“The light music of whiskey falling into a glass – an agreeable interlude”

(James Joyce)

I'm exploring the wonderful world of Irish whiskey, one blog post at a time.

Roe & Co whiskeys

As you may know, the new Roe & Co distillery opened in Dublin this summer, and a visit there is definitely on my to-do list the next time we go to Dublin, probably when we go there for Whiskey Live (which, by the way, has a VERY interesting lineup this year!). During the 18th and 19th century, the Roe family ran...

Blacks Ops

I had two post drafts waiting, but after I visited the Shelbourne bar yesterday I had to ditch them both (for now) and instead write about this nice release from the Blacks distillery in Kinsale. The Blacks Ops. Being resident in West Cork, I’m very happy to see the distillery development in this lovely area....

Dingle single pot still batch 2

It’s Friday again, and last week I actually forgot to post. We just moved into our new house, and trying to make it habitable takes way too much energy! I haven’t been around the Irish whiskey social media circles at all lately but decided I wanted to come back to posting as soon as possible, to not slack like I...