Whiskey in the cask

The recent launch of Green Spot whiskey in Bordeaux is just the latest sign of an explosive Irish whiskey revival

14th June, 2015
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Chateau Léoville Barton in Bordeaux, France

Irish whiskey is at the centre of a whirlwind. In the past two weeks alone there has been a Bordeaux launch of a new pot still Irish whiskey, the sale of the nascent Slane Castle Whiskey Distillery as part of a €60 million investment in Ireland’s first Green craft distillery, and the launch of a new distillery in Dublin.

There are now some 34 new distilleries in the pipeline in Ireland, with up...

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