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Featured brands that do not have their own distillery
A Drop of the Irish (by Blackadder International Bottlers)
bottled at 45% vol without chill-filtration
Adelphi Scottish Independent Bottlers
Slaney Malt Irish Whiskey
Suir Peated Malt Irish Whiskey
Avoca Irish Blended Whiskey
Own brands of Irish whiskey, distilled for Dunnes Stores, Ireland
Ballygeary Irish Blended Whiskey
Brennans Irish Blended Whiskey aimed at US market
From the Cooley Distillery
Brogan's Legacy Irish 10 year old Single Malt Whiskey
Produced by P.G. Brogan & Company Limited. it is triple distilled and aged in a mix of American Oak Bourbon barrels and Iberian Oak Sherry casks
Celtic Cask Single Malt Irish Whiskey
Vintage Single Cask Bottlings from the Cooley Distillery
Cassidy's Irish Blended Whiskey
From the Cooley Distillery
Coleraine Irish Blended Whiskey
Named after the defunct distillery the malt element came from Bushmills
Concannon Irish Blended Whiskey
From the Cooley Distillery
Dunphy's Irish Blended Whiskey
A budget whiskey designed back in the 1950's for the U.S. market, this whiskey is now only available in Ireland
FECKiN Irish Whiskey.
FECKiN Spiced Irish Whiskey infusion.
From the Cooley Distillery, Supplies seem to have stopped since Jim Beems takeover of the Cooley distillery.
Hewitts Irish Whiskey Now Discontinued
a blend of Bushmills and Midleton Malt with some grain whiskies
Inish Turk Beg Irish Whiskey. Maiden Voyage.
10 year old Cooley distillery single malt matured in thirteen expired ex-bourbon barrels, filled with "poitín" for a year (Cooley new make spirit) emptied and then left them to weather on the island. Rainwater, fresh off the Atlantic, was used to water down the cask-strength spirit to a bottling strength of 44%. The final presentation was a spherical, tilted, hand-blown bottle. 2,888 of these one-litre bottles were produced.
Innismore Irish Whiskey
By the Irish Fiddler Whiskey Company Ltd Using Cooley Distillery Stock
Jack Ryans Beggars Bush 12 tear old Single Malt Irish Whiskey
Own brand for Ryans Beggers Bush Public House in Dublin Origonally using single malt whiskies from the long closed Dublin Whiskey Distillery (1946). They now work with the Teeling Whiskey Company
John L. Sullivan Irish whiskey
Named after a famous Prize fighter John L. Sullivan The last Bare-Knuckle Boxing Heavyweight Champion of the World successfully defended his Bare-Knuckle title in 1889, for the final time in a historic 75 round fight. He then went on to be the first Gloved Heavyweight Champion of the World
Is a small batch blend of single grain and single malt whiskeys from the Cooley Distillery, aged between 4 to 10 years in ex Bourbon Barrels that have only been used once.
Made up of whiskeys from only the finest, individually selected barrels with their unique character discovered during the maturing process process.
This special bottling by the Cooley Distillery pays tribute to an Irish American legend & to all the descendants of the hard working Irish immigrants who came to America. Aging the whiskey in Single Use American Oak Bourbon Barrels, honors John L. Sullivan & the Irish immigrants, as they too were the ‘Product of Ireland’, but ‘Aged in America’.
John L. Sullivan Irish Whiskey, created by entrepreneur, Amir Peay, is smooth, yet at the same time rich, complex & balanced. It is layered with hints of oak, vanilla, spice, citrus, malt, and honey. The finish is long and has a silky bourbon character from the barrels.
May 2012 Jim Beam Global following its acquisition of the Cooley Distillery in Ireland,has decided to cancel production of John L. Sullivan Irish whiskey, Amir Peay promises that “the John L. Sullivan brand of boutique whiskey is not going anywhere. The brand was created to provide consumers with special whiskies and to pay homage to this great American sports and saloon icon, and will continue to do that with fantastic whiskey made in partnerships
with other distilleries.
Michael Collins Irish malt and blended Whiskey
Sydney Frank US drinks importer required an Irish Whiskey to go along with their other spirit brands. Creating their own label Launched in the US in March 2006 Stock came from the Cooley Distillery. Named after the famous assassinated Irish Politician.
Michael Collins blended Irish Whiskey
Michael Collins 10 year old Single Malt Irish Whiskey (No Longer available)
Murphy's Irish Blended Whiskey
Withdrawn when Irish Distillers decided to focus its energies on Jameson.
Old Kilkenny Irish Blended Whiskey
An Irish Distillers own brand for ASDA
O'Briens Irish Blended Whiskey
Blended by Cooley for the now defunct Somerfield supermarkets
O'Neills Irish Blended Whiskey
Cooley blend for the O'Neills "Irish" pub chain.
Preston Drogheda Millennium Malt irish whiskey
A selected cask (number 1310) of the finest Malt Irish whiskey from the Cooley Distillery stock which best captures the unique character and flavour of Preston's Whiskey.
Shanahan's Single Malt Irish Whiskey
made exclusively for the famous steakhouse Shanahan's on the Green in St Stephens Green Dublin Stock comes from Cooley Distillery.
West Cork Distillers
West Cork Irish Whiskey:
40% abv a delicate blend of grain and malt whiskey matured in Bourbon casks.
West Cork 10 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey:
A non-chill filtered whiskey matured in first fill, flame charred Bourbon barrels