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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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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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