Jameson Distillery Bow St in Dublin
In 1780 John Jameson threw open the doors of the Jameson Distillery Bow St in Dublin, one of Ireland’s most famous whiskey distilleries. A place where visitors can go today to see where it all happened for the biggest brand of Irish whiskey.
Located just a short walk from the banks of the river Liffey, you can visit Jameson Distillery Bow St in Dublin and discover the age-old distilling process so unique to this brand. From the key ingredients needed for its famous blend, right through to the finished product. You’ll drink in the history, the significance (and perhaps even the whiskey) of what makes this brand so successful and so important to Dublin.
The Jameson Distillery Bow St tour
There are three fully guided experiences to choose from at the Jameson Distilley Bow St in Dublin: Bow St. Experience, The Whisky Makers, and The Whiskey Shakers. Each tour is fully immersive and interactive, with a particular focus on story telling. You’ll touch, smell and most importantly taste Jameson in the original Bow St Distillery buildings. Visit their live maturation warehouse to draw out and taste Jameson straight from the barrel, then learn how to blend your very own unique whiskey – you’ll get to take home the fruits of your labour.
Other interesting facts about Jameson Distillery Bow St in Dublin
- John Jameson was in fact a Scottish lawyer – it was his in-laws family that owned the Bow Street Distillery in Dublin originally
- The Jameson family was granted the coat of arms in honour of their pursuit of pirates in the seventeenth century
- Originally Jameson whiskey was sold by the cask – it has only been available by the bottle since 1968
- Today, some 90% of Jameson Distillery whiskey production is exported out of Ireland