A Cask Strength Update

It would appear I’ve been a bit quiet here on Cask Strength Communications for the past number of months, although that wouldn’t be quite true. As many of my readers will know this website was created as a result of my unemployment due to Covid19, 7 months on, 1 cancelled Wedding date, Lockdown no.2 underwayContinue reading “A Cask Strength Update”

The Waterford Distillery Single Farm Origin: A Trio about Terroir

Before we start, this is a relatively lengthy whisky review, I don’t think there is any other way to approach these whiskies for the first time. Part of the enjoyment is in attempting to understand the project which the Waterford Distillery are undertaking and in coming to the realization that this is no ordinary distillery.Continue reading “The Waterford Distillery Single Farm Origin: A Trio about Terroir”

A New Age for Pot Still?

Friday April 11th, the Kilbeggan Distilling Co. TalkDram Tasting, was the event that really put the conversation of what can and what can’t be considered ‘Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey’ back firmly in my mind. And, in the weeks that followed there’s been several instances where the topic has popped up online, adding further fuelContinue reading “A New Age for Pot Still?”

Inspiration for a Cask Strength Blog

Hi folks, I wanted to kick off this blog by giving you an insight into the reasons why I feel there is room for me to share my insights on the Irish Whiskey Industry with you all. And, why I feel the need to add to the ever increasing array of Irish Whiskey bloggers thereContinue reading “Inspiration for a Cask Strength Blog”