St. Patrick’s Cask Strength Irish Whiskey awarded top accolade at this year’s Irish Whiskey Awards
St. Patrick’s Cask Strength Irish Whiskey, produced by St. Patrick’s Distillery, St. Patrick’s Mills, Douglas, Co. Cork has been named the “Best Irish Cask Strength Whiskey” at the Irish Whiskey Awards. The 2016 awards, which took place in the Tullamore Distillery (on the 20th of October), also saw Gold medals being awarded to Spade and Bushel 10 Year Old Single Malt and Dingle Distillery Cask Strength Whiskey for the same category.
The Irish Whiskey Awards, which are in their fourth year, recognises the excellence and innovation from indigenous producers and distillers. The awards spanned a total of 20 categories, including recognition of the best in Irish Gin, Irish Vodka, Irish liqueur, craft beer and Whiskey Bar of the Year.
Ally Alpine, Managing Director of Celtic Whiskey Shop and the Irish Whiskey Awards, said: “Each year the Irish Whiskey Awards have gone from strength to strength and with over 100 entries to this year’s awards, it made the competition tougher than ever. We are proud to have this platform to showcase the very best in the industry.”
Available from Celtic Whiskey Shop, East Coast Beverages, Keily Donohoe Wholesale, Galvin’s Wines & Spirits, Classic Drinks and C & R Drinks, Cork.
Brian Nation, Master Distiller IDL presenting the Prestigious Award to Cyril Walsh, General Manager, St. Patrick’s Distillery