Blackwater Distillery looks to raise €400,000 to increase production

The Waterford-based business, well known for its gin and vodka, plans to release its own whiskey later this year

Peter Mulryan, chief executive of Blackwater Distillery: ‘It’s not just about raising money, you are getting people onboard with your story.’ Picture: John Allen

Blackwater Distillery is looking to raise €400,000 on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform to increase its production.

The Waterford-based distillery, which produces gin, vodka and traditional pot still Irish whiskey plans to release its first whiskey in the coming months.

Making whiskey is very cash intensive, Peter Mulryan, chief executive of Blackwater Distillery, told the Business Post, and the company, which is just over three years old, needs to increase its output.

“Obviously, you can’t sell ...