Slane Distillery is offering an alternative to those who want enjoy something different in the warm up to St Patrick’s. Slane Distillery, set in the home county where the history of St Patrick began, is hosting a fun filled day out to remember for whiskey lovers on Saturday, 16th March.
Designed for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle that surrounds the national holiday or for those who want to experience something a little different, visitors can immerse themselves in music, food, delicious cocktails and entertainment housed within the beautiful surrounds of the Slane Irish Whiskey Distillery.
With activity scheduled from 12.30 – 21.00 and free admission to the Distillery, guests will be entertained from start to finish. Music is always a key part of any St Patrick’s celebration and Slane Distillery will host a special line-up to celebrate this important holiday. There will be live performances from four well known bands - Sin a Deir Sí, The Moon Looks On, Far Haven and The Wednesday Gang.
The Boyne Valley boasts a wealth of local produce which will be celebrated at the distillery at the St Patrick’s event. A locally sourced food stall will offer mouth-watering pulled pork rolls, hot dogs, hog roast as well as great vegetarian alternatives!
Hero’ing its famed whiskey, Slane Distillery will run cocktail masterclasses throughout the day at €10pp offering professional tips and tricks in crafting the perfect cocktail before sitting back to enjoy one in the beautiful surrounds of the stalls bar. Ensuring there is something for everyone, the Ireland Vs Wales Six Nations Rugby will be live on a big screen at 2.30pm for all attending sports fans.
Shuttle bus services will run every hour from 12.00 – 21.00 transporting guests from Trinity Quarter Bar, Drogheda and Ryans Bar, Navan to the event.
Entry to the event is free however, a special package can be purchased online to include a Distillery tour with tasting for four people at a cost of €50.
Visitors with the names Patrick or Patricia, bring along your ID to get a free Distillery tour! Visit www.slaneirishwhiskey.com to find out more.
Meanwhile, Aldi Ireland is selling Shamrock Infused Gin for St. Patrick’s Day! Made by Listoke Distillery in Co Louth, Tower Gin’s Shamrock Infused Gin is on sale in 137 Aldi stores nationwide for €19.99/50cl.
Tower Gin’s Shamrock Infused Gin has been distilled in the traditional London Dry style, with all ingredients – including the fresh shamrock, coming from the highways and byways of Co Louth.
The sweet orange and rosehips make for a refreshing gin, yet it also has a mild earthy taste which comes from the fresh shamrock. And yes, it’s actually green! The perfect gin to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!