Waterford.. New Make

I have been accused of many things in my life and had many names thrown my way but I certainly was not expecting the fall out from giving my opinion on whisky.  I have received over the years plenty of backlash, but you become accustomed to that although  doing whisky reviews when it comes to…

Waterford – Ratheadon

The review no one wanted or even cares about !! Have you ever found yourself in a situation that commands you to really sit down and think very carefully how you need to approach something ? Well as a blogger who tries to be as honest as is possible about what i do, i have…

Terroir.. Waterford.. Single Farm..

Recently i and the Whisky Circus had the pleasure in sitting down with Head Distiller, Ned Gahan from The Waterford distillery over in Ireland.. This second part of the chat evolved into the hot topic of Terroir and does it exist and more importantly, can you actually taste the difference in the spirit they are…

A chat with Ned Gahan from Waterford Distillery

This weekend the Whisky Circus had a rather special guest in the form of Ned Gahan from the Waterford Distillery, this is one of the most exciting and controversial start ups in modern times of whisky production and i think its fair to say this distillery is splitting opinions right down the middle… This Irish…

Just another rant….

Firstly make a coffee, pour a dram, maybe even make a sandwich and then be prepared to wonder why the hell you read till the very end…. The whisky industry is a demanding culture that manages to split opinion quicker than a rabbit can breed.. Over the last few years we have argued about Nas…