The Front Door’s Padraig Storey Wins All Ireland Cocktail Competition

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Padraig Storey, bartender at Galway’s popular The Front Door pub, has been named the All Ireland Cocktail Making Champion.

The winning streak continues as the Donegal native previously won the national final of the Jameson Barrelman Challenge. Padraig has been working at The Front Door for over a year honing his skills and he now will go on to represent Ireland at the international competition.

The eagerly awaited final will be held at Jameson Distillery in Midleton Co.Cork on Tuesday 26th of June.

Padraig’s winning cocktail creation was called The Kiwi Mate. A perfectly mixed beverage consisting of Jameson Caskmate IPA, 8 Degrees Citra Beer, Passion Fruit, Honey and Lemon, then garnished with Fresh Kiwi.

In celebration of Padraig’s recent win, The Front Door will be adding The Kiwi Mate to its cocktail menu this weekend, allowing customers to sample the winning tipple. If you’re a cocktail lover, be sure to pay a visit to The Front Door to taste this refreshing award-winning cocktail.

The entire team at The Front Door pub congratulate Padraig on his win and wish him the best in the upcoming international final.

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The Front Door Pub is located right in the heart of Galway’s vibrant Latin Quarter. Spaced over two floors, it offers an extensive drinks menu and delicious dining. Boasting five bars including Sonny Molloy’s Whiskey Bar and a stylish cocktail lounge, this late night bar is a favourite hot spot on the Galway pub scene.

The Galway pub specialises in traditional Irish food mixed with modern international dishes focusing on using fresh seasonal produce from local suppliers. They also offer a delicious boozy brunch every Sunday, the perfect pick me up after a long weekend.

For more information on Galway’s iconic late night bar, visit

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