Category Archive: Ireland



  The Teeling Whiskey Company has today officially announced the launch of a special commemorative bottling to mark the opening of its new distillery in Dublin. Teeling Revival 15 Year Old Single Malt (46% ABV) was distilled in 1999 and matured exclusively in ex-rum casks. This new release also marks the upgrading of the Teeling …

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Irish Distillers announce launch of Bordeaux Wine Cask Finished Green Spot

Green Spot Château Léoville Barton

Irish Distillers has today announced the launch of the first ever Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux wine casks. Green Spot Château Léoville Barton (46% ABV) is a new variant of the much renowned Irish whiskey, which can trace its roots back to Dublin-based wine merchants, Mitchell & Son, who matured, …

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Tullamore D.E.W. announces the launch of world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey

Tullamore D.E.W. has today officially announced the launch of the world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey, which will be available exclusively in Travel Retail. Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Finish (40% ABV) combines two of Ireland’s oldest crafts, cider-making and whiskey-making. The result is a triple distilled blend that is said to take the senses …

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Midleton launches first ever virgin Irish oak finished whiskey


Pernod Ricard has announced the launch of Midleton Dair Ghaelach, its first ever Irish whiskey to be finished in virgin Irish Oak Hogsheads. Midleton Dair Ghaelach (58.5% ABV) meaning ‘Irish oak’, is the result of a six-year exploration by the Midleton Masters into using native oak to mature Irish whiskey. Led by Master Blender, Billy …

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Glendalough- Double Barrel, Single Grain


Irish craft distiller Glendalough has added a new whiskey to its range, the single grain Double Barrel. The whiskey is distilled from a mash of malted barley and corn using Glendalough’s traditional Coffey still, then matured for three and a half years in first-fill ex-Bourbon barrels. The final step is an additional six months of …

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Pernod Ricard announce the US launch of its Yellow Spot single pot still Irish Whiskey

Pernod Ricard has announced the official US release of its award-winning Yellow Spot 12 Year Old single pot still Irish whiskey. Since its launch in 2012, Yellow Spot has been exclusively available in the UK and other select European countries. It will now join two of Pernod Ricard’s other renowned single pot still whiskies, Redbreast …

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Beam Suntory launches Kilbeggan 8yo in European travel retail

kilbeggan 8yr

Beam Suntory has announced the launch of Kilbeggan 8 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey (40% ABV) across European Travel Retail. Following in the footsteps of the recently launched Kilbeggan 21 Year Old, this latest release further taps into the category’s continued strong growth in Travel Retail. Kilbeggan 8 Year Old, which is a rebranding …

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Redbreast unveil first ever 100% Sherry Cask Matured expression


Redbreast Mano a Lámh Redbreast unveil first ever 100% Sherry Cask Matured limited edition expression. Fans of the superb Redbreast Single Pot Still Irish whiskey will be pleased to hear that they have announced the release of Redbreast Mano a Lámh, this is the first expression released in the Redbreast range which has been 100% …

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Jameson unveils its 5th annual limited edition bottling

Jameson Limited Edition Bottle

Jameson, has unveiled its fifth annual limited edition bottle as it gears up for St. Patrick’s Day 2015. Designed by award-winning, Dublin-based illustrator, Steve Simpson, the bottle forms the flagship of Jameson’s much-anticipated ‘Hello Dublin’ celebrations in Dublin and around the world this March. Simpson’s innovative design captures the soul, warmth and wit of the …

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Kilbeggan 21yo launches in European travel-retail

Kilbeggan 21yo

Beam Suntory has launched the Kilbeggan 21yo,  a limited-edition bottling of the oldest blended Irish whiskey from the Kilbeggan Distilling Co., across European travel-retail. Available now, the Kilbeggan 21yo is distributed by Maxxium Travel Retail (MTR) in the European travel-retail market. Tt has an ABV of 40% and retails at €99 for a 70cl bottle. With its beautiful …

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