Sláinte!

The First Ever Irish Whiskey Bus (Now Sold Out)

 

Day 1 – August 20th

  • Arrive into Dublin Airport
  • Bus transfer to hotel
  • Welcome Drinks Reception that evening at a Dublin Whiskey Distillery
  • Overnight at Hyatt Centric The Liberties

 

Day 2 – August 21st

  • A day on the tracks with a full day journey from Dublin to Kilkenny and back on a vintage stream train hosted by Whiskey on the Tracks
  • Enjoy whiskeys as you steam through the Irish countryside
  • Three course meal and whiskey tasting in Kilkenny led by Irish Distillers Brand Ambassador Ger Garland
  • Whiskey experience on the journey back to Dublin
  • Overnight at Hyatt Centric The Liberties

 

Day 3 – August 22nd

  • Private behind-the-scenes tour at Dublin’s Teeling Distillery before it opens to the public
  • A chance to meet the makers of the Spirit of Dublin
  • Lunch at the distillery
  • Guided walking tour of old Dublin around the neighborhoods surrounding Jameson’s Bow St. Distillery
  • A behind-the-scenes tour of the famed Bow St. Distillery
  • Private whiskey tasting event with a surprise lineup of whiskeys at Dublin’s famed Palace Bar
  • Overnight at Hyatt Centric The Liberties

 

Day 4 – August 23rd

  • Board The Whiskey Bus and depart Dublin
  • Visit the famed Slane Distillery & Castle in Co. Meath for a private tour
  • Lunch at Slane Distillery before boarding The Whiskey Bus
  • Evening music, whiskey and storytelling session (Lock-in!) at J.J. Sheehy’s Pub in Dundalk with private whiskey tasting from the teams at Two Stacks Whiskey and Killowen Distillery
  • Overnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk

 

Day 5 – August 24th

  • Board The Whiskey Bus for the journey North
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of Hinch Distillery followed by lunch at the distillery
  •  Visit The Echlinville Distillery Estate for a private behind-the-scenes tour followed by barbecue cook-out, jazz and bluegrass music and whiskey tasting on the estate 
  • Overnight at Europa Hotel in Belfast

 

Day 6 – August 25th

  • Board The Whiskey Bus for the land of Giants.
  • Enjoy a private behind-the-scenes tour of Old Bushmills Distillery with Master Blender Alex Thomas and Brand Ambassador Lauren McMullan with some surprises along the way
  • Share a group whiskey toast on the rocks of the Giant’s Causeway with the Bushmills team.
  • Pub Tour of Belfast’s Whiskey Bars including The Duke of York, Bittles Bar, The Dark Horse and maybe more.
  • Overnight at Europa Hotel in Belfast

 

Day 7 – August 26th

  • Cask sampling and owner-led private tour at Rademon Estate Distillery
  • Tour Titanic Belfast and step back in time to experience the shipbuilding history of Belfast
  • Visit the world famous Friend at Hand Whiskey Museum & Bar for some shopping
  • A farewell dinner and whiskey pairing to round out our week-long adventure
  • Overnight at Europa Hotel in Belfast

 

Day 8 – August 27th

  • The Whiskey Bus transfer to Dublin Airport
  • Whiskey purchases transferred to Irish Whiskey Auctions for shipping to the US

 

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