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Micil Distillery Experience provided by Micil Distillery

Micil Distillery Experience

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Sample local Irish spirits at the first working distillery in Galway for over 100 years during this brief tasting tour of the Micil Distillery. Delve into the distillery’s history, before sampling poitín and gin. Meanwhile, learn more than you could alone as your guide talks you through the production methods and history of both products.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Oslo Bar
    226 Upper Salthill Road, Galway, H91 K7WF, Ireland
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    Micil Distillery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    A fascinating look at Galway's first working distillery in over 100 years
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  • You'll end at
    The Oslo Bar
    226 Upper Salthill Road, Galway, H91 K7WF, Ireland
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the Micil Distillery in Galway
  • Learn about the history and production of poitín and gin
  • Several poitín and gin tastings are included
  • Make the most of your guide’s expertise to ask questions along the way
Important Information
Departure Point
The Oslo Bar, 226 Upper Salthill Road, Galway, H91 K7WF, Ireland
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional tour guide
  • Poitín and gin tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Micil Distillery
Exclusions
  • Food, however Oslo Bar serves food daily
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Gift shop is available at the distillery
  • Minimum age to taste alcohol is 18 years
  • Children over 12 will be admitted to the tours, but must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The distillery can be a little chilly sometimes, so best to bring a jacket
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Danielle M wrote a review Oct 2020
Sligo, Ireland2 contributions1 helpful vote
Brilliant Tour. Interesting and informative as well as a bit of craic ! Would highly recommend and will be visiting again soon.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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jess0sull wrote a review Oct 2020
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Evening well spent!!! Great fun had by all, very informative and great craic at the same time ! A must for anyone visiting Galway!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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ciararjk wrote a review Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland8 contributions6 helpful votes
Very informative experience, lots of history explained throughout about poitin and gin and excellent products to sample during the story telling
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Hemlata Sharma wrote a review Sep 2020
Mumbai, India3 contributions
The tour is very informative and quite fun(thanks to the drinks). Pádraic is a friendly happy-go-lucky host whose love for his heritage is resonated by his passion. I have taken a liking to poìtin and cant wait for it to become more popular!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Níamh O wrote a review Sep 2020
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We really enjoyed the experience with a great host. Plenty of information but done in a very fun way. Would definitely recommend a visit and a drink 🙂
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By: Micil Distillery
Pmoran78
Pmoran78
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Very Friendly
Great to see a local brewery with my mates. Based in Salthill and close to beach where we relaxed on the Saturday.
Matt B
Matt B
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Really great distillery tour
Had a great time at the poitín tour. Lots of samples given to taste plus mixers. Great value for money. Really inte
fergalcregan1
fergalcregan1
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Great tour and even better gin!
Great tour and even better gin! Love the history and story of this brand. Well presented and very authentic.
Eamon A
Eamon A
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Enjoyable afternoon!
Would highly recommend the tour- it was a great mix between leaning about gin and poitín, funny stories and tasting
DenWhe1
DenWhe1
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Home of my favourite gin
Great experience getting to see where my favourite gin comes from. Located in the scenic Salthill. Would recommend.
scentrowitz92
scentrowitz92
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Great Tour
Very interesting tour - loved the history and the gin was great. The Potin was not for me but a great experience no
KimT1702
KimT1702
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Tour
Perfect tour with a guy who new his stuff. Tastede their products, and had to buy some for furture consumption.
kelianoc
kelianoc
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Highlight of Galway
This was an absolute highlight of our time in Galway. Pádraic is an engaging host and peppered his discussion of p
Conor B
Conor B
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Great tour
Very enjoyable tour run by great people. Love the gin. Well worth doing this tour if you're in the Galway area
SallyM1454
SallyM1454
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Very interesting
This tour was part of my surprise birthday trip and I really enjoyed it. I’m not really a gin drinker but still lov
Sam H
Sam H
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Micil brewery
Did'nt think this would be my thing but i found it very interesting and padraic was a hive of information.the produ
Carroll M
Carroll M
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great stop on our tour
very good tour and informative. Really enjoyed it. Loved the tastings and guide. Hope to enjoy in the states in the
Rim60
Rim60
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Fun tour
Padraic’s lively personality makes this gin and poitin tour such fun. Great to see the progress made in the two yea
linda_mason
linda_mason
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Awesome tour...
As a tour guide, Pádraig is knowledgeable, easy to follow and happy to answer any of your questions. So as not to
TravelingIreland7
TravelingIreland7
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Fantastic Tour
This tour was the least expensive tour I booked in my trip to Galway but it was one of the most enjoyable. Padraic
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