And the Celtic Whiskey Shop’s Ally Alpine is also celebrating the Irish Whiskey Experience on New Street in Killarney, County Kerry, winning the Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year (Rest of the World) award.
The Celtic Whiskey Shop, based on Dublin’s Dawson Street, has worked hard to build strong ties with producers around the world since 2003, offering a mecca for whiskey lovers in Ireland and abroad.
The company works closely with many whiskey distilleries and breweries around the country to bring many rare and exclusive whiskey bottlings and craft beers to the Celtic Whiskey Bar & Larder, Killarney. This includes its own craft beer on tap, Celtic Ard Rí and Celtic Cask whiskey.
The country’s “premier sensory and interactive whisky attraction”, the Irish Whiskey Experience, opened in March 2016 and is aligned to the Celtic Whiskey Bar & Larder which stocks an extensive range of craft beers, spirits, wines and a vast selection of Irish and international whiskeys.
As regional winners, Celtic Whiskey Shop Dublin and the Irish Whiskey Experience in Killarney will go up against the America and Scotland regional winners to compete for the overall Icons of Whisky Global title in their categories, judged by Whisky Magazine’s editorial panel. The results will be announced at the Whisky Magazine Awards dinner in London in March 2017.
Added to all this, the Celtic Whiskey Shop’s National Account Manager Emmet Murphy was Highly Commended in the Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador category.