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Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey, 70cl

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Our Service is an online platform which provides Members with information (e.g. bottle facts, market-indices, market values and prices) on (mostly) whisky and allows Members to add information to the platform. We do not sell, nor does the Service provide any option to buy, any alcoholic products. Experience running a whiskey distillery business runs in the family as Connolly’s grandparents were once renowned distillers of illegal spirits.

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John Teeling bought a former State-owned industrial potato alcohol distillery in 1985. In less than two years, Teeling converted the distillery to have two column stills. In 1998, Cooley received a trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) for outstanding quality, and for earning an impressive reputation over time. Cooley was the first distillery to be awarded the trophy. Cooley also released a single pot still poitín, which was available at the Celtic Whiskey Shop in Dublin and at Dublin Airport, with the intention of expanding production to release it in other markets such as the US. [15] However, this has since been discontinued. [16] Similarly, Michael Collins, a single malt whiskey produced for the US market, was discontinued after the distillery was bought by Beam in 2012. [17] Distillation process [ edit ]Connolly himself was also excited about the impact that the whiskey distillery and heritage centre could have. He said, “It will be a real game-changer for the area in regard to job creation.

Connemara Peated Irish Whiskey : The Whisky Exchange

Galway hurling legend Joe Connolly recently launched his plans to open a whiskey distillery and heritage centre in Connemara.Whiskybase B.V. is the Dutch private limited liability company, having its statutory seat in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and its office at Zwaanshals 530, 3035 KS Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Whiskybase B.V. is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under no. 52072819. Kilbeggan – a blended whiskey, Kilbeggan was originally distilled at the Kilbeggan Distillery, which was bought by Cooley in 1987. Best known for its non-age-stated version, in 2007, a 15-year aged version was released. An 18-year aged whiskey has also been released. [11]

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The Service has been prepared by us solely for information purposes to Members and the Service is based on information we consider reliable and we obtain the contents of the Service from a number of different third party sources (including Contributions), but we do not endorse, support, represent, warrant or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of the Services and any information therein. Birdsall, Ben(2018): The Distilleries of Ireland by Vespa, Wittenborg University Press, The Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-93066-00-7Connemara was introduced to the world during the early stages of the current whisky boom, when independent Davids were taking on stagnant industry Goliaths to great success and international renown, and boundaries and envelopes were being pushed with every release. Ahh, the halcyon days of 2010. Even though every stone in the whisky world has been turned over since then, Connemara remains the only peated Irish whiskey. It is also rare in that it is double-distilled (not triple, like many Irish whiskies) and a single malt. The brand consists of an entry-level NAS “Connemara Peated”, this 12 year-old, and a cask-strength NAS edition. Connemara and the Kilbeggan Distillery (formerly Cooley) are now owned by Beam Suntory. Ahh how the underdogs have been slurped up by the industry titans, a sort of Saturn Devouring His Children played out in the whisky industry. There’s an image for you. This malt has been triple distilled and, as well as being created to reflect the landscape of Ireland’s West coast, it’s also a great expression of the long history of Whisky distilling that has gone on before it. Gingers – A blended whiskey founded in 2011 by Minnesota bar owner and businessman Kieran Folliard. The 2 Gingers Whiskey Co. was acquired by Beam Inc. a year after the product was initially released. [14]

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