At this time of year, thoughts inevitably turn to iconic festivities to be enjoyed. For many this involves toasting a taoscán of Irish whiskey.
With the Emerald Isle’s St Patrick’s Day on the not-too-distant horizon, we look at the history of Irish Whiskey.
The day and drink are synonymous with each other. It is said St. Patrick himself, when short-changed on a shot of whiskey, berated a local innkeeper. Declaring his cellar possessed by a devil that fed off his dishonesty. Returning later he found the innkeeper filling every glass to the brim with whiskey after vowing to change his ways.
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