Irish Whiskey talk and tasting with Kevin O'Gorman | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

Irish Whiskey with Kevin O’Gorman, Master of Maturation, Midleton Distillery and Patrick Purser, Forester

Kevin O’Gorman, Head of Maturation, Midleton Distillery, and Paddy Purser will delve into the wonderful world of oak, cask types and maturation during this talk. They will explain the significant impact which the oak origin and type of seasoning has on the whiskey aroma and taste, and by way of illustration, a tasting of Irish whiskey reflecting different cask types will be conducted. Tasting includes: Green Spot Leoville Barton, Redbreast Lustau, Method and Madness Single Malt Irish Whiskey and Midleton Dair Ghaleach. 


Date: Saturday 20th May
Venue: Drinks Theatre
Time: 16.00-17.00


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