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Old Midleton Distillery

Distellery Walk , Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 21 461 3594
Fax: +353 21 461 3642

Articles (18)

?All Shook Up
?A round up of the auction world

September 2013, Issue 114, page 80

A slice of heaven
Ireland doesn't have a lot of distilleries but what it has are all worth a visit. Iorwerth Griffiths reports

August 2006, Issue 58, page 37

All in the Mash
Iorwerth Griffiths explores a particularly Irish style

March 2011, Issue 94, page 18

Ask The Expert
I have several hand-blown bottles of the Bowmore Bicentennial edition, complete with the wooden case. It is one of the finest whiskies I have ever tasted but it seems too valuable for me to drink at t...

October 2012, Issue 107, page 74

Bring Back the Flavour
Dave Broom reflects on the changing fortunes of the Irish whiskey market

June 2011, Issue 96, page 10

Celtic resurgence
Is the Emerald Isle worth a visit for whiskey fans? You bet – and particularly in 2007

March 2007, Issue 62, page 38

Celtic tiger
Dublin's Celtic Whiskey Shop is driving an interest in Irish whiskeys but Scotch is benefiting too. Iorweth Griffiths reports

July 2006, Issue 57, page 54

Coast to Coast
Iorwerth Griffiths takes us on a tour of God's distilling country

March 2011, Issue 94, page 26

Desert Island drams
What do professional tasters drink for pleasure? Richard Jones finds out what the whisky makers' whiskies are

June 2003, Issue 31, page 30

In conversation with Barry Crockett
Charles Maclean talks to Barry Crockett, Master Distiller at Midleton Distillery

April 2001, Issue 15, page 82

Irish Whisky Rising
Midleton on the march

June 2017, Issue 143, page 80

Rural delights
Gavin D Smith looks at the huge distilling complex at Bandon.

February 2009, Issue 78, page 32

Smooth operators
The Midleton distillery in Cork is the engine room of Irish Distillers and it's like no other distillery on earth. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2004, Issue 38, page 32

The 2 Barries
The hands-on whiskey makers who have helped re-shape Irish whiskey, in conversation with Michael Jackson

May 2002, Issue 22, page 26

The changing face of Jameson's
Tim Atkin follows Jameson's from Dublin to the palm trees of County Cork and finds a whiskey that lightened up on the way

May 1999, Issue 3, page 32

The emerald isle
Once rich in distilleries, Ireland has few left and only one permits visitors. So whisky tourists have to work domainly with museums. Great country to do it though.

February 2008, Issue 70, page 36

The Irish question
In part one of a three part series, Dave Broom looks at the changing face of Irish whiskey.

January 2008, Issue 69, page 20

We're celebrating five glorious years
Five years, my brain hurts alot; five years, that's all we've got..."

December 2003, Issue 36, page 24

Whiskies (15)
Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Green Spot Château Léoville Barton
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
9 Enjoyable whiskey. The wood was a little intrusive on the palate, but the finish was superb.

Method and Madness Single Malt Enhanced with Limousin Oak
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 A great after-dinner drop, with lovely richness.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Method and Madness Single Pot Still
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 Delicious, easy drinking and well balanced – the sort of dram you return to again and again.

Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 As quiet, complex and elegant as the man himself.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Midleton Dair Ghaelach
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 58.10%
8 It displays both youthful and mature-ish notes. One thing it definitely doesn't lack is oak though!

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Midleton Single Cask 1991 10 Years Old
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 53.70%
8 Complex, subtle. Recommended quite a bunch this issue.

Midleton Single Cask 1996
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
7 Delicate and charming.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Midleton Very Rare
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 In general, Midleton is a bit too elegant for me, but this is a lovely vintage. The Yquem of whiskies?

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Midleton Very Rare
Pot Still - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Don't know how Barry Walsh keeps this standard up year on year, the most robust MVR in ages. Bravo!

Midleton Very Rare 2014
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 40.00%
7 All oak and no trousers!

Powers 14 Years Old, The Temple Bar Exclusive
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
7 Disjointed nose, palate and finish, but pleasant nonetheless.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Redbreast 12 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
9 Delicious, soothing, contemplative. A great whiskey. Makes me want to get on a plane to Dublin immediately.

Redbreast 12 Years Old
Pot Still - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Those oily, cakey aromas still have me hankering for a weekend in Dublin. Tea and cakes at the Shelbourne, then off to the Horseshoe Bar for the first whiskey of the evening.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Redbreast 12 Years Old
Pot Still - Ireland - 40.00%
9 This is what real pure pot still whiskey is all about, a glorious contradiction of soft fruit and firm grain, oily seeds and sweet wood. World beating stuff.

Yellow Spot
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 You wonder what's coming next... the Black Spot? The Clear Spot?

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