By Cooley Distillery.
Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $42 From: $33 To: $50
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Single malt whisky is whisky distilled at a single distillery from water and malted barley but without the addition of any other cereals, and by batch distillation in pot stills.
The traditional production zones for single malt whisky are Scotland and Ireland, although Canada and Japan also produce good examples. The most famous whisky regions for single malt production are Islay and the Scottish Highlands.
Ireland is an island off the west coast of Britain, and is divided into two distinct parts: the Republic of Ireland, an independent state, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. The following description refers to the beverages produced in the Republic of Ireland.
Wine is grown and produced in Ireland, although in limited quantities. Despite the unlikely climate, there are a handful of producers growing grapes and vinifying wine in the southern half of the country, most notably in County Cork and County Clare. The wines are largely sold to a local consumer base.
Whiskey is the beverage more readily associated with Ireland. The question of whether Ireland or Scotland was the first to produce a spirit distilled from malted barley is still debated, although there is movement towards a general agreement that whisky was introduced by the Irish to the Scottish ... more
'Rest of World' is a phrase rapidly becoming less and less meaningful (and less easily definable) with each year that passes in the modern wine world. Wine is now produced in more and more regions all over the world, and production volumes in established stalwarts such as France, Italy, Spain and Germany are steadily reducing. Long-dormant vineyard zones are being revived (in Georgia, for example) and new wine-bearing terroirs are being sought out in locations as far-flung as ... more
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