Glory be and thank heavens this whiskey is now being imported into the United States. This 12-year old, pot still whiskey is just delicious. Redbreast is copper colored—a really pretty spirit. The nose is a tangle of fruit and flowers.
As I recounted in Whiskey: A Global History (Reaktion Books, 2010), Irish whiskey was a huge seller at the end of the 19th century. Within a few decades though, the industry was wrecked—a former shell of itself. A host of