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# whiskey - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

100-year-old Irish whiskey expected to fetch €12,000 at auction

The whiskey is a 16-year matured single malt from the George Roe distillery.

# whiskey - Friday 28 February, 2020

'When I was growing up, people perceived Irish whiskey to be your grandfather's drink'

Tools of the Trade: Jack Teeling on building a global brand and why he took up running.

# whiskey - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign

Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done

# whiskey - Friday 22 November, 2019

Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now

Distillers are looking at new horizons after the scare, but the US is still top for a drop of the pure.

# whiskey - Sunday 3 November, 2019

The Irish For: How did Irish céilí dancing end up with a waltz but no tango?

Dances and words travel between cultures in a similar way, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# whiskey - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river Down The Drain This post contains videos

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

# whiskey - Monday 21 January, 2019

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

# whiskey - Thursday 10 January, 2019

The boss of Diageo's local whiskey says Ireland's luxury range is 'underdeveloped'

The drinks giant wants its new Roe & Co brand to take the lead in the super premium category.

# whiskey - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

What do people in the US and China think about Irish whiskey? Bord Bia wants to find out

Bord Bia issued the tender, saying both countries represented “significant opportunities for growth” of the whiskey market.

# whiskey - Sunday 25 November, 2018

The Irish For... it's fun to drink uisce beatha in a síbín - but watch out for the poison drop

If the Irish phrase for a hangover doesn’t put you off drink nothing will – ‘braon nimhe sa ceann’ means ‘a poison drop to the head’, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# whiskey - Monday 17 September, 2018

After branding battle, Conor McGregor will call his whiskey Proper No. Twelve

The MMA fighter’s new product will initially launch in Ireland and the US.

# whiskey - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'We've put in effort, money, time': John Teeling won't axe his Louth whiskey warehouse plan... yet

The Great Northern Distillery owner is fighting to keep the €20 million project alive.

# whiskey - Saturday 7 July, 2018

The head of Dublin’s newest distillery thinks half of whiskey ventures won't survive the next decade

There are expected to be more than 30 whiskey distilleries in Ireland by 2020.

# whiskey - Friday 22 June, 2018

Whiskey sales are surging but the threat of US tariffs is souring the industry's high spirits

Nearly 120 million bottles of Irish whiskey were sold around the world last year.

# whiskey - Sunday 25 March, 2018

The firm behind a major whiskey project says claims it would scar Westmeath are 'exaggerated'

Vault Whiskey Store has appealed the refusal for its €138m development.

# whiskey - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'Distillers will go out of business': Why Ireland needs to build big whiskey warehouses

Developers are worried planning delays could hurt small firms.

# whiskey - Friday 3 November, 2017

A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake

The owner of the Swiss bar travelled to Beijing and refunded the customer.

# whiskey - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'

18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.

# whiskey - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Could Irish gin be the new Irish whiskey?

Ireland’s distillers are cashing in on the gin craze

# whiskey - Friday 21 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's Halle Berry chugging an entire pint of whiskey at Comic Con Pintwoman

# whiskey - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city

The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.

# whiskey - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Diageo just announced a whiskey version of the Storehouse, and a brand new whiskey to go with it Roe And Co

Diageo just announced a whiskey version of the Storehouse, and a brand new whiskey to go with it

The name of George Roe is coming back.

# whiskey - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

How beer and whiskey became Irish specialities

And how the ‘boilermaker’ cocktail is having a bit of a moment.

# whiskey - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Jameson is a global favourite, but high taxes are dampening sales at home

The brand has been riding high worldwide with the resurgence in Irish whiskey.

# whiskey - Friday 1 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad found a whiskey bottle in his daughter's room and responded brilliantly No Chill

This dad found a whiskey bottle in his daughter's room and responded brilliantly

“We heard a news report about people breaking into houses and hiding whiskey bottles, so if that’s the case…”

# whiskey - Sunday 8 May, 2016

The company behind Jameson and Powers wants to sell Paddy to a US firm

Irish Distillers has predicted there will be no impact on jobs here.

# whiskey - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

The thirst for Irish whiskey is so strong distillers may struggle to keep up

The opportunity is there for the spirit to make major inroads in several markets.

# whiskey - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Here's how to make this decadent ice cream and whiskey cocktail dessert Simple

# whiskey - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Ireland's gin revolution is about to kick off

Distillers line up to benefit from consumers’ appetite for premium spirits.

# whiskey - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Meet the new batch of distillers behind an Irish whiskey resurgence

The spirit has been going through a boom.

# whiskey - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space

*Provided you’ve figured out a way to travel into space.

# whiskey - Sunday 6 September, 2015

This is what happened when a warehouse full of whiskey was hit by lightning causing a "firenado"

800,000 gallons of whiskey was destroyed.

# whiskey - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years

The Boann Distillery is due to start production before the end of the year.

# whiskey - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge The whiskey doughnut has been invented and it looks unreal Next Level

The whiskey doughnut has been invented and it looks unreal

This is exactly what we all needed.

# whiskey - Sunday 16 August, 2015

This Dingle whiskey distillery is selling vodka and gin to help fund the business

You have to play the long game if you want to get into the whiskey business, which is why the Dingle Whiskey Distillery is thinking outside the box.

# whiskey - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

# whiskey - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 Irish coffees to sample before you die Irish Coffee

13 Irish coffees to sample before you die

Irish up that coffee.

# whiskey - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

# whiskey - Monday 8 June, 2015

A €17 million expansion is set to create 30 new whiskey bottling jobs

A serious expansion of a bottling facility in Clondalkin is set to create 30 new jobs.

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