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3 days ago
“Highlight of Galway!”
4 days ago
“Great tour & great drink!”
Experience the sights, sounds, smells & tastes of a working poitin and gin distillery at Galway's first distillery in over 100 years. Learn about the craft and history of poitin and gin on one of our guided tours and tastings.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Oslo Bar | 226 Upper Salthill, Galway H91N9WK, Ireland
+353 87 774 6909
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting 1520 Bar on Quay Street and asked for a recommendation on local gin: without hesitating, she said "Micil." We tried. We liked. Then she said, "You can visit the distillery. They gives tours. Just a few minutes down the road." We finished...More

Thank ibdosas
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very enjoyable evening with a great tour guide in Micil Distillery. Padraic has a great knowledge of the history of Poitin and Gin in Ireland. Highly recommend to any drink enthusiast visiting Galway.

Thank OnAir10232646872
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really fun, informative tour of the distillery by Padraic. There was so much that I didn't know about the history of poitin in Ireland. Loved hearing the stories of Micil and his family who have been making Poitin for centuries. Drink samples given throughout the...More

Thank EvaColl
Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour is a must for people who are looking to visit a distillery and learn about some of the history of the west of Ireland while sipping some delicious Micil poteen. Excellent value for money, leave the car at home!

Thank SuibhneB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We initially sought this out to escape the rain but it was very fun. Stories were interesting and drinks were great! We are glad we spent the time here. For sure would recommend!

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tour of the distillery both for the drinks and for the history of poitin. This was a highlight of my trip. We had a chance to learn a bit more about Irish history as we sipped on poitin and gin. It was interesting to...More

Thank Maps56120079187
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful tour of Micil Distillery! We were given a very interesting pocket history of poitín and its roots intervoven with Pádraic's business and family history. The time flies, the drinks are delicious and the value for money is unbeatable. After all that it...More

Thank GanDabht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this day tour. Nestled behind the Oslo bar, the distillery tour offers an extremely interesting insight into the history of potín making in Ireland. Padraig's relaxed demeanour made the tour feel more like a friendly chat, and we really enjoyed the drink samples!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend a trip to Micil distillery to anyone visiting Galway. I’ve been on quite a few brewery/distillery tours and found this to be one of the most informative and interesting - due to the fact that the distiller, who is the tour...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant tour. Poitín is such an important part of Irish heritage so it's surprising that there's so few places to learn about its history. Thankfully, Pádraic offers a tour that is fascinating, informative and great fun. And importantly, the drink itself is delicious. A Micil...More

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