Midleton

  • Midleton distilleries complex is located in Midleton, County Cork, Ireland, alongside is the Old Midleton distillery established in the early 17th century
  • John Power & Son, John Jameson & Son and the Cork Distilleries Company, which owned the Old Midleton distillery, merged together in 1966 to form the Irish Distillers Group. They closed down their existing distilleries and focused all production at the new facility in Midleton
  • In 1975 The Old Jameson Distillery production ended and new began at Midleton – old Jameson distillery has since been a visitor centre
  • Whiskey brands produced at New Midleton Distillery include Jameson, Tullamore Dew, Powers, Paddy, Redbreast, Midleton Very Rare, Green Spot and Yellow Spot
May 4, 2017
Writers Tears Irish Whiskey review

Writer’s Tears Pot Still whiskey review

Writer’s Tears is owned and bottled by Walsh Whiskey Company, who also own the Irishman brand. Writers Tear’s is a blend of 40% Irish Pure Pot Still (also known as Single Pot Still) and 60% Single Malt Whiskey, triple distilled like Irish whiskeys usually are. Blended whiskey without grain whiskey […]
July 1, 2016
Jameson Irish Whiskey

Jameson Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey review

Jameson whiskey is a blended Irish whiskey produced by Irish Distillers, established in 1780. Jameson has been selling internationally since 19th century and it’s the best selling Irish whiskey in the world. In 2013 they sold 48 million bottles of Jameson whiskey, which topped the brand sales then. Jameson whiskey […]
November 12, 2015
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Redbreast 15 year old Single Pot Still review

Redbreast 15 year old comes from the New Middleton distillery in Cork, famous for making Single Pot Still whiskey (also known Pure Pot Still). So far they are the only ones making it with an age statement (under the Redbreast brand). The whiskey is made from malted and unmalted “green” […]
October 27, 2015
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Green Spot Single Pot Still whiskey review

Green Spot is an Irish Single Pot Still whiskey coming from the same distillery, that makes Single Pot Still whiskeys with age statements, the New Midleton distillery. Green Spot is made from whiskeys aged between 7 and 10 years. Also known as Pure Pot Still is traditional Irish way of […]
May 27, 2014
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Redbreast 12 year old Single Pot Still review

Redbreast is an Irish whiskey brand coming from New Midleton distillery in Cork, Republic of Ireland (along with Green Spot and many other famous brands). Made with traditional Irish way, it is a Single Pot Still (also known as Pure Pot Still) whiskey. Made from malted and unmalted “green” barley […]
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