Auction Spotlight – Irish Whiskey Auctions December 2020

As auctions and whiskey prices have gone a bit crazy recently, and many of you very interested in it (showing from the 2.8k member in Irish Whiskey Valuations ) I've decided to do a sort of 'Auction Review', or 'Auction Spotlight' as I like to call it. This one is of course from Irish Whiskey... Continue Reading →

Midleton Very Rare Single Cask #34834 (1998) – James Fox

Key Details Whiskey Name: Midleton Very Rare Single Cask #34834 (1998) - James FoxDistillery: Midleton DistilleryABV: 54.9%Age: 22 yr oldType: Single Pot StillWebsite: €995 rrp but €795 up to 08/11/20Release Date: Now This exclusive single pot still Irish whiskey was laid down in April 1998 at the celebrated Midleton Distillery. Aged in a single first... Continue Reading →

Comhrá Fuisce: Q&A Series

Welcome to comhrá fuisce. For those unfamiliar with the Irish language it's translated to Whiskey Conversations, pronounced 'co-raw' 'f-wish-kah' and it's a place where we discuss everything whiskey. This series focuses on various topics in the whiskey industry posted as questions. Myself and Larry will provide our views on the questions and we encourage everyone... Continue Reading →

Midleton Very Rare 2020 Release

The question on everybody's lips for the 2020 MVR release was whether or not former Master Distiller, Brian Nation, would have his signature on the bottle, or if this would be the first in the Kevin O'Gorman series. We have an answer. Brian Nation pens his signature on this 2020 release, the 37th edition of... Continue Reading →

RedBreast Single Casks

Before we kick into the meat of this post, I’d like to take a moment to recognise the IWV community and give some quick updates. We are now 2,200+ people on the facebook group and 986 followers on Instagram with many regular contributors to the Survey which now tracks over 250 bottles from some of the top distillers in the country.... Continue Reading →

Dry your eyes mate..

I've long been a big fan of Walsh Whiskey's, and have a permanent collection of "drinkers" in my collection of both the Writers Tears & Irishman brands. Incredible value for money in my opinion. But sadly, despite my interest, I missed an opportunity to pick up the first release (2011) of their annual Cask Strengths... Continue Reading →

Damn you Dingle……

Update: October 2020 - If you want to see up to date prices, check out our collaboration partner, The Whiskey Companion here Before I kick off, I just wanted to say thanks again to all the contributors to the IWV group. Your input is growing the community at an impressive pace, and we can now... Continue Reading →

Pricey Purple Perfection!

Before we kick into the meat of this post, I'd like to take a moment to recognise the IWV community. We are now 300+ people on the facebook group and 170 followers on Instagram with many regular contributors to the Survey which now tracks over 230 bottles from some of the top distillers in the... Continue Reading →

And so it begins…..Collecting Tips!

On the off chance that someone somewhere accidentally clicks a link and ends up on this page - Welcome! I've been collecting Irish Whiskey for a few years now and often found it bizarre how some whiskeys explode in value over a very short period of time, and other (far superior) whiskeys have almost no... Continue Reading →

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