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Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey and Brunch Experience

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Irish Whiskey Museum
119 Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 E620, Ireland
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    Irish Whiskey Museum
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    Starting from the cafe bar at 10am, the guide will take you to the next floor to start the tour.  Discover the history of Irish whiskey and the Irish diet from as far back as early Christianity until Modern Day.  Each of the five rooms are themed and represent an era in Irish history. Go way back in time in the 'apothecary' and discover how whiskey, or as the Irish know it 'Uisce Beatha' (or water of life), came about. Moving on to the 'shebeen' room, learn about some quirky Irish traditions in the late 1800's and what the Irish ate at that time.   The next room, which is a Victorian style bar, represents more opulent times in Irish history. This was called the golden era of Irish whiskey. Moving to the next floor and the Renaissance room, discover the number of political events which led to the downfall of the whiskey industry in Ireland before its current revival. After 35 minutes of history, enjoy a 15-minute masterclass with a master taster and learn about the flavors and aromas of 3 Irish whiskeys from different distilleries.   At the end of the tasting, the guide will take the group back to the Cafe bar to enjoy a hearty brunch of Irish food representing the eras. Allow 25-30 minutes to enjoy brunch.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Irish Whiskey Museum, 119 Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 E620, Ireland
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    1h 15m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Brunch
    • Tea/Coffee
    • Whiskey Tasting
    • Drinks other than tea and coffee
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tour is at 10am only
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We as a groep of Friends enjoyed the tour to the max. A very nice experience. Laura W made or fun and educational.
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    This is the second time I've done the tour but today my brother and I went for the brunch tour with our partners and our guide Grace really made the tour so much better, she made us feel not like customers but friends by sharing not only the irish history but her own family
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    Response from IrishWhiskeyMuseum, Reservations/Customer Service Representative at Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey and Brunch Experience
    Responded 6 days ago
    Thank you very much for coming to visit us again and taking the time to leave your review 👌 We really appreciate the feedback. We don't promote the Premium experience on our brunch tour as its at 10 am but it is definitely an option and can be asked for on arrival if ever you are to come back again😉 I'm delighted that you enjoyed your experience with the amazing Grace. She will be thrilled 😀 Slainte 🥃
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    We were shown around by Laura H. She really knew her stuff about the history of whiskey and how to taste it. We would definitely recommend this tour; well worth the money.
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    Response from IrishWhiskeyMuseum, Reservations/Customer Service Representative at Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey and Brunch Experience
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you Elliott for coming to visit us and leaving us your 5* review. We really appreciate all feedback and are delighted that you had an informative tour with Laura and would recommend us 👍 We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and delighted you got this experience. Call back anytime.. Our bar is open daily for tastings and recommendations Slainte 🥃
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    My wife and I got the tickets as a Christmas present. What a great experience it was the whole tour was wonderful,we arrived at the venue it had all the atmosphere of an old style Irish pub the staff were amazing and very helpful .Fionn the tour guide was excellent he was
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    Response from IrishWhiskeyMuseum, Reservations/Customer Service Representative at Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey and Brunch Experience
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for leaving us your 5* review of the museum and the staff. We really appreciate all feedback 👌We are only delighted to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your Whiskey experience with us. We are a small independent company with a love for all things Irish Whiskey & its history. Call back and see us anytime. Our bar is open daily Slainte 🥃
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    Our guide Fionn was perfect, he spoke with a passion, I loved it, he has a real talent to spoke in front of the people, I found the museum small, not enough attractions, instead of explaining how to do whiskey I would like to do some animations, be a part of making whiskey, but
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    Response from IrishWhiskeyMuseum, Reservations/Customer Service Representative at Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey and Brunch Experience
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for coming to visit us and for leaving your review. We appreciate all feedback. We do offer a whiskey blending experience whereby you are given the four styles of Whiskey that are available in Ireland and you get to blend to your own palette. This might suit you 😀 Fionn will be also be delighted with the feedback. Call back and see us anytime Slainte 🥃
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    Hannah N
    Premium tour
    We had an amazing experience at the Irish whiskey museum. Learned new stuff about whiskey and had more than one
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    Declan F
    Stepaside, Ireland
    Excellent tour
    The best 90 mins tour. Fionn was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Well worth it. Good whiskeys samples
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    Vicky J
    Premium adult and senior experience
    We had a really great experience at the Irish Whiskey museum. I went with my mother and took the premium tour, she
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    Aodhan M
    Had a great time on 2pm tour on Friday 21st February 2020. I'm a massive history fan and to learn more how whiskey
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    Sara D
    Very good!
    Very good. The cheerful and humorous tone of our guide tour Laura H. made it 100% worth it. The whiskeys were nice
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    Nix S
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    An insight into Irish Whiskey
    A fabulous insight into the history of Irish Whiskey. A perfect final day tour for our Dublin City Break. Janet
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    Shirley, United Kingdom
    Did not think much of this atall. Expected more especially for the cost. The guide was cheery but the tour itself
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    Great ging to do
    I would definitely recommend visitting that Museum. Andrew was a great tour guide, giving us lots of information
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    Fergus McAlpine
    Whiskey Museum Experience
    Absolutey wonderful tour, really fascinating! Other than the whiskey tasting at the end and the “nice milk” served
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    Lovley Irish whiskey tour
    If you love whiskey or whiskey history or both this is the place to go. Lovely guided tour, fun and funny. We had
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