If you're away from home, it's hard to find all the places you want to visit if you want to enjoy what you love best. We've worked hard in order to create a series on things to do in your favourite city if you enjoy a tipple. This week we're looking at things to do in Dublin. And it's for those of you who have a specific interest in beers and spirits and enjoy trying out new and rare samples. Read on and see what we've come up with.
You'll find the Guinness Storehouse at St James's Gate Brewery and it's one of Ireland's most popular venues. There's seven floors to experience with a colourful and fascinating history of this beautiful beverage, with some interactive experiences and a final stop at the rooftop Gravity Bar for a pint of the black stuff.
The adventure of a lifetime awaits you at the Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield Dublin where you can visit the original Bow Street distillery. This has been home to this fine Irish whiskey since the late 18th century when John Jameson first set it up. Following a guided tour and plenty of tasting experiences you can visit their restaurant, gift shop and bottle your own cask of Jameson. You can then sample more at the JJ Bar and take a master class in whiskey, or try some of their delicious Jameson cocktails.
If you want learn about Ireland and its relationship with whiskey then this might be the destination for you. It's in the heart of Dublin in Liberties and you're guaranteed a few lessons in whiskey and how its made along with some tasting sessions.
The first Porterhouse was opened in 1989 by Liam LaHart and in 1996 they opened the first Porterhouse in Temple Bar. From there on it's been one success after another, and you can visit their bar in Dublin where you can taste some real genuine Irish Stout. It's brewed in Dublin and you'll love it.
This is a premier whiskey shop in Dublin city centre which opened in 2003. It's the place to go if you love whiskey, whether it's Irish or from the rest of the world. Here you'll find discounts, new whiskey launches, taster evenings and trips to distilleries. So visit the Celtic Whiskey Shop if whiskey is your thing.
Here you'll find small group tours for beer enthusiasts that provide a holiday along with your favourite beers. You get a picture of Ireland's craft beer industry and also get to visit some Irish heritage sites along the way with some beautiful scenery.
We worked hard to provide a list on things to do in Dublin for those of you who have a love of wine, spirits and beer and like to try something new. We think we achieved an eclectic mix all over Dublin that you'll really love.