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Sliabh Liag Distillery

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Line Road, Carrick, Donegal,
Ms James Doherty
T: +353(0)749739875

Come and visit Sliabh Liag Distillery’s, An Dúlamán Gin Palace and explore the story and plans of the first distillery in Donegal for over 175 years. Visitors will see the distillery making a unique Irish Maritime Gin in a handmade copper still.

Sliabh Liag Distillery is an artisanal gin distillery set in the shadow of Sliabh Liag using locally foraged seaweed in its unique An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin. The tour is of a working craft distillery and tells the tale of the whiskey distillery to come and of the ingredients and process of making An Dúlamán, Irish Maritime Gin.

The Sliabh Liag Distillery and Visitor centre sets out to reclaim the once proud distilling heritage of Donegal and relate the history, stories and culture of this Gaeltacht area and initially at least do this through the An Dúlamán Gin Distillery.

The Tour sets out the three stages of the development of the Sliabh Liag Distillery:

1. The development and launch of The Silkie
2. The development commissioning and launch of An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin
3. The building and commissioning of the Sliabh Liag Whiskey Distillery

This is a small working artisanal distillery that utilises age old expertise in the harvesting and use of seaweed and allies that to an innovative approach to create a Irish Maritime Gin that takes the best of traditional knowledge and fuses it with a very best approaches to manufacturing super premium Gin.

Tours are by appointment only but with sufficient notice, weather and tides permitting they can also organise a coastal foraging trip and pick seaweeds on the headlands.