Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey – Reviewed

*Sincere thanks to Irish Distillers, Redbreast, and Ketchum for the sample. I was going to write something snappy about St. Patrick, but frankly, I've kind of had it with the guy. We can all be pretty sure that he didn't do most of the stuff he's famous for, and the stuff he actually did do certainly … Continue reading Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey – Reviewed

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Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength Irish Whiskey – Review

On this St. Patrick's day, before we get to the whiskey, an open letter to Saint Patrick on behalf of snakes: Dear Pat, You've made quite a name for yourself over the years and we snakes realize that no small amount of your fame is derived from the legend of you driving us out of … Continue reading Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength Irish Whiskey – Review

Redbreast 15 Year Old – Review

John Hansell pointed this out in a recent post on the always excellent What Does John Know, but it was something I also noticed right away upon opening my bottle of Redbreast 15 year old:  gone was the phrase "Pure Pot Still" that adorns the 12 year old bottle and in its place were the … Continue reading Redbreast 15 Year Old – Review

Redbreast 12 Year Old – Review

Happy St. Patrick's Day! A little over 10 years ago, I was sitting in the Mercer Hotel in Dublin with my family in the early evening, enjoying a drink before we went out to find dinner. Being in Ireland, we were possibly drinking Guinness, definitely drinking Jameson and most likey, if memory serves, and it … Continue reading Redbreast 12 Year Old – Review