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Irish Whiskey Experience Dublin

Irish Whiskey Experience Dublin

Rachel 18/01/2017 0
  We are delighted to now offer Irish Whiskey Masterclasses in Dublin. Come join members of the talented Celtic Whiskey Shop Team. For an exciting masterclass on Thursdays and Saturdays. You have 4 options to choose from:   DISTILLER’S APPRENTICE ............€20  Introduction to Irish Whiskey  • Welcome whiskey sample  • Watch short Irish whiskey film  • Sensory perception quiz  • Free Glencairn tasting glass  Upgrade to Master Distiller ......................... €40  • All the fun of the ...
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Staff Favourites For Christmas 2016

Staff Favourites For Christmas 2016

Rachel 15/12/2016 0
Our Favourite Picks of 2016 Tis the season to be jolly and tis also the season for lists. So here we go with a pick of our absolute favourite tipples of the year. We’ve asked our staff members to single out the products that give them that warm fuzzy feeling inside and with one eye on Christmas we have managed to keep it festive and seasonal.  Ally Alpine – La Bota 60 Manzanilla Sherry    €63.99 It will be no surprise that Ally has chosen a sherry! Equipo Navazos source some of the very be...
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The Perfect Irish Coffee

The Perfect Irish Coffee

Rachel 26/09/2016 0
  This morning’s rain has confirmed to us that the changing of the seasons is well and truly upon us.  Whilst we are not looking forward to pulling the woolly jumpers from the back of the press, or dusting off the winter coat, there is no time like the present to embrace some hearty winter tipples. Nothing springs to mind better than the classic ‘Irish Coffee’.   The debate goes on as to the exact origin of this classic.  Rumour has it, that a freak storm over the Atlantic in 1942 resulted ...
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Poitín [Part 2], Five new generation of Poitíns we recommend

Poitín [Part 2], Five new generation of Poitíns we recommend

Rachel 31/05/2016 0
Poitín [Part 2], Five new generation of Poitíns we recommend   Poitín (pronounced 'putch-een') has come a long way from back alleys production to the top shelves of Irish pubs, all around the world.   Jim Wrigley, of Reverend JW Simpson, prepares a poteen cocktail Micha Theiner on Paddy's Day.   If you have not, catch up with our previous article ‘Before whiskey there was… Poitín [Part 1]’ to get the full story and a quick idea of todays’ Poitín landscape!   Poitín used to have this ol...
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Before whiskey there was… Poitín [Part 1]

Before whiskey there was… Poitín [Part 1]

Rachel 23/05/2016 0
Before whiskey there was… Poitín [Part 1]   Poitín is one of the longest established spirits in the world with the first record of it in the 6th century and has a rich and turbulent history.   Before a handful of craft distillers turned it into a premium product to add to their award-winning portfolios and barmen challenged themselves to create the most prestigious Poitín cocktails ; it was classified as illegal in Ireland for centuries.       So, what is Poitín and how the hell is it...
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Celtic Whiskey Shop Wins Icons of Whisky Single Retail Outlet of the Year

Celtic Whiskey Shop Wins Icons of Whisky Single Retail Outlet of the Year

Rachel 22/03/2016 0
We were so delighted to be awarded the honour of world Single Outlet Retailer of the Year by Icons of Whisky. The judges commented that the store "offers the customer a true whiskey experience with exclusive products, launches, tasting events and distillery tours. Special attention was brought to Celtic Whiskey’s commitment to building strong ties with wineries around the world to source the best barrels for maturation of their Celtic Cask collection, which it only releases once whiskey has reac...
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