Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Small Batch Rye – Review

*Sincere thanks to Kilbeggan and Savona Communications for the sample. While the idea of "Irish rye" may sound like the Irish whiskey industry scrambling to cash in on not just its own rising popularity, but that of American rye whiskey as well, it's actually something of a return to tradition, to a style of Irish … Continue reading Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Small Batch Rye – Review

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Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey – Review

*Sincere thanks to Kilbeggan and Savona Communications for the sample. So...Kilbeggan. Believe it or not, here we have another distillery with a long up and down history. Actually, Kilbeggan's long up and down history is one of the longest histories in all of whiskey distillery history-dom. Its history is also, as far as distillery histories … Continue reading Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey – Review

Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey – Review

Apparently, big things are happening at the Kilbeggan Distillery. Owned today by the proudly independent Irish distiller Cooley, Kilbeggan claims to be the oldest distillery in the world, being founded and officially recognized back in 1757.  It functioned through a few ownership changes until failing sales forced its closure in 1957. Cooley resurrected the Kilbeggan … Continue reading Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey – Review