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Connacht Whiskey Company

| Belleek, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 74902
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Great Tour, Great Whiskey

My family just visited Connacht on our trip around the west of Ireland. It was well worth the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Macoretta2018
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Birthday visit

This tour is well worth a visit,we went as a family for a birthday treat,although the tour itself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise C
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We are an independently owned craft Irish whiskey distillery located in the town of Ballina, County Mayo Ireland. Situated in a beautiful setting across from the River Moy, the distillery offers guided tours, tastings, and a gift shop. You will learn how pot still Irish whiskey is made and get to enjoy a sampling of our products. The Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week, Mon-Fri (10-6) Sat (12-5). The guided tours of the distillery are scheduled and run at 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM Booking is highly advisable.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Belleek, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family just visited Connacht on our trip around the west of Ireland. It was well worth the visit. Our tour with Grainne was educational and fun, and our tasting was both delicious and informative. Well worth going to if you are anywhere nearby on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is well worth a visit,we went as a family for a birthday treat,although the tour itself takes place in only one room is extremely interesting and informative,the lady conducting the tour was really good at her job,after the tour it was time for...More

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Denise C, Thank you for your very lovely review. It is always a testament to our team here when we receive such positive feedback! All the best, Lyndsey H

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic tour with Grainne finished with a sample of whiskeys that were fantastic. Great company would highly recommend to anyone to visit and sample the fine whiskeys

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Seamus C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your tour and tasting. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Grainne who is a wonderful ambassador for Connacht Whiskey! Kind regards, Lyndsey

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, I've been there in 2016 right before Christmas during my business trip, I knew that I could visit Enniscrone, Belleek castle, Jackie Clarke collection, but didn't aware that there is also a top notch place to visit - Connacht Whiskey Distillery, right on the...More

Thank Victor T
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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Victor T, Great to hear from you! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your visit. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your tour and tasting with us and we will certainly take the "best vodka" compliment! Regards,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous facility within our own beautiful town of Ballina on the Banks Of The River Moy Lovely informative talk with the lovely Grainne and great fun chat at the bar while we got to sample the produce distilled here

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello lally101, Thanks you very much for your lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and I will be sure to pass on your compliments to Grainne! All teh best, Lyndsey

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went during the Ballina Salmon Festival, which resulted of a crowd in town of over 60,000 people. They were kind enough to let us park there, and go explore town before our tour. The guide there was extremely knowledgeable, and gave us an excellent...More

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello J C, Thanks for taking the time to write such lovely words about your experience at Connacht Whiskey. I am thrilled to hear such excellent feedback about the tour and tasting, our small team are enthusiastic about our Connacht Whiskey spirits and I am...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Interesting tour - a young craft whiskey distillery! It is exciting that they are still experimenting with different tastes and that each batch will be different. Great to see a local Irish company doing a good job, loved the tasting at the end! Only thing...More

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello fcm90, Thank you very much for taking the time to sharer your experience at the Connacht Whiskey Distillery, we really appreciate it! I am delighted you enjoyed the tour and especially the tasting and thank you for mentioning that it was hard to hear...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting time spent in the distillery. Tour guide had great knowledge and was very easy to understand. Lovely place and the samples at the end was a lively treat. Well worth a visit, would highly recomnend

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi ChrisBallina, Thank you for your kind words and compliments! We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us and agree that the sampling is worth the wait! Sláinte! Lyndsey

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a great place to go spend a few hours and learn about the art of making a fine whiskey (& other spirits)! Vincent gave us an awesome thorough explanation of the process of making distilled spirits. As expected, the fun part was "testing" the...More

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi Guido G, Thanks so much for taking time out to write such a wonderful review! I am glad you enjoyed your afternoon with us and I will be sure to pass on your compliments to Vincent. Cheers! Lyndsey

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Informing and excellent tour! Grainne was amazing and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour! 5*

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Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Hello Nano55, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! And thank you for your 5 star review, I will be sure to send on your compliments to Grainne. All the best, Lyndsey

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kazerella
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
The prices are on their website, as you have to pre-book tours.
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Caroline E
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Lyndsey H | Property representative |
Hi Caroline, Thanks for interest in Connacht Whiskey. The tour lasts approximately an hour and a half. We have tours Monday to Saturday 12.30 and 15.30. We are open some Sundays depending on season. Booking is advisable... More
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