Irish Whiskey

There was a time—not long ago—when Irish whiskeys were an afterthought every day of the year…except one. It was only on or around St. Patrick’s Day that whiskey enthusiasts would set aside their...
Irish whiskey, all but given up for dead a decade ago, is today one of the fastest growing spirits in the United States. The result of the boom is that new distilleries are springing up all over...
Aged in virgin American oak barrels, charred ex-bourbon barrels, and Iberian sherry casks, Jameson Cooper’s Croze Irish Whiskey ($70) was created by Ger Buckley, fifth-generation head cooper for...
A festive summer soiree could do worse than to evoke the carefree years of the Prohibition Era. These brown spirits , made in the style of the Jazz age, should provide a good starting point.
In the late 1700s, Thomas Barton, an Irish soldier who was one of the Emerald Isle’s “Wild Geese”—mercenaries who left Ireland to fight in the armies of continental Europe—established Château...
Most whiskey—whether made in Scotland, Canada, Japan, Ireland, or just about anywhere else—started out in American oak. It’s not that American oak is necessarily better than any other country’s (...
An Irish whiskey resurgence is afoot. Irish whiskey (spelled with an e , unlike Scottish “whisky”), which is triple distilled and usually unpeated, has been gaining popularity in recent years...
Drinkers and mixologists have found a renewed zeal for Irish whiskeys , causing a new surge of the unpeated libation to hit the market, but there are many tried-and-true favorites that need not be...
In the three years since The Dead Rabbit bar opened in New York City, it has become a popular watering hole and was awarded the title of World’s Best Bar at the 2015 Spirited Awards at Tales of the...
You are too old to drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. That’s not to say you shouldn’t celebrate the holiday—you should, it’s fun—just not with green beer. We suggest a more sophisticated cocktail...
First came the original Redbreast 12 Year Old—mellow, floral, chill filtered, and bottled at 80 proof. Then we saw the reintroduction of the once-elusive non-chill filtered 92-proof Redbreast 15 Year...