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Athlone Whiskey Tours
AthloneCo. Westmeath
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Head to Westmeath and take part in an Athlone Whiskey Tour. Discover the town’s distilling heritage which first began back in 1740 and enjoy some delicious drinks along the way on this fascinating walking tour.

Learn about Athlone’s colourful distilling history through stories about the brewers, bailiffs and distilleries as you wander the streets of this great town that once produced over 50,000 gallons of whiskey each year. See buildings that were part of the thriving industry in town and discover a unique period of Irish history.

Set off on the 90 minute long walking tour and stop by local whiskey bars to sample whiskeys made nearby. Enjoy a hand-picked chocolate pairing in some of the bars for the ultimate, indulgent experience. As this is a walking tour it is essential to dress appropriately for all weather conditions.

Why we like it
  • Discover Athlone’s distilling past.
  • Set off on a walking tour of the town.
  • Sample locally made whiskeys in whiskey bars.
  • Enjoy a hand-picked whiskey and chocolate pairing.
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