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Powers Celebrates World Whisky Day

Powers Irish Whiskey joined the party in and hosted a range of events as well a cocktail competition.

Luke Prosser

Luke hits the right mix

In April, Powers Whiskey tasked bartenders across Ireland to come up with their own Powers Whiskey cocktail to list in their own bar for the entirety of May. We spoke to winner Luke Prosser about the inspiration behind his cocktail and his love of Powers whiskey. Read the interview.

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Powers World Whisky Day Events

Joe Magowan

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Meet your host

Joe Magowan’s love affair with Irish whiskey began almost a decade ago, when a part-time job set him on a path of discovery into the wonderful world of Irish whiskey.

From craft beer and brewing to fine wines, spirits and distilling, Joe became a self-taught connoisseur of all things craft – learning to brew his own beer, attending whiskey tasting sessions and soaking up all the knowledge he could. Whiskey is where his real passion lies, and so he is at home at Dillon Bass as Irish Whiskey Ambassador. He can be described as a walking embodiment of the Powers brand motto ‘With Knowledge Comes Powers’, as over the years Joe has tasted every variety you can think of. He loves nothing more than sharing his whiskey wisdom.

2 May 2019

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Powers Whisky Walk with Taste & Tour

Join Northern Ireland’s award-winning food and drinks tour company, Taste & Tour, on a special Powers Whisky Walk around Belfast’s stunning Cathedral Quarter, hosted by Irish Whiskey Ambassador Joe Magowan.

8,15 & 22 MAY 2019

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Whiskey and Coffee Tasting Experience with Ground Espresso Bars

Wonderful things happen when our favourite source of caffeine meets our favourite source of alcohol. Explore the relationship between the two with Powers and Ground.

9 MAY 2019

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Whiskey and Vietnamese Coffee Tasting Experience

Explore one of coffee’s most delicious and best-kept secrets with Powers at Ireland’s only Vietnamese coffee shop and supplier of specialist Vietnamese coffee.

21 MAY 2019

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Whiskey and Coffee Tasting Experience at Henry’s

An evening of Powers Irish Whiskey and Bailies Coffee in Henry’s, one of Belfast’s favourite bars.

29 MAY 2019

The Jeggy Nettle

Whiskey and Coffee Tasting Experience at The Jeggy Nettle

Whiskey and coffee cocktails meet in one of Belfast’s newest and most exciting bars. Join Powers Irish Whiskey at The Jeggy Nettle.