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#Whiskey

# whiskey - All time

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

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

Jun 8th 2015, 4:28 PM 9,656 Views 14 Comments

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

7 expert tips to get the most from your whiskey drinking
# More Than A Teeling
From The Daily Edge
# More Than A Teeling

7 expert tips to get the most from your whiskey drinking

Jun 6th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,985 Views 2 Comments

We need to know this.

10 places every whiskey lover needs to visit in Ireland
# Uisce Beatha
From The Daily Edge
# Uisce Beatha

10 places every whiskey lover needs to visit in Ireland

May 16th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,108 Views 6 Comments

The water of life.

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)
# Richard Overton
# Richard Overton

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

May 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,344 Views 15 Comments

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

Michael Owen is fishing for an Oscar with this dramatic turn in a Chinese whiskey ad
# Acting Chops
From The42
# Acting Chops

Michael Owen is fishing for an Oscar with this dramatic turn in a Chinese whiskey ad

Jan 14th 2015, 6:20 PM 7,088 Views 8 Comments

Regrettably, he is probably typecast from his BT commentary days.

What's the story with white whiskey?
# Craft Distiller
# Craft Distiller

What's the story with white whiskey?

Nov 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 16,116 Views 31 Comments

Are we looking at the next big thing in craft drinks?

A famous Irish whiskey is going Mexican after swap deal with Jose Cuervo tequila
# Spirit Swap
# Spirit Swap

A famous Irish whiskey is going Mexican after swap deal with Jose Cuervo tequila

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:10 AM 15,981 Views 29 Comments

Diageo in return is to acquire Tequila Don Julio outright.

The last craft: Ever wondered how a cask is made? Here's how
# Coopering
# Coopering

The last craft: Ever wondered how a cask is made? Here's how

Sep 6th 2014, 5:00 PM 10,824 Views 4 Comments

Coopering is the ancient craft of cask-making that requires a lot of skill.

Idiot drinks entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds in potentially fatal stunt
# Dangerous Drinking
From The Daily Edge
# Dangerous Drinking

Idiot drinks entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds in potentially fatal stunt

Sep 5th 2014, 11:02 AM 7,573 Views 12 Comments

Doctors are warning people not to try and recreate the viral video. Please don’t.

'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery
# Penny In The Jar
# Penny In The Jar

'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery

Sep 1st 2014, 11:31 AM 9,690 Views 27 Comments

Nephin Distillery is hoping to raise €114,000 over the next 35 days.

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home

Aug 28th 2014, 4:28 PM 15,948 Views 41 Comments

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

BOD takes a punt on whiskey company
# Tried And Tasted
# Tried And Tasted

BOD takes a punt on whiskey company

Aug 8th 2014, 5:57 PM 26,956 Views 21 Comments

The former Ireland captain has invested in an Irish whiskey distillery.

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)
# Make Mine A Double
# Make Mine A Double

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)

Jun 24th 2014, 2:00 PM 10,340 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Jun 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,703 Views 0 Comments

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

New Irish Whiskey Museum to get €150,000 of Government funding
# Drop In
# Drop In

New Irish Whiskey Museum to get €150,000 of Government funding

Jun 3rd 2014, 12:22 PM 11,652 Views 76 Comments

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will also recive funds through Fáilte Ireland.

High spirits: Jameson sales up 13 per cent
# Steep Drop
# Steep Drop

High spirits: Jameson sales up 13 per cent

Apr 24th 2014, 1:17 PM 7,505 Views 12 Comments

Irish whiskey brand outperforms Pernod Ricard stable mates.

Whiskey's going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years...
# In High Spirits
# In High Spirits

Whiskey's going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years...

Apr 9th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,137 Views 31 Comments

15 new distilleries are to be developed across Ireland over the next decade, plus an Irish Whiskey Association has been set up.

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination
# Harmful
# Harmful

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination

Apr 1st 2014, 4:29 PM 30,970 Views 55 Comments

The girl took alcohol from the cupboard at a friend’s house without their parents’ knowledge.

€5m distillery planned for Dublin church
# Holy Spirits
# Holy Spirits

€5m distillery planned for Dublin church

Mar 24th 2014, 6:11 PM 26,134 Views 39 Comments

Multinational animal feed player to build distillery on site of St James’s church where Daniel O’Connell laid foundation stone.

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum
# Hic
# Hic

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum

Mar 24th 2014, 11:35 AM 10,361 Views 22 Comments

Up to 230,000 visitors are expected to museum where Irish whiskey brands old and new will be exhibited.

