On the Athlone Whiskey Walking Tour, you will fully discover the centuries-old tradition of whiskey production in Athlone that encapsulates over 270 years of whiskey heritage and enjoy a few local tipples along the way!
Athlone was once a bustling hub of distilleries and brewery’s. The earliest record of distilling in Athlone can be traced back as far as 1740 and brewing can be traced back to the 1730’s!
On this walking tour, we will delve into the fascinating history associated with the distilling industry in Athlone that dates back as far as 1740! We will journey through a range of Irish whiskeys along the way and discover what makes them so unique.
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Stop At: Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
You will visit the historical sites associated with distilling in Athlone and enjoy 4 Whiskey Tastings to include a Vintage Grain Irish Whiskey, two blended Irish Whiskeys and a 12 Year Old Special Reserve accompanied by 2 handmade chocolate samples, spread over 3 local venues.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Pass By: Athlone Castle Visitor Centre, Athlone Castle Castle Street, Athlone N37 A6D7 Ireland
We will pass by the stunning Athlone Castle on the tour.
Pass By: Church of Saints Peter & Paul, 8/10 Barrack Street, Athlone N37 Y2N8 Ireland
We will pass by this stunning Athlone church.