Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Pairing – Jameson Caskmates and Beau’s Strong Patrick

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to meet with Ger Buckley, fourth generation Head Cooper at Jameson Distillery, and Steve Beauchesne of Beau’s Brewery and ask questions about their respective companies, roles and upcoming collaboration. Jameson shots are virtually synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day in North America, along with green beer and other things the Irish likely find abominable about our celebration of their holiday! … Continue reading Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Pairing – Jameson Caskmates and Beau’s Strong Patrick

7 must stops in Dublin for whiskey (Number 3 is a number!)

Traveling as a whiskey fan can be quite daunting picking where you should go. You want to find those hidden gems, those amazing places that have Glencairns and great selection and good prices and maybe something interesting. Time is a commodity you don’t want to waste. Dublin. A city split in two, with two cultures on either side of the river. Tourist traps, great times, … Continue reading 7 must stops in Dublin for whiskey (Number 3 is a number!)

Jameson Distillery Edition

So I’m at Jameson. Not the actual distillery, the old distillery, in Dublin. We unfortunately did not have the time to visit the proper distillery. Next time I’m in Ireland. However this time I took the tour. That’s a different write up for a different day. At the end, I discovered there were two “location” exclusives that you could buy: One was Jameson Black Barrel… Continue reading Jameson Distillery Edition

Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews

It’s that time of year again. St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and from now through the weekend people will be donning green attire, chugging green beer and chasing leprechauns, or something like that. As enjoyable as that is allow me to suggest one change in these annual festivities: ditch the green beer and have a glass or two of an Irish whiskey instead. If you find yourself wondering which of … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews