Smithwick’s is the most well known Irish Red Ale. The original Smithwick’s brewery began in Kilkenny in 1710 and although it was closed in 2013, sections are open in their visitor center. Now brewed in Dublin, Smithwick’s Red Ale, is a light and perhaps, under appreciated, style of ale. Smithwick’s Ale | 500 […]
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Redbreast 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey
Redbreast 12 Year Old is the largest selling single pot still Irish whiskey in the world and one of my favourites. I love the smooth, balanced and spicy flavours. This award winning whiskey has rich aromas of honey, licorice and sweet fruit with a long, lingering toffee finish. Redbreast 12 year […]
Old Speckled Hen
This popular English Pale Ale, launched in 1979 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England, is refreshing and flavourful. It has a clear amber colour, rich toffee and biscuit flavours, smooth carbonation and a long bitter finish. Serve with roast chicken, sausages […]
Bowmore 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
For scotch lovers, like me, who like gentle smokey aromas and complex honeyed fruit flavours, classic Bowmore 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky is for you! It’s long mellow finish has a hint of chocolate. As a growing number of Scotch producers experience a shortage of aged whisky, no-age-statements are becoming commonplace. Good for Bowmore, […]