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In a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Fionnán O' Connor, Irish whiskey author, will lead you through the bustling streets of Dublin to taste rare vintage Dublin whiskeys in the ancient distilleries, bonded whiskey cellars and old spirit-merchant outlets where they were originally distilled, matured and retailed.
- 1950's "Mitchell's Green Spot Pure Pot Still 10 Years Old" Whiskey
- 1960's "John Power & Sons Pure Pot Still 7 Years Old" Whiskey
- 1960's "Old Irish Gold 24 Years Old" Pure Pot Still Whiskey
- 1950's "Bagots, Hutton & Kinahan" Mellow Dublin Pure Pot Still Whiskey
- 1970's "John Jameson & Sons 20 Years Old Bow Street Pure Pot Still Whiskey
Ticket purchasers will also receive a complimentary copy of Issue 6 of Irish Whiskey magazine + a complimentary ticket to attend another historical whiskey tasting event taking place on the evening of Saturday 29th September @ 7pm in the Porterhouse Bar, Dublin; the next Sip of Fionnan O' Connors "Seven Sips" series of spirit/whiskey tastings.
Fionnáns book on Irish Single Pot Still whiskey, titled "A Glass Apart", was published in October 2015 and hailed as the definitive guide to the drink.
Since these whiskeys cannot be replaced, this unique Rare Dublin Whiskey Walkwill never take place again! Five vintage Dublin Pure Pot Still whiskeys, representing the last golden age of Irish whiskey, will be yours to taste on one date only.
Stop 1. We will visit the onetime bonded whiskey cellars of Mitchell's & Son Wine Merchants (last used in the 1970's) where we'll taste a 1950's vintage Mitchell's Green Spot 10 Years Old whiskey in the very location where this whiskey once matured.
Stop 2. Meandering through the colourful streets of Dublin's Fair City, we'll find ourselves in front of the old copper pot still's of John's Lane distillery (closed in 1975) where we'll sample original 1960's era John Power & Son Pure Pot Still 7 Years Old whiskey that at one time passed through those very same stills.
Stop 3. We will rest for a moment in the shadow of St. Patricks Tower, the 1757 smock windmill that once powered the great George Roe distillery that was closed in 1920's, to enjoy a sample of Old Irish Gold 24 Years Old whiskey that has links to this distillery.
Stop 4. Onwards we will walk, across the River Liffey to Bagots Hutton, a onetime wine/spirits merchant of much repute on Ormonde Quay. We will sate our appetite with well-earned charcuterie, crusty breads and Irish cheeses, accompanied by a sample of 1950's vintage Bagots, Hutton & Kinahan Mellow Dublin whiskey.
Stop 5. Lastly we will finish at Bow Street, the spiritual home of Jameson whiskey. At the same location where John Jameson plied his trade, we will crack open a bottle of Jameson 20 YO that was distilled in Bow Street in the 1950's before being bottled by Morgan, of Dublin, sometime in the 1970's.