Blackwater Distillery is situated on the banks of the Blackwater River, just outside Cappoquin in beautiful West Waterford. With an abundance of clean air, fresh water and plump barley, it’s the perfect setting for Ireland’s first craft gin distillery.
We were thrilled this week to read that as and from 2018 the Booker Prize for Fiction will be extended to include the rear label of Irish Whiskey bottles. It’s a real vote of confidence in the industry […]
Apart from badly knitted tea-cosies, I have no idea what constitutes ‘craft’. Even putting the word in inverted commas doesn’t help. What I do know is that nowadays the word craft is most associated with beer. Next spirits. […]
Yesterday the postman dropped off a small brown envelope. Inside was our Brewer’s Licence. Because in order to make Irish whiskey (or indeed Irish whisky) you need to brew before you distil. Now it’s no secret that we […]
Well here at Blackwater Distillery we’ve got our planning permission and we’re on our way to Ballyduff. The idea? To convert a Hardware store built in 1952 into a state of the art micro-distillery, with visitor facilities. So […]