Private bottlings and limited editions are one of the most fascinating and interesting ways of drinking/ collecting/investing in premium Irish Whiskey. Fear Grinn brings you small one-off runs in numbered Limited Editions, hand filled, hand labelled and packaged, featuring great Irish whiskey developed over time.
There are many others out there including the highly collectable Midleton Very Rare, an annual limited release, while others are limited editions with a specified quantity available. Small batch and reserve releases abound. Usually, but not always, these carry an individual edition bottle number. Distilleries such as Hinch, Teelings, Dingle, Echlinville, Glendalough, Bushmills. Fabulous brands like Two Stacks, WD O’Connell, Tyrconnell, O’Connells The Liberator , JJ Corry, Gartinore, It seems endless. The marketplace is alive, vibrant and exciting. Hope you have deep pockets because the offerings are exploding.
You need to be off the mark to obtain some but others slip through the net and can be bought through various channels – happy hunting!
At Whiskey Factor I’ll be offering such private limited bottlings over the months ahead. My first is the wonderful and unique Fear Grinn. cask strength. Its limited to 222 bottles. Check it out and keep your eyes peeled for the follow-up! Against The Grain – unusual combo of peated and stout finished single malt. And don’t forget Tide’s In and Gullion.