Cavan is home to a thriving artisan beverage scene that caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences. From meticulously crafted liqueurs to refreshing ciders and invigorating kombuchas, Cavan’s local producers offer something special for every palate. Let’s dive into some of the standout beverages from our talented Created in Cavan members.

Coole Swan

Coole Swan has taken the classic Irish cream liqueur to new heights with its premium blend of single malt Irish whiskey, fresh cream, and white Belgian chocolate. This award-winning liqueur is perfect for sipping on its own, adding to coffee, or using in a variety of delicious cocktails. Coole Swan embodies the essence of Irish craftsmanship, making it a must-try for any beverage enthusiast.

Scotts Irish Cider

Crafted by the Scott family in County Cavan, offers a deliciously crisp and refreshing alternative to wine and beer. Made from the finest Irish apples, this artisan cider is perfect for pairing with poultry, seafood, pork, and mild cheeses. Jonathan Scott, the master cider maker, has perfected the art of cider making, ensuring that each bottle delivers an authentic and superior taste experience.

Bogboy Booch

Bogboy Booch produces a traditionally fermented, unfiltered living beverage that provides a healthier alternative to other standard fizzy drinks. Made with seasonal, organic ingredients sourced locally whenever possible, Bogboy Booch offers a unique and flavourful option for those looking to explore the world of kombucha. Available at farmers’ markets, health shops, and small cafes, this kombucha is a true testament to local ingenuity and dedication.

Mary-Ellen’s Meadow

For those seeking a non-alcoholic beverage with a connection to nature, Mary-Ellen’s Meadow offers a range of artisan cordials made from foraged wild herbs, fruits, and flowers. Their delicious varieties, including elderflower, stinging nettle, and hawthorn flower, are perfect for diluting in still or sparkling water or incorporating into cocktails. With ingredients sourced from the local meadow and mountain, Mary-Ellen’s Meadow cordials provide a taste of Cavan’s natural bounty.

For the Coffee Purists Out There

Cavan’s artisan beverage scene also caters to coffee aficionados, with several outstanding cafes offering exceptional brews.

  • Latte Da: Known for its welcoming atmosphere and expertly crafted coffee, Latte Da is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Their dedication to quality and flavour makes every cup a delightful experience.
  • Adventure 21 Cafe: Adventure 21 Cafe offers a cosy spot to enjoy a perfect cup of coffee. Their selection of alternative milks ensures that everyone can find their ideal beverage.
  • Café Nua: With a focus on sustainability and locally sourced ingredients, Café Nua serves up delicious coffee in a friendly and relaxed setting. Their commitment to excellence is evident in every sip.
  • Nomad Coffee: A mobile coffee experience that brings the finest brews around Cavan. Nomad Coffee’s expertly trained baristas and high-quality beans make them a standout in the local coffee scene.

For the Tea Purists

Tea lovers will find their haven with HealthTea, a local business offering an incredible range of teas. Their dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients and creating unique blends ensures that every cup of HealthTea is a soothing and flavourful experience. Whether you prefer classic black teas, herbal infusions, or exotic blends, HealthTea has something to satisfy your tea cravings.

 

Cavan’s artisan beverage scene is rich and diverse, offering a wide array of options for both residents and visitors. Whether you’re a fan of creamy liqueurs, refreshing ciders, traditional kombuchas, nature-inspired cordials, or expertly brewed coffee and tea, Cavan’s local producers have something special for you. Explore the flavours of Cavan and support the talented artisans who make these exceptional beverages possible.