“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.

Teeling whiskeys: Vintage Reserve collection, 24-year-old single malt

Last week it was finally time to open up this sample bottle from Teeling – the famous award winning 24-year-old single malt. There aren’t many older Irish whiskeys around, so I was very curious about how this one would be. Also, I have mixed experiences of older whiskeys. Older isn’t always better! The...

The Whistler, Oloroso sherry cask

An extremely cold and dull day for being June, an hour to kill before taking the bus home from Cork city. What is there to do? Tasting whiskey at Shelbourne bar , of course! This is one I tasted at Whiskey Live last year. I wasn’t super impressed then, but was curious to taste it again since my taste in whiskey...

Dingle single malt, batch 4

Dingle distillery released the batch 4 whiskey in the beginning of April. This, as well as previous releases, was highly awaited. After batch 3 I had decided to not buy more bottles from them for a while, but wait a couple of years until it’s a more fully matured whiskey. However, I was very curious to taste the...