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Bishop's Water Distillery

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Bishop's Water Distillery was an Irish whiskey distillery which operated in Wexford, Ireland between 1827 and 1914. The consortium which traded under "Devereux, Harvey, and Co., Distillers", comprised a number of local businessmen, including Nicholas Devereux, his father John Devereux, and Maurice Crosbie Harvey.

Some mementos can still be found in locals pubs, while a stone archway known to have been extant in 1903 and now bearing the inscription "Casa Rio"

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Bishop's Water Distillery was mothballed in 1914

Mothballed  •  1914  •  Posted by whisky313

In the early 20th century, the distillery suffered financial difficulties. In 1907, an attempt was made to appoint a receiver, and in 1909, the distillery was put up for sale, but no takers could be found. In 1914, distilling eventually ceased at the site, and the remaining stocks were sold off.

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Bishop's Water Distillery opened its doors in 1827

Opened  •  1827  •  Posted by whisky313

Distillery details

  • Country
    Ireland
  • Status
    Mothballed

Whisky Details

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    G
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Distillery location

Distillery Road
Wexford
Ireland

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