Entries by Peter Clancy

Bethlehem wins inaugural Golden Goat award

We were thrilled to win the inaugural Golden Goat award as Skerries Whiskey Chasers Whiskey of the Year for 2022. Here’s what Gary Quinn, founder of Skerries Whiskey Chasers had to say : “Skerries Whiskey Chasers tasted 51 whiskies in 2022 – all the greats of Irish whiskey and a few Americans – before selecting […]

Another Gold for Zesty

Delighted with the news that our Citrus Vodka, Zesty, has won another Gold medal, this time at the The Spirits Business Spring Blind Tasting. As we expand into new international markets, it’s a great boost to get recognition like this from the tasting experts in the industry. Sláinte.

New Whiskey Release

It’s finally here! The St Mel’s No. 1 Cask release under The Bridge Series of Whiskies is now on general sale. We’ve had great fun working on this in collaboration with Eoin and Liam in St. Mel’s Independent Brewing Company. Something tells us that this will be the first of many collaborations. Secure yours now […]

In The Media

We’ve had a great reaction to media coverage in the last few weeks in The Farmers Journal, Longford Leader and Irish Whiskey Magazine – our thanks to those involved.

The Story of Sling Shot Distilled Irish Gin

Our The story of Sling Shot Distilled Irish Gin, made in Lanesborough, Co Longford, and how it got its name. Our locality is surrounded by ancient peat bogs and inspired by that, our Sling Shot Distilled Irish Gin is the only spirit that uses Peat as a botanical. This makes it the very essence of […]

Cocktail Recipes – Gin

Looking for some gin inspiration?? These 12 simple, yet classic serves are easy to make at home and perfect for an evening sip over the weekend! We hope you enjoy making some of our gin cocktails, be sure to tag  @LoughReeDistill and #SlingShotGin on social media! If you are wondering where to purchase a bottle […]

Winner Alright- Gold For Sling Shot Distilled Irish Gin

We had quite the exciting week at Lough Ree Distillery as we received an award for our beautiful Sling Shot Gin. This reward has really lifted our spirits here in LRD HQ, it is great to see recognition for all our hard work. A special mention has to go to Claire, our distiller, who brings […]

2018 – What a year!!

2018 has been a most exciting year at Lough Ree Distillery HQ. From distilling our first spirit in our micro distillery, to launching  Sling Shot Irish Gin, proudly distilled and bottled in our hometown of Lanesborough on the shores of the mighty river Shannon. We have had a fantastic year and 2019 will see us […]