The food and drinks scene is gaining more and more popularity with tourists in Ireland every year. A visit to a destination is judged on the food and drinks offering as well as accommodation and activities. We already know that the rich landscape in Cavan produces some of the best food in Ireland, but did you know that there are several beverage offerings created right here in Cavan also? The County that is home to the source of the River Shannon is well placed to produce some amazing drinks offerings in Ireland. Here are some of the best tempting drinks created in Cavan.

Coole Swan

The perfect blend of whiskey, chocolate and cream, Coole Swan is proud to be produced and bottled in Cavan, using local cream. Coole Swan is a genuine Irish Cream Liqueur and it took over 230 attempts to get the taste just right. The result is a taste experience that lingers for you to savour and enjoy. Taking natural ingredients, an amazing team of people and an old farming shed on the Brady family farm, Coole Swan has grown from a premium start-up to a multi-award-winning brand. However, to this day, all those years later, they remain rooted where they began – on the family farm.

You will find this beautiful liqueur in most Supervalu stores around Ireland and you can also order it online here on the Coole Swan website.

Mary Ellens Meadow

From a meadow near the Lough an Lea Mountain in Co. Cavan, Mary-Ellen’s Meadow produce a range of Cordials and homemade, fermented Vinegar and drinks.  These delicious beverages are produced from a combination of their own homegrown and wild, locally foraged Mother Nature’s organic fruit, herbs, and flowers. Used in handed down recipes from times gone by, the result is a delicious real fresh fruit drink from childhood days.

Among the delicious range of produce you will find Elderflower Cordial, Elderflower and Gooseberry Cordial, Stinging Nettle Cordial, Willowherb, Borage & Apple mint Gorse Flower Cordial, Cavan Hawthorn Flower Cordial, Rosehip and Turmeric & Ginger Syrup. You will find these amazing cordials on Neighbour food market in Cavan and other locations around the Country.

Scott’s Irish Cider

Scott’s Irish Cider is an artisan handcrafted Irish cider made in County Cavan by the Scott family.  Jonathan Scott, who is the master cider maker, is passionate about artisan cider. He decided to set-up an independent cidery in Cavan to produce a truly artisan product with an authentic cider taste, after studying cider making in the cider academy in Gloucester.

Scott’s Irish Cider is a delicious and beautifully blended cider with a crisp and refreshing apple taste. This sophisticated cider is handcrafted to ensure its superiority and opulence. A great alternative to wine with poultry, seafood, pork, and mild cheese or to drink on its own. This cidery already has a host of awards under its belt and you will find this liquid gold in most SuperValu’s in Ireland and on Beer Cloud.

Health Tea

After enjoying the gorgeous Cider that Cavan has to offer you can look forward to HealthTea blends that are made in Cavan, using only the best flowers & herbs that nature provides.  Each blend is a fusion of flavours that taste great both hot & cold. Róisín Sheridan is the founder and creator of HealthTea. Alongside running her own business, she is a busy mum of 3, a homemaker and a Grow It Yourself enthusiast. Based in Bawnboy, Roísin supplies a variety of teas such as Iced Teas, loose the booze, sleep teas and teatox. You can order any of these and a variety of tea accessories on her website here.

The next time you are thinking of a tasty tipple and a tempting drink, keep an eye out for all these great products created right here in Cavan. You can be guaranteed a great taste and superb value across all of our producers’ offerings. Remember to pair your drinks with savoury delights or tasty treats from other Cavan producers!

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