The incredible story of the Irish Pirate Queen

Born into the rugged beauty of the western coast of Ireland in 1530, Grace O’Malley’s destiny was intertwined with the ebb and flow of the Atlantic Ocean. From a young age, she exhibited an innate talent for navigation, learning the ways of the sea from her father, a famed chieftain and sailor. With the wind in her sails and the stars as her guide, Grace honed her skills as a sailor and navigator, eventually commanding her own fleet of ships with unparalleled expertise.

As a fearless leader, Grace O’Malley faced countless battles along the treacherous waters of the west coast. Her crew, a loyal band of fierce warriors and skilled sailors, followed her unquestioningly into the fray, their hearts as untamed as the wild seas they sailed. Together, they waged daring campaigns against rival clans and foreign invaders, defending their homeland with steadfast determination and unmatched courage.

One of the most legendary tales of Grace O’Malley’s life was her daring encounter with Queen Elizabeth I of England to negotiate the release of her son. In a meeting that would go down in history, these two formidable women came face to face, each a queen in her own right. Despite their differences and the political tensions between their nations, Grace approached the meeting with the same strategic mind that had served her well on the high seas.

In a display of diplomacy and defiance, Grace O’Malley held her own against the formidable Queen Elizabeth, negotiating on equal terms and earning the respect of her rival.

Grace O’Malley’s legacy as a trailblazer, navigator and warriorlives on in the waters of the west coast of Ireland , where the echoes of her exploits still linger in the salt-tinged air from Achill, to Newport to Galway. With every bottle of Grace O’Malley premium whiskey, we pay homage to this extraordinary woman and the untamed spirit that defined her life and adventures.

Just as Grace O’Malley’s spirit was shaped by the wild beauty of the Irish coast and the untamed power of the ocean, so too is our whiskey a reflection of her fierce legacy. Crafted with care and dedication, our whiskey embodies the same qualities of trailblazing courage, strategic thinking, and unwavering leadership that defined Grace’s life.

Our master blender skillfully blends the finest ingredients to create a whiskey that is as complex and rich as her story.

Grace O’Malley whiskey: fiercely forged by the ocean, inspired by a legend. Cheers to the spirit of adventure that lives on in every bottle.