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The Shed Distillery

 

 

http://thesheddistillery.com/

IWSA Notes:

  • Name: The Shed Distillery of PJ Rigney

  • Founders / owners:  Patrick J Rigney

  • Year distillery founded: 2014

  • Construction Start / Completion date: 2014

  • Date of first production: December 21st, 2014

  • Capacity at full production: 650 casks per annum

  • Style of whiskey: Triple Distilled Single Pot Still, Single Malt & Rye Irish whiskey

  • Other spirits distilled:

    • Distilled Irish Gin

    • Distilled Irish Vodka

  • Brands:

    • Drumshanbo Irish Whiskey

    • Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

  • Master distiller: Brian Taft

  • Tour options/ availability: Yes end from end of 2018 when our new visitors experience is completed.

  • Misc Notes:

    • First whiskey matured last December 21st, 2017. This is the first whiskey to be produced in Connacht in over 104 years.

    • Triple Distilled

    • Hand Distilled

    • 3 copper pots with no plates

    • We control the temperature of the mash for higher quality

    • Working with organic irish oats & rye as well as irish barley, malted barley & wheat.

    • Casks include 20-year-old Olorroso casks, Maderia, Pinot Noir from Burgundy, Marsala & bourbon 1 casks.