Countless stories are told over a glass of Tullamore D.E.W. but few are as inspiring as the Tullamore D.E.W story itself.
The original Tullamore distillery was founded in 1829, but it is the true character of its founder Daniel E. Williams, that is celebrated at the Tullamore D.E.W. Old Bonded Warehouse on the Banks of the Grand Canal in the town of Tullamore.
Daniel had a vision of a whiskey of unrivaled smoothness and complexity, a whiskey so distinctive and character-filled it could only be stamped with his initials D.E.W.
Join us on one of three unique journeys where you’ll learn the secrets of our Whiskey Masters, share in our rich history and savour our unique blends. We promise that whichever journey you choose, will be a journey worth taking.
CURIOUS TASTER’S JOURNEY
An introduction to Irish whiskey with a Tullamore D.E.W. tasting
Step through the doors of Tullamore D.E.W.’s Old Bonded Warehouse and get up close and personal with our history, and of course our whiskey, on this journey for the curious tasters among you.
You’ll be personally welcomed and guided by one of our whiskey experts from beginning to end; starting with the birth of a blend and finishing with your very own triple tasting.
This journey takes in every step of whiskey making, from grain to glass, with the help of a good story in good measure.
- Guided Tour
- Tutored whiskey tasting of three expressions of Tullamore D.E.W.
- Duration 50 mins
WHISKEY WISE MASTERCLASS
An opportunity to discover the hidden depths of the Tullamore D.E.W. range with an extended whiskey tasting.
Let the whiskey wise among you join like-minded characters for our masterclass experience.
You’ll discover untold secrets along the path of our legendary founder Daniel E Williams as you’re personally guided by one of our whiskey experts. Explore the breadth of the Tullamore D.E.W. range with a tutored tasting of 6 of our finest whiskeys in the comfort and privacy of the D.E. Williams Branch House. Part-bar-part-grocery store, this unique space was inspired by the branch houses of D.E.W., a chain of one-stop shops that flourished across the midlands of Ireland over 100 years ago, and boasts that same sense of rare character. Only the wise among you will be granted access.
- Extended Guided Tour
- Tutored whiskey tasting of six expressions of Tullamore D.E.W.
- Duration 90 mins
Limited spaces available per tour. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment
ULTIMATE DISTILLERY EXPERIENCE
A behind the scenes tour of the Tullamore Distillery (not open to the general public) with an opportunity for whiskey fans to create their very own blend of whiskey in the master blender’s tasting room.
Experience a day like no other at the Tullamore Distillery. Once you pass through the doors you become our personal guest at Tullamore Distillery and our striking home, Distillery House. Here you’ll meet our expert Distillery Ambassador, explore our state of the art production process from Still House to Warehouse and take your time creating your own unique blend of whiskey in our Blending Room.
Once you’ve perfected this, all that’s left is to sit back and relax in this truly unique setting with a rare glass of one of our exclusive blends.
- Behind the Scenes Tour
- Tutored Whiskey Tasting
- Range & Cask Sampling
- Blend your own and take it home
- Duration: 4 hours
Please note that our opening hours are as follows:
Opening hours: Mon – Sat: 09.30 AM – 6 PM
Sundays and bank holidays : 11.30 am – 5 PM.
Closed: Good Fridays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day.
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