The surprising resurgence of Irish whiskey has been exciting to watch over the past few years, with the category spurring new and interesting labels bringing different perspectives to the scene. With Brown-Forman’s Slane Irish Whiskey at the forefront of this rapid rise, what better time than St Patrick’s Day to showcase the label at an exclusive whiskey tasting right here in Sydney later this month.
A small group of lucky BH winners (and their guests) will join our team at the special event alongside a Slane Ambassador who will be taking those in attendance through a quick tasting followed by a few celebratory beers. Presented in partnership with Brown-Forman, we’ll dive deeper into the fascinating history and provenance of Slane Irish Whiskey, as well as master a few key cocktails you can make this St Patrick’s Day.
Established in 2017, Slane Irish Whiskey is a spirit created with passion by the Conyngham family of the historic Slane Castle and Kentucky’s Brown family, who have 150 years of experience in the art of whiskey-making. The reverence for Irish whiskey traditions balanced with a distinctly modern approach has seen the progressive label become one of the most iconic Irish whiskeys, presenting a complex flavour profile backed by a signature triple-casked process that uses three cask types – Virgin American oak, seasoned oak bourbon, and Oloroso Sherry casks – during the maturation process.
The bold and complex flavours of Slane’s signature blend moves away from the traditional lighter palate of Irish whiskey and puts the scene on a new path that is being celebrated by whiskey lovers the world over.
If you’ve already got a bottle of Slane sitting on your shelf, you can soak up the Irish mood by mixing up one of Slane’s signature serves, the easy, breezy Slane, Dry & Orange. To tide you over until the event, we’ve included the recipe as follows.
- Pairing knife
- Highball glass
- 45 ml (1.5 oz) Slane Irish Whiskey
- Ginger beer
- 1 Orange
- Fill a highball glass with ice.
- Add Slane Irish Whiskey.
- Top with ginger beer.
- Garnish with orange wedge.
To get involved in our St Patrick’s Day celebrations with Slane, enter your details below. A dozen winners (and their mates) will be drawn on March 9, and the event will be held in Sydney on St Patrick’s Day eve, March 16th. Come down and enjoy a few Slane cocktails and beers with the BH boys. T&C’s can be found here.
Slane Irish Whiskey is available in Australia from $59.
This article is proudly presented in partnership with Slane Irish Whiskey. Thank you for supporting the brands who support Boss Hunting.