Midleton Distillery Experience

Midleton Distillery Experience

Midleton Distillery Experience
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Discover the Heart and Soul of Irish whiskey at Midleton Distillery Experience. 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. Midleton Distillery Experience has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind whiskey experience that takes you beyond process and taste and brings you to the very essence of Irish whiskey. Taste, learn, shop, and take in the magic of Midleton. We look forward to welcoming you!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Robert S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Whisky experience
    Behind the scenes tour I did this 2 hour tour with Whisky tasting with my lads. It was a wonderful experience. Joe, our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learnt a lot and really enjoyed every moment of the experience. It costs a bit more but its absolutely worth it!
    Hi E2620HAroberts, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Joe and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 14 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 12 July 2023
  • DeeElle
    Killarney, Ireland5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning and Professional
    The Jameson Experience in Midleton is truly amazing. The staff there are lovely and patient and can answer any questions you have. My friend and I did the tour of the buildings and the grounds and our guide Sophie was very well spoken and could answer any question thrown her way. Everything is timed perfectly and begins exactly when it is supposed to. There is no late beginnings or waiting around for a long time. Once we finished the tour my friend and I then also did the premium whiskey tasting. We met a lovely staff member named Ciaran who was funny and chatty and very knowledgeable about all things Jameson whiskey despite only being there a short while. Very impressive. I highly recommend to literally everyone. We had a truly fab day. Thanks a million to all the staff.
    Hi dlsmk, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 18 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 July 2023
  • sandra
    16 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not bad place to visit
    Did the 30e 1hr tour. Very informative but felt a little rushed another 15 mins would've been better to read the wall plaques. Good measure of drink at the end and the 3 small shots as tasters. We got the bus from Cork centre, less than 20e return for 2 of us, took about 35 mins. midleton had lots of cafes etc to visit as well
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 July 2023
  • Kurtis Alissa
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing behind the scenes tour!
    My group of three did the behind the scenes tour and lucked out and ended up being the only ones for that time slot. We had an amazing time and our guide was the best! I wish we remembered his name so we could give him a shout out but it started with a D! He was very personable and went above and beyond for us. The behind the scenes tour was absolutely worth the price because we got a lot of background information on the property and got to taste some great whiskeys we wouldn’t have had access to otherwise. Would definitely recommend!
    Hi kurtliss2022, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 18 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Safari42980889715
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Distillery tour was great, premium whiskey tasting even better!
    We scheduled the distillery tour while we were visiting Cork and thoroughly enjoyed it. Added the premium whisky tasting and it was the high point of our visit! Michael was very knowledgeable and pleasure to discuss whiskey with.
    Hi Safari42980889715, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Michael and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 July 2023
  • tjohns82
    Kilkenny, Ireland95 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Behind the Scenes Tour
    My husband and I took my parents and aunt/uncle to do the behind the scenes tour. It was one of the best that I went on while they were here. You get to see actual working areas of the distillery and we spoke to the man who runs the micro distillery. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and the two hours flew by! Would highly recommend it to anyone!
    Hi tjohns82, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 21 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 August 2023
  • Jamie M
    105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Behind the scenes tour, with whiskey tasting
    We opted for the more expensive "behind the scenes" tour, and I'm glad we did. It lasted 2 hours, and our guide Bart was very knowledgeable. Our group was much smaller than the cheaper tours, so we all got to ask questions/be a part of the experience. We tasted 3 whiskeys along the way, at different locations, and learned about the process, history, and importance of the barrels. Thoroughly recommend it!
    Hi jamiem648, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Bart and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 21 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Rebecca O
    Cork, Ireland17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly Recommend Apprentice Tour!!!
    My dad and I went on this tour on the 5th of August 2023 along with five other people who booked the tour months in advance like us. What an experience...Our host, Diarmaid Madden, made this day extremely enjoyable with his enthusiasm and knowledge about the whiskey process. For such a young person to have this wealth of knowledge and passion at his age is an asset to the company! I believe he should be given every opportunity to further his knowledge and skill levels to become an even bigger asset to Jameson Distillery. Honestly Diarmaid made the day for us and we will definitely do the tour again, hopefully with Diarmaid. I have recommended this tour to family and friends to do also and think it's worth it for €95. This tour books up quickly so you have to book in advance online.
