L6

Welcome to batch 6 of Blackwater No5 Gin which was distilled just after Easter 2015. It was (for Ireland) a warm spring day, but as far as the inside of the distillery was concerned it was still mid-January! The great thing about spring light is it’s direction and warmth. It’s low and sharp which makes for […]

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Poteen

On a warm Tuesday in early April, we bottled the first spirit ever distilled at Blackwater Distillery. It had been in wood for 8 weeks. Interestingly this spirit didn’t start life as an Irish Poteen, because when we fired up the stills on that cold February morning the GI, or bible for this most abused of spirits, hadn’t been finalised. […]

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Our First Whiskey!

Press Release St Booley – The Finest Expression of Irish Whiskey The stills at Blackwater Distillery came to life in February 2015, and just two months later we are thrilled to present St Booley, the finest expression of the distillers art, and our first 10 year old whiskey. Sandwiched between mountain and sea, the soft […]

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