“IrishAmerican Whiskey wins the highest honour of Double Gold for the third year in a row at this year’s Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention, Orlando. An extraordinary achievement in the US beverage industry for this Family run Company.”

The IrishAmerican Trading Company is proud to announce this momentous occasion marking international recognition for IrishAmerican Whiskey but also the Irish Whiskey industry. Constantly improving and increasing the standard of Irish Whiskey.
The spirit tasting competitions consisted of over 200 competitors for awards in double gold, gold, silver and Best of Show in sequential categories, showcasing the best of the global spirit industry.

The IrishAmerican Single Malt Whiskey  took home the Best Irish Single Malt Double Gold award for the third year in a row. This historic achievement was bolstered by winning The Best of Show – Best Single Malt Irish Whiskey award. Topping off an extremely successful convention in Orlando,FL. Exhibiting under US distributor MHW, IrishAmerican have been recognised on the international stage in the Irish Whiskey sector at this Year’s WSWA Convention.

The IrishAmerican Classic Blended was awarded Gold for the second year in a row having won silver in previous years, consistently recognised for the high standard tasting and quality of this Irish Whiskey.

Commenting on last week’s win the founder and CEO of IrishAmerican Whiskey , John McKay
“I am extremely proud and humbled for my son, Sean, and my cousin, Paul, to accept this award for the third time is truly unbelievable. Our team show amazing commitment and passion for this whiskey, to see that pay off in the most outstanding way we are ecstatic. Thank you to MHW, our distributor, who have supported us in the US over the past number of years. Belief, passion and persistence is what drives us to achieve more”


The IrishAmerican Brand strives to accomplish the best in the industry, driven by Irish optimism and blended with American freedom and bravery. No challenge is out of reach for this family run company with bases in Boston, MA and Dublin, Ireland. IrishAmerican is only warming up for the Global stage and continues to amplify the characteristics of this unique heritage between Ireland and the US.
2019 is a promising year for this young company as it opens the Achill Island Whiskey Distillery this Summer. it certainly is one promising Irish Whiskey to keep your eye on.


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Paul McKay and Sean McKay, WSWA Convention 2019, Orlando Florida.