Our Distilling team

Meet the distilling team behind Boann Distillery’s Single Pot Still New Make ‘New Born’, which was awarded the World’s Best New Make 2021 at the World Whiskies Awards.

Our team members, who hail from four different countries have diverse distilling backgrounds and each bring invaluable skills to Boann Distillery. We are delighted to have this experienced team driving the distillery forward, making some of Ireland’s finest Single Pot Still Whiskey and craft gins.

Head Distiller, Alex Witt

Alex Witt

Head Distiller

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Andy Mooney


Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland

Harry Evans


Lobinstown, County Meath, Ireland

Sean Gibney


Beaulieu, Co Louth, Ireland

Vyacheslav Dyukarev


St. Petersburg, Russia

Gary Ring


Wilton, County Cork, Ireland

Finlay Glasgow-Diaz


Kentstown, Co. Meath, Ireland

Marco Rizzi


Caorso, Italy


Max Cooney - Distillery Dog

Max Cooney

Distillery Dog

Kilmessan, County Meath, Ireland

Distilling team group photo 2023
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