Monday April 6, 2020

Proof of the renaissance

As the first batches of spirits from Ireland’s new distilleries reach maturity, the revival of Irish whiskey now faces its greatest test

11th December, 2016
Dingle Whiskey is launching the first batch of spirits from a new Irish distillery in more than a century

Last week, the first new Irish whiskey from the first new, purpose-built distillery to open in this country for over a century was finally bottled and launched. This milestone came four years after the project was initiated by Liam LaHart, Peter Mosley and the late and hugely lamented Oliver Hughes, who died unexpectedly and far too young over the summer.

While it is true that all across Ireland, distilleries are being launched and our shop...

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