March 3, 2019 — It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from, on March 17 everyone is Irish. And to help you celebrate in style, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey has teamed up with IrishCentral to give you the name change you need to qualify as truly Irish for the occasion. What’s better than a gorgeous green T-shirt with your ”Irish-ized” name on it? O’Connors and O’Sullivans will be joined by O’Johnsons, O’Rousseaus, O’Spinellis, and many more across the country as we all raise a glass on this celebratory holiday.
Here’s how: Go to OEveryone.com You’ll see a place to fill in your name or nickname and see how it looks, which is fun. Click on the Customize tab to place an order. They are only 20 bucks so get the gang into uniform for that St. Pat’s party.
To arrive in time, orders must be placed by March 11, so get on it. For the procrastinators and lollygaggers, March 13 is the drop-dead date with overnight delivery.
Stay tuned for great cocktail recipes we’ll be posting soon to make your celebration memorable, including killer cocktails from Tullamore D.E.W. Do you know what D.E.W. stands for? Bet you don’t. See below and impress your friends with this amazing insider information!
IrishCentral, the clever folks behind the O’Everyone idea, is a digital media company specializing in all things Irish here in the U.S. and around the world. They are taking Irish-fusion food and drinks menus to bars and restaurants in four cities. If you are lucky enough to live in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago or Boston, here are great opportunities for Irish revelry:
New York City will see Chef JJ Johnson’s subterranean bar Gibson + Luce become O’Johnson’s; French Champagne spot Flute Bar will become O’Flute’s; and hip Indian/Australian eatery Babu Ji will be, you guessed it, O’Babu Ji’s.
In the Los Angeles area, Santa Monica’s Mexican standby Gilbert’s El Indio will become O’Gilbert’s; the refined Indian eatery O’Bombay’s will showcase Irish stout and curry mashups; Malibu’s beachfront beauty Gladstones will become O’Gladstones; and Hollywood’s old timey cocktail lounge Spare Room will be O’Spare Room.
Chicago’s Mexican restaurant by day, nightclub by night spot El Hefe will transform into O’Hefe; Bub City’s Country Western Honky Tonk will become O’Bub’s; and BIG Bar at the Hyatt Regency will become O’BIG’s.
Boston will play host to a n’er before seen tropical Irish hybrid with O’Tiki Rock; the classic Southern dive Loretta’s Last Call will become O’Loretta’s; and Menetomy’s patriotic tavern will become O’Menotomy’s.
So what does D.E.W. stand for in Tullamore’s name? The brand was created in 1829 in the town of Tullamore in the heart of Ireland. One of the early founders was Daniel E. Williams and his initials are still on the bottle.
Tullamore D.E.W. is the second largest Irish whiskey in the world. It. is triple distilled, but is also a unique blend of all three types of Irish whiskeys: the pot still, malt and grain whiskeys. As a result, Tullamore D.E.W. is three times smoother with an added gentle complexity. Tullamore D.E.W. was the first and remains one of the few international Irish whiskeys to pioneer this blend of three.