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The Irish Whiskey Bonding Company launches and sees first exports to the USA

 

Following on from the launch of award winning Shortcross Gin and Shortcross Irish Whiskey, the founders of Rademon Estate Distillery, husband and wife duo David & Fiona Boyd-Armstrong have launched the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company.

The team describe the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company (IWBC) as paying homage to the great whiskey bonders and blenders of Belfast, and that while respecting the past the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company is focused on looking forward and crafting new and exciting expressions of Irish Whiskey.

Not content to just source whiskey from other distilleries across the island of Ireland, the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company will also use casks of Shortcross Single Malt, Peated Single Malt and Pot Still whiskies in select expressions. The Irish Whiskey Bonding Company is launching with two new blended Irish Whiskey expressions Grafter and Chancer, alongside the Merchants Malt which is a 15 Year Old Single Malt.

 

The Grafter

The Grafter – Small Batch Irish Whiskey is a premium blend of 5 Irish Whiskeys including, Shortcross Single Malt Irish Whiskey, triple and double distilled malt alongside pot still and grain. Aged in ex-bourbon, sherry casks and virgin American Oak. Grafter was a Gold medal winner at the 2022 IWSC awards with 95 points.

 

The Chancer

The Chancer – Peated Small Batch Irish Whiskey is a premium blend of 5 Irish Whiskeys including, Shortcross Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey, triple and double distilled malt alongside pot still and grain. Aged in ex-bourbon, sherry casks and virgin American Oak.

 

The Merchants Malt

The Merchants Malt is a carefully selected and sourced 15 year old triple distilled single malt Irish Whiskey from the north coast of Ireland and aged solely in bourbon barrels. An exceptional bottling that showcases Irish Whiskey at its finest. Only a limited quantity of this unique Irish whiskey will be available.

Director of Distilling & Blending David Boyd-Armstrong says

“We are Irish Whiskey distillers and blenders at heart and love to create new and innovative expressions. The Irish Whiskey Bonding Company gives us a platform to take the whiskey that we distil at Rademon Estate Distillery under our Shortcross Irish Whiskey brand and to use that to create new expressions that will help us reach a greater number of Irish whiskey fans globally. The art of blending Irish Whiskey is something that we have been working hard at behind the scenes and it’s an exciting time to bring these new Irish Whiskies to market.”

All expressions are available to purchase online now via www.irishwhiskeybondingcompany.com

Building on the export success of their existing brands, has seen the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company land its first exports to United States of America, Managing Director Fiona Boyd-Armstrong adds

“In blending each of these expressions we wanted to create Irish Whiskies that we could export across the world, when we first spoke with our importer in the US they where immediately onboard with the new brand and we are delighted to say the Irish Whiskey Bonding Company is now available to purchase across the United States”.

Separately Fiona Boyd-Armstrong has also revealed that as part of a recent investment in the business that Rademon Estate Distillery are now able to provide a contract bottling and storage solutions for other Irish whiskey producers, the company’s recent Salsa audit has seen it accredited for the production and bottling of both Gin and Irish whiskey. Fiona added

“As the Irish Whiskey industry continues to expand we are excited to be able to offer our services in two areas that the industry is facing significant constraints. We are already working with a number of other producers across the island and expect these elements of our business to grow over time”.

 

The Irish Whiskey Bonding Company is launching with availability in the following markets:

Northern Ireland – JN Wine (jnwine.com)
Republic of Ireland – Celtic Whiskey Shop (celticwhiskeyshop.com)
Italy – Fair Spirits (fairspirits.it)
Netherlands – Right Sprits (rightspirits.com)
USA – Preiss Imports (preissimports.com)
Canada – Iconic Wines (selectwines.ca) & Kinetic Brands (wearekineticbrands.com)
Australia – Swift & Moore (swiftandmoore.com.au)

For more information contact hello@irishwhiskeybondingcompany.com

For the latest news check out the companies website www.irishwhiskeybondingcompany.com or follow their social media on Facebook (Irish Whiskey Bonding Company (facebook.com)), Instagram (@irishwhiskeybonding) and Twitter / X (@whiskeybonding).


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