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Brands and Distilleries : Cooley

Issue 123 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 123

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Cooley

Cooley 1992
- Republic of Ireland - 56.40%
7 A lovely summery afternoon dram.

Cadenhead's Cooley, World Whiskies 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Ireland - 60.00%
8 This is some bottling; great distillate matured to perfection in excellent casks. One for the Islay bore in your life.

Cask Collection Cooley 1992 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 58.90%
7 A rich nose and a somewhat restrained palate with an assertive oak print,which the high strength amplifies. But an elegant dryness.

Irish guys still smiling
Ireland's only independent distillery has had a rollercoaster time since it was established at the end of the '80s. Now it's time to deliver,its chairman tells Dominic Roskrow

July 2006, Issue 57, page 52

Kilbeggan's spirits rising
Iorwerth Griffiths looks at the latest developments as Cooley's distilling experiment comes of age.

February 2010, Issue 86, page 40

New Irish Dawn
Much has been made of the Scotch whisky boom,but Irish whiskey is also in rude good health. Dominic Roskrow looks at the new kids on the block.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 46

From the Editor
From the outset it was the intention of Whisky Magazine to embrace whiskies and whiskeys other than Scotch, and this issue sets the ball rolling with pieces by Tim Atkin, Giles Macdonagh and myself ab...

May 1999, Issue 3, page 5

The King of Cooley
Dr John Teeling is teetotal, he runs on caffeine, and he's making waves in the world of Irish whiskey. Peter Mulryan talks to the man behind the company

March 2003, Issue 29, page 30

Whisky Gems
Dublin airport launches new Irish Whisky showcase, Joe Bates reports

January 2011, Issue 93, page 37

Out with the rubbish
It is time for Irish whiskey to abolish the blamey and stand on its own three feet, says Jim Murray

May 1999, Issue 3, page 8

Back to life (Kilbeggan)
A unique occasion in the history of Irish whiskey took place recently – an old distillery came back to life –our man was on the spot for the first drops of spirit

June 2007, Issue 64, page 60

Editors Word
Well it looks like the year might end as it began in the whisky world with some significant changes afoot. Quite how they play out is yet to be seen, but what is certain is that they will have ramifi...

December 2012, Issue 108, page 5

The Cooley effect
In the second of three features asking ‘what is Irish whiskey? 'Dave Broom gets caught up in Cooley

February 2008, Issue 70, page 22

World of whisky
Pictures from The Whisky Fair, Limburg, Germany

July 2005, Issue 49, page 82

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

March 2011, Issue 94, page 26

In the Palace
If you are ever in the Irish capital and have an hour to kill, you could do worse than spend it at the Palace Bar on Fleet Street. You won't be the first person to spend an idle hour there, as this pu...

October 2011, Issue 99, page 8

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

March 2007, Issue 62, page 38

Variety performance
Irish Whiskey is entering a golden age hanks to the efforts of entrepreneurs such as Mark Andrews, Gary Regan met this king of Knappogue Castle.

April 2000, Issue 9, page 52

The best of blends
Joe Bates on the Regency Duty Free, Auckland,New Zealand

July 2006, Issue 57, page 55

The corporate raider of Cooley
Charles Maclean meets the chairman of Ireland's newest distillery, Cooley, and finds that his story can only be told in epic form

May 1999, Issue 3, page 16

No Laughing Matter
Joel Harrison is a drinks writer who regularly contributes to Whisky Magazine and other publications, including The Wall Street Journal India. A judge on the World Whisky, IWSC and Spirit Masters Aw...

March 2012, Issue 102, page 13

Hold on to Your Horses
Join Hans Offringa on the racetrack and beyond in our series about old and interesting whisky labels

June 2014, Issue 120, page 36

National Treasures
The search starts to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. Scotland, Ireland and Canada have been scrutinised,we find out who is in the running.

November 2007, Issue 67, page 8

In God's distilling country
Iorwerth Griffiths explores the Ireland Whiskey Trail.

