Take a trip to Midleton and tour the Jameson Distillery; Home of the world famous Jameson Whiskey. Ireland has long been famed for its outstanding whiskeys, and Jameson has always been at the very heart of this unparalleled reputation. This is an informative and interesting tour and a great place to pick up a one of a kind gift for someone special.
The Jameson Experience in Midleton is to be found on a stunning fifteen acre estate just outside the town of Midleton. With buildings still intact since 1795, this is the most true-to-life experience of the Golden Generation of whiskey production and distilling in Ireland. See how the inventors of this classic Irish drink went through the process of crafting the glorious whiskey, with expert guides showing you the stage by stage development. With tasting sessions, group tours and a wonderful restaurant to enjoy, this magnificent haven for whiskey lovers is an unmissable part of any trip to Cork.
A short train ride from the city centre to the quaint market town of Midleton makes for a very pleasant morning or afternoon. Midleton itself offers many fine eating establishments and lots of little boutiques. While in the distillery you can discover the story behind Midleton’s asscoiation with theis world famous name, see the largest Pot Still in the world (32,000 gallon/140,000 litre capacity) .
Come along in the evening and enjoy one of their famous ‘Shindig’ evenings, with good food and excellent Irish music and dancing.
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