Synergy (noun): A state in which two or more things work together in a particularly fruitful way that produces an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects. Expressed also as “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” It’s no surprise that most beer drinkers enjoy whiskey and vice versa. A shot of whiskey with a beer chaser is such a common combo, it even has its own name: the Boilermaker. […]
Just when you thought we were finished talking about barrels, we have another barrel-filled story to get your mouth-watering. The interesting thing about these barrels is that they have some history. From whiskey to beer and back again, these barrels have had quite the adventure. These are the barrels that helped to make Jameson Caskmates.
Recently the fine folks at Jameson Irish Whiskey announced the newest partners in their Drinking Buddies program. As part of their Drinking Buddies collaboration, five American breweries were invited to tour the Jameson distillery in Ireland, and each was sent home with six empty Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels. The barrels would be used to age a unique, limited edition craft beer.
On Tuesday, Jameson Irish Whiskey announced that they are expanding their collaboration program, Drinking Buddies, to include five American craft breweries. One of the collaborations we can expect to see is with Great Divide Brewing Co, who will be brewing The Smoothness, a dark lager aged in Jameson barrels. We’re really excited to try these Jameson-barrel aged beers and to watch the video series that is going to document the story of each of the […]
“If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!” – Irish Saying St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and given that it falls on a Monday this year, we are beginning the celebration tonight! I’m sure you will have no problems finding St. Patrick’s Day parties around town this weekend, and by Monday you may need to take things down a notch. I know we plan to party hard all weekend, but then […]