Waterford Distillery launches Ireland’s most heavily peated whiskies 

Latest additions to Waterford Distillery’s Arcadian Farm Origins series
Waterford Irish Single Malt Whisky

Waterford Irish Single Malt Whisky


Waterford Distillery has launched Peated: Lacken and Peated: Woodbrook. With harvesting barley and combining it with Irish peat, the distillery has produced distinct and complex flavours.

The new single malts used the old ways of whiskey production using Irish peat to transmit more unique flavours. This makes them the most heavily peated Irish whiskies ever produced. 

The latest editions were grown on two distinct Single Farm Origins, Lacken in county Wexford and Woodbrook in county Dublin.

The two new bottlings are the latest additions to Waterford Distillery’s Arcadian Farm Origins series. Fenniscourt and Ballybannon were released in August last year and were the first in generations to use real Irish peat in whisky production. The series also includes the world’s first biodynamic whisky and Ireland’s only organic whisky.

Mark Reynier, Waterford Distillery founder and chief executive officer, said:

“Our ongoing exploration into the old ways of whiskey-making have taken us, once again, to forgotten flavours: Irish peat, the original taste of Irish whiskey. Having demonstrated the unique flavours from our first peated Single Farm Origins, and that terroir trumps peat, we decided to dial up the smoke.”

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