A small family farm on the southwest coast of Ireland.
An Irish farmer with a very big dream.
The Scully family, the founders of Clonakilty distillery, have farmed this windswept coastal land for 9 successive generations. With the best resources that nature has to offer, prime land, pristine water and salt sea air, they had the perfect ingredients for a maritime distillery.
Located at the waterfront, in the heart of Clonakilty town, the three gleaming copper pot stills are an inspiring sight to behold.
It is here that we distill our award-winning new make, alongside our visitor experience, shop and restaurant. This is where the magic starts, and is the home of Clonakilty whiskey.
We grow our own heritage barley on our family farm in the shadow of the Galley Head lighthouse.
Centuries of sea mist, soft rain and ocean spray provide a complexity to the soil that permeates through to each individual grain.
Perched 200m above the ocean, our Atlantic Ocean warehouse is ideal for maturing the finest of whiskeys.
Pure clean air, transported across thousands of miles of the Atlantic, provides a freshness unspoilt by human intervention.
Located in the heart of Clonakilty town, our distillery opened in 2018. The three gleaming copper pot stills are an inspiring sight to behold. Here we create our award winning new make.
We also have a visitor centre, shop and restaurant on site. This is the home of Clonakilty whiskey.
A few short miles away, perched on the edge of a cliff, you will find our Atlantic warehouse. This is where the magic happens, blending ageing, bottling and hand-labelling.
The air is ocean infused, and visitors leave with a taste of salt on their lips.
To distill the world’s best single pot still Irish whiskeys. We are already on the way to achieving just that!
While respecting the traditional methods of past generations, we embrace the best of modern practice to explore, innovate and surprise.
We are proud of our team and recognize that without their dedication and commitment, none of this would be possible.