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Issue 120 - Drink whiskey with the Barrelman

Whisky Magazine Issue 120
June 2014

 

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Drink whiskey with the Barrelman

Old Jameson Distillery

On April 3rd, The Old Jameson Distillery launched their latest offering to the visitors to Dublin– the Barrelman's Feast. Aimed at an audience of thirty-something whiskey drinkers and thrill seekers, it promises to turn the traditional ‘hooley' night on its head.

Kicking off with a favourite cocktail of trendy bartenders, Jameson and Ginger Ale the Old Jameson Distillery have even resurrected one of their barrelmen to host the evening and offer a unique insight into the Jameson whiskey story.

As the story of Jameson whiskey unfolds throughout the evening, visitors will enjoy a delicious four course menu, offering a choice of starter, a choice of main course followed by a delicious Jameson Crème Brulée dessert served on original whiskey barrel boards.

The Old Jameson Distillery has deconstructed what a ‘traditional Irish' night is, to reflect a changing society and changing tastes. Handpicked musicians ‘Sine Metu' will offer a unique take on Irish musicians from Thin Lizzy, to U2 and Paul Brady.

“What it means to be Irish is constantly changing,” said John Callely, CEO at the Old Jameson Distillery. “As a must see venue for tourists and locals alike, the Old Jameson Distillery wanted to reflect what's really going on in Irish society, in terms of drinks, the food we're eating and the music we're listening to. It's the most authentic evening you can find in Dublin,” he continued.

The event will run weekly over the summer and coming in at €60, it's...

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