beers, there’s no better place …

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Cask Bartender Represents Ireland at Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktails Championships 2018

Bartender Tony Barry from the multi-award-winning Cask bar in Cork city, is currently representing Ireland at the global finals of the prestigious Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktails Competition. Taking place in Mexico City’s Museo Numismatico Nacional from April 29th until the May 1st, the competition has a total of 34 countries taking part. The final round …

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Delicious Pink Gin

Perfect For Summer Parties – You Can Now Get This Delicious Pink Gin in a Can

Even though the weather may not be reflecting this greatly, the summer is well and truly on the way. With summer comes day trips with friends, picnics in the park, festivals and BBQ’s in the back garden. Bottles can sometimes be inconvenient for such activities, which is why we’re very excited about the new can …

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Fabulous French Wine

Ooh La La – O’Briens Wine Are Having An Unmissable French Wine Sale

Are you a fan of fabulous French Wine? Are you struggling to get through your week and wishing there was a better way to get over the hump? Well, this Wine Wednesday, O’Briens Wines has the solution. The wine store has launched a huge French wine sale, with savings of 20-44% on over 220 exciting …

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Social Diary – Bacardi Rum Shakes Up The Spirit World With New Bacardi Cuatro

BACARDÍ, the world’s most awarded rum, introduced their first new liquid in 10 years at an exclusive launch event in Dublin this week. The event was attended by special guest Adolfo Comas-Bacardí (6th generation family member) who launched the new BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro. Guests were treated to a prohibition style party in a disused abattoir …

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Whiskey Lovers Rejoice – A New Irish Whiskey Has Launched in Dublin

There’s a new Irish Whiskey for drinks lovers to get their hands on. Launched this week in Howth, Co. Dublin, Lambay Irish Whiskey Company will delight the palates of whiskey lovers. Sabine Sheehan, Brand Manager for Lambay Irish Whiskey Company, said: “Our approach in the Irish market will be simple but challenging, geo-targeting consumers in …

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Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair Praised for its Inclusive Approach

Celebrate International Women’s Day With Alltech at The Ha’penny Gin VIP Garden Party

The Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair (Alltech Brews) opens its doors for three days of craft brews and distilled drinks in the Convention Centre Dublin on Thursday 8th March 2018, which also happens to be International Women’s Day! This year’s event features a new ‘Distillers Quarter’, which will serve the best craft spirits and …

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Irish Gin

The Perfect Swerve – You’ll Want to Jump on This New Irish Gin Campaign

Jawbox Small Batch Gin, the award-winning Irish gin brand has launched a new campaign as it readies itself for further international export in 2018. #ThePerfectSwerve campaign will be live from today across online and offline channels including social media, website, content marketing, point-of-sale and more. Designed by internationally-acclaimed agency Drinksology, best known for its work …

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Ultimate Prosecco

Dream Holiday Alert – You Can Now Take an Italian Prosecco Trek

Calling all wine lovers! Does the idea of a prosecco-themed trek through Italy sound appealing to you? Of course it does. Exploring “The Prosecco Road” in Italy, a 120km stretch of mountainous terrain, you can venture through the stunning scenery and more than 175 family-run wineries, sipping to your heart’s content. If you’re interested in …

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The National Off-Licence Association: Excise Duty Reduction Will Lead to Job Creation and Better Salaries

NOffLA Urges Government to Swiftly Enact Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

The National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) has called on Government to expedite the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill through all stages of the legislative process in the coming weeks. Speaking at the annual Off-Licence of the Year Awards 2018, which took place at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, NOffLA Chairman, Gary O’Donovan said: “The annual NOffLA …

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Want to Improve Your Wine Knowledge? Sheen Falls Lodge is Hosting a Special Wine Academy Series

Have you ever wanted to learn about wine but aren’t quite sure where to begin? The Sheen Falls Lodge Wine Academy might be just what you’ve been looking for. Taking place in the 5-star hotel over the course of three weekends, the Wine Academy series is a journey of learning and discovery. Led by the …

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How Far Will Your Money Go? These Are The Cheapest Places to Get a Pint Around The World

You can’t beat a refreshing pint at the end of a hard day at work, especially when enjoyed with friends. People especially love a good drink when they’re on holidays, but have you ever wondered which countries offer the most and expensive pints? An interactive map, focusing on 177 of the world’s most populated cities, …

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Drink Like Your Favourite Peaky Blinders Characters With These New Themed Spirits

You can now drink like your favourite Peaky Blinders characters thanks to a new themed spirits range inspired by the series. This new range is being produced by Stourbridge-based craft brewery, Sadler’s Ales, with London Dry Gin, Irish Whiskey and Spiced Black Rum all on the menu. Celebrating the traditional flavours from the 1920s, with …

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One Giant Step for Vegans – Vegan Baileys Finally Lands on This Side of the Atlantic

For some, there is little that signals the arrival colder season than cracking open a bottle of Baileys, enjoying the sweet liquor over ice while cosying up alongside a crackling fire. Though those who choose or have to omit dairy for their diets have been stripped of the chance to enjoy this seasonal splurge. So …

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Hayfever

Gin Lovers Rejoice – Famed Youthful Gin is Now Available in Ireland

It’s no secret that gin is the drink of the moment in Ireland and now the famed CollaGin, a youthful gin, is finally available to purchase in Ireland. English gin brand, CollaGin, is distilled with pure collagen, which is known to help the skin look more youthful. Distilled with 11 botanicals, including grapefruit and orris, CollaGin …

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Alcotraz

Drink with Conviction at London’s Prison-Themed Pop-Up Bar Alcotraz

Curious customers will the chance to see what life behind bars is like at new bar Alcotraz popping up on Brick Lane in east London from September 28th. As you might have gathered from the name, the new bar is modelled on Alcatraz Penitentiary, San Francisco’s legendary prison. Further details of the bar are closely guarded …

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Tipperary Boutique Distillery Unveils First Distillation of Their Barley

Tipperary Boutique Distillery has announced the first distillation of the barley grown on their farm at Ballindoney. The successful distillation took place at an established Irish distillery keen to encourage boutique brands, which will only ever produce small quantities of home-grown barley and subsequent whiskey yields. Under the keen eye of Master Distiller Stuart Nickerson, …

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