History of Irish Whiskey

The distillation of Irish Whiskey has a long history, no one knows for sure when it first began some sources place it as early as the 6th Century when travelling monks on their return to Ireland brought with them the knowledge of distillation.

We may never know for sure but can be thankful it was started sometime in the distance past, enabling many hundreds of years of experience and perfection to bring us to the stage we are at today. Certainly the distillation process in Ireland is many hundreds of years old....

The following pages cover some of the recorded history of the production of Irish Whiskey, or you can find out some information about the various distilleries in Ireland through the Distilleries page
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