Belfast Telegraph

18. Old Bushmills Distillery

  • Master distiller: Colum Egan
  • Pre-tax profit: £20m
  • Employment: 105
  • Pay bill: £3.8m

Northern Ireland’s best-known whiskey maker enjoyed a bumper year in 2015, according to its most-recently filed accounts.

Part of the 18 months in the accounting period covers a period under the ownership of Mexican drinks giant Casa Cuervo, after the sale of Bushmills by Diageo.

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