Teeling’s 34-Year-Old Vintage Reserve Single Malt Irish Whiskey

The oldest single malt to be bottled in Ireland

When Jack Teeling founded the Teeling Whiskey Company in 2012, his mission was to revive a family trademark. His family has been involved in the Irish whiskey world since 1782, doing everything from operating small, craft distilleries (and opening larger ones) to digging out the Powers’ mash tun. Teeling, as a brand, shuttered in 1976, as distilleries in Ireland were consolidated. More than a decade …

Martin Parr’s Photo Book of Beat Up Cars

Photographer Martin Parr has focused on a specific, nostalgic topic for his latest limited edition book. Called “Abandoned Morris Minors of the West of Ireland,” the book features photos of charming, beat up old cars abandoned in equally compelling surroundings. The photographs hail from Parr’s archive, and the 36-page volume (in an edition of 500) is available for purchase now.

Bushmills’ Red Bush Irish Whiskey

A new bourbon-like expression just in time for St Patrick's Day

As we’ve noted for years now, the state of Irish whiskey remains strong. Typically lighter and sweeter than its Scottish peers, Irish whiskey’s an easy entry point to the brown spirits world, but allows for plenty of room to investigate nuance and depth. There’s a substantial amount of both in Bushmills‘ new Red Bush, an expression they’ve produced with the American bourbon drinker in mind. …

Copper and Wood at Midleton Distillery

The materials influencing whiskey at Jameson's masterful home in Cork, Ireland

With the US release of acclaimed Irish whiskey Yellow Spot, and news of a very rare Irish oak-aged whiskey being produced, we once again made our way to Jameson‘s Midleton Distillery in County Cork, Ireland—where the aforementioned, and everything else in Pernod Ricard’s superb Irish Distillers portfolio are produced. With such an array of outstanding spirits, long overseen by former Master Distiller Barry Crocket and …

Handcrafted Crystal by J.Hill’s Standard

Anike Tyrrell's vision to revive Waterford's legacy through modern glassware, created in collaboration with Scholten & Baijings and Martino Gamper

When Waterford native Anike Tyrrell founded J.HILL’s Standard she had a view in mind to revive an industry that she had personally seen diminish over two decades. For many years, Waterford, Ireland, was synonymous with Waterford Crystal—the masterfully made glassware that stood as a symbol of handcrafted prestige. While Waterford the brand may have reached a fever pitch many years ago, Tyrrell did not want …