Year: 2018

Jameson Distillery Bow St. named World’s Leading Distillery Tour

Dublin home of Jameson only Irish winner at prestigious World Travel Awards Dublin, December 2, 2018 Irish Distillers has today announced that Jameson Distillery Bow St. was named the World’s Leading Distillery Tour at the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony in Lisbon on December 1st. The finalist list included Macallan, Hennessy, Jack Daniels and Jose […]

Dublin whiskey bonding tradition is honoured with new Red Spot Irish whiskey launch

– The top spot in the Spot Whiskeys range is reimagined, rekindled and reintroduced from this month – Irish Distillers, producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has unveiled Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Last seen in the mid-1960s, this spicy new member of the Spot Whiskeys range offers whiskey […]

Irish Distillers announces €150 million investment in sites in Cork and Dublin

More than 150 million is to be invested into Irish Distillers’ Midleton Distillery, maturation site in Dungourney, Co. Cork, and bottling plant Fox and Geese, Dublin over the next two years Nearly 130 million to be spent expanding and upgrading Irish Distillers’ distillery in Midleton, and maturation site in Dungourney, Co. Cork Over 20 million […]

The Midleton Very Rare Legacy Continues With 2018 Edition

Irish Distillers, makers of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled the 2018 vintage of Midleton Very Rare. The 35th edition in the renowned and highly collectable range, first unveiled in 1984, is a masterfully blended Irish whiskey, crafted at the Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork, by Master Distiller Brian Nation. Midleton Very Rare 2018 is […]

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee

JAMESON COLD BREW SET TO REFRESH IRISH WHISKEY AND COFFEE Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, is set to pilot a new and innovative take on the classic combination of Irish whiskey and coffee; Jameson Cold Brew. Jameson Cold Brew will be trialled in limited quantities from September 2018 […]

Irish Distillers Results Year ending 30 June 2018 

Jameson is the No. 1 Irish whiskey in the world with sales of 7.3 million cases with value growth of +14% and volume growth +12% Innovation sustaining growth across Irish Distillers’ portfolio with sales of Jameson Caskmates reaching 300,000 cases in 2017/2018, driven by the launch of Caskmates IPA Edition in the United States Irish […]

Bow Street Origins – A Tale of John Jamesons

Back in the late 1770s an enterprising young Scotsman, John Jameson, first arrived in Dublin looking to invest in the developing distillery business in the city. Records are sparse for this period, but we know that like all good entrepreneurs he sought to network in his adopted city. The records we do have show he […]

Irish whiskey or Irish whisky? The story of an “e”. 

By Carol Quinn Archivist at Irish Distillers In our archives in Midleton, I’m lucky to have a job where I see history brought to life every day. I do a lot of work searching and examining files relating to old copyrights and trying to establish timelines of historic dates of entry to worldwide markets. As […]

Senior appointments announced at Irish Distillers

Claire Tolan appointed as Managing Director Ireland at Irish Distillers Louise Ryan appointed Managing Director of Pernod Ricard’s dedicated global gin unit in London Rosemary Garth named Chair of the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland Dublin, 5 July 2018 Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known […]

James Joyce and his relationship with Irish Distillers

The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.< James Joyce, Dubliners James Joyce has a long and storied relationship with Irish Distillers. John Murray, Joyce’s maternal grandfather, acted as a sales rep with Powers. Joyce’s father, John, was an investor and later Secretary of the Phoenix Park Distillery and had a […]