Our Distillers

Meet the distilling team behind Boann Distillery’s Single Pot Still New Make ‘New Born’, which has been awarded the World’s Best New Make 2021 at the World Whiskies Awards.

Our team members, who hail from four different countries have diverse distilling backgrounds and each bring invaluable skills to this distillery. We are delighted to have this experienced team driving the distillery forward making the World’s Best New Make and some of Ireland’s Finest Single Pot Still Whiskey.

Michael Walsh

Head Distiller

Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

Alex Witt

Distiller

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Colm Ó Súilleabháin

Distiller

Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

Darragh Smyth

Distiller

Portlaois, County Laois, Ireland

Ludovic Delamer

Distiller

Montendre, France

Marijus Saibokas

Distiller

Panevezys, Lithuania

Bessie Walsh

Distillery Dog

Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

Max Cooney

Distillery Dog

Kilmessan, County Meath, Ireland

Our Distillery Team - Boann Distillery
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