Irish Distillers leads the way in Irish whiskey for Jim Murray

Redbreast 21 Year Old

‘2017 instalment of the coveted Whisky Bible awards Irish Distillers with the Best Irish Whiskey, Best Single Pot Still and Best Blended Irish Whiskey for fifth year in a row’

Irish Distillers is celebrating after Jim Murray recognised Redbreast 21 Year Old and Jameson Irish Whiskey as Best Irish Whiskey and Best Blended Irish Whiskey respectively in his 2017 Whisky Bible – the fifth year in a row the company has scooped the top awards.

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Craft collaboration Jameson ‘caskmates’ goes global

JAMESON CASKMATES 700MLJameson has announced the global release of Jameson Caskmates, following a successful limited run in Ireland last year. Created by the Midleton Distillery in collaboration with micro-brewer, Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Jameson Caskmates offers a new taste experience that will satisfy the appetite of whiskey enthusiasts, Jameson drinkers and craft beer fans.

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Jameson unveils new annual packaging release

JAMESON WhiskeyJameson, the world’s favourite Irish whiskey, has unveiled the Good Workers, Great Whiskey limited edition carton; a new, annual series of packaging innovations celebrating the rich heritage of Jameson to help ensure maximum stand-out shelf appeal for the brand.

The Good Workers, Great Whiskey carton celebrates the craftspeople at the Midleton Distillery and the key elements of the Jameson production process through an eye-catching, illustrated style with the use of textured paper.

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Meet Ger Buckley, Master Cooper

Ger Buckley B&WRecently I had the privilege to ask Ger Buckley, Master Cooper of Midleton Distillery some “serious” questions. I’ve met him during my stay at The Whiskey Academy in Ireland.

When you’re ever in the opportunity to shake this man’s hand with the opportunity to have a little chat, do it! Do not hesitate, just go for it. An amazing man, with amazing stories and an amazing strength.

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