Irish whiskey history is a story of tradition, rootedness, and not a little bit of stubbornness, and Midleton Irish Whiskey is a great example
With my tasting notes lost, writing whisky reviews in a blog seemed to be a good backup plan. Here’s a collection of random tasting notes…I’m cleaning up
Ireland vs. Scotland: a tasting event I went to pitted single pot still Irish whiskey against single malt scotch, and the two styles were quite distinctive.
Glendalough Irish Whiskey surprises and delights…it breaks the rules of Irish whiskey, at least as I thought I knew them
Peat is a fuel source and provides a hot but slow burn, and the smoke imbues the barley with all sorts of flavors, leaving us with peated whisky
Whisky or Whiskey? I’ve wondered how the spelling came about & how to remember when to use which term. HInt: use an ‘e’ with Midleton & Tullamore D.E.W.