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Midleton Distillery Experience
Midleton, Co. Cork
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Visit the Midleton Distillery Experience, the place of whiskey making dreams. Take a guided tour around the distillery's heritage grounds and discover exactly what makes this world famous whiskey so special.

Explore the Midleton Distillery Experience in County Cork and come face to face with the largest pot still in the world. It has a capacity of holding an amazing 143,872 litres or 31,648 gallons of liquid. Discover the heart and soul of Irish whiskey at Midleton Distillery Experience. The home of seven iconic brands Jameson, Redbreast, Powers, Midleton Very Rare, The Spot Whiskeys, Method and Madness and Knappogue Castle. The passion behind every drop lives here. Immerse yourself in a world of rich heritage, craftsmanship, and unforgettable stories.

See the micro distillery in action and experience the live maturation warehouse as you learn what goes into creating such an iconic drink. Children are welcome to join the fascinating tour but must be accompanied by adults.

From field to glass, taste delicious whiskeys as you explore the Cooperage, the Distiller’s Cottage and get a deeper insight into the history, production and stories of this famous beverage. The Midleton Distillery Experience Ambassadors are on hand to guide visitors through the unique smells, tastes and sensations.

In addition to the Midleton Distillery Experience Tour, there are a variety of craft experiences available including, a behind the scenes tour, a premium whiskey tasting and a cask opening experience. It is recommended to pre book your tour in advance.

Why we like it
  • See the largest pot still in the world.
  • Taste and enjoy world class Irish whiskey.
  • Learn about the process of producing whiskey from field to glass.
  • Enjoy snacks and hot beverages at the distillery's food truck.
Tips from locals

For something extra special, book in for the cask opening experience at the distillery. Get the rare opportunity to draw and taste a special blended whiskey straight from the cask.

Contact details
Old Midleton Distillery, Distillery Walk, Townparks, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y394, Ireland
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