A World of Whiskey Awaits at Jameson Distillery Midleton

Today, every drop of Jameson is produced in Midleton. It’s the place of whiskey-making dreams, where a real Irish welcome awaits you as you will be invited to take one of the memorable tours around our amazing, heritage grounds. It is here that you will come face-to-face with the largest pot still in the world, you will see the new micro-distillery in action, experience our live maturation warehouse and much more. Fully-guided experiences include the flagship Jameson Experience Tour, which brings you through the old distillery buildings, a Premium Whiskey Tasting, a Behind the Scenes tour where you can discover hidden gems behind closed doors or a Cask Opening Experience where you draw and taste mature whiskey straight from a cask in one of our oldest warehouses. For your comfort and convenience, we recommend booking your experience in advance at jamesonwhiskey.com.  With four fully immersive experiences on offer, there is something for everyone who wishes to learn more about Ireland’s world-famous spirit.

With so many things to do, taste and learn there really is no time like the present to explore the past.

Also available in Jameson Distillery Midleton is The Malthouse Restaurant. All ingredients (just like the whiskey) come from down the road. Included in the menu are traditional hot dishes, made with a modern twist, and served daily from 12-3pm. If you’re in search of just a coffee and a snack, you’re warmly welcome to call in anytime between 10-4pm.

  • Midleton is also the home of the Irish Whiskey Academy, a state-of-the-art training facility that has become a dedicated whiskey institute.
  • Jameson Distillery Midleton, is home to the largest Copper Pot Still in the world!
  • The Behind The Scenes tour includes a visit to the live Micro-Distillery. Dedicated to producing innovative small batch whiskey, where recipes are recreated from John Jameson’s original log book
    dating back to the 1800’s.
  • Whiskey fans can hand-fill a bottle of Jameson Black Barrel, at cask strength, from a live bourbon barrel. This Bottle Your Own experience allows guest to personalise their purchase and enter their details into the Jameson archive.

Open Daily Year Round

March to October: 10:00-18:00 (regular tours throughout the day: 7 days 11:00-16:15 last departure time)
November to February: 10:00-18:00 (4 flagship tours daily: 7 days 11:00/13:00/14:30/16:15)

Last admission: Last tour commences 16:15. The bar and shop remain open to visitors until 18:00
Visit duration: approx. 75 – 120 minutes
Closed: Closed for a limited number of days over Christmas – check website for details



Admission Prices 2020

Adult: €23.00
Senior (aged 65+): €19.00
Student (with valid ID): €19.00
Child (6-17): €11.00
Child (under 6): Free
Family (2 adults & 3 children): €55.00

Behind the Scenes Tour: €60.00

Premium Whiskey Tasting: €30.00

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

LANGUAGES: Free printed guides available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian.

TOURS: Tours are in English. French and German guides available for groups of 20 to 30, subject to guide availability. Tours are both indoor and outdoor, it is therefore advisable to wear comfortable shoes and to have adequate rain gear.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: East Cork is well known for its excellent food and cuisine and at the Jameson Experience Midleton they offer plenty of both. The Malthouse Restaurant offers a modern interpretation of traditional Irish cuisine including fresh seafood from Ballycotton as well as local meats and vegetables. The team at the Malhouse Restaurant make all their own food. Reservations not necessary. Open: 10:00 – 16:00 daily with lunch served 12:00 – 15:00.

SHOPPING: Gift shop offering a great selection of world leading Whiskey brands and associated Whiskey items.

PARKING: Car and coach parking available free on-site.

ACCESSIBILITY: The Jameson Distillery, Midleton is fully wheelchair accessible, and has accessible toilets. Guide/Assistance Dogs are permitted.

GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 15 people). Pre-booking required.

WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available


TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2016
Ultimate Cork Ambassador of the Year 2015
Award of Excellence CIE Tours 2015

Getting There

The Jameson Distillery Midleton lies just 25 minutes drive from Cork City and also Cork Airport. Public Buses stop within one minute walk of the Jameson Distillery Midleton and there is a commuter train service from Cork to Midleton daily.

Map Location: 51.913584, -8.168555
Contact Jameson Distillery Midleton

Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland

T: +353 (0)21 461 3594
E: midleton@jamesonwhiskey.com
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