The Pot Still Whiskey Blog https://blog.thepotstill.irish Search our reviews of Irish, Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, Japanese, Canadian, etc. Explore whiskey reviews, including Jameson, Macallan, Teeling, Jack Daniels, Hibiki, Jim Beam, Pappy Van Winkle, to name a few. en Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:00:00 GMT 2022-11-30T13:00:00Z en Top Whiskeys for Christmas 2022 https://blog.thepotstill.irish/top-whiskeys-for-christmas-2022 <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/top-whiskeys-for-christmas-2022" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Top%20Whiskeys%20for%20Christmas%202022.jpeg" alt="Top Whiskeys for Christmas 2022" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You won't want to miss my list of the Best Irish Whiskeys for Christmas 2022 that I've put up! For you, Santa, or as a gift to enjoy this most peculiar holiday season, some of these whiskeys were sampled and tested throughout the year. Nothing beats unwinding with a few sips of premium Christmas whiskey after the Christmas meal and family activities are complete. Craig Ellis, the founder of The Pot Still, has provided a list of the top Irish whiskeys for Christmas in 2022.<br><br></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/top-whiskeys-for-christmas-2022" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Top%20Whiskeys%20for%20Christmas%202022.jpeg" alt="Top Whiskeys for Christmas 2022" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You won't want to miss my list of the Best Irish Whiskeys for Christmas 2022 that I've put up! For you, Santa, or as a gift to enjoy this most peculiar holiday season, some of these whiskeys were sampled and tested throughout the year. Nothing beats unwinding with a few sips of premium Christmas whiskey after the Christmas meal and family activities are complete. Craig Ellis, the founder of The Pot Still, has provided a list of the top Irish whiskeys for Christmas in 2022.<br><br></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Ftop-whiskeys-for-christmas-2022&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Irish Whiskey Teeling Redbreast Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:00:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/top-whiskeys-for-christmas-2022 2022-11-30T13:00:00Z The Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1875 https://blog.thepotstill.irish/the-dublin-whiskey-fire-of-1875 <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/the-dublin-whiskey-fire-of-1875" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/The%20Dublin%20Whiskey%20Fire%201875.jpeg" alt="The Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1875" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>The Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1985, also known as The Great Liberties Whiskey Fire of 1875 took place on June 18 that year, resulting in the loss of 13 lives and over €6 million worth of damage in whiskey alone.</span>&nbsp;James Smith, William Smith's father, confirmed at his son's inquest that he was a laborer, single, and 21 years old at the time of his death.<br><br>That occurred on Tuesday night. The previous Friday, William and John McGrane met in the north inner city of Dublin at the intersection of Bow Street. Word of a massive fire devouring the Liberties was fast circulating. On June 18, 1875, at 10 o'clock at night, the two young men made the decision to traverse the city to look.<br><br>Malone's malt house and a bonded warehouse on Chamber Street, where around 5,000 barrels of whiskey and other alcoholic beverages were being housed, were checked earlier, at 4.45 p.m., and everything was in order. The alarm was set off at 8 o'clock, according to a story in The Irish Times.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/the-dublin-whiskey-fire-of-1875" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/The%20Dublin%20Whiskey%20Fire%201875.jpeg" alt="The Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1875" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>The Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1985, also known as The Great Liberties Whiskey Fire of 1875 took place on June 18 that year, resulting in the loss of 13 lives and over €6 million worth of damage in whiskey alone.</span>&nbsp;James Smith, William Smith's father, confirmed at his son's inquest that he was a laborer, single, and 21 years old at the time of his death.<br><br>That occurred on Tuesday night. The previous Friday, William and John McGrane met in the north inner city of Dublin at the intersection of Bow Street. Word of a massive fire devouring the Liberties was fast circulating. On June 18, 1875, at 10 o'clock at night, the two young men made the decision to traverse the city to look.<br><br>Malone's malt house and a bonded warehouse on Chamber Street, where around 5,000 barrels of whiskey and other alcoholic beverages were being housed, were checked earlier, at 4.45 p.m., and everything was in order. The alarm was set off at 8 o'clock, according to a story in The Irish Times.