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03/05/2016

Teeling Whiskey Distillery has welcomed 25,000 visitors to date
The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is reporting that it has had 25,000 visitors since opening its doors to the public in Dublin in June. Teeling Whiskey Company founder and managing director Jack Teeling, who runs the facility with his brother Stephen, said the number of visitors “surpassed all our expectations”. The distillery welcomed its 10,000th visitor in September and numbers have grown through word of mouth. Previously, Cooley Distillery, which was founded by John Teeling, the father of Jack and Stephen, ran the Kilbeggan Distillery as both as a visitor attraction and a working distillery before it was taken over by Jim Beam. The Teeling Whiskey Distillery in the Liberties cost €10 million to build and consists of a distillery with a capacity to produce 500,000 litres of whiskey on an annual basis, along with a visitor centre. Continue reading >> www.irishtimes.com