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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

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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Kilbeggan 21yo launches in European travel-retail

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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Teeling Whiskey Distillery Take Delivery Of New Pot Stills

First new copper pot stills arrive in Dublin in over 125 years. The production of the first Irish whiskey produced in Dublin in over 125 years got one step closer this week when the new Teeling Distillery located in Dublin’s Newmarket in The Liberties took delivery of three new, handcrafted copper pot stills. The pot …

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Ex-Bruichladdich CEO Reynier speaks out over new Irish whiskey venture

Former Bruichladdich head Mark Reynier has said he will apply the lessons he learned reviving the Islay distillery to his new Irish whiskey project. Reynier’s company, Renegade Spirits, today announced it has bought Diageo’s former Guinness site in Waterford, Ireland and plans to turn it into a distillery. It marks Reynier’s return to spirits after …

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The Teeling Whiskey Brand returns after 231 years

Company carrying out feasibility study on new distillery in Dublin To celebrate 231 years of whiskey distilling tradition within the Teeling Family, Independent Irish whiskey maker the Teeling Whiskey Company has launched its flagship premium Irish whiskey brand Teeling Whiskey. The Teeling family are more recently synonymous with Cooley Distillery– which when established in 1987 …

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