NEW PACKAGING FOR CLAN COLLA AND UAIS

In a unique collaboration with Irish artist, David Rooney, Ahascragh Distillery introduce new packaging for our Family Bond whiskeys, UAIS and Clan Colla Irish Whiskey. We enrolled the help of celebrated Irish artist, David Rooney, to retell the story of The Three Collas. David has over thirty years’ experience as an artist and illustrator, focusing, […]

THE STORY OF THE THREE COLLAS

Irish legend recants tales of Cairell Colla Uais, Muiredach Colla Fo Chrí, and Aed Colla Menn, three brothers who conquered and ruled over most of Ireland, with Colla Uais becoming Ard Rí; The High King of Ireland in the 4th century. History tell us there was a steadfast rule, or geis, against the slaying of […]

DISTILLERY DIARIES IV

Distillery Diaries is a series of short films that explore our journey to making whiskey history in the West of Ireland. Filmed from June to December 2022,  Part IV in the series is a look back over 12 months of construction and progress with Founders, Gareth and Michelle McAllister.  “When I first saw the building, […]

STILLS ARRIVE IN AHASCRAGH

We’re ending the year on a high. This week, our three copper pot stills and condensers made the journey from Forsyths in Scotland to Ahascragh. We would like to thank our hard working team for making this happen. Installation is wrapping up before the Christmas break. Commissioning will begin in January with the first Ahascragh […]

NEW RELEASE: SINGLE GRAIN 7 YEAR OLD RUM FINISH

Ahascragh Distillery expand the Family Bond series with their first Single Grain Irish Whiskey release. Clan Colla 7 Year Old Single Grain is a fine Irish whiskey, aged in ex-Bourbon casks and finished in Panamanian Rum all the way from Central America.   Clan Colla launched in 2021 and now comprises a variety of aged […]

GOLD AT DESIGN & PACKAGING MASTERS 2022

We are delighted to announce that Xin Gin has won gold at The Spirits Business Design & Packaging Masters 2022.  Created by Michelle McAllister, the design of the bottle reflects the liquid inside – a perfect balance of European and Oriental botanicals. In Asia, the colour red symbolises good luck and joy. The gold celtic […]

DISTILLERY MANAGER

We are delighted to welcome Cáit Baxter on board as our Distillery Manager. Originally from the east coast of Co. Meath, Cáit has now relocated to east Galway to join the team at Ahascragh Distillery. She studied Gaeilge & Gnó in DCU. With a deep passion for all things Ireland, and Irish whiskey being one of the […]

IRISH WHISKEY AWARDS

Clan Colla 20 Year Old Single Malt PX wins gold at the prestigious Irish Whiskey Awards. This exceptional Single Malt in our Family Bond Series was distilled in 2001 and spent 19 years in first fill American White Oak Bourbon Casks, before being finished in Pedro Ximénez Sweet White Wine Casks from the sherry region […]

FESTIVE SERVES

Ahascragh Distillery’s Family Bond series of hand-selected releases were designed to help family and friends celebrate meaningful moments. Our range of premium whiskeys and gin are the perfect Christmas serves to be shared and enjoyed with loved ones.  XIN GINNamed ‘Best in Ireland’ by The Gin Guide Awards, Xin Gin’s festive bottle and bold flavours make it […]

WINTER WARMERS

ClAN COLLA 11 IRISH COFFEE 35ml Clan Colla 11 80ml Fresh Espresso 10ml Demerara Sugar Syrup 30ml Lightly Whipped Cream UAIS HOT TODDY 50ml UAIS The Triple Blend 80ml Hot Water Drop of Honey Slice of Lemon and Cloves XIN GIN ESPRESSO MARTINI 50ml Xin Gin 25ml Fresh Espresso 25ml Coffee Liqueur 10ml Simple Sugar […]