Category Archives: – Irish Whiskey

Jameson 12yo, 43%

If you’re very familiar with Jameson in it’s current form you’ll have noticed this is at 43% instead of the regular 40% at which they are bottled nowadays. I didn’t notice it since I don’t have a clue about these … Continue reading

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John Power & Son Irish Pot Still Whiskey, 40%

Edit: As it turns out, I had my match between sample-label and bottle shot wrong. Also, it’s not blended but a pot still whiskey. The post is updated. By blogging a bit more for the last few weeks I’ve been … Continue reading

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Connemara 1992-2006, K92/33 4109, 46%

A few years ago when I was having dinner at Scottish Restaurant Hielander we got an Irish single cask Connemara whiskey with our main course. If I remember correctly it was a grilled duckbreast, but I don’t know anything about … Continue reading

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Irish Single Malt, 1988-2015, 26yo, 50.7% – The Perfect Dram

The Perfect Dram is a quite presumptiously named brand from The Whisky Agency. The experience is that it’s not necessarily untrue since they use some of their best casks, and The Whisky Agency itself is already a cracking bottler. This … Continue reading

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The sixth annual Blog Birthday Bash

This here blog has been around for six years already. The actual date was August third, but that passed rather eventless. However, last Saturday was the annual barbecue-and-booze celebration. I made the fairly predictable huge hunks of pork again, although … Continue reading

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Tullamore D.E.W. Cider cask finish, 40%

So, it’s been a while since I reviewed an Irish whiskey, and when I did they were older single malts and not the blended whiskeys that make up the vast majority of the distillates of the Emerald Isle. Sometime last … Continue reading

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Irish Single Malt Whiskey, 1988-2015, 26yo, 46.3% – The Whisky Agency for Taiwan

For the last two years old Irish whiskeys have been making name for themselves. They more or less came out of nowhere, and I think the first major release was done by Adelphi with their Limerick whiskey. Since then all … Continue reading

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Irish Single Malt Whiskey, 2002-2015, 13yo, 51.8% – Creative Whisky Company

This Irish whiskey came out last year in spring and it was released on the back of a lot of ridiculously popular bottlings from other independent parties. Those whiskeys were more expensive and often twice as old as this one, … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram

So, I stared well with that Advent Calendar blogging. Then the Blind Tasting Competition started and that took over. I tried blogging twice per day but that was just too time consuming. Catching up with a massive blog post and … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 9: Tullamore D.E.W. 12, 40%

On the ninth day of Christmas Master of Malt brought us to Ireland. Tullmore D.E.W. (D.E.W stands for Daniel E. Williams, the original creator of the brand) is currently produced by William Grant & Sons, and while they wait for … Continue reading

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