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 […]


“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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


While we wait for the first drop of Ahascragh spirit, we want to give a taste of what’s to come. We begin our whiskey journey with our Family Bond of hand-selected releases – Clan Colla Irish Whiskey, Uais Irish Whiskey & Xin Gin Clan Colla is inspired by Irish legends of The Three Collas, our […]


Have you had a chance to browse the Clan Investment rewards yet? The rewards are what makes this campaign really unique. Not only are you investing in Ahascragh Distillery but there are really special gifts and experiences up for grabs. Some of our favourite rewards include… Plant a Tree in your name – with our […]


The transformation of Ahascragh Mills into a world class distillery and visitor experience is moving forward at a pace. Over the past few weeks, local stone masons have being working to restore the nineteenth century stone walls, retaining the structure and character of the buildings. We have a big few days ahead. Concrete pouring started […]