Whiskey: The tree’s the thing
Irish distilleries are increasingly ageing their whiskeys in woods other than oak
Whiskey is now a global product, and while the Irish industry is most certainly in a major growth phase, the range of international competition is something that we need to be mindful of. Thousands of jobs - both current and future - are at stake.
As other nations develop their home-grown whiskeys, there is one unique element to Irish whiskey that could help us stand out more.
Irish whiskey rules allow for woods other than ...