Finding an original use for all the tea in China

New Irish-made gin inspired by 19th-century trade

23rd September, 2018
Marie Byrne and David Havelin, co-founders of Chinnery Spirits Picture: Marc O’Sullivan

A new Irish-made gin, which has been launched with more than 50 stockists around the country, is inspired by the Old China Trade that delivered silk, spices, tea and porcelain to Europe in the 19th century.

Dublin Whiskey Company co-founder Marie Byrne launched Chinnery Gin, a Dublin dry gin made with ten botanicals, last week with co-founder David Havelin.

Byrne sold the Dublin Whiskey Company to Quintessential Brands in 2016 and established Chinnery Spirits in Dublin...

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