Classic Whiskey Experience
Join us on the Classic Whiskey Experience Tour where your group will be joined by your dedicated Midlands Whiskey host and discover two of the most renowned whiskey distilleries in Ireland to include Kilbeggan Distillery and Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre and pay a visit to the oldest bar in Ireland, Sean's Bar!
The tour will begin with an in depth introduction to Midlands Whiskey and the regions rich whiskey heritage at the designated pick up point. Your group will be escorted by private coach to your first destination, Tullamore, where they will enjoy a guided tour of the world famous, Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre. You will be guided by a Tullamore Dew whiskey expert and will be taken on a unique journey of discovery through the history and magic that lies inside the walls of this 19th century bonded warehouse. To conclude, your group will enjoy a tutored, triple tasting of their famous whiskeys.
We will then proceed to the picturesque village of Kilbeggan, that is home to Ireland's oldest distillery. Kilbeggan Distillery dates back to 1757 and offers a truly authentic whiskey experience. We will discover the traditional method of mashing in oak mash tuns and fermenting in Oregon pine vats. The tour will take you back in time to discover how Irish whiskey was made during John Lockes ownership of the distillery during the 19th century before bringing you into the present day where you will see where Kilbeggan Irish whiskey is distilled today. Your group will finish the tour with a sample of Kilbeggan's finest 'Uisce Beatha'.
We will also visit the oldest bar in Ireland, Sean's Bar in Athlone to taste their very own Irish Whiskey that encapsulates over 1000 years of Midlands history!
We invite you to enjoy a true Irish Whiskey Experience and uncover the secrets behind the brands and why the angels always get their share in the Midlands.
Tour Duration: 4.5-5 hours
Prices from €89 per person.
Minimum group size 10+
The price includes all admission fees to the distilleries and associated tastings, bottled water, transport by luxury coach and a dedicated host. Pick ups can be arranged from many locations in the Midlands.
Pre booking is essential. Kindly note that our Tour Experiences are a group activity for 10 people and above.