Using wine casks to mature whiskey is a centuries-old tradition, not only in Ireland. Port wine in particular plays a frequent role here. The influences of the wine that the wooden barrel gives to the whiskey are clearly noticeable in the Clonakilty Port Cask Irish Whiskey. At the same time, they complement the character of the blend, which was allowed to rest for a while in the port wine cask. Clonakilty Port Cask Irish Whiskey is an excellent whiskey for port wine fans and those who would like to become one.
Clonakilty Distillery: A distillery in the west of Cork
The town of Clonakilty is located in the beautiful coastal landscape of West Cork. The Clonakilty Distillery has been distilling its spirits in the middle of the town since 2019. They then mature them above Galley Head, a headland outside the town. There, the Atlantic exerts its effect on the distillate in the warehouse. Until these whiskeys reach the perfect age, the distillery offers excellent whiskeys from renowned distilleries, which it matures itself in the best casks in its Atlantic