Category Archives: Irish Whiskey Information

Is Whiskey Good For Weight Loss?

It is a new year, which means that many people have made a resolution or two a few weeks ago. Did you know that statistics say that the number one resolution for 2022 was weight loss? Well, you’ll be happy to know that most people continue drinking, even if they do start out on a diet. If that sounds like something you’d do, whiskey is the drink for you!

IrishAmerican 19 Year Old Single Malt Founders Reserve Inaugural Release

The Inaugural release of the Irish American Founder’s Reserve Series dropped yesterday on Irishmalts. Carefully selected by the founder of IrishAmerican, John McKay, this exceptional whiskey is available for pre-order now. His vision, dream and legacy is embodied in this rare premium series.

What Is Mead & How Can I Drink It: Everything You Need To Know

Described as the perfect blend between wine and beer, mead is seeing a resurgence in the global alcohol industry. In short, mead was created 3 thousand years before the invention of the wheel. It is thought that mead was invented when rain fell into a pot of honey. Nowadays, the process is more refined…

Our Favorite Whiskey Subscription: Delivering The Tasting To Your Door

Discover Irelands first ever whiskey subscription service! – It is no secret that the whiskey renaissance is lighting up the world. Suddenly, there seems to be a new and exclusive bottle release every week! With so much going on, it is hard to keep up with (or get into) the ever-changing market. How do you […]

Our Top 5 Whiskeys for Newcomers

What should I try? Where do I start? The world of whiskey can be a daunting prospect for novice drinkers. From the outside it can have a reputation for harshness or snobbery. In reality, whiskey is just as drinkable and approachable as any Spirit. Let us explain. Irish Whiskey is considered to be the smoothest […]

An Interview with Kirstie McCallum – Gelston’s Head Distiller

Recently, Irishmalts was lucky enough to sit down with Kirstie McCallum of Samuel Gelston’s Irish Whiskey. Founded in 1830 by Belfast based Samuel Gelston, Gelston’s Whiskey has been distilling and bottling Irish whiskeys of high quality with unique and innovative finishes for many years. Kirstie is Gelston’s Head Distiller. Coming from a successful career in the […]

The World’s Largest Whiskey Festival – All You Need To Know

What is the world’s largest whiskey festival, you ask? It is none other than Belfast Whiskey Week! BWW is set to be Ireland’s Largest Whiskey Festival and the World’s Largest Irish Whiskey Festival. When we say large, we mean it! The festival will feature involvement from over 60 brands and distilleries. Lead by a community […]

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