While the production of whiskey is quite complex, it is also a very individual process, with each distillery using their own special techniques. From the exact temperatures used to the shape of the still and casks, each decision imparts on the spirit and how it forms into whiskey. Every country will have their own style […]
There are several requirements that need to be met to make Irish Whiskey. The first and most important one is that the whiskey must be completely produced within Ireland.
The distillation of whiskey began around the 12thcentury in Ireland. Uisce beatha was a translation of the Latin term for alcohol, meaning aqua vitaeor water of life. Although, the exact date and location of the first whiskey production is not known– we can be sure that the first barrels were very different from what we now call whiskey. Distilling flourished in Ireland […]