Speciality Brands takes on Boatyard Distillery distribution

5th February, 2020 by Melita Kiely

The Boatyard Distillery has signed an exclusive distribution deal with drinks agency Speciality Brands in the UK.

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The Boatyard Distillery’s portfolio includes Boatyard Double Gin

Established in 2016, The Boatyard Distillery is a family-operated spirits producer based in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

It became the first working distillery in the region for more than 130 years when it launched and is situated in a disused boatyard, as its name would suggest.

Joe McGirr, founder of The Boatyard Distillery, said: “We’re delighted to join Speciality Brands. They are a truly dedicated and passionate team with impressive knowledge.

“It’s a very important moment for us as we build the brand’s presence in a key yet competitive market and they’re the ideal partner to help us achieve our goals.”

The Boatyard Distillery’s portfolio includes three core spirits: Boatyard Double Gin, Boatyard Old Tom Gin and Boatyard Vodka.

The distillery also brings out seasonal limited edition bottlings.

Chris Seale, managing director of Speciality Brands, said: “The Boatyard Distillery presented us with the right combination of authenticity, quality and provenance.

“Joe and his team have already achieved great success in a short space of time and we’re looking forward to taking the brand to the next level in the UK on- and off-trade.”

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