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Distillery Experience

Take a tour of a real working whiskey and gin distillery.

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Saturday: 11:30am to 6:00pm
Tours: 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm 

Sundays and Bank Holidays: 11:30am to 4:00pm
Tours: 12:00pm & 2:00pm

EXHIBITION

Your tour will commence with a visit to our Exhibition Room. Immerse yourself in the history of Clonakilty. Learn how the Scully Family have farmed their land on The Galley Head for over 320 years.

STORY

We bring you to the upper balcony of our working distillery. Get your first glimpse of our beautiful hand-crafted pot stills. Learn about the origins of Irish whiskey and what makes Single Pot Still whiskey uniquely Irish.

See and smell the barley we use for our award winnig spirit.

This is where you begin your journey through the process of making Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey.

THE DISTILLERY

We bring you into the heart of our working distillery. Discover how barley, water and yeast are transformed into Single Pot Still Irish whiskey. Our expert tour guides will always endeavour to answer any questions you may have.

CASK ROOM

We bring you into our beautifuly apointed cask room. Discover how different woods affect the character of the whiskey as it matures. Learn how the Angels always take their share!

cask room table

GUIDED TASTING

Your expert tour guide will show you how to nose and taste your chosen selction of whiskeys. With your newly accquired tasting expertise, you will be able to enjoy your whiskey all the more!

The tour concludes here, but you are most welcome to linger, ask any any questions or purchase a drink from the bar.

DISTILLERY SHOP

Our distillery shop stocks our full range of award-winning whiskeys and gin, including some distillery exclusives.

A wide range of gifts and accessories is also available.

WHALE'S TAIL RESTAURANT

whale's tail restaurant
Conclude your tour with a meal in The Whale’s Tail Restaurant .

MINKE GIN SCHOOL


Minke Gin School- a 2 hour masterclass.

GIFT VOUCHERS

gift vouchers
Gift vouchers available.