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fthe-dublin-whiskey-fire-of-1875&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Irish Whiskey Whiskey News Dublin Whiskey Fire Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:15:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/the-dublin-whiskey-fire-of-1875 2022-11-25T14:15:00Z Lakeview Single Estate Whiskey Review https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lakeview-single-estate-whiskey-review <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lakeview-single-estate-whiskey-review" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/20221111_202314.jpg" alt="Lakeview Single Estate Whiskey Review" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Wayward Irish Spirits have just unveiled their latest project, the coming of age release of the Lakeview Single Estate Whiskey. The Lakeview Estate Barley-based Single Pot Still Whiskey from Wayward Irish Spirits, famed for its sourced and blended 'The Liberator' whiskies, showcases the unique maturation circumstances on their Estate and captures the soul of the place, their family home of 900 years. The 300 numbered bottles of the Coming of Age Release are all that exist.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lakeview-single-estate-whiskey-review" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/20221111_202314.jpg" alt="Lakeview Single Estate Whiskey Review" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Wayward Irish Spirits have just unveiled their latest project, the coming of age release of the Lakeview Single Estate Whiskey. The Lakeview Estate Barley-based Single Pot Still Whiskey from Wayward Irish Spirits, famed for its sourced and blended 'The Liberator' whiskies, showcases the unique maturation circumstances on their Estate and captures the soul of the place, their family home of 900 years. The 300 numbered bottles of the Coming of Age Release are all that exist.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Flakeview-single-estate-whiskey-review&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Single Malt Blended Whiskey Lakeview Tue, 22 Nov 2022 10:13:02 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lakeview-single-estate-whiskey-review 2022-11-22T10:13:02Z Islay Whisky Facing Peated Malt Shortages https://blog.thepotstill.irish/islay-whisky-facing-peated-malt-shortages <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/islay-whisky-facing-peated-malt-shortages" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Scotch%20Whisky%20-%20what%20is%20scotch%20whisky%3F%20The%20Pot%20Still.jpg" alt="Islay Whisky Facing Peated Malt Shortages" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>The supply from Port Ellen maltings to non-Diageo distilleries will be restricted in 2023 and might be terminated totally in 2024, according to a tip from an unnamed source on Islay. So we looked around a little. When we questioned Bowmore and Laphroaig's owner, Beam Suntory, about the Port Ellen problem, Robbie Millar responded, "We are aware of the situation and have been working to remedy the repercussions of Diageo's decision to restrict shipments."<br><br></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/islay-whisky-facing-peated-malt-shortages" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Scotch%20Whisky%20-%20what%20is%20scotch%20whisky%3F%20The%20Pot%20Still.jpg" alt="Islay Whisky Facing Peated Malt Shortages" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>The supply from Port Ellen maltings to non-Diageo distilleries will be restricted in 2023 and might be terminated totally in 2024, according to a tip from an unnamed source on Islay. So we looked around a little. When we questioned Bowmore and Laphroaig's owner, Beam Suntory, about the Port Ellen problem, Robbie Millar responded, "We are aware of the situation and have been working to remedy the repercussions of Diageo's decision to restrict shipments."<br><br></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fislay-whisky-facing-peated-malt-shortages&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Scotch Whisky Whiskey News Islay Fri, 18 Nov 2022 18:09:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/islay-whisky-facing-peated-malt-shortages 2022-11-18T18:09:00Z Whiskey Facing Supply Issues https://blog.thepotstill.irish/whiskey-facing-supply-issues <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/whiskey-facing-supply-issues" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Irish%20Whiskey%20-%20The%20Pot%20Still%20-%20A%20Guide%20To%20Investing%20In%20Whiskey.jpeg" alt="Whiskey Facing Supply Issues" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2><strong>Whiskey facing supply issues</strong></h2> <p style="font-weight: normal;">This week, the <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/tag/irish-whiskey">Irish Whiskey</a> Association (IWA) released some unsettling news. According to the organization's International Trade Report 2022, 92% of Irish whiskey producers claim that supply chain delays have had a negative impact on their recent production output and are anticipated to have a similar impact on their future production output. Malt prices, energy expenses, general company costs, and delays in international shipping have all been adding to the mounting cost pressures that are causing major supply chain difficulties.