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Kilbeggan Distillery

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Kilbeggan Town
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20 mins by Car
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From €14
kilbeggan distillery

Savour the finest Irish whiskey in Ireland’s oldest licensed distillery dating back to 1757 and discover how Irish whiskey was made in decades past.

Kilbeggan Whiskey Distillery is based at Lower Main Street, in Kilbeggan town, County Westmeath, simply 20 minutes from Prince of Wales Hotel.

There are a number of guided tour options available to visitors throughout the year. Learn about the traditional methods of mashing in oak mash tuns, fermenting in Oregon pine vats and see the new Kilbeggan malt spirit flowing from ancient pot stills.

Pre-booking is highly advised in advance when taking part in the Kilbeggan Distillery Experience.

The entrance fee to Kilbeggan Distillery varies as there are 4 different tours to choose from and experience.

  • Apprentice tour: 1 hour €14

Guided tour of the distillery with a Masterclass in tasting three Irish whiskeys from the Kilbeggan Distilling Company.

  • Distillers Tour: 1 hour 30 minutes €30

Guided tour of the distillery with a visit to the old warehouse and a meet and greet with our onsite distillers, finished with a Masterclass in tasting four unique Irish Whiskeys.

  • Artisan Tour: 2 hours €65

This premium tour will provide a visual and sensory experience of Kilbeggan Distillery and their whiskeys. Enjoy a whiskey & cheese pairing which includes a range of Irish artisan cheeses, specially selected chutneys & premium whiskeys.

  • Connoisseur Experience: 3 hours €85

Join John Cashman, global brand ambassador for Kilbeggan Distillery on this unique and exclusive ‘All Access’ tour. Here you will enjoy a day in the life of a distiller in Kilbeggan completed lunch and a tasting of their Irish whiskey core portfolio range. *selected dates only

Kilbeggan Distillery Opening Hours (Open 7 Days A Week):

  • November to March – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • April to October – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Closed during Christmas and New Year holidays

Car parking: Free car and coach parking is provided at the rear of the distillery for all

Attraction Details

Kilbeggan Town