Oh my “Dair”-ling

Technically Midleton's Dair Ghaelach Grinsell Wood (Tree 9) was the first super premium bottle of whiskey which I purchased, and the one which started me down the slippery slope of collecting Irish whiskey. I had always had a passing interest in Irish whiskey, and dabbled in the more "cost effective" end of buying, tasting and... Continue Reading →

Powerscourt Distillery

I'll kick off by admitting I have a bit of a soft spot for Powerscourt as I grew up down the road, and worked in the golf club for many years while in school giving out to golfers for slow play. I also got the 1st (Unofficial) hole in one on the West Course -... 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 →

Midleton Madness (June 2019 Update)

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 thank the almost 1,000 facebook members and 450 instragrammers who are supporting not only this blog, but are adding their private sale results to The... Continue Reading →

The Powers that be….

Anyone who's read about Dave's Irish Whiskey 's foray into collecting Irish will know that his head was first turned by a Power's Single Cask from the Celtic Whiskey Store (Cask #284 to be precise)- Ironically the last bottle that I needed to finish the set!. I was actually introduced to the series one day... 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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