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/whiskey-facing-supply-issues" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Irish%20Whiskey%20-%20The%20Pot%20Still%20-%20A%20Guide%20To%20Investing%20In%20Whiskey.jpeg" alt="Whiskey Facing Supply Issues" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2><strong>Whiskey facing supply issues</strong></h2> <p style="font-weight: normal;">This week, the <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/tag/irish-whiskey">Irish Whiskey</a> Association (IWA) released some unsettling news. According to the organization's International Trade Report 2022, 92% of Irish whiskey producers claim that supply chain delays have had a negative impact on their recent production output and are anticipated to have a similar impact on their future production output. Malt prices, energy expenses, general company costs, and delays in international shipping have all been adding to the mounting cost pressures that are causing major supply chain difficulties.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fwhiskey-facing-supply-issues&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Irish Whiskey Whiskey News Wed, 16 Nov 2022 11:15:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/whiskey-facing-supply-issues 2022-11-16T11:15:00Z SWA Responds to the Rise of the Whiskey Influencer https://blog.thepotstill.irish/swa-responds-to-the-rise-of-the-whiskey-influencer <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/swa-responds-to-the-rise-of-the-whiskey-influencer" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/The%20rise%20of%20the%20whiskey%20influencer.jpeg" alt="SWA Responds to the Rise of the Whiskey Influencer" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Due to the rise of social media influencers, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) amended its code of conduct. These regulations, which went into effect this month, are based on the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking's Influencer Guiding Principles (IARD).<br><br></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/swa-responds-to-the-rise-of-the-whiskey-influencer" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/The%20rise%20of%20the%20whiskey%20influencer.jpeg" alt="SWA Responds to the Rise of the Whiskey Influencer" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Due to the rise of social media influencers, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) amended its code of conduct. These regulations, which went into effect this month, are based on the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking's Influencer Guiding Principles (IARD).<br><br></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fswa-responds-to-the-rise-of-the-whiskey-influencer&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Latest News Scotch Whisky Whiskey News Sat, 12 Nov 2022 11:30:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/swa-responds-to-the-rise-of-the-whiskey-influencer 2022-11-12T11:30:00Z Diageo Acquires Balcones Distillery https://blog.thepotstill.irish/diageo-acquires-balcones-distillery <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/diageo-acquires-balcones-distillery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Diageo%20Acquires%20Balcones%20Distillery.jpeg" alt="Diageo Acquires Balcones Distillery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h3><strong>Diageo acquires Balcones Distillery&nbsp;</strong></h3> <p>The acquisition of Texas's finest Balcones by Diageo has made this week one of the biggest for American whiskey/whisky news. Chip Tate created the distillery in 2008. Jared Himstedt replaced him as chief distiller in 2014 when he abruptly departed the position. A dedication to whiskies (spelled the Scottish way at Balcones) as big and brazen as the Lone Star State remained one constant.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/diageo-acquires-balcones-distillery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Diageo%20Acquires%20Balcones%20Distillery.jpeg" alt="Diageo Acquires Balcones Distillery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h3><strong>Diageo acquires Balcones Distillery&nbsp;</strong></h3> <p>The acquisition of Texas's finest Balcones by Diageo has made this week one of the biggest for American whiskey/whisky news. Chip Tate created the distillery in 2008. Jared Himstedt replaced him as chief distiller in 2014 when he abruptly departed the position. A dedication to whiskies (spelled the Scottish way at Balcones) as big and brazen as the Lone Star State remained one constant.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fdiageo-acquires-balcones-distillery&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> American Whiskey Bourbon Whiskey Diageo Thu, 10 Nov 2022 14:00:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/diageo-acquires-balcones-distillery 2022-11-10T14:00:00Z Lambay Single Malt 20 Years Old Whiskey Review https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lambay-single-malt-20-years-old-whiskey-review <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lambay-single-malt-20-years-old-whiskey-review" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/20221102_100630.jpg" alt="Lambay Single Malt 20 Years Old Whiskey Review" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The Lambay Single Malt 20 Years Old Castle Prestige Edition is the first age-statement ultra-premium whiskey to be released by Lambay Irish Whiskey Company, and The Pot Still has managed to bag a sample! Cognac, one of the richest French Eaux-de-Vie, and oak barrels, known for the flavours they impart to liquid, are combined to create Lambay Whiskey. The finished product is, well, let's find out!