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Two Irish Pub Properties Hit The Market

By Dave Simpson

Two Irish pub properties have hit the market.

The Rose Of Mooncoin Hits The Market

The Rose Of Mooncoin, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, is being sold via GMC Auctioneers.

The property's listing on property.ie states, "Property Description

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"GMC are delighted to offer for sale this magnificent portfolio of properties consisting of large seven-day licensed bar/restaurant, four two bedroomed apartments and four commercial units.

"The Licensed premises extends to c. 426 Square Metres/ 4,600 Square Feet, with the commercial and residential aspect extending to c. 467 Square Metres/ 5026 Square Feet with extensive car parking on site.

"Two of the four commercial units are currently tenanted on short term leases whilst the other two are vacant and ready for tenants.

"The four residential units are being sold with the benefit of vacant possession. It is estimated that this portion of the overall holding will procced a rental income in excess of €85,000 per annum.

"The Rose of Mooncoin was established and literally built by its present owners in c. 2004 and the property has enormous potential to be run as a successful bar/restaurant or for potential re-developed purposes (subject to relevant planning).

"The Rose has great character containing 3 bars, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, off-licence, two beer gardens and ample parking to the rear of the property.

"The properties are located in a prominent position in the centre of the village of Mooncoin which is situated c. 19km of Waterford City.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to develop a thriving business in a friendly and busy town.

"For further information please contact sole agent GMC auctioneers.

"BER Details

"Energy Performance Indicator: 0.00 kWh/m2/yr".

Nancy Whiskey's

Nancy Whiskey's of Haymarket, Carlow Town, Carlow, R93F224, is being sold via DNG McCormack Properties for €400,000.

The property's listing on mccormackgroup.ie states, "Description

DNG McCormack Properties are delighted to present to the market, Nancy Whiskey's, No. 1 Church Street, Haymarket, Carlow. Nancy Whiskeys is in a prominent trading position in Carlow town. This is a great, well positioned licenced premises with self-contained accommodation overhead in good condition. The premises is located within walking distance to all Carlow town has to offer.

"The property consists of 2 bars, a large smoking area and 3 WCs on the ground floor while the 1st floor contains a comfortable 2 bed apartment with a bathroom and a large kitchen/diner. There is ample on street parking and the main entrance is situated across from the large town hall carpark.

"The property provides for all modern conveniences and is well maintained with a good customer base. To book an appointment to view please phone DNG McCormack Properties on 059 9133800.

"BER Details

"BER: E2 BER No.800599557 Energy Performance Indicator:1164.99 kWh/m²/yr

"Room Details

"Main Lounge - m x m
"10.25 x 5.7 x 9.8 Timber flooring, long bar, TV point

"Bottom Bar - 7.6m x 7.0m
"Timber flooring, elevated ceiling, bar, storage area

"Smoking Area Front - 8.7m x 4.8m
"Partially tiled, front access, bar access

"Smoking Area Side - 5.3m x 3.3m
"Tiled flooring, galvanised roof, tiled seating

"Gents WC - 3.8m x 1.3m
"Full ceramics, urinal x2, stall x1, WHB

"Ladies WC - 4.3m x 1.4m
"Full ceramics, stall x2, WHB x2

"Disability WC - 1.9m x 1.34m
"Full ceramics, WC, WHB

"Landing 1 - 4.4m x 1.3m

"Landing 2 - 3.4m x 2.2m

"Guest WC - 2.4m x 1.8m
"Full ceramics, urinal x2, WHB, stall

"Bathroom - 2.4m x 2.0m
"Tiled flooring, shower, bath

"Hallway - 2.3m x 1.9m
"Timber flooring

"Bedroom 1 - 4.5m x 4.3m
"Timber flooring, double room

"Bedroom 2 - 4.6m x 4.0m
"Timber flooring, double room

"Kitchen/Diner - 6.8m x 4.4m
"Timber/Tiled flooring, fully fitted kitchen, feature fireplace".

The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

In other drinks-related news, The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. is celebrating a record-breaking year.

A statement said, "2021 has been a record-breaking year for The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. which collected an impressive seventeen awards for Taste and Design across  four of its ultra-rare whiskey releases.

"A total of thirteen prestigious design accolades means The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. is now the most design-awarded company of 2021 and the most awarded new company of the year. Designed and crafted completely in-house under the direction of Chief Design Officer, Tiago Russo, the impressive collection of honors also makes Tiago’s team the most awarded in-house design team in the world.

"And with four Taste awards, including medals from the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and Masters Awards, The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. has been lauded as a company with both style and substance.

