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Plan a Trip to the Distilleries and Pubs of Ireland

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The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog has a new guidebook that will walk you through the best drinking spots on the Emerald Isle.

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Irish whiskey is in revival mode. Once the world’s largest whiskey producer, Ireland nearly lost its industry in the mid-20th century because of wars and Prohibition. Now it’s back on the rise. This colorful new book provides a tour of today’s distilleries, some with venerable roots, but most starting quite recently to meet the newly skyrocketing demand. The book is organized geographically and includes pubs and shops across Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as a cocktail guide with 12 recipes.

“From Barley to Blarney: A Whiskey Lover’s Guide to Ireland” by Sean Muldoon, Jack McGarry, Tim Herlihy and Conor Kelly (Andrews McMeel, $28).

Florence Fabricant is a food and wine writer. She writes the weekly Front Burner and Off the Menu columns, as well as the Pairings column, which appears alongside the monthly wine reviews. She has also written 12 cookbooks.

A version of this article appears in print on

, on Page



of the New York edition

with the headline:

To Crawl: Where to Find Whiskey On the Emerald Isle

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