Jameson Irish Whiskey is world renowned and it's history can be
traced on guided tours through any of the Irish Whiskey Visitors Centres - The Irish
Whiskey Corner in Dublin, Bushmills Distillery Co. Antrim and The Jameson Heritage Centre
here in Midleton Co. Cork, 12 miles east of Cork City on the main Cork Waterford
N25 Road, is located in this wonderful restored Grain store.
The Jameson Experience tour commences with an informative audio-visual
presentation. Guests, accompanied by a tour guide then follow the Old Distillery Trail
through the various historic and architecturally unique distillery buildings
such as - Mills, Malting Houses,
Corn Stores, Stillhouses, old Offices and atmospheric Warehouses. The visitor can
encounter superbly restored machinery and dramatic recreations of many of the steps in
Irish whiskey production, going back in time to when farmers would
have delivered sacks of locally grown Irish barley by horse and
cart to the finished product that is now the world renowned
Jameson Irish Whiskey.
Visitors can see the
largest original Pot Still, with a capacity of 32,000 gallons and the Old Waterwheel
manufactured in 1825 to provide motive power prior to the days of electricity, and still
The secret of the Jameson Irish Whiskey
lying in the triple distillation, where the spirit was kept for
many years in maturing oak barrels imported from Spain, Portugal
or America where they would have contained, Port, Sherry or
Bourbon previously and this then would give the whiskey its
Each visit to Midleton Distillery culminates in the Jameson Bar with the Irish Whiskey tasting session when you
may have the opportunity of becoming a qualified Irish Whiskey Taster with a presentation
diploma! Then relax in the Centre's elegant restaurant specialising in country farmhouse
fare or perhaps browse through the equally elegant gift and craft shop.
The Distillery has free parking onsite or the bus stop is only a
The town of Midleton where the old Jameson Distillery is located
is just a 15 minute drive from Cork City, whether you are
travelling by car, bus or taking the train it is an experience in
East Cork not to be missed. The Tour can be booked at the
Distillery in Midelton Co Cork.
Take a tour of the
Jameson Midleton Distillery on your day out in East Cork, a great
family day out.
Old Distillery Walk
Telephone: 021 4613594
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