Food & Drink

Jameson Helps Brew Up Something Special in Philadelphia

If you’ve ever had trouble deciding between a cold beer and an expertly crafted glass of whiskey, Jameson Caskmates is about to solve all of your problems. (Well, it can’t absolve your student loans, but one out of 99 ain’t bad.) Created in 2014 from a conversation between a local craft brewer in Ireland and Jameson’s distiller Dave Quinn, Jameson Caskmates is classic whiskey with a modern twist; it’s three-times distilled then finished in craft stout barrels for a totally original taste.

And to keep creating even more totally distinct tastes, Jameson has sent its whiskey barrels to breweries all over the United States as part of its Drinking Buddies program. Learn how Sly Fox Brewing Company created its O’Reilly’s Extra Stout, a more robust version of one of their already popular beers. Made with roasted barley, flaked barley, and chocolate malt, this export-style stout is “full-bodied with a smooth mocha finish” when aged in Jameson barrels.

Learn more about Jameson Caskmates and Sly Fox’s partnership here.