Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Connacht Whiskey Firm Releases First Core Whisky & Proclaims New Distribution Companion in Ukraine


The Connacht Whiskey Firm is happy to announce that it has launched the primary whiskey to turn out to be a part of the core whiskey vary from the award successful Ballina based mostly distillery.

Initially proven to the general public at this 12 months’s Whiskey Dwell in Dublin, it was launched to the general public by Head Distiller Ryan Friesen, Grasp Blender Julia Nourney and Business Director Killian O’Sullivan to a really heat reception from attendees.

Connacht’s Business Director, Killian O’Sullivan, commented: “Connacht Single Malt Batch 1was a runaway success which received quite a few awards together with a San Francisco Spirits Competitors Double Gold, gold from the Irish Whiskey Awards, a uncommon 95 level ranking from the New York Spirits Competitors and was judged to be ‘Greatest in Class’ by the American Distilling Institute – all at simply over 4 years previous. Nevertheless, we determined that we may make this unbelievable whiskey much more accessible to whiskey lovers so Julia & Ryan labored over numerous months to refine the style profile and to finest current the liquid now that it’s 5 years previous.

The result’s what we’ve launched as Connacht Single Malt Irish Whiskey ‘Spirit of the Atlantic’ and we’re thrilled with the graceful whiskey that customers ought to be capable to take pleasure in neat, blended or nevertheless they like their whiskey. At 44.8% ABV and 5 years previous, it’s one of many few whiskies of this age available on the market from one of many ‘new wave’ of Irish distilleries. It’s ultra-smooth, accessible and an fulfilling option to uncover the whiskies of Eire past the mainstream manufacturers. On condition that our house is on the Wild Atlantic Method and our distillery is topic to the micro local weather of Eire’s West Coast, we thought it becoming to trademark the time period ‘Spirit of the Atlantic’ and to use it to our first core whiskey. Aged in ex bourbon barrels and ex sherry barrels, this whiskey is actually scrumptious.”

It’s now accessible from www.connachtwhiskey.com and the primary abroad cargo of this new expression has been despatched to Connacht’s new distribution accomplice in Ukraine, Wine Corridor LLC. Killian stated: “If the ‘Spirit of the Atlantic’ celebrates something it’s those that tackle the unknown. The relations of our founders did it after they left Eire for America and our founders did it after they determined to return to Eire to construct a world class whiskey distillery in rural Mayo. We waited virtually a 12 months for our companions at Wine Corridor to be ready to take their first order and it’s testomony to their dedication and fortitude that they relocated their enterprise away from the entrance line and received
again in contact with us to maneuver ahead, regardless of the uncertainty they face day by day.”

Connacht Distillery plans additional releases later this 12 months, together with the primary triple distilled cask completed whiskey from the corporate and a distillery unique. Connacht Single Malt Irish Whiskey ‘Spirit of the Atlantic’ will ship to markets as they replenish shares and will probably be launched in our key US market in H1 2024.

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