<strong>XIN GIN WINS BEST IN IRELAND AT THE GIN GUIDE AWARDS.</strong>

Ahascragh Distillery is delighted to announce Xin Gin has won ‘Best in Ireland’ at The Gin Guide Awards. The Gin Guide Awards is the annual and global celebration of exceptional spirits in the industry. With hundreds of entries from over 30 countries, it is an incredible achievement for Galway’s Xin Gin to be named Best […]

CELEBRATING ST PATRICK’S DAY WITH TWO NEW RELEASES

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, we are expanding our Family Bond series with two unique 20 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskeys. These exceptional whiskeys have been finished in Italian Amarone Red Wine casks and Spanish Pedro Ximénez White Wine casks. Last year, Ahascragh Distillery launched 5 products in the Family Bond Series including three […]

XIN GIN WINS AT WORLD GIN AWARDS

We are excited to share that Xin Gin recently won a Bronze Medal at the World Gin Award’s for Best Contemporary Irish Gin. It is wonderful to see our gin standing alongside some of Ireland’s finest spirits less than a year after its launch. Have you tried Xin Gin yet? A juniper-led dry gin with citrus notes of orange […]

SURPASSED TARGET

Our first Clan Investment has come to an end! We have raised over €1 million and welcomed 150 new investors on board. 2022 will see the installation of processing equipment; the completion of construction on our state-of-the-art distillery; and the first distillation of our own whiskey and gin. We are looking forward to opening our […]

AHASCRAGH

“Little village in the West of Ireland called Ahascragh”. Ahascragh Distillery is located in a small countryside village in East Galway. Surrounded by expansive boglands, rivers and unspoiled scenery, Ahascragh is a peaceful village. Just outside Ballinasloe town, the distillery is near the Wild Atlantic Way, a coastline route that attracted over 3.5 million visitors […]

TARGET REACHED

We have reached our target! So far, we have raised almost 460,000 and welcomed over 100 investors on board. Our Clan Investment round was about finding a way for the local community and beyond to own a piece of this ambitious and exciting project. So far, we have welcomed investors from across Ahascragh, Galway, Ireland and as far as […]

AHASCRAGH MILLS

We came across the old Ahascragh Mills online while living in Hong Kong. We were blown away by the beautiful stonework and country setting. We hadn’t thought much more about it until we were heading to a meeting in Galway and decided to take a little detour. As we pulled into the little village, we […]

WHY INVEST IN IRISH WHISKEY?

1.Fastest growing premium spirit in the world. 2. Growth of Irish Whiskey over the last decade of 140%. 3. Global demand currently surpasses supply. 4. Sales set to double by 2030, eclipsing Scotch Whisky. 5. 20 years ago there were 3 distilleries in Ireland now there are 40 (versus 140 distilleries in Scotland). 6. Value […]

FROM ASIA TO AHASCRAGH

We’re Gareth & Michelle McAllister, a husband and wife team from Dublin. Together, we have lived and worked around the world, most recently in Asia. We returned to Ireland with the dream of turning our passion for craft Irish spirits into a family business and set our sights on opening a whiskey and gin distillery […]

ECO-FRIENDLY DISTILLERY

A key differentiator of Ahascragh Distillery is our drive and passion to be carbon neutral. Our eco-distillery will be powered by renewable energy, using new technology that combines high temperature heat pumps and an innovative energy storage system. We are aiming to distil one of the first carbon neutral whiskeys in Ireland! Our eco-friendly ethos […]