We’re pleased to announce that you can now order THE WILD GEESE® online at www.irish-whiskeys.de
Here’s a link to The Limited Edition, which was awarded a Platinum Medal, ‘Best in Class’ by consumer judges last summer at the SIP Awards in San Diego. But don’t forget to search “The Wild Geese® ” to find our other internationally acclaimed whiskeys.
September was beckoned in to the sound of Irish celebration. Friday 7th September marked the first Tip O’Neill Award, received by Niall O’Dowd, who was also presented with a bottle of The Wild Geese® Limited Edition Irish Whiskey. Continue reading “Tip O’Neill Award Recipient Niall O’Dowd Presented With A Bottle of The Wild Geese® Irish Whiskey”
We’re very excited to share our new video with you.
Ireland was torn by injustice and natural disaster.
The soldiers and refugees who were forced to set sail
on ships for other lands became know as
The Wild Geese® .
Through oppression and famine they created a beautiful dream
Freedom for Everyone.
Elixir, found in San Francisco’s Mission District and listed as one of the top 25 cocktail bars in the world, has listed us on their celebratory cocktail menu. Continue reading “Elixir and The Wild Geese® Celebrate The Mission Irish”
A few weeks ago we were in Glasgow, showing local bartenders The Wild Geese Collection. You can see some of the coverage in the link below.
They created some superb recipes, and for more information on this, check out our Facebook page. News has come from across the pond that bar tenders in California are now doing the same!
Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City, California, has featured our Rare Irish in ‘The Castle Bright’ cocktail.
- The Wild Geese Rare Irish Whiskey
- Castle Bright Apricots
- Pineau de Charentes
- Cane Syrup
We’ve put together a short video of our cocktail session, which we held is Glasgow on Tuesday 26th June.
Some of the local bartenders got behind the bar with THE WILD GEESE® and merged their creative brilliance with our internationally acclaimed whiskeys. They didn’t disappoint and came up with some superb recipes that really highlight the versatility and enjoyability of THE WILD GEESE®.
You can watch this video below.
For more coverage of the event, including the cocktail recipes, head over to our Facebook page.
For hundreds of years, Irish soldiers have sought their destiny abroad. Wherever they travelled, whichever side of the battlefield they have stood, the tales of their exploits have never been forgotten.
Our new video explores the arrival of THE WILD GEESE® in France and the strong Irish-Franco relationship they started. A relationship that still thrives today.
THE WILD GEESE® were remembered in an exhibition at the Musee de l’Armee in Paris, which proves that their story still resonates with people throughout the world today.
André Levy, CEO of Protégé International, recently told Americas Duty Free that the company is planning on launching a premium rum to go alongside THE WILD GEESE® Golden Rum, released last year. The rums are an extension of THE WILD GEESE® Irish Whiskey range, which includes Rare Irish Whiskey; Limited Edition; Single Malt; and Classic Blend expressions. Continue reading “Protégé International to release premium rum variant in The Wild Geese® range”
86/100, ‘Very Good, Strong Recommendation’ – The Ultimate Spirits Challenge (2011)
3 Stars, ‘Recommended’ – Paul Pacult, The Spirits Journal (2010)
Bronze Medal – New York International Spirits Competition (2011)
Berries, fresh oak and a hint of spice.
Taste & Finish
Light, sweet, fruity taste; balanced and smooth. The grain comes through gently and it ends with a tingle of honey and citrus fruit. The finish is clean.
Platinum Medal, ‘Best in Class’ – The SIP Awards, San Deigo, California (July 2011)
91/100, ‘Highly Recommended’ – The Ultimate Spirits Challenge (2011)
93/100, ‘Simply Stunning’ – Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2012
The nose is full, malty and sweet with a hint of citrus; and on the higher notes spice; a touch of cardamom.
Taste & Finish
Smooth, sweet to start, balanced, spice and an oatmeal maltiness. Hints of marzipan and a subtle and satisfying overtone of chocolate. A lingering and satisfying finish, full with a taste of oak. Rich and luxurious – truly a delightful, masterfully blended whiskey.
Gold Medal – Drinks International Cocktail Challenge 89.9/100 ‘A Treat’ – Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2012 4 Stars and the tag ‘Highly Recommended’ from Paul Pacult – The Spirits Journal
An easy, extremely smooth, award winning Irish Whiskey made, like all the whiskeys in The Wild Geese® Collection, using an Extended Double Distillation process.
Citrus fruits, gooseberry and floral notes. Honeysuckle with a peppery overtone.
Taste & Finish
Balanced and smooth. It has a rich malt taste with suggestions of citrus fruits and oak. There is a subtle hint of honey on the higher notes. The finish is long, sustained and loyal to the taste.
Selected as one of Ireland’s Reserve Cuvées (defined as a signature product of outstanding quality)
‘BEST NON-AGE IRISH MALT’ – World Whisky Awards (March 2011)
‘BEST IRISH WHISKEY’ – Wine & Spirit Wholesalers of America (WSWA, 2010)
Double Gold Medal – WSWA (2010)
Gold Medal – The Spirits Business (2010)
The nose is clean, smooth and sophisticated. There are hints of oak interwoven with a slight mustiness. On the higher notes, ripe, summer berries.
Taste & Finish
A finely balanced whiskey, smooth with an excellent body. Peppery. Spicy. Malty oak and a complex sweetness. A hint of vanilla and a lingering earthiness. The finish is long on the palate and very satisfying.