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OUR STORY

Brigljević Distillery is a family-owned boutique distillery from Croatia dedicated to crafting fine spirits since 2002. 

For us, spirit-making is artistry: drawing inspiration from tradition while playfully innovating to create exceptional flavors. 

OUR FAMILY

MILJENKO BRIGLJEVIĆ

FOUNDER & MASTER DISTILLER

After a successful career in film and television, Miljenko pursued his longtime passion for spirit-making. For over 20 years, he has been a trailblazer with an artistic approach to crafting fine spirits.

 

His unique vision has led to many firsts: Croatian gin, unique cask-matured brandies, and his latest pursuit, Croatian whisky.

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GABRIJELA BRIGLJEVIĆ

DISTILLERY MANAGER

Gabrijela has been part of the family business for over a decade. With an extensive background in marketing, her passions for storytelling and fine spirits have come together in her role as distillery manager.

 

She is devoted to mastering the art of spirit-making while sharing the story behind every sip with new generations of spirit enthusiasts.

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OUR CRAFT

We combine the best of Scottish, French, and Croatian production methods to create full-bodied spirits with authentic aromas.

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We utilize natural fermentation with ambient yeast only. After double distillation in traditional copper pot stills, all spirits mature in carefully selected casks.

Cask maturation is essential in developing the richness and complexity of our spirits. That is why we have built an elaborate maturation system with various casks sourced from around the world.

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OUR FOOTPRINT

We source all raw ingredients from organic orchards and vineyards in the vicinity of our distillery.

 

Our collaboration with local fruit growers, winemakers, and brewers provides us with the best nature has to offer. We continuously strive to grow our community of suppliers and do our part in encouraging sustainable agriculture practices.

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Additionally, our distillery production footprint is naturally very low: our copper pot stills are powered by recycled wood chips, and all organic waste from distillation is repurposed as compost for our vegetable garden.

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