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MITCHELL & SON Gold Spot Irish Whiskey

Irish Distillers And Mitchell & Son Celebrate The 135th Anniversary Of The Mitchells Entering Whiskey Bonding With The Unveiling Of Gold Spot Irish Whiskey

The Spot family shines brighter than ever with a limited-edition whiskey honouring the colourful 135-year legacy of wine & spirits merchants, Mitchell & Son Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, together with the Mitchell family are marking 135 years of whiskey bonding among the Mitchell family, one of Ireland’s last …

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Irish Distillers Unveils the Latest Chapter in the Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Story

Knockrath Forest Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey  Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has introduced Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Knockrath Forest, the third release in the Dair Ghaelach collection. A remarkable addition to the Midleton Very Rare story, the new expression has matured in barrels made from virgin Irish …

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What if? When knowledge and discovery collide – Method & Madness Gin

It is a sign of rare courage and confidence for any successful business to start a bold new venture encouraging the wisdom of experience to be open to the creative imagination of experimentation. The new micro distillery in Midleton opened in 2015 and as a manual hands-on plant, was used as a training hub by …

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Cask Cocktail Bar

Cask Cocktail Bar Hosts Top London Drinks Lab for One Night Only

For one night only award-winning Cork cocktail bar, Cask, will play host to a special takeover by the visionary team behind Crucible, a London-based creative hub for the drinks and flavour industry. On Wednesday, 20th February, the Crucible takeover will take place at Cask. The event is sponsored by Irish Distillers Pernod-Ricard’s Affinity Brand Company. …

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New Red Spot Whiskey

Dublin Whiskey Bonding Tradition Honoured With New Red Spot Whiskey

Irish Distillers have unveiled a new Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to honour Dublin’s Whiskey Bonding Tradition. This new member of the Spot Whiskey range is created from a unique recipe that has been handed down by the Mitchell & Son family of wine merchants, who were the creators of the original Spot …

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Eight Degrees Acquired by Irish Distillers As Demand For Caskmates Jameson Brand Continues To Soar

It’s a blistering hot day in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, as I stand outside the home of Eight Degrees Brewing with Caroline Hennessy, broadcaster, author of Slainte – the complete guide to Irish Craft Beer and Cider and also head of marketing at the brewery. We are stood where the grain silo used to be staring out …

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Jameson Bow St Distillery Named World’s Best Whiskey Attraction

Today Irish Distillers announced that the Jameson Distillery has been named the world’s most visited whiskey experience. Irish Distillers is Ireland’s leading supplier of wines, spirits and produces the world’s most famous Irish whiskey, Jameson. As Jameson Distillery Bow Street celebrates this amazing achievement it beats out competition from experiences in America and Scotland. In one …

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Irish Old Fashioned Anyone? This Iconic Irish Whiskey Brand Has Just Launched Seaweed Bitters

Here at TheTaste, we are firm fans of the classic Old Fashioned, but the news that Jameson Irish Whiskey has just released Wild Seaweed Bitters has us plotting an Irish shake up on the classic bourbon and Angostura bitters based tipple. A true celebration of Irish ingredients, the innovative new bitters is composed of wild …

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Jameson Irish Whiskey Launches International Taste, That's Why Campaign

Jameson Irish Whiskey Launches International “Taste, That’s Why” Campaign

Jameson Irish Whiskey has unveiled a new campaign titled “Taste, That’s Why” which will launch in the US this month, ahead of a wider roll-out later this year. It will encompass television, out of home, digital and social media content to highlight the popular brand of Irish whiskey, produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery. Creative …

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First Icons of Whisky Ireland Awards Sees Irish Distillers Named Distiller of the Year

First Icons of Whisky Ireland Awards Sees Irish Distillers Named Distiller of the Year 2017

Last Friday, 24th of November, Irish Distillers was chosen as Distiller of the Year at the first Icons of Whisky Ireland Awards. These awards aim to highlight the diversity and passion of today’s Irish whiskey industry. The awards were presented by Rob Allanson, Editor of Whisky Magazine and included the Hall of Fame Ireland ceremony. Commenting on the …

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Blackwater Distillery

Blackwater Distillery’s New Premises Receive Planning Permission

Blackwater Distillery’s plans to build a micro-distillery with visitor facilities in Ballyduff, Co Waterford has been approved. Their clever idea to renovate a hardware store built in 1952 into a state of the art micro-distillery is underway and renovations are to start in July. The creators of Blackwater No 5 Gin plan to open their …

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Jameson

The New Look Jameson Distillery Bow St Re-opens Following €11 Million Investment

Following a total investment of €11 million, Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has announced the reopening of the Jameson Distillery Bow St in of the home of Jameson in Smithfield, Dublin. The new look ‘Jameson Distillery Bow St.’ brand home, which …

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Irish Distillers to invest €10.5m in Midleton Distillery

Irish Distillers to invest €10.5m in Midleton Distillery

Irish Distillers announced plans to invest €10.5 at Midleton Distillery, Cork with the aim of increasing its single pot still Irish whiskey production capacity by over 30%. To ensure that Irish Distillers continues to lead the global Irish whiskey renaissance and to support the Irish Whiskey Association’s target of global growth of 300% by 2030, …

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Irish Distillers Named World Whiskies Producer Of The Year at ISC Awards

Irish Distillers Named World Whiskies Producer Of The Year at ISC Awards

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard was named World Whiskies Producer Of The Year at the International Spirits Challenge, a prestigious international competition held at the Honourable Artillery Company in London last 6th of July. The competition received more than 1,300 entries from over 70 participating countries. Brian Nation, Head Distiller at Irish Distillers received the award and praised “the dedication and commitment of the passionate …

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Powers Three Swallows

Powers Three Swallows Once the biggest brand in Ireland Irish distillers have just released Three Swallows a revival of the old Powers style originally made in their distillery on Thomas street, Dublin.  Irish Distillers are determined to put Powers back on the map. This whiskey has been released with no age statement and has been …

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A Union Made in Heaven – Jameson Caskmates where Jameson Whiskey meets Irish Craft Stout

Jameson and craft Irish stout are no strangers behind the bar, but for the first time ever they’ve swapped casks to create Jameson Caskmates, created exclusively by the Midleton Distillery in collaboration with the Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork. A truly great whiskey celebrating the great things that can happen when two great things cross …

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