The Whisky Tasting Club

Tag Archives: Kilbeggan

Blow your Cooley

Fancy an Irish whiskey green tea finish? ¬†One matured in Belgian Trappist ale casks? Or finished in Cognac and wine? Whether any of these will ever see the light of day remains to be seen, but Irish distiller Cooley is experimenting with whiskey styles at its Locke’s Distillery at Kilbeggan. The distillery was sold to […]

Posted in Blogs | Also tagged , Leave a comment

D-Day -11: Kilbeggan 15 year old

Kilbeggan 15 year old The man behind Cooley, which makes this whiskey, is not a natural whisky maker. He made his money in, among other things, diamond, gold and copper mining, and bizarrely, he mined zinc in Limerick. He is just a little crazy and he opened Cooley in 1987 because he thought it would […]

Posted in Whisky Tastings | Also tagged Leave a comment