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Dublin: Jameson Whiskey Distillery Tour with Tastings

1. Dublin: Jameson Whiskey Distillery Tour with Tastings

Learn the story of John Jameson and his adventures in whiskey making on a guided tour of the Jameson Whiskey Distillery. Learn about the history or the brewery building and the development of one of the most popular whiskeys worldwide. Explore the Jameson Distillery Bow Street in Smithfield, Dublin. Enjoy 3 different experiences, one at the Bow Street location and its facilities, a second one about those who make whiskey, and a third about those who shake whiskey.  Touch, smell, and taste Jameson whiskey in the original Bow Street Distillery buildings. Visit the live maturation warehouse and learn about the various steps that go into creating the whiskey. You will also get to taste some Jameson straight from the barrel. Afterward, you can enjoy a signature Jameson cocktail at the JJ Bar. You may also choose to purchase a personalized bottle of whiskey as a memento of your experience.

Dublin: Teeling Whiskey Distillery Tour & Tasting

2. Dublin: Teeling Whiskey Distillery Tour & Tasting

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the first new distillery that opened in Dublin in over 125 years and has brought the craft of distilling back into the heart of the city. Located in the historic Liberties area of Dublin, an area long associated with brewing and distilling, the new distillery is a 3-copper pot still operation reviving the traditional style of Dublin whiskey distillation. Experience the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of a fully operational distillery on a fully-guided tour followed by a tasting of the award-winning Teeling range. Teeling Whiskey Distillery is open 7 days a week and also boasts the Bang Bang bar where you can enjoy rare whiskeys and handcrafted cocktails, shop for Teeling Whiskey and mementos of your trip. The Phoenix Café offers local artisan tea and coffee and a range of locally produced sweet and savory treats and snacks.

Dublin: Roe and Co Distillery Cocktail Workshop Experience

3. Dublin: Roe and Co Distillery Cocktail Workshop Experience

Immerse yourself in the world of whiskey-making on a guided tour of the Roe and Co Distillery. Enjoy a world-class whiskey experience in this fully-operational distillery, located in the buzzing Liberties district of Dublin 8. Decades after the original Roe and Co Distillery closed its gates, one of Irish whiskey’s most influential names is inspiring a whiskey for a new generation. Don't miss the chance to visit one of Lonely Planet's top 10 best new openings in the world for 2019. Step inside the iconic former Guinness Power Station for an immersive journey into flavor. Choose from two options: discover the secrets of their unique blend in Room 106 and create your own blend by building the perfect Whiskey Old Fashioned as part of the Blending experience. Alternatively, you could explore the 5 pillars of flavor to identify your ideal taste profile as part of the Flavors experience. After your chosen workshop, relax with a signature serve in the show-stopping Power House Bar.   

Irish Whiskey Museum: Guided Tour and Whiskey Tasting

4. Irish Whiskey Museum: Guided Tour and Whiskey Tasting

Embark on a journey through time in a historic setting, as the intriguing tale of Irish whiskey is revealed. Learn about its rise to glory, its dramatic fall and of course, its current revival. Experience a story never told before in such a unique setting, during an hour-long interactive experience. Daily guided tours unveil the humble beginnings of Irish whiskey, when a foul tasting liquid was used to ease the woes of a troubled and poor nation. Known originally in Gaelic as uisca beatha, over time it was translated to whiskee, and then to whiskey, as it is known today. Enjoy listening to entertaining storytellers as they take you through the magical tale. At the end of the tour there’s a generous whiskey tasting led by experienced master whiskey tasters, giving you the opportunity to sample a range of excellent Irish whiskeys and learn the subtle differences between them, discovering the unique flavors locked inside.

Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey Blending Experience

5. Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey Blending Experience

Enter the Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin for a fully guided tour and interactive tasting experience. Learn the origins of Irish whiskey and its rise to glory and dramatic fall before the current revival of the industry. Listen to wonderful stories told by entertaining guides as they take you back through the ages of Irish whiskey. See a unique collection of Irish whiskey memorabilia that dates back to the 1800s, mixed with a modern twist. This is one memory you are sure to savor. After your 45-minute tour, relax over 4 types of Irish whiskey in the modern tasting bar. Listen to a master blender's explanations about everything you need to know about producing and tasting whiskey.  Put your knowledge into practice and become a master blender yourself! Spend time crafting and sampling your own unique blend of Irish whiskey, and take home a personalized miniature bottle as a keepsake.

Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

6. Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

Take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Ireland's legendary whiskies. You will be guided around Dublin's most established whiskey establishments by an expert whiskey guide. The tour will start in The Lincoln's Inn and afterwards you will visit the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, the spirit home of Irish Whiskey with a rich history frequented both by Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien. You will taste premium whiskies in each of the three pubs, handpicked by an expert whiskey guide at each establishment. You will also learn about the history of whiskey and of Ireland.

