The Irish Whiskey Academy

_DSC0110The Irish Whiskey Academy is a place of enchantment. A place every student should dream about.

An Academy on the grounds of the Old and New Midleton Distilleries who opened their doors in February 2013.

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New Limited releases from Tomatin Distillery

PX Transparent smallThe Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd has announced some exciting new limited edition releases with a strong emphasis on Sherry.

The Tomatin Cuatro Series presents four unique limited edition expressions of Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

All distilled on the same day, the whisky was matured for nine years in traditional American Oak casks and was then transferred to four different types of Sherry butts for a period of over three years.

 

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Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira, oeh la la

This Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira is just magnifique. That’s the first word that came to mind after the first shiver in my nose. This one sample that I had in my possession, wasn’t enough. That means I need more, much more. Now I’ve got a need for more. But have to settle with the sample for this moment. Enough whisky in the world or should I say whiskey to explore.

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Bowmore Small Batch & Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012 tasting notes

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A while ago, I was talking to Femke Tijtsma Sijtsma, one of the rare whisky women in my list of contacts. I don’t mean to be degrading or so, it’s just a fact that for some or other reason, women are a rarity in the whisky world.

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The Benromach Vintage 1976

_DSC0361You are probably very curious about the vintage after reading about the Benromach 10 yr.  I was born in the year 1979 and consider myself vintage. Flipping the 9 and you get 1976.

1976 is the year, Apple Computer Company is founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne and 1976 is the year Sony brings the Betamax cassette on the market ….

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