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County Cork Sights

Jameson Experience

  • Old Distillery Walk Map It
  • Midleton
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

The "experience" here is all about Irish whiskey. On a tour of the Old Midleton Distillery, you'll learn how whiskey—uisce beatha, "the water of life"—was made in the old days. The old stone buildings are excellent examples of 19th-century industrial architecture, the impressively large old waterwheel still operates, and the pot still—a copper dome that can hold 32,000 imperial gallons of whiskey—is the world's largest. Early in the tour, requests are made

for a volunteer "whiskey taster," so be alert if this option appeals. Tours end with a complimentary glass of Jameson's Irish whiskey (or a soft drink). A gift shop and café are also on the premises. From April to October there is a daily shuttle bus service from St Patrick's Quay Cork; enquire when booking.

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Sight Information

Address:

Old Midleton Distillery, Old Distillery Walk, Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Phone:

021-461–3594

Sight Details:

  • €13
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–6; Nov.–Mar., tours daily 11:30, 1:15, 2:30, and 4

Updated 04/09/2014

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