Articles Tagged: Irish whiskey

Drink More Whiskey – Book Review

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Our friend Daniel Yaffe, founder of Drink Me magazine, recently published his first book < Drink More Whiskey: Everything You Need to Know About Your New Favorite Drink
.  Daniel is clearly a lover of whiskey and this book is his personal homage to the spirit.  We can hardly blame him as it’s one of our favorite beverages as well.

In Drink More Whiskey, Daniel takes a new approach to examining the spirit that is fun, witty and bordering on irreverant.  Daniel doesn’t write a dissertation on whiskey in … Read more

Waterwheel

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Recipe By Darren McGettigan, resident mixologist at Bar Beoga of the Menlo Park Hotel – Galway, Irealand… Read more

Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Review

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In the town of Kilbeggan, Ireland sits one of the World’s oldest distillery. It dates back to 1757. After siting idle for over 50 years, Cooley Distillery (now Beam owned), began making whiskey in Kilbeggan once again. One of the 2 copper pot still used to make Kilbeggan is a 180 year old beauty from the Tullamore Dew Distillery.

They started distilling in Kilbeggan in 2010, so the whiskey we are drinking was made at … Read more

Zesty Irishman

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Tullamore Dew Whiskey Review

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It’s that time of year again when everyone is proud to find their Irish roots — whether they have any or not. The cheesy, green beer is practically shoved down your throats and the colorful cocktails are flying off the bars, but nothing says it’s St. Patty’s day like Irish whiskey. With the big day right around the corner, I thought this would be a perfect time to “Do the Dew”. No, not that … Read more

Irish Mist Whiskey Liqueur Review

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In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we selected a liqueur that is made in Ireland, conjures up Irish history and adds a modern twist to an Irish classic.  Irish Mist is linked with the history of Ireland, itself.  In ancient Ireland, the Chieftains, nobles and warriors drank a wine made of honey and herbs.  With the English conquer of Ireland in the 1500’s and the fleeing of the Irish nobility and soldiers in the 1600’s, … Read more

Irish Apple Sour

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A green cocktail full of apple flavor for St. Patrick’s Day.… Read more

Peach Toast

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A great shooter recipe for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Irish Coffee

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First originating in the 1940s at the Port of Foynes, in the West of Ireland, by chef Joe Sheridan. Wanting to warm a some weary American passengers, Joe added some whiskey to there glass.  When they inquired what sort of coffee it was, Joe replied, “Irish Coffee”.  The drink became a staple at near by Shannon Airport, where it was discovered by San Francisco travel writer, Stanton Delaplane.  Delaplane was so taken by the cocktail, … Read more

Try Your Luck With Irish Cocktails

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We’ll admit it, there may not be anything particularly Irish about these cocktails aside from the name and maybe the inclusion of a little bit of Irish whiskey. But, there’s one thing we do know for sure — you’ll love them!

    Apple Irish Coffee — a little cream in this brandy cocktails makes for a rich drink.
    Cucumber Irish Blessing — this vodka cocktail is minty and refreshing!
    Irish Tea Punch — add a little

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