The Evolution of Irish Pot Still Whiskey

The Evolution of Irish Pot Still Whiskey

Barry Crockett is Master Distiller Emeritus at Irish Distillers. He worked at the distillery in Midleton for 47 years, 31 of which he spent as Master Distiller, retiring in 2013. I am often asked as to how Irish Pot Still Whiskey evolved and how the definition used to...

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...

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,...