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings
# Tears
From The Daily Edge
# Tears

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings

Feb 6th 2014, 10:30 PM 2,625 Views 1 Comment

The Reader is fast going viral, for a good reason.

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now
# Whiskey
From The Daily Edge
# Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

Jan 11th 2014, 2:29 PM 24,751 Views 63 Comments

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

Sod is turned on Tullamore Dew distillery
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Sod is turned on Tullamore Dew distillery

Sep 14th 2013, 2:21 PM 11,918 Views 26 Comments

The whiskey manufacturer will return home to a new facility, creating 200 construction jobs and 25 jobs after completion.

American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey'
# Whiskeyleaks
# Whiskeyleaks

American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey'

May 5th 2013, 8:45 AM 15,324 Views 32 Comments

The things you find in Wikileaks…

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Apr 15th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,587 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011
# Pressies
# Pressies

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011

Apr 15th 2013, 7:05 AM 17,829 Views 54 Comments

Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.

VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel

Apr 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,950 Views 19 Comments

The scientists in Edinburgh use a 100-year-old scientific process to produce biobutanol and adapted it for whiskey.

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey
# High Spirits
From The Daily Edge
# High Spirits

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey

Mar 25th 2013, 10:03 AM 21,250 Views 29 Comments

The vintage spirit was about 100 years old.

New whiskey distillery in Dingle to create 25 jobs
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

New whiskey distillery in Dingle to create 25 jobs

Nov 25th 2012, 8:45 AM 9,698 Views 38 Comments

It will be the first purpose built whiskey distillery in over 200 years in Ireland.

Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year
# Cheers
# Cheers

Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:39 AM 9,661 Views 37 Comments

Whiskey from the Midleton distillery in Cork is one of Ireland’s greatest export successes.

Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers

Sep 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 5,118 Views 7 Comments

How much is a premium Dublin hotel room REALLY worth? And what does it take to reach age 116?

Bottoms up: Jameson sales hit new all-time record
# Clink
# Clink

Bottoms up: Jameson sales hit new all-time record

Aug 30th 2012, 10:43 AM 5,433 Views 15 Comments

Pernot Ricard says sales of the whiskey were up by 15 per cent in the last year – with over 35 million litres sold.

Aussie newspaper apologises for 'drunken Irish' article on Olympics
# Stout Of Order
From The Daily Edge
# Stout Of Order

Aussie newspaper apologises for 'drunken Irish' article on Olympics

Aug 7th 2012, 12:07 PM 19,690 Views 93 Comments

Sports writer Peter Hanlon has said he is “deeply sorry”.

Figures show sales of Irish whiskey on the rise in the US
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Figures show sales of Irish whiskey on the rise in the US

May 8th 2012, 11:17 AM 2,120 Views 15 Comments

Irish whiskey is the perfect tipple for the whiskey novice according to one expert.

Jameson sales revenues soar by 25 per cent in six months

Jameson sales revenues soar by 25 per cent in six months

Feb 16th 2012, 10:59 AM 3,363 Views 12 Comments

Sales figures from Pernod Ricard for the second half of 2011 show soaring sales of the popular Irish whiskey.

Sláinte! Irish distillery bought for €73million
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Sláinte! Irish distillery bought for €73million

Dec 17th 2011, 3:13 PM 5,548 Views 17 Comments

The Cooley distillery, Ireland’s last remaining independent whiskey maker, has been bought by US giant Beam.

Distillery forced to expand as world drinks more Irish whiskey
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Distillery forced to expand as world drinks more Irish whiskey

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:21 AM 3,962 Views 29 Comments

The Jameson distillery in Midleton, Co Cork is now running at full capacity to service global demand. Some 60 jobs will be created in the expansion.

Elbow have announced their own ale...here's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands
# Bottoms Up
From The Daily Edge
# Bottoms Up

Elbow have announced their own ale...here's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands

Jul 13th 2011, 5:30 PM 621 Views 0 Comments

Willie Nelson’s whiskey, Dan Aykroyd’s wine and Dr. Dr’s cognac…

Gardaí investigate theft of whiskey worth €270,000
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí investigate theft of whiskey worth €270,000

Feb 23rd 2011, 5:43 PM 1,949 Views 0 Comments

A consignment of ‘Finnegan Whiskey’, which isn’t sold in Ireland, is stolen from a premises in Carlingford, Co Louth.