Business groups have reacted with horror as Irish dairy exports to the US worth €250m, including top-selling Kerrygold, became ensnared in the global trade wars, as the White House took aim at EU-made goods.
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Conor Hyde from Hyde Whiskey. Hyde Whiskey recently won Best Irish Whiskey in the World at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirit Awards. Conor talks about what takes to win such an award and the journey they’ve been on to get where they are now.
The Menu can highly recommend a bracing walk on the beach followed by a visit to the East Cork Christmas Market (Dec 13, 11.30am-4.30pm) for some delightful festive treats, handmade crafts and a chance to order your Christmas poultry, baking and local veg with all voluntary admission donations going to ARC Cancer Care Support.
It’s a drink associated with the mature connoisseur, the hardened drinker and latterly the hipster, all of them men. Not anymore saysas the home of Irish whiskey has hired a woman as chief distiller at its new microbrewery