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The proof is in the glass!

The proof is in the glass!

Rachel Tuesday 17th November 2015 0
Is taste influenced by the type of glass wine is poured into? Last Thursday, we were invited to the spectacular venue of Kings Inn to a fantastic presentation by Maxmillian J. Riedel, the 11th generation of glass specialist in his family and CEO of the Riedel glass company. The Austrian family have passed glass making on from generation to generation for over 260 years, however it is only in the past three generations they have developed a strong authority for designing the finest selection of...
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We’re Hiring

We’re Hiring

Rachel Friday 6th November 2015 0
  Are you creative? Like technology? Like whiskey, wine or beer? This could be the job for you!!   The Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines on the Green are seeking a part-time assistant to help with a variety of tasks in website content management, social media and simple graphic design. Working hours for the position would be based around the successful candidate’s college/study schedule, but must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per week.   What We’ll Need Qualification or studying to...
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Whiskey Live 2015

Whiskey Live 2015

Rachel Monday 2nd November 2015 0
The Printworks on the grounds of historic Dublin Castle proved a great gathering place for lovers of Irish whiskey, Scotch whisky, American whiskey, Japanese whisky, gin, vodka, beer, masterclasses, food, chocolate, books, raffles... Can you be a raffle lover? Whisky Live Dublin made the short move this year after a number of successful runs in the Mansion House on Dawson Street. Dublin Castle was the site of the old ‘black pool’ on the River Poddle that gave Dublin its name, a river that was ...
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5 Reasons not to be intimidated by whisk(e)y

5 Reasons not to be intimidated by whisk(e)y

Rachel Monday 14th September 2015 0
        1. Expertise are not required There is no ignoring the fact that the world of whisk(e)y can sometimes be complicated. Single Malt? Blend? Pot Still? It can all be very confusing. However, you do not need to know everything about each and every distillery and style in order to enjoy the drink itself. In our experience, those who understand a little more about the whiskey they are drinking tend to garner more satisfaction from their drink, but there is no sense in concentrating so h...
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The 'Spirit of Dublin' Returns at Teeling Whiskey Distillery

The 'Spirit of Dublin' Returns at Teeling Whiskey Distillery

System Monday 27th April 2015 0
  Between Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th of April, most staff here at Celtic Whiskey were lucky enough to get the chance to make the short trip from Dawson street to Newmarket square, Dublin 8 where the Teeling Whiskey Company (TWC) are about to open their new state of the art distillery. Then on Friday 24th of April, members of our Celtic Whiskey Club got their chance to get a first look at what’s to come from the liberties distillery.   The company’s successful entry into...
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Big Brewers Strike Back

Big Brewers Strike Back

System Tuesday 7th April 2015 0
It is no secret that there has been a paradigm shift in Irish brewing over the last few years. An underground brewing scene and a change in taste towards highly hopped and more interesting styles has led to an explosion of newly founded breweries with some great tasting ales and lagers. It is clear that Ireland has always had a talent for brewing but it is only now that we can really claim to be producing world class craft beers. Has the scene reached saturation point? Probably not yet, but i...
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