Our podcast guest is Donal O'Gallachoir of Glendalough Distillery in Ireland. Donal first cut his teeth in the Irish whiskey industry at the ripe age of 18 for some well-known brands, and he has been making an impact in Irish Whiskey ever since. He is a Certified Spirits Specialist (CSS) and self-proclaimed Irish whiskey nerd. He expertly speaks about distillation, Irish whiskey and its long history. In 2018 Donal was awarded an Icon of Whisky Award for Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador of the year. Donal is based in Chicago, USA and travels extensively throughout North America educating the trade and consumers on Glendalough's award winning spirits portfolio. Coming soon to The Malting Floor in the VIP Lounge, Our chat with Donal about Glendalough's Gins. Streaming now in the Lounge is Kindred Spirits, Glendalough Distillery.