The First Family of new Irish whiskey

The First Family of new Irish whiskey
Master distiller Alex Chasko and Stephen Teeling of the Teeling Distillery Company Pic: Fergal Phillips

The Teelings aren’t just a success story in their own right: the arc of their narrative is also the story of modern-day Irish whiskey

The Irish whiskey sector was dying on its feet in the 1960s when the academic and entrepreneur John Teeling decided to stop writing brilliant academic articles about the problems with Irish manufacturing and business, and see if he could do better.

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