Tasting Irish Whiskey on Twitter with Cooley Distillery

If you’re a whisky lover and have spent any time at all on Twitter, you’re bound to have come across one of Steve Rush’s (aka @TheWhiskyWire) Twitter whisky tastings where a bunch of like-minded individuals get together and explore a range of drams provided by a distillery. This time around the whiskey came from the Cooley Distillery situated in the foothills of the Cooley Mountains to... read more

My 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival Experience

This was my second FNB Whisky Live Festival, and turned out to be a very different experience to my first festival, which was last year. Last year it was all about discovering and tasting as many new whiskies as was possible, and I did pretty well in my endeavours. This year, my focus was primarily on meeting and interacting with the folks in the whisky industry – some who I have had the fortune of... read more