Poet Matthew Rohrer on Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey

March 18, 2015 6:40 PM

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Poet Matthew Rohrer on Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey

MY FAMILY identifies as Irish—more so, perhaps, than is genetically expressed. So, 25 years ago, when I set off for my junior year abroad, Rohrer relatives from Oklahoma to Michigan were excited about the fact that I was going to Dublin. My uncle, who is a priest, took me aside and said, “Drink Paddy.”

“Drink Paddy. It’s a whiskey. Everyone will be drinking Jameson or Bushmills, but you should drink Paddy.”

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