We had the opportunity to visit the brand new Killarney distillery and brewing facility located right outside of the town of Killarney in County Kerry. And what a facility it is! The new 62,000 square foot building is located on the N22 – right on the Ring of Kerry. It’s a spectacular building that immediatelyContinue reading “Killarney Distillery and Brewery”
This rich, almost flourless, one layer chocolate cake is flavoured with whiskey. I strongly recommend a none peated, slightly strong, sweet whiskey such as: Jack Daniels; Jameson; Grace O’Malley; Slane; or the one I used, Glenmorangie Coffee. Almost a sin, I know, but the whiskey/coffee flavour was amazing. For those of you who cook, youContinue reading “Chocolate Whiskey Cake”
Notably Don Draper’s signature drink in Mad Men, but the Old Fashioned has been a very popular cocktails since the 1800’s. In 1806 a cocktail was defined as “a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters” and that pretty much sums up an Old Fashioned. It was frequently known simplyContinue reading “Old Fashioned Cocktail”
With Easter right around the corner, we have decided to bring you some boozy treats – from whiskey easter eggs to some fun cocktails!
Not all gifts for a birthday, Christmas or special occasion need to be a bottle of whiskey but can be something just as nice for that whiskey lover in your life (or if you’re like me, a treat to yourself!) We’ve gathered up some cool whiskey related gift ideas we hope will help you pickContinue reading “Whiskey Gifts”
Whiskey Apple Tarts were one of the first things I thought of when I thought of adding Whiskey to food. Irish, Speyside or an American Tennessee Whiskey goes so well with apples. I tried 3 different styles of whiskey in the apple tarts: Grace O’Malley, Glenmorangie Signet and Slane. I also experimented with Brandy asContinue reading “Whiskey Apple Tarts – with a bonus of Whiskey Apple Snow”
Speyside is one of the five Scottish Whisky regions and most notably the largest with 50+ distilleries! It is situated close to the beautiful Cairngorms National Park, which makes any visit here even more adventurous. Back in 2017, I spent a week visiting the area and checking out some of the distilleries around (it wasContinue reading “Speyside”