Tour Ireland’s Breweries and Taste Great Irish Beer
Irish beer can be traced back 5,000 years and thanks to a strong craft brewing movement, the island is home to fine breweries. Legend has it that Ireland’s patron saint, St Patrick, had his own personal brewer, a priest named Mescan who was his close friend.
We craft brewery tours to suit all groups, tastes, and regions, combining it seamlessly with other experiences, but here we are sharing a five-star taster to help you start your planning!
Starting and finishing in Dublin, your personable Driver Guide will bring you through Dublin, Tipperary, Cork, Kerry, Clare and Galway.
Historical highlights include the majestic Rock of Cashel, the rugged Wild Atlantic Way coastline, music-filled evenings in Cork and Kerry, the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, colourful villages and, of course, the Guinness Storehouse.
We ensure our clients are treated to tailored, unique experiences by visiting local breweries and engaging with the stories of brewers over excellent tastings. Each day can be tailored to your interests, ensuring a rich experience, and having your own Driver Guide means you do not have to worry about any driving!
Each day, starting from your five-star accommodation, you can visit the best craft brewers. They will include the home of Irish brewing at St James’s Gate and the Guinness Brewery & Storehouse in Dublin. You will also visit Cuilan Loughnane at the White Gypsy in Templemore before an evening of storytelling at the Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, which is built on the site of an old Franciscan monastery and well, dating back to the year 1219. In the colourful village of Kinsale, meet the husband and wife team of Sam and Maud Black at Black’s Brewery. On the beautiful Slea Head in Kerry, you will experience West Kerry Brewery. Close to Galway and in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, you’ll find the Burren Brewery, named after the unique landscape by founder Peter Curtin.
You will also have the opportunity to get behind the scenes with artisan food producers and taste their local products. Alongside this, you will visit unmissable popular attractions, such as the Cliffs of Moher, as well as hidden gem sites, beaches and local shops and pubs.
This tour has the perfect mix of the best in brewing, dramatic coastlines, cultural sites, evenings of entertainment and craic, fine dining and luxury accommodation.