The distillery operates two distinctive stills- pot stills and columns stills that produce a diverse range of Irish Whiskey spirit’s including Grain, Triple Malt, Double Malt, Peated Malt and Pot Still Whiskey. The distillery has a current capacity of 16 million litres of Whiskey spirit and it also operates small-scale Gin still. The first 3 year old matured Irish Whiskey’s produced at the distillery came of age in 2018.
The primary market for our distillery are bulk private labels, contract distilling, retail own label and supplementing spirit and whiskey for smaller distilleries and in the home and international markets. Presently the Irish Whiskey Market is the fastest growing brown spirit in terms of sales in the world.
The Great Northern Distillery is a private company whose owners previously established the Cooley Distillery and rebuilt the Kilbeggan Distillery before selling them in 2012.