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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  • Dan M
    Brisbane, Australia100 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Premium solo tasting experience was unexpected highlight.
    I did the standard tour which was good, but I was excited about the prospect of the Premium Whiskey Tasting experience add on. I was the only person booked so had a one-on-one experience that went well beyond the twenty minutes allocated. The whiskeys tasted were stunning and the gave great value for money. With the benefit of hindsight, I would have booked the full Behind the Scenes Tour. Next time!
    Hi dingle58, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your premium whiskey tasting and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 29 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 25 May 2023
  • Toni
    Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom65 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jameson's Distillary, Midleton
    My husband and I went here and did the 'Behind the Scenes' tour for his birthday. I am not a whisky drinker but I still enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide (John Madden) was full of information and made the whole tour fun. In total the tour lasted approximately 2 hours and you were given 3 different whiskeys to try along the way. The distillery and buildings are full of history so if your not a whiskey fan you have the historic side to enjoy instead.
    Hi tbw1989, Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your Behind The Scenes tour with John and we would love to welcome you back again soon! Best, Jameson Distillery Team
    Written 9 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 May 2023
  • plava_laguna89
    Atlanta, Georgia341 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun and informative
    This tour very nicely complements the Dublin experience so it was worth to do both. However Behind the Scenes tour although fun and informative did not include actual production areas (the next level tour apparently does). The tastings along the tour were great. Beware that campus is undergoing renovations and there is no parking on site. We drove around the town for 30 min looking for a spot which was very frustrating. On the positive note, they were very accommodating when we had to reschedule the tour to a different day (this was unrelated to parking issue).
    Hi plava_laguna89, 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 19 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 June 2023
  • 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
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Kathryn H
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very interesting historical and informative talk about the distilling process as well as the current and future market for this whiskey. Tom was a very good tour guide. Asked if anyone had any questions and was great responding.
Written 22 May 2024
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Hi Kathryn H, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Tom. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 24 May 2024
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Anthony G
Sydney, Australia20 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
As the name suggests this is primarily an “experience” based in the Old Midleton Distillery which is a museum. You will see a short promotional film and the old kilns, washbacks, stills etc but it has been silent for a long time and this is a snapshot of an antique process - their whiskey is not made in quite the same way nowdays . You do get taken briefly through the R&D micro distillery which is a working facility and there is a tasting of three whiskies at the end. I thought it was OK but I would rather have seen the New Midleton Distillery which is the modern working plant.
Written 21 May 2024
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BlameMe21
Saint Louis49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was a very interesting tour and lots of history explained. We had a very knowledgeable guide. Definitely enjoyed the samples. I would highly recommend a tour and a tasting. It is worth it.
Written 15 May 2024
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Hi BlameMe21, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 17 May 2024
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Barbara P
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
It was hard at times to understand the guide’s accent - English was not her first language. Apart from that, the tour was interesting and the tasting was well done - but would have enjoyed it more if there had been better interaction with the guide.
Written 12 May 2024
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bwade75
Wichita Falls, TX9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide Aoife. There was not a question she could not answer. The tour was very well designed and walks you through all the historic buildings. You don’t go into the area where the actual process is taking place. It’s mainly educational of how it all happens. They explain the tasting process and how to appreciate certain things about each whiskey. There was a public car park near by that we parked in.
Written 12 May 2024
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Hi bwade75, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Aoife. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 17 May 2024
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mgt
Limerick, Ireland8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Our guide, Aoife was amazing, provided us with lots of history & info of Midleton distillery. Really enjoyed the experience.
Written 6 May 2024
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Hi Road39472939574, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Aoife. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 8 May 2024
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Nomad54302
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Tom, our Tour Guide, provided the most interesting and informative tour! Loved hearing the process of Irish whiskey making. The tasting afterwards was fun! We also added the premium tasting, which is a must! Definitely something to include on your visit to Ireland!
Written 3 May 2024
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Hi Nomad54302, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Tom. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 7 May 2024
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Bob W
Watsonville, CA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Very cordial tour guide, Educational experience. Learned about tasting whiskey. Answered all our questions. Appreciated the history of Irish whiskey production.
Written 2 May 2024
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Hi bobwU7168HH, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 7 May 2024
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carolinarchh
Ireland3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
It was my second time visiting and I loved the renovations they’ve done. We had an amazing time and the people there are so nice! (Shoutout to Aoife, Tom and the lovely receptionist from Mexico which name I forgot to ask, she was the best!).
The tour was super interesting and of course the whiskey was superb. Definitely recommend. You can’t leave Cork without visiting. Thanks for such a lovely birthday afternoon! 🥰
Written 1 May 2024
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Hi carolinarchh, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with Aoife and Tom. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 7 May 2024
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RHtravels
Rocky Hill, CT868 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
This was an entertaining and informative tour. Not all of us are whiskey drinkers, but we enjoyed the tour anyway and became whiskey lovers by the end. Everyone in the place was friendly and helpful so kudos to all! My (adult) kids enjoyed buying jackets and shirts after the tour, while we bought a nice bottle of Red Breast 22 (which is almost gone so I'd say another trip is in order). Great experience that everyone can enjoy!
Written 30 April 2024
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Hi RHtravels, Thank you for your lovely feedback and kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Midleton Distillery Experience Team
Written 7 May 2024
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