It’s no secret that Irish Whiskey is one of the world’s fastest-growing spirits. Offering distinct flavours and fiery tastes, visit the homes of the wonderful whiskies of the Emerald Isle. Learn about the history of different Irish Whiskeys and try a few tasters for yourself.
Get some inspiration and check out our list of the best Irish whiskey distilleries that you can visit. Whether you like your whiskey sour or straight, these ‘neat’ Irish whiskey distilleries offer tours that will not disappoint.
Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery, Antrim
Granted a license to distil in 1608, Bushmills is the oldest licensed distillery in the world. Located on the coast of Northern Ireland, discover how Bushmills Irish Whiskey is crafted with the distillery tours offered for ages 7+. You also have the option to learn about the history and taste their range of whiskies with a tasting experience, available on request.
Jameson Irish Whiskey Distillery, Bow St.
Newly renovated in 2017, the Jameson Distillery Bow St., is one of the best Irish whiskey distilleries in the world, located in Dublin’s fair city. We recommend checking out the award-winning Bow St. Experience includes a 40-minute guided tour, whiskey tasting and a complimentary Jameson drink in the distillery’s JJ’s bar.
The Teeling Irish Whiskey Distillery, Dublin
Voted ‘Best Visit’ in Ireland, the Teeling Distillery is one of the most popular Irish whiskey distilleries the you can visit in Dublin. Teeling’s is the first operational distillery to open its doors in Dublin in over 125 years. Check out their guided tours or private group tours, or just stop by and try one of their multi-award-winning Irish whiskeys in the Bang Bang Bar.
The Kilbeggan Distillery
Founded in 1757, Kilbeggan Distilling Company is the oldest licensed distillery of its kind in Ireland. Today, it offers a great tour for whiskey fans and anybody with an interest in Irish whiskey. So, why not learn first-hand how Kilbeggan combine old-school whiskey making traditions with new innovations and the evolution of both the town and distillery since the 18th century in a guided tour.
The Jameson Distillery, Midleton
Visit Jameson’s second Irish whiskey distillery, the Old Midleton Distillery in County Cork. Take a guided tour and uncover the rich heritage of Jameson whiskey and those responsible for bringing it to life. If you’re a little thirsty why not try the Premium Whiskey Tasting (guided by whiskey experts) and taste some of Ireland’s most storied whiskeys. And, of course, for the whiskey nerds, don’t miss the Academy Experience – Jameson’s world class whiskey training centre offering courses on the full ‘grain-to-glass’ production.
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