IRELAND - Stena Line increases Knockeen Hills range in 2006. Bronze Medal Winner at the I.W.S.C.
Knockeen Hills Gold Strength 70% vol., is additionally available on the Stena Explorer (Holyhead and Dun Loaghaire) and Stena Lynx III (Fishguard and Rosslare).
Gift sets are also available.
Applications are now invited from companies
wishing to be appointed a State sole distributor.
GERMANY - Irisch-Lifestyle appointed sole importer with effect from 15th April 2005. They are also sole importer for Jameson's Gold, Jameson 18 Year Old Master Selection, Powers 12 Year Old Special Reserve, Green Spot Pure Pot Still, & Redbreast.
U. K. - The National Theatre will be using 90% Vol. Gold Extra-Strength Knockeen Hills Poteen in their production in Ireland of Andy Rolfe by Irish playwright Brian Fills to create an authentic aura of the times.
SCOTLAND - Peckham and Rye chain of specialist food and drink retail outlets are stocking the GOLD MEDAL 60% vol. Farmers Strength, & the 2006 I.W.S.C. SILVER MEDAL (Best in Class) 90% vol. Gold Extra-Strength at outlets in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling.
THAILAND - Several Irish bars wish to stock Knockeen Hills and importers in Thailand are invited to make contact.
IRELAND - Stena Line best selling new irish spirit listing in 2004. After a successful trial a permanent listing was provided for the GOLD MEDAL Winning Farmers Strength 60% Vol. (120 US PROOF). It is available on the Stena Explorer (Holyhead and Dun Loaghaire) and Stena Lynx III (Fishguard and Rosslare). Gift sets are also available.
GILBERT OF RUGBY & Knockeen Hills - have licenced a Model Irish Stylised Rugby Ball, hand cast in 590 million year old blue Welsh slate. It has a worldwide limited edition totaling 500. His Excellency Ambassador Dáithí O'Ceallaigh, of the Embassy of Ireland in London will be presenting the first pre-production model to a children's charity, for auction.
GIFT RANGE LAUNCHED Gift Sets incorporating crystal engraved glassware with glass flasks of Irish Poteen, and personalised miniatures now available.
Waitrose supermarkets launch a St. Patrick's Day competition on their web site www.waitrose.co.uk with prizes of 50cl flasks of 60% ABV Farmers' Strength.
ICE MAGAZINE - Booze Olympics - Knockeen Hills Gold Extra-Strength 90% Abv. wins Silver Medal in a field of 20 international specialist spirits. "Despite being viciously strong, its smooth vanilla taste got a thumbs up from the tasters". September 2002
THE KNOCKEEN HILLS SAUSAGE ® is available. A traditional Irish Pork sausage, combining a subtle selection of herb and spices with Fresh Farm Assured Irish Pork, marinated with the award winning Waterford bottled Knockeen Hills 70% Abv Gold Strength poteen is now available
ICE CREAM AVALIABLE. Super smooth poteen flavour available