Slane Castle Whiskey wins gold medal at Irish Whiskey Masters
PRESS RELEASE: 5TH AUGUST 2011
Slane Castle Whiskey, from Ireland’s home of rock n’ roll, has won a Gold Medal at the 2011 Irish Whiskey Masters in London. This builds on the whiskey’s recent success in the USA where it was awarded 94/100 in the 2011 Ultimate Spirits Challenge in New York.
Lord Alex Mount Charles, Managing Director, stated “We worked hard to ensure that the quality of Slane Castle Whiskey can compete with the mainstream Irish whiskey brands. Winning this Gold Medal confirms that Slane Castle Whiskey punches well above its weight in the blended Irish whiskey category” Slane Castle Whiskey was launched at the Oasis concert in 2009 and is now sold in the USA and Ireland with plans for expansion into other markets in 2012. The business is a joint venture between Alex Mount Charles and his father Henry.
About the Irish Whiskey Masters
Further information Alex Mount Charles, firstname.lastname@example.org, +353 41 98 24080
2011 Ultimate Spirits Challenge Finalist
Slane Castle Whiskey was recently awarded 94/100 in the 2011 Ultimate Spirits Challenge held in New York. This blind tasting concluded that Slane Castle Whiskey was ‘Excellent, highly recommended’
The Spirit Journal Rates Slane Castle Irish Whiskey
In 2009 Paul F. Pacult, the renowned sprit critic behind the Spirit Journal, gave Slane Castle Whiskey the following rating:
Superb: ***** A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED distilled spirit or fortified wine whose attributes, in the opinion of the author, are of exemplary quality and character within the established standards of its category.