    Hi RebeccaOC1998, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Diarmaid and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 4 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 August 2023
  • BHASKAR SEN
    New Delhi, India406 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and fantastic experience of watching a distillery.
    Excellent history and legacy of this distillery. Superb visuals and crafty work as one can see . The hostess who conducted the tour was knowledgeable and impressive in her conduct . The whisky tasting was wonderful. Overall a great experience. Good luck to the team . Best Wishes
    Hi SENBHAS, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 4 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 1 September 2023
  • chachelia
    Salt Lake City, Utah174 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Phenomenal tour (even for a non-whiskey drinker)!
    This tour was awesome and our tour guide Becky was phenomenal! It's a guided walking tour through the old distillery and we learned about the entire process of distilling whiskey and the history of the distillery. Every building we walked into was well maintained and a great way to explore each phase of the distilling process and how it was done in that facility before moving to the new modern distillery on site. Becky was so funny and we loved how she shared the history and her passion for the distillery and the products made there. We especially enjoyed the segment with the Angel's share casks where we could physically see each phase of the aging process and the difference in color and volume. I'm not a whiskey drinker, and I thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience and have a greater appreciation for the craft and distilling process. The hubby is a huge whiskey fan, and he really enjoyed and appreciated the entire tour, especially the tasting and free drink part! I even surprised him with a Distillery Edition bottle with his name on it for his birthday. Highly recommend this tour at this location if you're able to make it to Cork (it's better than the one in Dublin)!
    Hi Cecilia L, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Becky and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 6 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 September 2023
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1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the distillery. Tom, our guide was knowledgable and entertaining. We also liked that the group was only 10 people which made it easy to ask questions, see everything Tom pointed out, and made it more personal. The drink at the very comfortable bar after the tour was an added bonus, even for me, someone who doesn't like whiskey.
Written 12 June 2024
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576nessas
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
Thoroughly enjoyed the visit and guided behind the scenes tour of the Midleton distillery. Finn our tour guide was fantastic and help to make the tour all the more fascinating . I would highly recommend a visit to the distillery.
Written 12 June 2024
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richfanman
Mission Viejo, California, United States10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
The distillery tour was fantastic! The premium tasting..... kind of boring. If I had to do it again, I would just sit at the bar after the distillery tour and order from the giant selection on display. The bartenders can tell you all about which ones to try.
Written 12 June 2024
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Jason H
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Friends
Outstanding tour, the guide was so informative in all aspects of the distillery, from the history to the chemistry of making fine Whiskey....everybody on our tour was so engaged.
BEST QUIDED TOUR WE HAVE BEEN ON!
Written 12 June 2024
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John D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We took the cocktail making class with Zach. He was entertaining and knowledgeable and created a fun experience for all of us.
Written 9 June 2024
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Hi John D, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your Jameson Cocktail Making Class with Zac. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 11 June 2024
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Rachel d
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
Excellent tour, even for the non-whiskey fan. We went more for my husband but I had an awesome time as well. The facility is so cool!
Written 7 June 2024
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Hi Rachdivi, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 11 June 2024
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Wendy M
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A pleasure to meet the mixologist and learn about the craft of making whiskey. The tasting was fun but very short. The grounds were lovely and I would suggest this tour to anyone.
Written 4 June 2024
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Hi Wendy M, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour and time with our mixologist. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 11 June 2024
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TracyR831TX
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
Took the Behind the Scenes guided tour - very educational! Got to see the cooperage area that you might not see on other tours and some other areas. Also liked that the tastings occurred throughout the tour, rather than all at once at the very end of the tour
Written 4 June 2024
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Hi TracyR831TX, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your Behind The Scenes Tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 10 June 2024
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KC TD
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
First class, top-notch tour where the world’s greatest whiskey is produced! My personal fav is Knappogue Castle 16 Yr but Redbreast and the Spot Whiskeys are also made there! Lots and lots of goodness, and a “must do” for whiskey lovers! Tom and Rory were excellent guides!!! 5-stars!
Written 4 June 2024
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Hi timduncanKC, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 10 June 2024
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Carolina A
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Family
Nice experience and great drink in the end. We have been there to celebrate my daughter’s 18 birthday and it was such a good experience.
Written 3 June 2024
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Hi 60carolinaa, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 11 June 2024
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