A re-invigorated Irish whiskey industry is distilling a new golden age
If you have never taken a tour of the old Kilbeggan Distillery, just off the Dublin to Galway road, then you really should. It isn't just a wonderful journey back in time; it also gives a fascinating glimpse into the golden age of Irish whiskey.
Between about 1850 and 1915, Irish whiskey was king of the world. Its subsequent demise has been well recorded but, suffice to say, a few things went against us.