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Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny

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Address: Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 778 6377
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Description: Located in the heart of Kilkenny city, Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny is...
Located in the heart of Kilkenny city, Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny is a multi sensory experience that immerses you in the history of Ireland's oldest ale. Get a flavour for how our famous ale has been crafted over generations and finish with a cool refreshing pint in the comfort of our Smithwicks Experience Bar. Audio guides also available in French, German, Spanish and Italian. Come to Kilkenny and discover the craft.
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We just completed a tour and found it most informative and I have to say our tour guide Patrick was great Thanks for the experience!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We just completed a tour and found it most informative and I have to say our tour guide Patrick was great Thanks for the experience!!!

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Milbridge, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were pleased with the sophistication of this exhibit. Think "Harry Potter" as you find yourself looking and listening to paintings that move and speak! A very interesting tour with great information on both history of Smithwick's (Smiticks) and the care in which it is brewed. The end of the tour was delicious--a pint for those who wanted as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this brewery tour that was well worth the 1.5 hour train ride from Dublin. It was interactive, informative and really engaging. A definite must do if you are in the Kilkenny or Dublin area!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Perfect touristy tour - not overlong, interesting, clever and witty use of multi media technology and a pint of smith wicks at the end. Cheers

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Deep River, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This tour turned out to be one of our favorite things in Kilkenny. 6 of us took the tour with Pat, our charming and knowledgable guide. We learned a great deal about the brewing of beer in general and Smithwick's in particular and the whole process was interesting and entertaining. This is a multi-dimenensional experience that utilizes various technologies including... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Brilliant. Tour used holograms to depict the past of Smithwick's beer making, which made it all very interesting, different to many other tours of it's kind. Well worth visiting, and you enjoy a great pint at the end of it. What more can you want?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A great tour and a pint, who could ask for more! I loved the talking portraits. History was brought to life. Smithwick's is my new favorite beer!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not as big as The Guinness tour in Dublin, but all the same very interesting, well set out and presented with an excellent guide for each group (and others on the way, to tell you their story from hundreds of years ago ? Great way to spend some time, especially with a nice cold pint at the end.

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Paternoster, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A most enjoyable tour of the premises where Smithwicks started. A slick audio visual presentation brought to life by the portraits of the Founding Family who add comment and flesh out the story of their beer. Made extra enjoyable by imbibing a pint of their best. Nicely presented too was the process of the creation of beer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Made a day trip stop in Kilkenny and after seeing some of the shops and churches we stumbled upon a tourist sign showing things to do. Boy were we glad we did since we thoroughly enjoyed our Smithwick's experience. The tour was far better than any other brewery tour I have doen in a liong time. The use of hologram... More 

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Address: Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 778 6377
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny

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