Irish Whiskey

The 10 Best Irish Drinking Songs

The 10 Best Irish Drinking Songs

Few drinking cultures are as storied as Irish drinking culture. Whether you’re talking Guinness, a dram of Irish whiskey, or pub life in general, everyone loves to drink like the Irish drink. If you really want to get in the mood, though, you need traditional Irish drinking music. Well, lads, if you don’t have an […]

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The 8 Best Irish Whiskies Under $50

The 8 Best Irish Whiskies Under $50

Scotland gets a lot of the credit when it comes to whisky making, but there’s another whiskey (with an “e”) powerhouse right next door: Ireland. Irish whiskey isn’t just for picklebacks. Whether you want something you can sip straight, on the rocks, shoot out of a shot glass, or mix into cocktails, there’s an Irish […]

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Irish Mule [RECIPE]

Irish Mule [RECIPE]

On a fresh mid-March day, the combination of vodka, lime and ginger beer is invigorating. But since today is Saint Patrick’s Day, I’ve decided to replace the vodka with Irish whiskey. I’ve also added mint to accentuate the ginger and lime. This is a perfect drink for parties, since it’s easy to put together and everyone can make their own, leaving […]

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The 8 Irish Whiskies To Help You Get Into The Spirit, Literally

The 8 Irish Whiskies To Help You Get Into The Spirit, Literally

If you thought Scotch whisky was confusing—and it is, delightfully so, a mystery we like to dunk ourselves into once or twice a week, at least—meet Irish whiskey. A couple (innocuous) stereotypes distort our collective sense of Irish whiskey: that it’s always triple-distilled (not true), that therefore it’s generally “lighter” and “smoother” than Scotch (also not […]

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Yes, There’s An Irish Whiskey Boom, But Not Because Of Craft Distilleries

Yes, There’s An Irish Whiskey Boom, But Not Because Of Craft Distilleries

I have a Google Alert set up for dozens of spirits categories – gin, craft gin, bourbon, even more obscure categories like aquavit – but recently there’s been a lot of buzz about one spirit in particular: Irish whiskey. Rumor would have it that Irish whiskey, specifically craft Irish whiskey, is experiencing a massive revival.

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