Thursday, July 05, 2018


UK based drinks agency Tortuga Brands, has announced that it is expanding its spirits portfolio with the launch of the first two expressions from a new Irish whiskey brand.
Lambay Irish Whiskey – Small Batch Blend (40% ABV) is a triple distilled Irish blended whiskey, which was matured in bourbon barrels, before being finished on Cognac casks. Lambay Irish Whiskey - Single Malt (40% ABV) is a triple distilled Irish single malt whiskey, which was finished in Cognac casks.

New Cognac finished Irish whiskey brand to launch in the UK

Both of the new expressions have made with Trinity Well water from Lambay Island and finished in French oak Cognac casks from the cellars of Camus.
Lambay Irish Whiskey, is a collaboration between Camus, the world’s leading family-owned Cognac producer, and the Baring Family’s Revelstoke Trust. The new whiskey brand is said to combine centuries old Irish whiskey distilling expertise with equally renowned French cognac blending and maturing expertise.
Commenting on the launch, Jean-David Costerg, Managing Director of Lambay Irish Whiskey, said: “The UK market is one of our key markets for Lambay Irish Whiskey Company (LIWC). In a fast-growing Irish whiskey category, consumers today are looking for genuine and premium products, that are special and created in small batches, with a sense of history and tradition. LIWC is delighted to partner with Tortuga Brands and the Lambay Whiskey range will be a great addition to their craft portfolio and dually give us the right level of focus in a very competitive and dynamic market.“
Lambay Irish Whiskey – Small Batch Blend and Single Malt, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, for the respective RRP’s of €41,00 and €57,00.
Posted by Steve Rush