Irish Whiskey News

Pride After The Fall: Reclaiming The Glories Of Irish Whiskey

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Miles of column inches already document Irish whiskey’s resurgence in the past decade. As a proud Irishman with more than a passing interest in whiskey, this of course makes me happy, but we have been here before. Our industry is an object lesson in boom and bust. This time, our renaissance has to be different.

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Irish whiskey wins protected status in Belarus

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The Irish Whiskey Association has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure legal protection for Irish whiskey resulting in 85% of global Irish whiskey sales are now subject to legal protection.

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Teeling Whiskey unveils Blackpitts – a Peated Single Malt

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The wait is over for this long awaited release. Teeling Whiskey today announced the release of Blackpitts, a peated single malt Irish whiskey and the second release from their own stills in their home at Newmarket Square of Dublin’s Liberties. The first release from their Dublin distillery was a single pot still Irish whiskey, the first pot still to come out of Dublin in forty years. Teeling Whiskey have issued the following press release: Blackpitts is the second release from their new Dublin Distillery and continues its unconventional approach to expanding the Irish whiskey category See full story here  

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Dingle Batch No. 5 Single Malt Irish Whiskey New Release

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An Irish Single Malt Whiskey which has been finished in Bourbon, Madeira and Pedro Ximenez casks. Dingle Batch No. 5 is the second batch released under the watch of master Distiller Graham Coull who joined the Dingle Distillery Team in October 2019. It is also the largest batch release yet by Dingle at 35,500 bottles. Five hundred of these will be bottled at cask strength in tribute to the 500 “Founder” investors who each supported the distillery launch by investing in the very first 500 casks distilled. See full story here. https://irishwhiskey.com/dingle-batch-no-5-single-malt-irish-whiskey/  

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Jameson Irish Whiskey remains leader in global and domestic sales

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Jameson Irish whiskey has remained the global leader in Irish whiskey sales after it shipped 8 million cases in 2019, an increase from the 7.2 million it shipped in 2018. Overall, the Irish whiskey industry enjoyed a 10.6 percent increase in 2019, according to data compiled by IWSR Drinks Market Analysis and reported upon by The Irish Times.

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