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DRINK IN DUBLIN: Day 1 Part 2: Bull and Castle, Jameson Distillery, Book of Kells: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #30

For our first Dublin morning, the liquid brunch at Stag’s Head and tempting Celtic Whiskey Shop had simply whetted our palates. Now, annoyingly sober again, we follow the River Liffey west.  Having tasted the antiquated, we search for Dublin’s modern … Continue reading

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BUSHMILLS: Distillery Visit and Review, 10 Year 12 Year Whiskeys: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #26

Our trip brings us to the Giant’s Causeway: a collection of basalt columns cutting into the sea. Volcanic activity forced them up 50 million years ago.  Then rapid cooling cracked them like dry mud into over 40,000 hexagonal pillars. But … Continue reading

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