"2021 Awards

"The Devil's Keep (7 awards in total)

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co.'s inaugural release; The Devil's Keep scooped Gold in the 'Packaging Design Category' of the A' Design Award, Bronze at the Pentawards 2021 and an iLuxury award. It follows a further two awards from 2020; winner of the Luxury Drinks Secondary Pack award at the 2020 Luxury Packaging Awards and Highly Commended under the category of Luxury Drinks Primary Pack at the 2020 Luxury Packaging Awards, both of which were awarded in 2021 due to COVID-19.

"To date, The Devil's Keep, which broke records when a bottle sold for $60,000 USD, making it the world's most expensive inaugural whiskey release ever sold at auction, has won a total of seven awards including a Gold award with a score of 95 out of 100 at the world-renowned International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2021 and a Gold from the Global Luxury Masters 2021. A second release of The Devil’s Keep is due to be released in 2022.

"The Emerald Isle (4 awards in total)

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co.'s stunning seven set collection, a partnership with iconic artist-jeweller Fabergé, pipped Dyson to the post to be crowned winner of the Technical Achievement award and received Highly Commended under the category of Luxury Drinks Primary Pack at the 2021 Luxury Packaging Awards.

"The concept behind The Emerald Isle Collection is to create a timeless art statement, in what is a historical collaboration - the first of its kind - with Fabergé, where the best of luxury whiskey meets the best and most iconic heritage of jewellery design. The Emerald Isle, which celebrates the 'Seven Wonders of Ireland' with seven exquisite pieces from masters of their respective arts - jewellers, cabinet makers, horologists, glassmakers, and whiskey craftsmen, became the world's most expensive whiskey ever when it fetched $2m at auction in the US, overtaking The Macallan Fine and Rare 60-Year-Old which sold in 2019 for $1.9m.

"The exquisite set also scooped a Luxury Package Design Award and Luxury Drinks Design Award at the iLuxury Awards 2021.

"The Brollach (3 awards in total)

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co.'s third release 'The Brollach' won three Masters awards this year from The Spirits Business Awards: two in taste with a Global Luxury Master award and The Irish Whiskey Master award. It also received The Spirits Design Award, The Brollach is now only available to Whiskey & Wealth Club members.

"The Taoscán (3 awards in total)

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. introduced The Taoscán at The Restaurant Association Gala dinner in 2021 when bottle number 54 (in honour of the number of years The Restaurant Association has been running) sold at auction on the night for £4,000. This rare release single malt, triple distilled and triple casked whiskey that is the first whiskey in the world to be finished in French Chestnut and Tawny Port has yet to be broadly released, but already it is making its mark. The Taoscán was awarded a Master from The Spirits Business Awards in the Masters Design Award category and just recently received two iLuxury Awards for Packaging Design and Luxury Drinks Design.

"Commenting on the accolades, Tiago Russo, Chief Design Officer, The Craft Irish Whiskey Co., said, 'This has truly been a historical year for the entire team at The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. It is our ultimate goal to bring the perfect experience through each and every product we create, constantly aiming for excellence in every single detail of what is envisioned and designed, so it is an incredibly proud moment to see our work, our vision, and our products receiving an award, let alone a record-breaking seventeen awards within the same calendar year.

"'Every single one of our products has received an award for design, which highlights the attention to detail and dedication put into each and every single product we create, bringing us, in the space of just one year, to several historical accolades that are increasingly shaping The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. as trendsetters, elevating the power and recognition of Irish whiskey and setting the benchmark for all the products we will launch in 2022.'

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Founder and CEO Jay Bradley said, 'What a year it has been for the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Our entire vision is built around obsessive whiskey perfection and reinstating Irish whiskey to the great glorious heights it deserves. So much time and craftsmanship goes into all our whiskeys, from the liquid to the packaging and all the design elements that complement our sets, whether it’s a collectable Fabergé egg or a bespoke timepiece. To be recognised for our pioneering work means the world to me and my team. I am beyond proud of all we have achieved and continue to achieve, and I can’t wait to unveil what we have in store for 2022 and beyond.'

"2022

"The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. is gearing up for another award-winning and record-breaking year. First up will be the official launch of its revolutionary new whiskey; The Taoscán. Triple distilled and triple casked, blended across four different types of wood, The Taoscán is sure to delight the palate when 8,000 bottles are released for a RRP of €600/£500.

"The Taoscán is the world's first single malt to be finished in French Chestnut and Tawny Port barrels, crafted from a world-class distillate, and matured for over a decade in White Oak American Bourbon barrels and Sherry Oloroso butts. For its final two years, The Taoscán was split and finished in virgin French Chestnut and French Oak Tawny Port casks, then the two spirits were reunited in an impeccable balance of flavour and aroma.

"The company will also bring out a second release of The Devil's Keep which will see a further 666 bottles released.

"In addition to The Taoscán and a second release of The Devil's Keep, the company is planning another four releases for 2022, details of which will be announced in the coming months.

"For more information visit craftirishwhiskey.com".

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