Limited edition Teeling whiskey named as best Irish whiskey of 2019
Three decades in the making.
Teeling Whiskey’s 30-year-old single malt whiskey has claimed the honour of best Irish whiskey at the 2019 Irish Whiskey Masters.
Run by The Spirits Business, the awards aim to honour the finest brands of Irish whiskey on the world stage, with the winners determined by a panel of leading specialists through a blind tasting of a wide range of Irish whiskies.
The Teeling 30-year-old single malt is limited to just 500 bottles and is amongst the oldest bottlings of Irish single malt whiskies released in recent years, making it one of the most exclusive Irish whiskeys in the world.
Distilled in 1988, the whiskey was initially matured in ex-bourbon casks for 25 years, before being given an additional five years maturation in ex-white burgundy French oak casks.
Commenting on the award, Jack Teeling, founder and Managing Director of Teeling Whiskey, which was also crowned as ‘Taste Master’ at the awards, said: “Since reviving our old family trademark of Teeling Whiskey back in 2012 we have endeavoured to make sure every bottle of Irish whiskey we release with our family name on it is of the highest quality.
“We have already achieved many honours including the significant landmark of being honoured as the world’s best single malt earlier this year so to follow up this with being crowned the Taste Master of Irish whiskey is the cherry on the cake for us.”
“We are also extremely proud of the team we have created, and this award is testament to the creativity, hard-work and dedication of our staff both here in Ireland and around the world, and I would like to thank them all for helping us achieve this ambition.”
More information on the Irish Whiskey Masters is available here.