The beautifully restored old Midleton Distillery is set across a 15 acre site (next to the modern day distillery) with some of the buildings dating back to 1795. The guided distillery tour follows the traditional Irish whisky production process, taking in old kilns, mills and maltings, water wheel and old maturation warehouses.
A short film sets the scene before the tour guides walk you through the old distillery, explaining how Irish whiskey is made and telling the Jameson Irish Whiskey story. Tours last one hour and end with a complimentary glass of Jameson Whiskey and a chance to take part in a tutored whiskey tasting comparing other styles of whisk(e)y from around the world.
The distillery boasts its own Jameson Bar serving Irish coffees and Jameson cocktails while the Malt House Restaurant is so popular with locals as well as visitors that we recommend you book well in advance of your visit. Packages combining lunch and tour are available. If visiting in the morning, stop by for coffee and freshly made scones or home-baked brown bread.
Old Distillery Walk
A free shuttle bus service runs April to October from St Patricks Quay, Cork to the Jameson Experience.
November-March daily at 11.30am, 1:15pm, 2:30pm & 4pm
April-October daily between 10am & 4:30pm approximately every 30 minutes
Open Bank Holidays but closed: Good Friday, December 24th, 25th & 26th
Walk in visitors welcome.
Family (2 Adults, 3 children under 18): €29.00
Student with ID over 18: €10.60
Senior Citizens: €9.60
Children under 18: €7.70
Group rates (for +15): €9.60
10% online discount on adult admission
Tel: +353 (21) 4613594