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Connacht Whiskey Company

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Wonderful touring this great space in my hometown. Brigitte was informed, welcoming and lovely. The... read more

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Cailingodeas
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Great distillery tour and welcome!

We had a brilliant and informative tour with Bridget who explained the process to make the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alex B
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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...more
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| Belleek, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful touring this great space in my hometown. Brigitte was informed, welcoming and lovely. The whiskey tasting room is very quaint and will be a big hit w/ foreigners who crave nostalgia.

Thank Cailingodeas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a brilliant and informative tour with Bridget who explained the process to make the connaught spirits in depth. The tour was taken at completely our own pace and we didn't feel hurried at any point. Bridget also guided us through our tasting which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the new distilleries which is popping up around Ireland. That does not diminish from their wonderful selection and taste. We did a tour and a tasting it was about an hour in total. They do poteen, vodka, gin and whiskey. The...More

1  Thank Marie G
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marie G, Thank you so much for your kind review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and that you had a wonderful time visiting Ballina and all the attractions and amenities our lovely town has to offer! All the best,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and interesting afternoon. Guide kept us entertained and informed. Variety of spirits and whiskeys to sample and purchase.More

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

Hello Theresa C, Thank you very much for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed your experience at our distillery! We try to give an all rounded tour thats both informational and good fun. Keep an eye on our social media as we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating tour of the distillery with a great guide and most enjoyable tasting of gin, whiskey, potin and vodka (!) The distillery is quite small - one largish room - but the guide gave an insightful and entertaining introduction to this new Irish-American enterprise. Good...More

Thank 186605Ben
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello 186605Ben, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Connacht Whiskey Distillery. Delighted you thought the tour was entertaining and insightful, we strive to tell our story in a fun informative way! I am with you with the driver situation-...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

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

Thank Macoretta2018
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Macoretta2018, Thank you for leaving a review of your time at our distillery. I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and tasting with Grainne! We love our little nook on the Wild Atlantic Way and we hope our spirits represent the purity, wildness...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 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

1  Thank Denise C
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

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

Reviewed 10 August 2018 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

1  Thank Seamus C
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

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

Reviewed 30 July 2018

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
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

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

Reviewed 29 July 2018 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

Thank lally101
Lyndsey H, Front Office Manager at Connacht Whiskey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

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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kazerella
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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
24 August 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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