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13 03, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Mór Gin trip to Dublin and other prizes

Irish craft gin brand Mór Irish Gin will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day day this year by giving your customers the chance to win ‘An Irish Gin Adventure’ - A trip for 2, for 2 nights to Dublin to make gin with Eoin Bara at his new gin school. Bars can receive a promotion kit within 24 hours of contacting Helen Dakin at Brand Central UK. Paddy's Day promotion is open until 31st March when main winner will be drawn. Founder and Lead Distiller, Eoin Bara, commented; “With Mór gin we are striving to deliver a bold and exciting drinking experience – a taste adventure. We also want to celebrate our Irish heritage. This campaign brings all these elements together. The winners get to explore not only one of the most lively and exciting cities in Europe but also get an in-depth Gin master class, including [...]

15 11, 2017

Blackwater Distillery and Barry’s Tea team up for new Irish gin

Barry’s Tea has joined up with Blackwater Distillery to introduce the limited edition Blackwater Barry’s Tea Irish Gin to the Irish market. The exciting combination of the family-owned tea business, which has been a mainstay of Irish homes for over 100 years, and the Waterford-based gin distillery, sees a limited number of bottles of the new product being available from November. The new gin, which uses Barry’s Tea Classic Blend, Sicilian lemons, sweet Spanish oranges, juniper berries and cinnamon, was created by the micro distillery based on the banks of the Blackwater River. Blackwater Distillery is known for producing everything by hand, and creating the Blackwater No.5 Gin, which recently won gold at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London. Barry’s Tea Master Blender, Denis Daly, said “This is an exciting and once off opportunity for all of us [...]

5 09, 2017

Irish Spirits Association hosts inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers

The Irish Spirits Association recently hosted the inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers. Recent figures suggest that gin has grown by 31.6% year-on-year in on-trade value to reach €74 million. Mirroring this, preliminary figures from the CSO suggest that 2017 may see a significant and unprecedented increase in exports of gin from Ireland. This new group will provide a strong voice for one of Ireland’s fastest growing sectors. The inaugural meeting provided a forum to scope out key issues affecting the sector. The group agreed that their number one priority was to support the creation of a legally-recognised standard for Irish Gin. Pat Rigney, Managing Director of The Shed Distillery has been elected chair of the new group. The Department of Agriculture and Food was also represented at the meeting, where regulatory issues affecting producers was discussed. Speaking about the meeting, [...]