Blackwater Distillery to launch whiskey brand

Company plans to ‘think niche, sell globally’

27th March, 2016
Peter Mulryan, co-founder and chief executive of Blackwater Distillery

The owner of the Blackwater Distillery in Cappoquin, Co Waterford, is planning to launch his own whiskey brand less than a year after he set up his white spirits business.

The distillery currently makes two types of gin, Blackwater No 5 and Juniper Cask, and one vodka, Copper Pot Still. Blackwater No 5 gin is exported to six countries, and has won four awards to date including silver outstanding at the International Wine and Spirits...

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