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Irish Whiskey Experience

Closed Now: 10:30 - 01:00
Open today: 10:30 - 01:00
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Whiskey and Chocolate fabulous

We did the whiskey and chocolate pairings which was fabulous. A couple of short videos about Irish... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Woodstock, Georgia
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Great experience and very fun!

We were very amazed at how much we learned during the experience. We waited to try our individual... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Blend your own Irish Whiskey, draw whiskey straight from our authentic oak cask, learn how Irish whiskey pairs perfectly with farmhouse cheese or artisan chocolate. We will take you on a journey through the wonderful world of Ireland’s native spirit...more
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93 New Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 5700
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the whiskey and chocolate pairings which was fabulous. A couple of short videos about Irish Whiskey history and the making of, were interesting. Our host was knowledgeable and fun. And the choices of whiskey and chocolate were perfect together. Before the class we...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very amazed at how much we learned during the experience. We waited to try our individual own blends until we came home and couldn't believe the difference in each of our blends. Thanks for all the information and fun during the process!

Thank Gene-Cindy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the whiskey and cheese pairing class. It was a great class. We both loved learning about the history of whiskey in Ireland, and tasting the whiskey too of course! I'm not even a whiskey drinker and I enjoyed the class...More

Thank Brandi S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

So far this bar/restaurant has one of the best bourbon lists in Ireland I’ve been to. You can find a full lineup of Pappy Van Winkle, ORVW, Lot B, and Buffalo Trace antique collection at reasonable prices! Check in with Gary and Luke when you’re...More

1  Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My husband and I traveled with another couple and we participated in this whiskey experience with the chocolate pairing. It was great, we learned so much about whiskey and the chocolate added an interesting twist, I never would have thought of pairing whiskey with chocolate....More

1  Thank Shellybean2013
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a MUST SEE for any whiskey lover. Over 1,100 whiskeys (800 Irish whiskeys), friendly, amicable, knowledgeable staff, and an all-around great place. Gary and Cooimhe were particularly wonderful behind the bar. I will be talking about this place for the rest of...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I never knew much about whiskey but now I do. Extremely educational as well as fun. There was a small group of 8. Not at all a touristy place with bus loads of people and expectations to buy whiskey. It was a lovely place, everyone...More

Thank janellem472
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Gary was incredible and taught us more in a little over an hour than we’ve learned in a lifetime of tasting and sipping. His knowledge is second to none and the selection is heavenly. Anyone coming through Killarney needs to stop by and learn something...More

1  Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 28 June 2018

It was a very novel experience. Gary admirably led this chocolate- whiskey combo tasting experience with a little history thrown in. I will never be a whiskey connoisseur but thanks to this experience, I will at least know why the quality of whiskey can be...More

Thank vibha i
Reviewed 24 June 2018

They were accommodating at the last minute for a reservation. They paired cheese with whiskey for an excellent experience and education on Irish whiskey. Great evening. Highly recommend.

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Mary L
15 December 2017|
Response from Alan_O_D89 | Property representative |
It's no problem if you want to sit in for the class with a drink of your choice
Kerry B
16 November 2016|
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Response from Alan_O_D89 | Property representative |
The tastings range between €20 and €50, with a sampling of four different whiskeys during the course of the session. The history of irish whiskey as well as the process is explained through 2 videos as well as our guides.