Ireland's Hidden Heartland: Private Whiskey Excursion from DublinPrivate Tour
Discover Ireland's hidden heartland, a region known for its whiskey-making tradition, home to the famous Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery, on this private whiskey excursion from Dublin.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Day Trip: including a private vehicle throughout the tour
- Whiskey Specialist for your own private group - Private transportation including hotel pickup and drop-off in centrally located hotels in Dublin
- Distillery Experience at Kilbeggan Distillery including a Masterclass in the old Cooperage - Guided tour of Tullamore Distillery including tutored tasting of three Tullamore whiskeys - A tasting of Sean’s Specially Blended and Single Malt Irish whiskeys
Meeting points: If your hotel information is not provided, your guide will meet you under the clock of the General Post Office, across from the spire on O'Connell Street.
What makes this tour special
Immerse yourself in the heart of Ireland's whiskey-making country on this private tour, learn more about the history and traditions of Irish whiskey, and taste some of the country's finest spirits on this private excursion from Dublin.
On your private day trip, you will:
Start your excursion from your accommodation in Dublin and be driven to the beautiful Irish countryside;
Enjoy the scenic views and learn about the history and culture of the region with your Whiskey Specialist Host;
Stop at the Kilbeggan Distillery, one of Ireland's oldest whiskey distilleries, where you will learn about the traditional methods used to produce Irish whiskey;
Enjoy a Masterclass in the old Copperage, and taste some of the distillery's award-winning whiskeys, including the Kilbeggan Single Grain and Kilbeggan Traditional Irish Whiskey;
Explore Athlone, a town located at the crossroads of the River Shannon, where you will have free time to grab lunch at your own expense;
Visit Sean's bar, Ireland's oldest pub, where you will taste Sean's Blended and Single Malt Irish whiskeys;
Tour Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery, another historic, state-of-the-art whiskey distillery where you will hear about the unique triple-distillation process;
Enjoy a welcome Irish coffee on arrival before sampling some of the distillery's most popular blends;
Visit Tullamore's warehouse including a cask draw!
Discover Ireland's hidden heartland, a region known for its whiskey-making tradition, with famous and historic distilleries throughout the area which produce some of the finest Irish whiskeys in the world with unique and flavorful spirits, using traditional methods and locally sourced ingredients.
One of the most famous distilleries in the region that you will visit on this excursion is the Kilbeggan Distillery, which produces a range of award-winning whiskeys, including the Kilbeggan Single Grain and Kilbeggan Traditional Irish Whiskey.
After exploring Athlone, you will visit Sean's Bar, considered the oldest pub in Ireland, with a history dating back over 1,100 years. It was first established in 900 AD, and it is more than just a pub - it is a living piece of Irish history and a testament to the enduring power of community and tradition. Take your time to soak up the atmosphere of one of Ireland's oldest and most iconic establishments.
Another notable distillery in the area, and the last stop on your day trip, is the Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery, which produces a range of smooth and flavorful Irish whiskeys, including the Tullamore D.E.W. Original, Tullamore D.E.W. XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish, and Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Year Old Single Malt.
Ireland's Hidden Heartland private whiskey excursion from Dublin is a truly unforgettable experience for whiskey lovers, offering a unique opportunity to explore the rich history and traditions of Irish whiskey-making in the company of knowledgeable guides and fellow enthusiasts.
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