Five Farms, the makers of a a new Irish cream liqueur are thrilled to announce their partnerships with two of the largest Irish festivals in the world, Kansas City Irish Fest and Milwaukee Irish Fest.
I love to support Irish businesses and help spread the word about their products whenever I can, so when the good folks at Five Farms contacted me to let me know about their plans for expansion throughout the United States, I thought you too might be interested.
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Introducing Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur From County Cork
Five Farms is the highest-scoring Irish cream in history and will be the exclusive Irish cream at both of these celebrated Irish festivals this summer.
Five Farms is a single-batch Irish cream liqueur from County Cork, Ireland, that derives its name from the five family-owned farms in the region that provide the product's rich dairy cream.
It contains ten-year-old, triple-distilled Irish whiskey, providing an intensity of whiskey flavor that sets it apart from every Irish cream in the world.
Five Farms contains 10% Irish Whiskey while most brands use less than 1%. This difference is significant, especially if you are a fan of Irish Cream.
Five Farms is a true farm-to-table product, crafted from single batches of fresh cream that are combined with Irish Whiskey within 48 hours to become authentic Irish Cream Liqueur.
Five Farms is made with rich, smooth and sweet Irish dairy cream. The mild climate and abundant rainfall in County Cork make it the ideal place for raising dairy cattle on fertile farms of lush green fields. These happy cows spend their days basking in the fresh sea air and grazing on sweet, succulent green grass. Ireland's cows produce the highest quality milk and cream which is very evident to the taste buds when sipping this delicious drink.
County Cork is also home to the centuries-old tradition of distilling authentic Irish Whiskey. Premium triple-distilled Irish Whiskey has a smoothness and complexity that add depth to the sweetness of this Irish Cream.
Five Farms sent me a lovely gift set of their Single Batch Irish Cream Liqueur. The moment I opened the box, I fell in love with their quirky milk churn bottle, plus it came with two perfectly sized glasses for sipping Irish cream.
This gift box is beautifully designed, and after falling in love with the presentation, I was equally bowled over by the flavor of this delicious liqueur. It's rich and creamy, with a satisfying whiskey flavor.
This liqueur has a lovely nutty brown color. This Irish cream is luxuriously smooth, and then the best part of all, is the boozy warmth of the Irish whiskey balanced to perfection with notes of caramel.
I definitely give it two thumbs up, and my husband quickly raised his glass for a top up after enjoying his first taste of this distinctive Irish cream.
Five Farms At The Kansas City Irish Fest
Five Farms is imported to the United States by Holladay Distillery in Weston, MO, the oldest business in the Kansas City area.
The brand launched in Missouri in December and was immediately embraced by the local Irish community.
"Five Farms has been enormously popular with our guests," said Nancy Wormington, Executive Director, Kansas City Irish Center. "The product itself is superior, but supporting family-owned farms in Ireland as well as a local Kansas City business is also right in line with our mission."
A partnership with Kansas City Irish Fest was a natural extension of this relationship.
"We're always excited to introduce new products to our guests, especially when they have a connection to Ireland and Kansas City! It's absolutely a winning combination for our festival," said Keli O'Neill Wenzel, Executive Director, Kansas City Irish Fest.
This celebration of Celtic pride brings the soul of Ireland to the heart of the Midwest with the best blend of Irish music, education, and "great craic."
The Kansas City Irish Fest is scheduled from August 31st to September 2nd, 2018. Tickets are available on the Kansas City Irish Fest website.
Five Farms At The Milwaukee Irish Fest
Five Farms launched in Wisconsin in February and has been equally well-received there. The state is home to Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world's largest celebration of Celtic music and culture.
Now in its 38th year, this four-day festival will showcase more than 100 entertainment acts on Milwaukee's lakefront.
"Milwaukee Irish Fest is excited to launch our partnership with Five Farms and exclusively provide it on the festival grounds," said Mike Mitchell, Executive Director, Celtic MKE.
"Many of our staff tried this Irish cream and were unanimously impressed with the flavor. We look forward to sharing it with over 100,000 guests at this year's Milwaukee Irish Fest."
Milwaukee Irish Fest takes place August 16 - 19, 2018 and tickets are available at the Milwaukee Irish Fest website.
Distribution Throughout The United States
The brand has enjoyed a successful early launch in Missouri and Wisconsin, and was awarded the Chairman's Trophy at the 2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge with a score of 97, the highest score ever awarded to an Irish Cream at this prestigious competition.
"The response to this brand has been remarkable," said Mick Harris, president of Holladay Distillery. "Both retailers and consumers have been excited by the authenticity, the quality, and the taste of Five Farms. Demand is high and we're working hard to get it into as many hands as possible."
Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur has announced the next nine states in its rollout plan. Starting in June 2018 the product is shipping to:
Five Farms will then start shipping to these six states by the end of July:
Additional states will launch in August and September, with availability in 30 total states by October and full national distribution by early 2019.
But in the meantime, if you're going to be around Milwaukee or Kansas City, you can stop by the Irish Festivals to taste a little of this delicious Irish Cream Liqueur.
And if you like to create delicious desserts with Irish Cream Liqueur, then I highly recommend Five Farms. This distinctive mellow whiskey blend is perfect for Irish Cream Cheesecakes, or any dessert creations that call for an Irish Cream liqueur.
You can even make your own Irish cream liqueur if you would rather not purchase a more expensive in store brand.
I developed a delicious Berry Irish Cream Mousse recipe using Five Farms. The mellow whiskey of Five Farms Irish Cream blended magnificently with this no-egg, cream based berry mousse. It's a perfect summertime, no bake, easy dessert.
Wishing the Irish families whose five farms in West Cork, Ireland supply the cream for this Irish Cream Liqueur, every success with their new business venture.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Mairéad -Irish American Mom
Pronunciation - slawn ah-gus ban-ock-th
Mairéad - rhymes with parade
Note: Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur - 17% alcohol by volume - Product of Ireland - Imported by Holladay Distillery, Weston, MO
Disclosure Notice: I received a free gift box of Five Farms Irish Cream liqueur to try and I used it to create a Berry Irish Cream Mousse. I did not receive any sponsorship payment for this post. The views expressed are my own
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