The Great Northern Distillery (GND)

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About Great Northern Distillery:

The distillery operates two distinctive stills - pot stills and column stills that produce a diverse range of Irish Whiskey spirits including Grain, Triple Malt, Double Malt, Peated Malt and Pot Still Whiskey. The distillery has a current capacity of 16 million litres of Whiskey spirit and it also operates small-scale Gin still. The first 3 year old matured Irish Whiskey’s produced at the distillery came of age in 2018.

The primary market for our distillery are bulk private labels, contract distilling, retail own label and supplementing spirit and whiskey for smaller distilleries and in the home and international markets.

The Great Northern Distillery is a private company whose owners previously established the Cooley Distillery and rebuilt the Kilbeggan Distillery before selling them in 2012.


The Great Northern Distillery will be offering samples of:

Burkes Blended Irish Whiskey will be our focus and, although this is never intended as a product for commercial sale, would like to show off age statements and wood finishes in a Premium Blend


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