Dingle Gin Wins ‘Best In The World’ Award

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Liam LaHart & Elliot Hughes of Dingle Original Gin

DINGLE Original Gin from the Dingle Whiskey Distillery was awarded Overall Best in World at the World Gin Awards Ceremony 2019, which took place in London last night.

More than 400 gins from around the world underwent blind taste testing by industry experts, before a final shortlist of 20 entries was announced. They also won the London Dry Gin category.

“We’re thrilled to add these accolades to our collection back at the @dingledistillery.,” said a post on their Instagram account. “When the three independent spirits who founded the Dingle Distillery set out, the aim for Dingle Gin was to create a completely unique and innovative gin, which also worked within the great tradition of gin distilling. Liam, Peter and Oliver achieved what they set out to do and we have always been extremely proud of our gin, however it’s always nice to have the belief in your product validated on a world stage. Here’s to many more years of world-class gin distilling. We hope you all raise a glass in celebrating this achievement with us!”

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Patricia Callan, Director of Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) said: “We’d like to congratulate all the team at the Dingle Whiskey Distillery for this wonderful accomplishment, which is another sign of Irish gin going from strength to strength on the highly competitive international stage.

“It’s demonstrates how quality and authenticity is helping brands like Dingle Gin to stand out. In 2018, Irish gin grew in both the domestic and export markets. There are now over 20 gin producers and over 50 gin brands in Ireland, with 12 new brands introduced in 2018.”

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