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J.J.Coppinger's Are Turning Two!

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On March 29, J.J.Coppinger's of Midleton welcome Tullamore Dew for yet another entertaining whiskey tasting. The special ingredient on this occasion is not a food but the storytelling of legendary Seanchai Pat Speight.

Not only will you be regaled by the tale of Midleton’s legendary J.J.Coppinger’s but also that of the Irish emigrant. Tullamore D.E.W was first made in 1829 and was sold primarily for export, especially to Irish who had emigrated to America. Over recent years, Tullamore DEW has been reminding audiences of the positive impact and collective importance of Irish immigrants, just like General J.J.Coppinger, in building America today.

Indeed, Tullamore Dew is rooted in a historic association with Irish emigrants and is now the second largest Irish whiskey in the world. Crafted to be enjoyed wherever true characters gather, Tullamore Dew revolutionised the whiskey industry by introducing Ireland's first blended whiskey.

War photographer Matthew Brady, the son of Irish immigrant farmers had a talent for cajoling presidents, generals and business leaders to sit before his camera

This event will appeal to the more free-spirited of characters, those that wish to be inspired, their imaginations captivated. After all, legends don’t make history by staying home.

Members of the Third Regiment of Michael Corcoran’s Irish Brigade.

Tickets are €17.50 for two or €12 for 1 person and include:

  • Blended whiskey tasting by Kevin Piggot, Distillery Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W
  • Irish emigrant folk tales by one of Ireland's best-known Storytellers, Pat Speight, aka Pat The Hat
  • Whiskey & beer pairing (Cotton Ball's Indian Summer American Pale Ale)
  • Whiskey sour cocktail
  • Some finger food soakage!
  • Complementary Miniature Bottle of Tullamore Dew

For tickets, go to Eventbrite or visit the bar on 55 Main Street.



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