Ireland news

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What the potcheen is poitin? A guide to the Irish spirit

We spoke to the UK and Ireland’s proudest poitin pushers to learn more about the enigmatic Irish spirit.

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Irish potato gin hits UK in time for St Patrick’s Day

Muff Gin is distilled by the Muff Liquor Company in the village of Muff, County Donegal

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Big money, huge plans: Liberties Distillery embodies the Irish whiskey boom

Here’s what €28m could get you:A Coca-Cola production plant in Ghent.Valderrama golf resort near Gibraltar.Alternatively, it could get you a shiny new

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Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith bring Irish hospitality to Islington with new cocktail bar

With CVs that span from New York to London, Irish duo Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith went back to their roots to find the unique ingredient for their fir

News |  Beer & Cider

Five minutes with Franciscan Well founder and Molson Coors craft beer supremo Shane Long

Franciscan Well's Shane Long reveals his plans for a London pop-up bar in November and shares his observations on the changing face of brewing in Irel

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Irish whiskey myths debunked at Imbibe Live

Independent Irish whiskey expert Kevin Hurley took the floor in the Taste Zone at the show to dispel some fake news about the category.As former globa

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Bushmills boosts its premium malts for 2018

[caption id="attachment_47778" align="alignright" width="217"] Colum Egan, master distiller at Bushmills[/caption]Irish whiskey is booming, premium wh

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Diageo unveils illuminated Guinness harp font

Guinness is giving its pint pulling a makeover with a new hand-finished, illuminated font, modelled on its household harp logo.The new font aims to dr

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Beer & Cider

Five minutes with Franciscan Well founder and Molson Coors craft beer supremo Shane Long

Franciscan Well's Shane Long reveals his plans for a London pop-up bar in November and shares his observations on the changing face of brewing in Irel

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Irish whiskey myths debunked at Imbibe Live

Independent Irish whiskey expert Kevin Hurley took the floor in the Taste Zone at the show to dispel some fake news about the category.As former globa

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bushmills boosts its premium malts for 2018

[caption id="attachment_47778" align="alignright" width="217"] Colum Egan, master distiller at Bushmills[/caption]Irish whiskey is booming, premium wh

News |  Beer & Cider

Diageo unveils illuminated Guinness harp font

Guinness is giving its pint pulling a makeover with a new hand-finished, illuminated font, modelled on its household harp logo.The new font aims to dr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Waterford Distillery to create 'world's first' biodynamic Irish whiskey

The drinks world is all about sustainability right now, and the latest company to jump on that particular bandwagon is Waterford Distillery with its b

News |  Beer & Cider

Innis & Gunn and Tullamore Dew launch Irish whiskey barrel stout

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn knows a thing or two about maturing beer with whisky barrels, and for its latest iteration it's teamed up with Irish dist

News

On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

In addition to freezing alcohol duty across the board, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond unveiled some welcome changes to business rates toda

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Indie Brands adds Bán Poitín to portfolio

Two years since it first hit the market, poitín brand Bán has joined the Indie Brands portfolio in the UK.The spirit, produced at The Echlinville Dist

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Waterford Distillery to create 'world's first' biodynamic Irish whiskey

The drinks world is all about sustainability right now, and the latest company to jump on that particular bandwagon is Waterford Distillery with its b

News |  Beer & Cider

Innis & Gunn and Tullamore Dew launch Irish whiskey barrel stout

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn knows a thing or two about maturing beer with whisky barrels, and for its latest iteration it's teamed up with Irish dist

News

On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

In addition to freezing alcohol duty across the board, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond unveiled some welcome changes to business rates toda

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Indie Brands adds Bán Poitín to portfolio

Two years since it first hit the market, poitín brand Bán has joined the Indie Brands portfolio in the UK.The spirit, produced at The Echlinville Dist