.the dublin liberties – oak devil

Double distilled Irish single malt blended with Irish grain whiskies, resulting in the Dublin Liberties - Oak Devil, aged for more than three years in ex-Bourbon barrels: A carved Oak Devil stood over the arched entrance to The Liberties, gleefully surveying the mayhem and mischief beyond in the quarter known as hell. Then, suddenly, the Oak Devil … Continue reading .the dublin liberties – oak devil


.the dublin liberties – copper alley

After ten years in ex-Bourbon barrels, this Irish single malt received a finish in 30 year old ex-Oloroso sherry casks. In total, 31 casks were married together in this bottling. Copper Alley is next to Christ Church Cathedral – a chance juxtaposition of the celestial and the infernal. By day, the high-born and the pious … Continue reading .the dublin liberties – copper alley

.redbreast – #redbreastdreamcask 41207

An Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey from Redbreast is always a certainty to receive a "cask driven" whiskey, starting in ex-Bourbon casks for a number of years before being recasked into ex-Sherry casks for another year or two, three before they are bottled. From cask #41207, a surprise 10cl sample at cask strength that was … Continue reading .redbreast – #redbreastdreamcask 41207

.teeling – 24yo

The Teelings are at it again. They have found a batch of Irish single malt, which has matured in ex-Bourbon casks for most of its life, before being transferred into active ex-Souternes wine barrels for some time, adding up to 24 years. Only 5.000 bottles have been filled and released. 46% abv, €300 single malt … Continue reading .teeling – 24yo

.teeling – 13yo – revival II

An Irish single malt, created from a batch of single malt Irish whiskies distilled in 2002. After having had a 12 year maturation period in ex-Bourbon casks, an extras year in ex-Calvados was awarded to the spirit. The Teeling family now has their own distillery, but was the previous owner of the Cooley distillery, producing … Continue reading .teeling – 13yo – revival II

.irish single malt – 24yo – tbwc – batch 1

An Irish single malt from #BoutiqueyWhisky twitter tasting from an unknown source. 24 years ago, in 1993, there were only 2 options, the (then) recently opened Cooley Distillery and the mass-producing plant in Midleton where, in 1966, the three remaining distilleries of that period joined forces. The hint on the label refers to the latter … Continue reading .irish single malt – 24yo – tbwc – batch 1