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The Old Jameson Distillery

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Neighbourhood: North City Centre
As featured in 3 Days in Dublin and 2 other guides
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Address: Bow Street | Smithfield Village, Dublin DUBLIN 7, Ireland
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+353 1 807 2355
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Welcome, back! Since John Jameson's brave first steps into this building in...

Welcome, back! Since John Jameson's brave first steps into this building in 1780, we've been focused on his ambition to create unforgettable experiences (along with great whiskey, of course). The new look Jameson Distillery Bow St. carries on this ambition through three fully guided experiences: Bow St. Experience, The Whiskey Makers, and The Whiskey Shakers - all of which have a firm focus on immersive storytelling. You'll be invited to touch, smell, and most importantly, taste Jameson in the original Bow St. Distillery buildings. An exciting part of our Whiskey Makers & Whiskey Shakers experiences is a visit to our live Maturation Warehouse, where you'll get to taste Jameson straight from the barrel. The only way to get closer to the source would be to have John Jameson guide you through the distillery himself. We are open again in March 2017!

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Where the black stuff is born

A comprehensive tour of the several processes involved in making the black stuff. Amazing detail of the history of its founder too. Lots of walking but rewarded with a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A comprehensive tour of the several processes involved in making the black stuff. Amazing detail of the history of its founder too. Lots of walking but rewarded with a 'complementary' pint in the gravity bar. This roof top bar has amazing views of Dublin.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great tour guide by luck. Unfortunately we could hear other tours happening and their guide was not as passionate as ours. Not a whiskey fan myself but it was still enjoyable from the history and process.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in Smithfield on the Luas line parallel to the river Liffey and near Houston station, this old distillery is getting a new lease of life as whiskey gains popularity again. Lovely building to photograph or paint.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a good place to visit if you a fan of Jameson which am not. Having said that it was an interesting tour

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the old distillery was a great history lesson on Jameson. I highly recommend purchasing the bottle of Jameson that you fill from the special cask. It was a great experience learning about the brewing process for Jameson and the history of the company. The guided tour was a lot of fun and I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit! Informative and you get a free drink too. We went in a group of 4 girls on a weekend away and booked in advance. Easy enough to walk to from in the city centre.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed as no info on website - just needs updating to reflect that it's under refurb and won't be open until march

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Where do I start well you get to take six different whiskeys some from Ireland, Scotland and America. Then you can have another drink before you leave. There is also a great tour around showing you how the whiskey is made and what happens at the different stations. There is also a great cafe in the grounds with wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly wonderful half day spent here and you get a drink of the good stuff ready well organised tour worth the money

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip and value i bought a dublin pass which allowed me into lots of attraction for free think i paid £50 for the pass and collected it at dublin airport on arrival. Lots of testers

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