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Meet the Distiller - Pearse Lyons Distillery

Oct 25 2019 - Nov 07 2019
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121-122 James Street, Dublin City, Dublin,
T: +353(0)16916000

From 5 September to 7 November, Pearse Lyons Distillery, is hosting a "Meet the Distiller" tour every Thursday at 17:00. Chat with their distiller, as they give an in-depth insight into the craft of Irish Whiskey production in a working distillery.

As part of the Taste the Island initiative, Pearse Lyons Distillery is delighted to host "Meet the Distiller" tours every Thursday from 5 September to 7 November. Guests upon this tour will have the opportunity to see first hand how a boutique distillery operates, while smelling, touching and tasting every step of the distilling process. This one hour and 30 minutes tour finishes with a tasting of their award winning Pearse Irish Whiskey range.

Upon this tour guests will discover over 800 years of history and awaken their senses with whiskey tours and tastings at Dublin’s only boutique distillery. Winner of the Irish Tourism Industry Award for Dublin’s Best Visitor Experience 2019, Pearse Lyons Distillery, offers visitors a unique blend of Irish history, culture and whiskey in a working distillery.

More about Pearse Lyons Distillery:

Located in Dublin’s historic Liberties, Pearse Lyons Distillery, is a five-minute walk from The Guinness Storehouse. Nestled in the former Church of St. James, this distillery has a colourful history dating back to the 12 Century. On tour of the distillery and surrounding graveyard, guests are introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin’s famous distilling and brewing district. This district, rich in history, culture and tradition, was once a place of booming industry known as The Golden Triangle.

Once guests step inside the 18 Century church, they are greeted with the smell of fresh brews from our distilling process. Here guests can smell, touch and taste every step of the distilling process. With open fermentation vessels, guests can taste the sugary worth before it runs through our two famous pot stills, Might Molly and Little Lizzy.

To finish the guided tour, guests are introduced to the Pearse Irish Whiskey range at the tasting bar. Here guests can choose from a range of tasting from the award winning whiskey; Pearse Original, Distiller's Choice, Founder's Choice, a 12 year-old single malt, the limited edition sherry-cask Cooper's Select and a special tastings of the limited edition Pearse Five-Year-Old Single Malt.

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This event is part of Taste the Island