This weekend on Documentary On Newstalk, producer Brian Kenny explores the historic past, heritage and worldwide have an effect on of Irish whiskey in Uisce beatha “Water Of Life”
Here is rarely any longer a memoir appropriate about whiskey nonetheless one about identification, emigration, politics and existence educated thru the water of existence itself!
The truth that the observe whiskey comes from the Irish observe uisce speaks volumes about the historic past our nation has with this world-vital beverage. Alternatively, it’s no longer as easy because the formulation of manufacturing being invented and the emblem growing, the memoir of whiskey is one entangled in politics and historic past with twists and turns at every corner.
It’s a memoir that goes as far assist as Irish monks in 1000 AD, about a drink that dominated the world from its dominant distilleries in Dublin sooner than all of it came crashing down. As Irish whiskey died off Scotch took the reins, Japanese whiskey adopted and it looked probably that Irish Whiskey would be lost forever to the historic past books.
Out of the ashes about a key gamers began a rebuild and quite quite a bit of years later Irish whiskey has made a dramatic comeback. This documentary tells the memoir of how it began, how it practically ended and poses the question on its future.
We hear from distillers, businessmen, publicans and historians from Dublin to Cork to Scotland’s Highlands to unpack the memoir of Whiskey, Uisce Beatha, the Water of Life.
Produced and edited by Brian Kenny (www.kennysound.com) for Newstalk with the assist of the BAIs Sound and Imaginative and prescient Plot.
Water of Life will air on Sunday April 3rd at 7am, repeated on Newstalk on Saturday April Ninth at 11pm and can just be accessible as a podcast.