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The New York Irish Whiskey Festival returns to celebrate Irish culture

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A vein of cuckold! The New York Irish Whiskey Festival is back in New York, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

The festival aims to give “Irish whiskey the moment it deserves by offering consumers a unique chance to further explore the dynamic and growing category and Irish culture in a lively and contemporary atmosphere,” reads a statement. summary of the event. “In partnership with world-class Irish whiskey experts, Sean Muldon and Jack McGarry of The Dead Rabbit, the festival not only showcases bigger brands such as Bushmills, Teeling and Glendalough, but also provides an opportunity for lesser known brands to get noticed and introduce themselves to a young and engaged audience.

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New York Irish Whiskey Festival

The event’s creators hope their broadcast, held at Thew View in Battery Park, can “attract millennial cocktail enthusiasts looking to explore the growing category and Irish culture in a lively, contemporary atmosphere.” .

The NYIWF will feature performances by Irish musical artists, tasty treats and over 25 brands of Irish whiskey for customers to sample.

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“We approached Sean and Jack to discuss the idea of ​​a dedicated Irish whiskey festival as we all felt the category was very underserved,” the organizer said. Moira Breslin Recount We Weekly in a report. “We wanted to create an experience where Irish whiskey could be celebrated in its own right and we could show the depth and versatility of the category while debunking some of the myths surrounding it.”

The inaugural Whiskey Celebration took place in November 2019, during which attendees sampled drinks from 25 brands of Irish whiskey, classic dishes from the country and attended live entertainment. Its founders – Muldoon and McGarry – own The Dead Rabbit bar in New York and have published several acclaimed whiskey books. Their latest, From barley to blarney: the whiskey lover’s guide to Irelandwas released in 2019.

The New York Irish Whiskey Festival takes place at New York’s The View at Battery Park on Saturday, March 12. Tickets for daytime or evening sessions are available for purchase for $75 through Ticket Tailor.

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