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Celtic 27 Apr 0 156
Tequila and mezcal started with the Aztec people, who made a fermented beverage called pulque, a milky-coloured, fermented, yeasty brew made from agave juice. It wasn’t until the Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 1500s and brought distillation tec..
Celtic 01 Apr 0 151
Like we need an excuse to crack open a tasty bottle of gin, this April 9th is National Gin & Tonic Day and at the Irish Drink Shop we’re full of g-inspiration! Ok, we’ll stop with the bad puns…but the word ‘gin’ derives from the Dutch word ‘jenever’ ..
Celtic 25 Mar 0 441
La Rioja Alta, based in Haro, the heart of Rioja, was founded in 1890 and has grown to become one of the key wineries in the Rioja region. The winery was founded by five families from the Basque and Rioja region, under the name Sociedad Vinícola de L..
Celtic 24 Mar 0 147
Liqueurs are a staple in the cocktail world and a key ingredient in many of our favourite cocktails. They are extremely versatile and can be used in mixed drinks, served neat, over ice, with coffee or mixed with other non-alcoholic beverages such as ..
Celtic 15 Mar 0 188
St. Patrick's Day is one of the biggest days on the Irish calendar. The celebration is a tradition for many of us, whether we have a drop of Irish blood or not. If you're joining in the fun, you will definitely need a few great drinks for the occasio..
Celtic 03 Mar 0 333
Oscar Wilde once described absinthe as, "A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world. What difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset?" Absinthe is one of those mystified and sometimes misunderstood spirits, which ma..
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