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Roku is the first Japanese gin to arrive on the Irish market
Roku is the first Japanese gin to arrive on the Irish market

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10 August 2018 | 0

When We Are Giants to Distribute Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey

When We Are Giants, the UK and Irish based distribution and development company, will expand its spirits portfolio to distribute Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey in the UK and Ireland.  The award-winning Irish whiskey will be rolled out to independent and national wholesalers and online retailers in the UK and Ireland, with immediate effect.  The three expressions in the Knappogue Castle portfolio include Knappogue Castle 12 year old, matured in bourbon casks and special editions Knappogue Castle Twin Wood 14 year old, non chill-filtered and matured in bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks and Knappogue Castle Twin Wood 16 year old which is finished in Oloroso casks.

Japanese craft gin Roku tto be distributed in Ireland

Barry & Fitzwilliam has been appointed as the Irish distributor of Roku – Japanese premium craft gin. Roku is a new premium Japanese craft gin created by the House of Suntory in Osaka. Crafted by Japanese artisans with meticulous attention to detail, Roku owes its precise balance to Japan’s renowned craftmanship. It is currently the only Japanese gin available on the Irish market.

“Bleeding” vegan burgers go on sale in UK

As the popularity of meat alternatives grows, so too does the search for the perfect meat substitute. A new brand claims to be the most accurate imitation yet, Beyond  Burger, and has gone on saler in Tesco stores in the UK to customer acclaim and rapid sell-outs. The Beyind Burger is made from a combination of pea protein, potato starch and coconut oil, along with beetroot juice, which they claim gives it a beef-style “bleed” when cooked and eaten. We are intrigued, and will keep a close eye for its arrival on these shores!



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