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Kevin Hurley

Teeling Whiskey Company
Global Brand Ambassador
As Global Brand Ambassador for Teeling Whiskey Company, Kevin is responsible for the overall promotion of the brand through education of the Teeling portfolio of multi award-winning Irish Whiskeys.

As a veteran of the drinks industry in Ireland for over 15 years, Kevin brings a wealth of experience and creativity to this exciting role. Kevin started his whiskey career while working for the Bushmills Whiskey portfolio and has spent many years studying every aspect of the Irish Whiskey industry. In his role for Teeling Whiskey, Kevin is often found traveling widely presenting and educating at events, whiskey shows and cocktail weeks with the occasional appearance behind the stick thrown in for good measure.

Kevin has also worked in and managed some of Dublin’s finest cocktail establishments most notably The Liquor Rooms. Widely regarded as Ireland’s premier cocktail bar and the only bar from the Republic of Ireland to ever be recognized in the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards when it made the long list for Best New International Cocktail Bar in 2014.

More recently, Kevin was a co-founder of the hugely successful ‘Irish Craft Cocktail Awards’. The awards, first held in 2014, have been created for the benefit of the Irish cocktail industry by the cocktail industry. The awards aim to celebrate the skill, training, uniqueness and artistry of craft cocktail concoction in Ireland.

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