Powers Irish Whiskey launches series of craft events to celebrate World Whiskey Day


Powers Irish Whiskey is teaming up with some of Northern Ireland’s finest artisans to host a series of immersive whiskey-influenced events and experiences in May to celebrate World Whiskey Day.

The Powers X event series will showcase a variety of artisan brands and local producers in a series of intimate events and in-home experiences.

Whether you’re a whiskey lover, foodie, coffee lover, plant addict or craftsman, there’s something on the program for everyone.

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Joe Magowan, Irish Whiskey Ambassador, Dillon Bass

Promising to “upgrade your whiskey knowledge” while giving people a taste of the best local artisan products and experiences, the events will appeal to whiskey lovers but also those who want to try something new. .

The program kicks off today (Wednesday May 11) with an intimate event with Lucid Coffee Roasters, where founder and local coffee expert Stephen Houston will join forces with Powers Irish Whiskey Ambassador Joe Magowan to reveal how brew the perfect Irish coffee.

The varied program of events runs up to World Whiskey Day (May 21) and beyond.

Other events include a whiskey and cheese tasting experience with Mike’s Fancy Cheese; a chocolate and whiskey tasting and visit to the NearyNógs factory in the Mournes; a whiskey and beer tasting evening with Bullhouse Beer Co; a whiskey and wood workshop with Justin Wood in Bangor; a plant and craft workshop with Wild Thing in Donaghadee, a whiskey dinner at Deer’s Head and an in-home craft whiskey tasting experience on World Whiskey Day itself (May 21).

Powers X Justin Wood

Powers Irish Whiskey is owned by the Dillon Bass beverage company in Northern Ireland.

Commenting on the launch, Sarah Harvey, Brand Manager of Powers Irish Whiskey in Northern Ireland, said: “Building on the success of our work with local artisans over the past two years, we are proud to partner with some of the leading NI manufacturers to present the Powers X series of events to celebrate World Whiskey Day.

“There is a natural synergy between the care and craftsmanship that is essential to the whiskey making process and each of our handpicked artisans. These events are not just for World Whiskey Day; we hope the Powers X series of events will be the launch pad for a regular series of whiskey-themed events, where we can continue to share our knowledge and passion for the craft of Irish whiskey.

Joe Magowan, Irish Whiskey Ambassador for Dillon Bass, added: “We look forward to partnering with an excellent range of craft businesses, producers and makers in May for this series of intimate events and experiences sure to please. whiskey lovers. , as well as those who are curious or want to try something new.

Powers X Mike’s Fancy Cheese
Powers X wild thing

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