Boatyard Distillery: Craftsmanship and Excellence

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Nestled on the banks of Lough Erne in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Boatyard Distillery has quickly established itself as a beacon of quality and innovation in the world of spirits.

View of LOUGH ERNE FERMANAGH in  IRELAND where Boatyard Distillery is located

Founded by Joe McGirr in 2016, Boatyard Distillery is Ireland's first B Corp certified distillery, an added proof to its commitment to sustainability, quality, and community. With a rich history, meticulous production process, and a growing list of accolades, Boatyard Distillery's products stand out in a crowded market, making them a must-try for any spirits enthusiast.

Joe Mcgirr hugging and kissing a copper still Gin distillation device at the Boatyard Distillery

History and Achievements

Boatyard Distillery's journey began with Joe McGirr's vision to create a world-class distillery in his native Northern Ireland. Drawing inspiration from his family's history of farming and distilling, McGirr set out to produce spirits that honor tradition while embracing modern techniques. This blend of old and new has proven to be a winning formula, as evidenced by the distillery's rapid rise to prominence.

Drinks International Boatyard Distillery Top Trending Gin Brands and Top Trending Vodka Brands 2024

The distillery's commitment to excellence has not gone unnoticed. In the 2024 Drinks International Brands Report, Boatyard Double Gin was ranked No. 4 in the Top Trending list, while Boatyard Vodka secured the No. 7 spot.

Drinks International Boatyard Distillery Best Selling Gin brands and Bartenders choice 2024 lists

Additionally, Boatyard achieved the 10th position among the Best-Selling Gin brands and earned the 6th spot on the coveted Bartenders' Choice list.

These rankings are a reflection of the distillery's dedication to quality and innovation, setting it apart from its competitors.

Teresa Mcgirr filling the copper still at the Boatyard Distillery

Production Process

At the heart of Boatyard Distillery's success is its meticulous production process. Each spirit is crafted using the finest organic ingredients and traditional methods.

For instance, Boatyard Double Gin undergoes a 'double contact' method, where organic botanicals are steeped and then distilled with juniper twice. This process ensures a rich and robust flavor profile that is both complex and balanced.

Boatyard Old Tom Gin, a modern take on the classic Old Tom style, is crafted with a touch of sweetness, making it versatile for both classic and contemporary cocktails. The subtle sweetness is achieved by adding sweet botanicals and sugar, creating a rounded and approachable gin experience.

Boatyard Sloe Boat Gin combines the rich, fruity flavors of wild-harvested sloe berries with the classic botanicals of Boatyard Double Gin. The careful maceration process results in a spirit that captures the essence of the sloe berries, making it perfect for sipping neat or in a Sloe Gin Fizz.

Boatyard Vodka is crafted using organic wheat and a meticulous distillation process, resulting in a spirit that is exceptionally smooth and creamy. Its clean, crisp profile makes it an ideal base for any cocktail or perfect enjoyed over ice.

The full copper still distillation device ar Boatyard Distillery

Why Boatyard Distillery Stands Out

Boatyard Distillery's commitment to quality, sustainability, and innovation sets it apart from its competitors. The use of organic ingredients, traditional methods, and a focus on sustainability ensure that each product is of the highest quality. The distillery's B Corp certification further underscores its dedication to social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

The accolades and rankings in the Drinks International Brand Report 2024 are a clear reflection of the distillery's excellence and growing reputation on the global stage.

The Mcgirr family and staff sitting in pose for Boatyard company picture

Available at Speak Easy BKK

For those looking to experience the exceptional quality of Boatyard Distillery's products, they are now available at Speak Easy BKK's online liquor store. Customers across Thailand can enjoy convenient delivery, ensuring that they can savor these world-class spirits from the comfort of their homes.

a bottle of Boatyard Double Gin being labeled by hand


In conclusion, Boatyard Distillery's rich history, meticulous production process, and commitment to quality and sustainability make its products stand out in the market. With accolades and top rankings to its name, Boatyard Distillery is a name to watch in the world of spirits. Explore the range of Boatyard spirits available at Speak Easy BKK and elevate your drinking experience today.

 



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