Micil Whiskey Experience

Tour Overview

Our Micil whiskey experience is a deep dive into the history of Irish whiskey, beginning back when whiskey and poitín were essentially the same spirit, separated only by the buying of a licence. You’ll discover the real story of our whiskey and how it’s made, and learn all about brewing, distilling, mash bills, cask finishes and maturation. You’ll hear about our own illicit 170-year old family distilling tradition, and how we make our whiskey here at Micil today. You’ll discover what makes our whiskey so unique, and learn about the innovative blending and cask finishing happening at Micil while our own whiskey stock matures.

The tour takes place in the heart of our working distillery and includes three tastings – two independent whiskey bottlings by Micil and a very special Heritage Edition poitín made with peated barley and oats. It’s a fun, interactive experience that’s a must-do for all whiskey lovers.

  • Max 20 persons per Whiskey Experience. If you have a larger group, or would prefer a private tour, please contact us and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. 
  • Micil Distillery is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
  • It can be a little chilly in the distillery sometimes, so bring a light jacket.
  • Due to high demand for places, once tours are booked they cannot be refunded, and tour dates cannot be changed.
  • The minimum age to taste alcohol in Ireland is 18, and proof of age may be requested.
  • Children over 12 will be admitted to tours, but must be paid for and accompanied by an adult.
  • Allow yourself about 30 minutes extra free at the end, as tours can sometimes run over slightly.
  • Covid 19 Policy: In line with Irish Government restrictions, you no longer need a vaccination or recovery certificate to access hospitality or indoor activities, and social distancing and masks are no longer required in these settings. However, we are committed to protecting the health of all our guests, and you are welcome to wear a mask if you prefer, and to sit/stand at a distance from others if there is room to do so.




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