Founder of Walsh Whiskey
First created by Bernard Walsh in 2009, Writers’ Tears comprises a range of six expressions of super-premium, triple-distilled Irish whiskeys. The range includes three core (Copper Pot, Double Oak & Red Head) and three limited-edition expressions. Two of the limited-edition expressions in the range are under the Writers’ Tears Copper Pot line and feature rare cask finishes - Marsala and Mizunara. The third limited-edition expression is a Cask Strength vintage, produced annually.
About Walsh Whiskey:
Established in 1999 by husband and wife, Bernard and Rosemary Walsh, Walsh Whiskey is a leading producer of premium and super-premium, triple-distilled, craft, Irish whiskeys – Writers’ Tears and The Irishman. Demand for these critically acclaimed whiskeys currently exceeds available supply in the 50 countries they are distributed to worldwide.
Led by founder Bernard Walsh, and with a strong board of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of international award-winning drinks brands. These include 6 core expressions in a range of 14 premium Irish whiskeys under the Writerṣ’ Tears and The Irishman brands, as well as the Hot Irishman Irish coffee and The Irishman - Irish Cream liqueur.
In this edition of BRC, I meet up with Bernard Walsh at the famous Sweny’s Pharmacy in Dublin, Ireland where I learn why he wanted to meet there, what that pharmacy has to do with author James Joyce and of …
On this premiere episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, Bernard Walsh shares his whiskey journey, while tasting through several expressions from his brand, Writers Tears. Bernard also talks about his involvement with Left Bank...