Your own personal gin experience
Still curious? You’re in luck, with plenty more unique experiences to discover, from a gin-hued cruise of Lough Derg deep in the heart of Ireland to Listoke Distillery and Gin School in County Louth – expect to leave with your own 700ml bottle of custom-made gin, and some new friends to boot.
Take a gin crawl around Castlebar in County Mayo with a curated gin trail through 15 local pubs, sampling award-winning Irish gins like Von Hallers (County Leitrim), Mór Gin (County Offaly) and Thin Gin (County Waterford). Rock up to Russell's Saloon & Gin Emporium in Dundalk, County Louth or Tribeton in Galway city to taste-test their impressive selections of Irish and international gins. Settle into the Gin Library at County Antrim’s Galgorm Resort with their 80-page gin menu. Or pull up a stool at Andy’s Bar in Monaghan town to avail of barman Kevin Redmond’s encyclopedic knowledge of gins from near and far.
However you approach the evolving story of Irish gin, you’re sure to find yourself in excellent company.