</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lambay-single-malt-20-years-old-whiskey-review" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/20221102_100630.jpg" alt="Lambay Single Malt 20 Years Old Whiskey Review" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The Lambay Single Malt 20 Years Old Castle Prestige Edition is the first age-statement ultra-premium whiskey to be released by Lambay Irish Whiskey Company, and The Pot Still has managed to bag a sample! Cognac, one of the richest French Eaux-de-Vie, and oak barrels, known for the flavours they impart to liquid, are combined to create Lambay Whiskey. The finished product is, well, let's find out!</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Flambay-single-malt-20-years-old-whiskey-review&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Irish Whiskey Lambay Tue, 08 Nov 2022 17:05:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/lambay-single-malt-20-years-old-whiskey-review 2022-11-08T17:05:00Z Curraghmore Estate - Carbon-Neutral Organic Distillery https://blog.thepotstill.irish/curraghmore-estate-carbon-neutral-organic-whiskey-distillery <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/curraghmore-estate-carbon-neutral-organic-whiskey-distillery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Curraghmore%20Estate%20Whiskey%20Distillery.jpeg" alt="Curraghmore Estate - Carbon-Neutral Organic Whiskey Distillery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h1>Curraghmore Estate - Carbon-Neutral Organic Whiskey Distillery</h1> <p>In Co. Waterford, the nation's first carbon-neutral distillery will be constructed to create organic whiskey. Planning clearance has been obtained for Curraghmore Whiskey to build a carbon-neutral distillery on the grounds of Curraghmore Estate in Portlaw, Co. Waterford, where whiskey is currently produced off-site. A local farmer will cultivate the barley for the whiskey on the estate, and it will be utilized to make single-estate pot still and single malt whiskey there. The farm's oats will also be used in the manufacturing process. The distillery will be equipped with pot stills built in Ireland.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/curraghmore-estate-carbon-neutral-organic-whiskey-distillery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/Curraghmore%20Estate%20Whiskey%20Distillery.jpeg" alt="Curraghmore Estate - Carbon-Neutral Organic Whiskey Distillery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h1>Curraghmore Estate - Carbon-Neutral Organic Whiskey Distillery</h1> <p>In Co. Waterford, the nation's first carbon-neutral distillery will be constructed to create organic whiskey. Planning clearance has been obtained for Curraghmore Whiskey to build a carbon-neutral distillery on the grounds of Curraghmore Estate in Portlaw, Co. Waterford, where whiskey is currently produced off-site. A local farmer will cultivate the barley for the whiskey on the estate, and it will be utilized to make single-estate pot still and single malt whiskey there. The farm's oats will also be used in the manufacturing process. The distillery will be equipped with pot stills built in Ireland.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Fcurraghmore-estate-carbon-neutral-organic-whiskey-distillery&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Irish Whiskey Curraghmore Estate Sun, 06 Nov 2022 14:30:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/curraghmore-estate-carbon-neutral-organic-whiskey-distillery 2022-11-06T14:30:00Z America - Whiskey's Adopted Home https://blog.thepotstill.irish/america-whiskeys-adopted-home <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/america-whiskeys-adopted-home" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/America%20-%20Whiskeys%20Adopted%20Home.png" alt="America - Whiskey's Adopted Home" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2>America - Whiskey's Adopted Home</h2> <p>Despite popular belief, bourbon actually has a rich, aromatic history that dates back more than 200 years to European settlers and the distillation techniques they developed and used in Ireland, Scotland, and, perhaps more shockingly, Wales.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/america-whiskeys-adopted-home" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.thepotstill.irish/hubfs/America%20-%20Whiskeys%20Adopted%20Home.png" alt="America - Whiskey's Adopted Home" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2>America - Whiskey's Adopted Home</h2> <p>Despite popular belief, bourbon actually has a rich, aromatic history that dates back more than 200 years to European settlers and the distillation techniques they developed and used in Ireland, Scotland, and, perhaps more shockingly, Wales.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=632486&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.thepotstill.irish%2Famerica-whiskeys-adopted-home&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.thepotstill.irish&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> American Whiskey Bourbon Whiskey Thu, 03 Nov 2022 12:15:00 GMT craigdavidellis@gmail.com (Craig Ellis) https://blog.thepotstill.irish/america-whiskeys-adopted-home 2022-11-03T12:15:00Z