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Lough Ree Distillery recently released their very first whiskey, fittingly titled The Bridge – Tús Maith Irish Whiskey. A bit of a mouthful to say but alas it’s a tasty mouthful to savour......

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October 17, 2019

Irish Whiskey Awards 2019

The Irish Whiskey Awards 2019, which are now in their seventh year, took place this week at the Dingle Distillery in County Kerry. The awards now span into 21 categories and over the past couple of mo......

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If you fancy a break from the typical mulled wine reception this Christmas, why not enjoy a Midlands Whiskey Tasting Experience instead for your Christmas Party in Athlone! Our Whiskey Tasting Experie......

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Egan’s Irish Whiskey have recently launched another new whiskey for us to savour here in the Midlands! Egan’s Legacy 2 is a 16 Year Old single malt and it truly is a delicious drop! It has bee......

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  The winners of the 10th annual New York International Spirits Competition were announced recently and two distilleries from the Midlands have won some very prestigious awards! Over 600 spirits ......

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In August, we will celebrate National Heritage Week in Athlone. It is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about Ireland rich heritage and encourages its......

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Although the Birr Distillery was in operation for nearly 85 years, not much is known about its history. It was by all accounts a substantial distillery once upon a time, with a reported annual output ......

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Treat yourself this August Bank Holiday weekend and join us on Sunday 4th August at 7pm for a Viking Whiskey Cruise! You will discover the fascinating history about Viking hoards, high kings, big bat......

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Egan’s Irish Whiskey have recently launched a new whiskey expression commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passing of Henry Egan. P&H Egan is a family company from Tullamore spanning si......

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We are delighted to announce that our Athlone Whiskey Tours have been shortlisted for not just one but two awards in the upcoming Midlands 103 Hospitality Awards! We have been nominated for Best Cult......

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