February 2010, Issue 86, page 30

The Irish Revolution
There is a lot going on in Ireland at the moment, we summarise the recent developments

February 2013, Issue 109, page 14

Heading south
In the latest in our series of places to visit we look at Southern Ireland.

February 2009, Issue 78, page 38

Welcome to Whisky Magazine
It is always good to be back in Ireland, to return to the cradle of so many things that we often take for granted: distilling, Christianity, EU funding and that elusive craic. Despite the recent econ...

June 2011, Issue 96, page 5

Keeping it Live!
What will make Whisky Live 2003 the event of the year

January 2003, Issue 28, page 30

New-age whiskey
Peter Mulryan talks to Dave Phelan and Pat Rigney, the men who broke the mould producing a charcoal-mellowed Irish whiskey, Clontarf

July 2003, Issue 32, page 51

Welcome to Whisky Magazine
Well here we go, hurtling into a new year and there has already been plenty of news to fill our hearts with joy regarding our chosen tipple. There are certainly a couple of major events that could se...

February 2012, Issue 101, page 5

Showtime at Glasgow
The world's premier whisky tasting show, Whisky Live visited Glasgow for the fifth time recently and sales boomed with a record attendance on the Saturday.

November 2008, Issue 76, page 10

Gateway to exclusive whiskies
Joe Bates checks out the latest offers

March 2007, Issue 62, page 59

Enduring Icons
With the search for the Global Icons of Whisky nearing its end, we turn our attention to the rest of the world; this includes producing nations such as Ireland, Japan, Canada and India

March 2012, Issue 102, page 6

Bruichladdich bonanza
Ian Buxton gets his taste buds tickled with the latest releases

October 2006, Issue 59, page 59

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

Mix it up and start again
Why don't whiskies from different nations ever get belnded togeterh? Or do they? Gavin Smith found out

December 2003, Issue 36, page 32

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

Border store
Joe Bates heads across the American border

July 2008, Issue 73, page 34

Glasgow Showtime
New venue,different time of the year and some fresh new features made for another great show in Glasgow.

December 2007, Issue 68, page 10

Irish Collection
Cork airport unveils its own Irish Whiskey Collection Joe Bates reports

March 2013, Issue 110, page 28

Clear Water
Dave muses on why the Giant's Causeway being ripped up was a good thing

March 2012, Issue 102, page 12

Teeing Off
Iorwerth Griffiths finds an escape to whisky heaven in Northern Ireland

June 2011, Issue 96, page 70

Boom time
A huge palm tree,immaculate croquet lawns,magnificent setting and impressive whiskies… we review Whisky Live London.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 10

Whiskies galore
Heaven is wall to wall Scotches, bourbons and malts for the taking. Stuart Maclean Ramsay had a hard time coping.

September 2000, Issue 11, page 45

Fashion Invasion
Joe Bate reports on how whiskey arrived in style at Belfast City.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 36

?Ramsay's handiwork
?Grouse shows its older colours

September 2013, Issue 114, page 78

The beautiful South?
Lew Guthrie III on Southern Rock Opera by Drive-By Truckers – an epic concept album on the life and times of Lynyrd Skynyrd

January 2006, Issue 53, page 37

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

It's all Academic
Back to the classroom at The Irish Whiskey Academy

October 2014, Issue 123, page 25

The Test of Time
Fred Minnickdiscovers a tale of a botched sale, political machinations and an Irish whiskey name that has weathered the years

October 2012, Issue 107, page 26

How the hot toddy took flight (Irish Coffee)
Irish Coffee is known and loved across the world, but how did this happen? Peter Mulryan shows how it first took off

October 2003, Issue 34, page 52

How the hot toddy took flight
Irish Coffee is known and loved across the world, but how did this happen? Peter Mulryan shows how it first took off.

October 2003, Issue 34, page 52

Leading the revolution
Iorweth Griffiths meets the man who helped Irish Whisky in to the limelight.

September 2010, Issue 90, page 22

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