World Whisky Tasting
World Whisky Tasting Friday 13th November 7:30 p.m via Zoom
Whilst Scotland, Ireland and America lead the way on whisky production Uisce Beatha is now being produced all over the world. Marcus will talk us through the following six whiskies.
South Africa- Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky
Netherlands- Zuidam Millstone 5 Year Old Lightly Peated
Sweden- Mackmyra Intelligens / AI Whisky
Wales- Penderyn Rhiannon / Sherry Wood Finish
Taiwan- Kavalan Podium
France Kornog Roc'h Hir
All samples are 17.5 ml
Penderyn Welsh Whisky Tasting
Penderyn Welsh Whisky Tasting. Friday 11th December 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.
A chance meeting with Stephen Davies, owner of this whisky distillery, in a bar I worked in 15 years ago brought this whisky onto my radar and I have been a fan ever since. I have watched it evolve over the years and whilst it has always been good it has really gone one better over the last few years. We will taste 6 whiskies from the Penderyn range.
Penderyn Madeira Finish
Penderyn Rich Oak
It’s a fabulous range of whiskies with lots of different flavours to get stuck into.
All samples are 17.5 ml
Islay Whisky Tasting
Friday 5th March 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Whiskies included are
Ardbeg Wee Beastie
Bowmore 15 year old
Caol Ila Distillers Edition
Lagavulin 8 year old
Port Charlotte 10 year old.
Samples are 17.5 ml.
Island of Ireland orders only.
The Christmas Craic-er
Sunday 27th December 7:30 p.m. via Zoom €35.
Stuffed full of turkey and trifle, not enough sherry? It’s time for some Christmas drams and don’t worry Monday is a bank holiday.
We've got some great sherry bomb and rum finished whiskies that are just perfect for this time of year including Dunvilles 12 year PX cask, Glendronach 15 year old, Powers John's Lane, Dalmore 15 year old, Compass Box The Spice Tree and Sailors Home 10 year old Barbados Rum finish. We will also be joined by our good friend Jack O’Shea who will tell us all about Sailor Home whiskey, his latest project.
Thursday 31st December 7:30 p.m. via Zoom
Hogmanay is the start of the new year celebrations in Scotland and what better way than to start the New Year than with some great Scottish whiskies. A mini tour of Scotland and some of it’s great whiskies. On the night we will try the following 6 whiskies.
Caol Ila 18 year old, Aberfeldy 16 year old, Ardmore Legacy, Talisker 18 year old, Dalwhinnie 15 year old and Old Pulteney 12 year old.
Glendalough Whiskey Tasting
Glendalough whiskey tasting with Alan Glynn
Friday 26th March 2021 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.
On the night we will taste
Single Pot Still
17 year old
25 year old
Samples are 17.5 ml in size.
Whisky of the Year Tasting
Friday 18th December 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Whilst 2020 may have been a strange year we have still manage to host weekly whiskey tastings and it is fair to say that we have had some unbelievable whiskies!
We have put together the top 5 based on your thoughts and comments and have this fantastic list of whiskies to try and vote for which is the best on the night.
Paul John Kanya
Loch Lomond Inchmurrin
Tipperary Single cask 2302
Bushmills 1995 Malaga Cask
Gelston’s 15 year old
Plus one other bonus whiskey to finish the evening off.
So far we will be joined by Shilton from Paul John, Jennifer from Tipperary and Seamus from Bushmills to talk us through their whiskies. We should have someone from Loch Lomond and Gelston’s join in too.