Our Gin

Our unique Irish artisanal gin is distilled in small batches and hand-finished here in our home of Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry. Each local botanical has been carefully chosen, filled with flavour that truly captures the essence of our homeland.

Unique Botanical Ingredients

Our location on the Skellig Coast has a landscape rich with natural ingredients from the woodland to the Atlantic seashore. Collaborating with sea foragers, land foragers, chefs and fishermen we have been on a journey of discovery, selecting a range of unique local botanical ingredients for our gin. We partnered in the early stages of our gin development with Michelin-starred Chef, Ross Lewis, to craft a flavour that pairs perfectly with food.

Taste Through Collaborations

Each step of the way, our team have been hands-on, working together on a gin of which we can be proud. We collaborate with our farmers and foragers, getting our hands dirty deep in the heart of our woodlands. Our locally-based sea-foraging experts, John and Kerryann Fitzgerald, supply Irish Dillisk to us from the pristine beaches of Derrynane.

Paul Quinn from Nádúr Collective shared his vast foraging knowledge and helped us experience all that our beautiful landscape has to offer. Our gin reflects what we learned and truly represents this place we call home.

Signature Cocktails

At Skellig Six18, our signature serve is a classic with a twist; Skellig Six18 Gin, tonic water, ice and a slice of grapefruit. This simple combination brings out the crisp, fresh flavours in our gin, and the citrus burst gives it the perfect finish.

Our Packaging

Creating cultural ties and fostering creative talent is something that we strive for. Our award-winning gin label features original artwork relevant to our location, entitled “Headland” developed by Irish artist, Cormac O’Leary. The original painting is on display for you to see at our Distillery & Visitor Experience. We label every bottle of gin and whiskey with the hands of local people, providing employment in a remote part of the country.

Foireann SIX18

“We keep our Foireann Six18 “in the know” with special distillery events, online events and special offers to them. They will also be first to know about our launch event in early Spring 2023. You can join here….

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