100 HOT Start-ups 21-40

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21. Copeland Spirits

Gareth Irvine of Copeland Spirits

Co Down start-up Copeland Spirits is capitalising on the gin boom, selling over 17,000 bottles in 2017.

Gareth Irvine founded Copeland Spirits in Saintfield in November 2016 having raised crowdfunding of £30,000 (€34,000) on Crowdfunder.co.uk.

Irvine came up with the idea for the venture while studying Business Management at Ulster University.

Copeland Spirits has produced 2,500 bottles so far and, earlier this month, released a ...