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We are all about celebrating and promoting Irish made drinks. This takes us all round the world and back home in Ireland we run the nationwide festivals, The Irish Gin & Tonic Fest and Irish Cocktail Month.

After two years of running the Irish Cocktail Fest over a one week period, we’ve decided to up the ante on it all! 

For 2018, it will run a lot longer – please get involved with Irish Cocktail Month. A 32 county celebration of cocktails made with Irish spirits running for all of October! Any licensed premises in Ireland or Northern Ireland can get on board for free by registering on our site from October 1st. 

All participating venues’ details will be listed on our site and divided up by the county. As soon as the festival starts, the public will be asked to vote for their favourite Irish Cocktail of the festival by using the #BestIrishCocktail on Twitter or by telling us on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/GreatIrishBeverages. The  winner for 2017 was The Lodge at Ashford Castlewith their  “Wilde’s Atlantic Way” made with Connemara Peated Irish Whiskey. Please stay tuned to our social media for details!

As part of the festival, there will be lots of events on including some that we’ll be hosting ourselves.

We are hosting Irish Cocktail Parties on October 13th and 20th in Dublin Bar Academy. For just €25 including booking fee, you can pick up four cocktails made with Irish spirits. Plus there’ll be a special tasting room where you can taste the gorgeous spirits on their own so that you can all learn about what you’re drinking!

 

 

 

 

Drink Producers

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