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The Perfect Irish Coffee

The Perfect Irish Coffee

Rachel Monday 26th September 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 Tuesday 31st May 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 Monday 23rd May 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 Tuesday 22nd March 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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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

Rachel Tuesday 22nd December 2015 0
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year wishing all our customers a joyful Christmas Holiday! Christmas Opening Times   Tues  22nd December 10.30am - 9pm   Mon 28th December 10.30am - 8pm Wed  23rd December 10.30am - 9pm Tue 29th December 10.30am - 8pm Thurs 24th December 10.30am - 6pm Wed 30th December 10.30 - 8pm Fri     25th December       CLOSED Thurs 31st December 10.30pm - ...
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Superb Whiskey Job Opportunities in Killarney

Superb Whiskey Job Opportunities in Killarney

Rachel Tuesday 17th November 2015 0
Interested in working in the beautiful County Kerry? Ireland’s retail whiskey experts, the Celtic Whiskey Shop are launching the Irish Whiskey Experience and the Celtic Whiskey Bar & Larder in Killarney. The Irish Whiskey Experience will promote Irish Whiskey & provide fun & educational classes & tastings. The Celtic Whiskey Bar & Larder will offer an exceptional range of Irish, Scottish, American & Japanese Whiskey as well as other Irish spirits & craft beers. The Larder will serve top local p...
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