Category Archives: irish whiskey

MxMo: The Final Chapter

After a hiatus, we’ve returned for the final Mixology Monday. It is with a touch of sadness and understanding that we send this booze blog tradition into the long dark night. After almost 11 years of loving stewardship from Paul … Continue reading

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Teeling Whiskey Expressions

A while back we received a sample of Teeling Irish Whiskey and found it to be a great addition to our Irish whiskey selection, very full-flavored and easy to mix with. Since then, Teeling has released two new expressions here in … Continue reading

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Teeling Irish Whiskey

We recently received a bottle of Teeling Small Batch Irish whiskey.  (See our Samples policy to understand what it means that we’re featuring it). What sets it apart for us and makes it interesting is that it’s aged in rum barrels. … Continue reading

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Maple Cocktails

We’ve had a lovely warm October so far here in the Seattle area, but it is nonetheless getting autumnal out, with chilly nights and sudden rain showers. And there are few flavors that speak more of fall than sweet, rich, … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee

A couple weeks ago, we were fortunate enough to spend a few hours out with Saragh, our local Jameson whiskey rep, and got a chance to try some of their offerings we weren’t familiar with, like the Gold Reserve and … Continue reading

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