Copeland Distillery

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About Copeland Distillery


The doors of the Copeland Distillery opened in August 2019, signaling the start of our journey to create Northern Ireland’s most innovative craft distillery. Our 6,500 square-foot home is located just a stone’s throw from the historic harbour in Donaghadee, County Down, revitalizing the former cinema and Ards bottling Company site which lay unoccupied for more than 20 years. Our 125-year lease is a signal of our commitment to Donaghadee and our ambition to share the area’s rich maritime and distilling history with domestic and international visitors. The Distillery is the production site of our award winning Classic Irish and Navy Strength gins, our rum range and our new range of malt and pot-still whiskey which are currently maturing prior to release in 2024. Our mission is simple: to create great tasting spirits which surprise and delight and reflect the history and traditions of the local area.


Copeland Distillery will be offering samples of:


Merchants Quay Blended Irish Whiskey,

New Make & Aged Spirit

Whiskey Live Dublin

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The Celtic Whiskey Shop are organisers of Whiskey Live Dublin and the Irish Whiskey Awards. The shop was founded in 2003 and has become the favourite place for Irish Whiskey lovers around the world.

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