West Cork Distillers was founded by 3 friends in 2004 who were inspired by the true character of West Cork and a lifelong desire to make the best spirits in the world. Cork is widely recognised as the cultural home for whiskey production in Ireland and a sector enjoying unprecedented growth. Their success is built on friendship, the passion for innovation and quality products. Preserving the fine craft of traditional Irish Whiskey, West Cork is dedicated to producing the highest quality Irish Whiskies using local products and artisanal techniques.
Born from humble beginnings, West Cork Distillers is now one of only two independent distilleries in Ireland. and West Cork whiskies are proudly made with 100% Irish ingredients; Irish spring water, green malt, barley and grains indigenous to Ireland. It is the only distillery in Ireland that malt their own barley.
West Cork Cask Strength is a blended Irish Whiskey containing 66% grain Irish whiskey and 33% malt Irish whiskey. Patiently matured in first fill bourbon and ten polish matured exhausted Irish whiskey casks to allow marry for a further 6 months. This marrying process allows the malt and grain whiskeys further mature and interact to produce a cask strength released of unique smoothness.