The village of Ahascragh has become our beloved home. When we set our sights on the old mill in Ahascragh, we knew this was the right place to begin our journey. Located in the West of Ireland countryside, the rugged landscape and cool climate makes for perfect whiskey-making conditions and will continue to inspire the taste and design of our spirits. We have already begun building a strong team that includes local workers and suppliers, creating full-time sustainable jobs in the area. The Old Mill Shop & Café has been serving locals and visitors since opening earlier this year and in turn, we’ve been welcomed to the village with open arms.
This project is for the community and rooted in the community and we want our name to reflect this. Therefore, we have made the decision to rename the project, Ahascragh Distillery. Our logo, the Eagle, will remain as a nod to our family history and whiskey-making traditions. Our new name sets us apart in the industry and allows us to continue to grow as an international brand, showcasing the quality of Irish Whiskey and Ahascragh spirits the world over.
– Gareth & Michelle McAllister, Ahascragh Distillery.