Traditional Irish Poitin & Gin Distillery Tour. Galway. Guided. 1¼ hours
Discover the magic behind Ireland’s traditional spirits at the Micil Distillery. The tour lasts an hour and fifteen minutes and takes in two tastings and a detailed history of Poitin and gin distilling in Galway. Available all year. Maximum: 20 pax.
This tour will give you a unique, up-close insight into the world of Micil, poitín and gin. So intrinsically Irish, Micil Distillery, will share with you the real history of whiskey, poitín and gin. You’ll learn how they’re made, and what makes these products so unique. You’ll hear some family history, from the original founder Micil Mac Chearra in 1848 through to his great-great-great grandson, Pádraic, our current head distiller.
You’ll experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of a working distillery, and hear some interesting, funny and daring stories. You’ll get to taste for yourself the products we continue to make in a time-honoured tradition, spirits steeped in heritage, yet of their time. Our tours/tastings are a unique experience not to be missed.
Participants of the tour must be 18 years of age or older.