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Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin

21/12/2015. No Reproduction Fee ConnachtÕsfirst ever gin is set to generate sales in excess of Û3 million in 2016. PIC SHOWS P.J. Rigney prepares for the launch of the first bottle of Gunpowder Gin at The Shed Distillery, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim yesterday. Pic Brian Farrell The firstbottle of Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin was bottled at lunchtime yesterday (Winter Solstice, 21st December 2015) at The Shed HandcraftDistillery in the small rural village of Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. 100,000litres of the new super-premium gin will be produced at thedistillery next year, contributing to much-needed job creation in Drumshanbo. The Shed currentlyhas six permanent staff members, including a Head Distiller and Assistant Distillerand expects to provide a total of ten permanent positions and up to tenpart-time positions when at maximum production capacity in 2017. The Shed VisitorExperience further expects to attract up to 3,000 visitors in 2016, when it isfully operational, providing a major boost to the local economy. Thesuper-premium gin launches as the gin market experiences steady growth with gin consumption in Europe alone forecast to increase by 12.3% by 2019(Source: Euromonitor International). Supported byBord BiaÕs Consumer Insight Team, it is set to become a major Irish exportbrand. DrumshanboGunpowder Gin is handcrafted through slow distillation in a gleaming medievalcopper pot still fired by steam; the method combines vapour distillation offresh citrus fruits with a special selection of oriental botanicals including spicedgunpowder tea and local Drumshanbo meadow sweet. The gin willbe showcased at the ProWein trade show in Dusseldorf in March 2016. The new ginis the brainchild of P.J. Rigney, the inventor of some of IrelandÕs mostsuccessful export drinks brands, including SheridanÕs Irish Cream liqueur andBoru Vodka and the founder of The Shed Distillery, ConnachtÕs first distilleryin 101 years. Over thepast 12 months The Shed has produced 120,

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Connacht Õs first ever gin is set to generate sales in excess of 3 million in 2016.
PIC SHOWS P.J. Rigney prepares for the launch of the first bottle of Gunpowder Gin at The Shed Distillery, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim yesterday.
Pic Brian Farrell
The first bottle of Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin was bottled  (Winter Solstice, 21st December 2015) at The Shed Handcraft Distillery in the small rural village of Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.
100,000 litres of the new super-premium gin will be produced at the distillery next year, contributing to much-needed job creation in Drumshanbo.
The Shed currently has six permanent staff members, including a Head Distiller and Assistant Distiller and expects to provide a total of ten permanent positions and up to ten part-time positions when at maximum production capacity in 2017.
The Shed Visitor Experience further expects to attract up to 3,000 visitors in 2016, when it is fully operational, providing a major boost to the local economy.
The super-premium gin launches as the gin market experiences steady growth with gin consumption in Europe alone forecast to increase by 12.3% by 2019 (Source: Euromonitor International).
Supported by Bord Bia Õs Consumer Insight Team, it is set to become a major Irish export brand.
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin is handcrafted through slow distillation in a gleaming medieval copper pot still fired by steam; the method combines vapour distillation of fresh citrus fruits with a special selection of oriental botanicals including spiced gunpowder tea and local Drumshanbo meadow sweet.
The gin will be showcased at the ProWein trade show in Dusseldorf in March 2016.
The new gin is the brainchild of P.J. Rigney, the inventor of some of Ireland Õs most successful export drinks brands, including Sheridan Õs Irish Cream liqueur and Boru Vodka and the founder of The Shed Distillery, Connacht Õs first distillery in 101 years. Contact Emilycox@coxcommunications.ie 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Heineken® launches new global responsible consumption campaign

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Heineken® launches new global responsible consumption campaign. Amsterdam, 13th January 2016 – Heineken® has announced a new global integrated marketing campaign that champions responsible alcohol consumption.https://lnkd.in/efXbMFX

 

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