Dublin: Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery Experience

7. Dublin: Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery Experience

Located in Dublin's historic Liberties district, Pearse Lyons Distillery is Dublin's only boutique distillery and is just a 5-minute walk from The Guinness Storehouse. Nestled in the former Church of St. James, this distillery has a colorful history which dates back to the 12th-century. Begin the experience with a tour of the distillery and surrounding graveyard. Be introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin's famous distilling and brewing district. Find out how this district, rich in culture and tradition, was once the place of a booming industry known as The Golden Triangle.  Learn about how The Pearse Lyons Distillery produces some of Ireland's finest small batch Irish whiskeys as you celebrate the Irish tradition of storytelling during the guided tour. Enjoy a sensory experience as you are brought through the distilling process, before enjoying a whiskey and gin tasting at the tasting bar. Choose from a guided tour and tasting experience.

From Dublin: Giant's Causeway Tour and Whiskey Tasting

8. From Dublin: Giant's Causeway Tour and Whiskey Tasting

Meet your friendly guide and board the bus from the Dublin City Gallery in the early morning, then set out on a full-day adventure to Northern Ireland. Leave the busy city behind and head into the luscious, rolling countryside landscapes on your way to the first destination of the day, Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. Arrive at Bushmills, which is the world’s oldest licensed Whiskey Distillery, and meet their resident whiskey expert. Enjoy a tasting session of some of the distillery’s most beloved whiskeys, including a 10-year-old, 12-year-old, and reserve whiskey. Head to the idyllic Dark Hedges next, which is the most photographed natural phenomenon in Northern Ireland. Spend 20-minutes at the site taking photos, and learn about how the hedges were planted more than 270-years-ago by the Stuart Family as a driveway to their mansion. Continue the tour through the sprawling rural surroundings, stopping at the ruins of Dunluce Castle for a photo op. The next destination of the day is the iconic Giant’s Causeway, which is Northern Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site. Enjoy 2-hours at the site, taking photos of the magnificent seascape and fascinating stone columns, some of which reach 40 feet into the air. Finally, spend at least an hour of free time in Belfast to explore at your own leisure and visit some of the city center attractions. Make the most of the opportunity to pick up a souvenir of your trip, or grab some snacks for the return journey to Dublin. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back, relax, and enjoy a well-deserved on the way back to Dublin.

Dublin: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 3 to 7 Attractions

9. Dublin: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 3 to 7 Attractions

Choose 3, 4, 5, or 7 top Dublin attractions to explore from a list of 25+ hand-picked activities and tours. Pay nothing at the entrance and save up to 35% compared to buying individual tickets. Valid for 60 days from first use, the pass gives you plenty of time to discover the city at your own pace. Taste the world-famous Irish drink at the Guinness Storehouse, see the sights on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour, or visit Dublinʼs most ancient building, the 1,000 year-old Christ Church Cathedral. Get your pass instantly delivered by email to print out, or use it directly from your phone. With the Dublin Explorer Pass, you can choose 3, 4, 5, or 7 attractions from the following: Guinness StorehouseBig Bus Dublin Coastal TourBig Bus Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus TourBig Bus Dublin Night TourEPIC The Irish Emigration MuseumJameson Distillery Bow St. TourChrist Church CathedralSaint Patrick's CathedralDubliniaThe Teeling Whiskey DistilleryDublin CastleNational Wax Museum PlusGPO MuseumThe Little Museum of DublinMuseum of Literature Ireland (MoLI)14 Henrietta StreetJeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine MuseumIrish Rock n' Roll Museum ExperienceMalahide CastleNewbridge House and FarmDublin ZooThe Murder Trinity CollegeIrish National Stud & GardenWalking Food Tours - Food on FootWalking Food Tours - Drinks on Foot Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the digital Dublin Pass guide for an up-to-date attraction line-up including opening times and reservation instructions, when applicable, before you go.

Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

10. Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

Visit some of Dublin's most established whiskey establishments with an expertly trained whiskey guide. Taste 5 premium Irish whiskies, along with 2 beautiful Irish farmhouse cheeses accompanied by Irish soda bread. Finish off with some luxurious Irish handmade chocolates. Each of the whiskies will be handpicked by your whiskey guide at every establishment, starting at The Lincolns Inn, one of the city center's best whiskey venues. Last, but not least, go to the Palace Bar in Temple Bar to discover the spiritual home of Irish whiskey and its rich history. Follow in the footsteps of Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien at a bar that they both used to frequent.

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4.8 / 5

based on 833 reviews

Very enjoyable and affordable experience. Where else in Dublin would you get two cocktails for the price plus get to make one of them yourself. Would definitely recommend this experience.

So this was a very informative tour! I got Erin as a guide and she was very knowledgeable. The tour is approx 25 mins and includes tasting of 4 different whiskies.

Very knowledgeable host told an excellent story behind the family and how the whiskey evolved over the years. Fascinating!

10/10 would defined recommend! Went on a Monday evening and we were the only ones on the tour.

Highly recommended, Shane was an awesome guide! Very interesting and informative