Connemara 12 / Connemara 22

So I’m in the middle of an Irish whiskey tour. And we’re asked “Does anyone drink Irish whiskey normally?” I, of course, raise my hand.

“That’s great! What’s your normal brand?”

Oh shit. I draw a blank. I can’t quickly explain that I’m addicted to trying everything, that I drink just about every single thing. But at the same time, I can’t just say the Irish whiskies I love, because they are really high end and I’ll look like a snob. Then the German tourists on the tour will be offended when I say a dick joke to make up for it.

So I try and think of a standard whiskey. My mind races, I could say anything and I say… “Connemara”.

Makes sense, right? It’s peated. It’s Irish. Sounds like something I’d drink. The tour guide looks sad though.

“Connemara is an Irish whiskey. However it’s made using more…

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