Travel Retail’s Wild Geese: Thomas McCrave

The Moodie Report Issue 82 The Wild Geese Irish Whiskey 13th June 2013


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Father’s Day Cocktail: Flying High

Fathers are heroes for more than one day. Treat him to a ‘Flying High’ this weekend!

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A spiced old-fashioned style drink.
40mls The Wild Geese Rare Irish Whiskey
20mls Domaine De Canton
10mls Benedictine
4 drops orange & mandarin bitters

Stir all ingredients, strain into a rocks glass over ice and garnish with an orange twist.

The Wild Geese Cocktails: The Bentley

Shay from Elixir is back with another cocktail recipe – The Bentley. Based on an Old Fashioned cocktail mix, Shay uses our Rare Irish and brings you an Untamed flavour you don’t want to miss!

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2 oz The Wild Geese Rare Irish Whiskey
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
2 Dashes Chocolate Bitters
Grated dark chocolate to garnish

The Wild Geese Cocktails: The Tipperary

Shay is one of the star barmen at Elixir in San Francisco. He mixed up a sensational cocktail using our Classic Blend – The Tipperary. It’s a classic cocktail with a Wild twist.

Check out our video and treat yourself to the The Tipperary.

2013-03-17_TWGISAH-Elixir_1519-38152 oz. Classic Blend whiskey
3/4 oz. sweet vermouth
1/2 oz. green Chartreuse
Ice cubes

Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: lemon twist

Combine ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass and stir. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.

Travel Retail’s Wild Geese: Gerry Crawford

The Moodie Report Issue 78 - The Wild Geese Irish Whiskey 9 May 2013


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Travel Retail’s Wild Geese: Dermot Davitt

The Moodie Report Issue 77 - The Wild Geese Irish Whiskey 3 May 2013


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The Wild Geese Tasting Notes with H. Joseph Ehrmann (Bar Manager at Elixir, San Francisco)

We were the proud sponsors of the 10th Annual St Patrick’s Day Party at Elixir in San Francisco. Elixir is regarded as one of the best saloon bars in the world. It’s steeped in history and great place to hang out with experienced bar tenders who know a great drink when they see one.

Elixir’s bar manager, H. Joseph Ehrmann talks us through our Collection of Irish Whiskeys as we share with you highlights from this fantastic weekend!

‘It’s nice to have a range of expressions in an Irish whiskey. I really enjoy the Single Malt in particular. The Classic Blend I’ve made in a lot of different cocktails, it mixes really well and holds up as a nice hot whiskey. All in all I would say that I’m really impressed with the line’

Elixir, San Francisco – The Place To Be

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Elixir in San Francisco has not only been recognised as one of the USA’s top bars, it is also one of it’s oldest. Its rich heritage means this is a place with bundles of character and plenty of charm. The perfect place then for us to celebrate one of the big events of the year: St Patrick’s Day.

Over the St Patrick’s weekend, we sponsored Elixir’s 10th Annual St Patrick’s Party, where our whiskey was poured as the feature product. Patrons enjoyed our Collection straight up and in two bespoke cocktails. We’ve got some fantastic videos from this event to share with you all, but first a little more about this impressive venue.

Recent evidence suggests that Elixir’s building has stood since 1858, meaning its location on the corner of 16th and Guerrero has seen the American nation develop.

From being one of the ‘Wildest of the Wild West’ saloons in the late 1800s to being a vessel for the new European immigrants of the 1900s to pass through. Elixir is found in the Mission Delores district of San Francisco, which itself has undergone many changes. Today it is a trendy area for young professional, a great art scene, but it was originally swallowed up by an expanding San Francisco after the Gold Rush era. It became a place for immigrant communities to live and make their way in America. Amongst these was a large Irish community, many of whom worked on the construction of one of the country’s iconic structures: San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.

In March 2012 Elixir remembered and celebrated these Men of Action by featuring our Rare Irish Whiskey in their commemorative ‘The Mission’ cocktail. So it was fitting that we collaborated once again on celebrating the Irish heritage of the neighbourhood. Check out our new videos at Elixir which will be released this Thursday (May 2nd).

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Travel Retail’s Wild Geese: Alec Denby

The Moodie Report Issue 76- The Wild Geese Irish Whiskey 25 April 2013


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