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We are very excited to be producing the 3rd annual Irish Cocktail Fest – a 32 county celebration of cocktails made with Irish spirits! It’s running from October 15th – 20th 2018 and any licensed bar, restaurant or hotel on the island of Ireland can get involved by showcasing one of the several Irish spirits we are working with and making a cocktail with it for the week of the festival. Registration will be free and will go live in May 2018. Once the venue enters in their details, we’ll edit them and get them live as soon as we can. 

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 Castle with their  “Wilde’s Atlantic Way” made with Connemara Peated Irish Whiskey. 

Below you can see the list of Irish spirit brands and all the venues we worked with around the island of Ireland for the 2017 edition of the Irish Cocktail Fest. We can’t wait for 2018 but until then, don’t forget to #DrinkIrish 





Drink Producers

  • Black Bush Irish Cocktail Fest

    Bushmills Black Bush

    With an intriguing flavour and a name to match, this is our special blend. It combines a uniquely high proportion of malt whiskey...

  • Connamara whiskey irish Cocktail Fest

    Connemara Single Malt

    Inspired by Ireland’s ancient distilling traditions, Connemara’s smooth sweet malt taste and complex peat flavours makes it a...

  • Dingle-Whiskey-Distillery-Logo-Irish Gin&Tonic-Fest-

    Dingle Distillery Gin

    Dingle Original Gin is the product of a considerable amount of research, both technical and historical, and experimentation. Our aim...

  • Dingle-Whiskey-Distillery-Logo-Irish Gin&Tonic-Fest-

    Dingle Distillery Vodka

    We set out to make a really good vodka but even we were surprised when we tasted the first batch. It was one of those rare times when...

  • Gunpowder Gin Logo Irish Gin & Tonic Fest

    Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

    From the Curious Mind of PJ Rigney, Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin is slow distilled byhand with oriental botanicals and gunpowder...

  • Egan's WHiskey Irish Cocktail Fest

    Egan’s Irish Whiskey

    In 1852 Patrick Egan purchased the Bridge House in Tullamore, County Offaly, the beating heart of 19th century Ireland. The was the...

  • Glendalough Logo Dublin Cocktail Fest

    Glendalough Whiskey Double Barrel

    The Glendalough Distillery is Ireland’s first craft distillery. We're a small distillery set up by a few friends from Wicklow and...

  • Glendalough Logo Dublin Cocktail Fest

    Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin

    The Glendalough Distillery is Ireland’s first craft distillery. We’re a small distillery set up by a few friends from Wicklow and...

  • Green Spot Irish COcktail Fest

    Green Spot Whiskey

    Under the hustle and bustle of cobbled Dublin streets in the early 1900s, a rare whiskey was quietly making a name for itself. The...

  • Jameson Black Barrel Logo Irish Cocktail Fest

    Jameson Black Barrel

    Jameson Black Barrel is a tribute to the legacy of double charring barrels before filling them with distillate for...

  • Kilbeggan Whiskey Irish Cocktail Fest

    Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey

    Kilbeggan is a unique Irish Whiskey. Like most Irish people, Kilbeggan is easy going and approachable, but with its own distinctive...

  • Liberties Whiskey Irish Cocktail Fest

    Liberties Whiskey


    The Dublin Liberties Oak Devil is a new Irish Whiskey launched in July 2015, it is a non chill-filtered 46% blend of...

  • Mad March Hare Irish Cocktail Fest

    Mad March Hare Poitín

    Ireland's oldest spirit was forced underground in 1661, by the unwelcome British crown, who tried to tax it to the hilt. However,...

  • Poachers Tonic Irish Gin & Tonic Festival

    Poacher’s Ginger Ale


    Non-peated Irish whiskey has a unique smoothness to it with a honeyed sweetness, soft spices and lingering notes of...

  • Poachers Tonic Irish Gin & Tonic Fest

    Poacher’s Irish Tonic Water

    Our Wexford spring water is renowned for its purity. For centuries, poachers have been pilfering our well to quench their thirst.

  • Powers Gold Label Irish Cocktail Fest

    Powers Gold Label

    No other whiskey tastes like Powers Irish Whiskey because no other whiskey is made like it. A blend of triple distilled pot still...

  • Roe&Co Irish Cocktail Fest

    Roe & Co.

    Released in March 2017, Roe & Co blended Irish whiskey marks Diageo's return to the Irish whiskey category having sold Bushmills...

  • Shortcross Logo Irish Gin and Tonic Fest 2017

    Shortcross Gin

    Rademon Estate Distillery is one of Ireland’s leading distilleries and the home of Shortcross Gin. We produce innovative, premium...

  • Slane Irish Whiskey Irish Cocktail Fest

    Slane Irish Whiskey

    Slane Irish Whiskey is a smooth spirit of natural character with untamed notes of oak and spice from a signature triple casked...

  • Teeling Irish Cocktail Fest

    Teeling Whiskey

    The Teeling Whiskey Company was founded by Jack Teeling in 2012 to revive the old Teeling family trademark of Irish whiskey and bring...

  • Pogues Irish Cocktail Fest

    The Pogues Irish Whiskey

    The Pogues Irish Whiskey is a unique blend of 50% 10-year single malt Irish whiskey aged in sherry oak casks and seven year old...

  • Von Hallers Irish Gin & Tonic Fest

    Von Hallers Gin

    Infused with German Ginger & Slow Distilled in Ireland Von Hallers Gin is created in Germany and crafted in Ireland. Count...

  • Writers' Tears Logo Irish Cocktail Festiival

    Writers’ Tears

    A unique blend of predominantly Pot Still and Single Malt whiskey. Aged and Matured in American Oak Bourbon Casks. Triple Distilled...

Venue List