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Outstanding tour and tasting at the Kinsale Mead Co!

We visited the Kinsale Mead Company this week for a tour and tasting. This was our favorite stop... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
visit789
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California
Awesome place

Awesome mead, awesome tour, awesome people. They were very accommodating on the off season. Also... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
jbeebs20
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Tour and tasting at Kinsale Meadery - Learn about the fascinating history of the world's oldest alcoholic drink and discover how it is made here in Kinsale. Relax in our tasting bar and sample a selection of our delicious meads.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Unit 5, Barrack Lane, Kinsale P17VF97, Ireland
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+353 21 477 3538
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

We visited the Kinsale Mead Company this week for a tour and tasting. This was our favorite stop in Kinsale! We learned about the history of mead, toured the site where the owners were making mead, and then had a tasting. The owners were so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome mead, awesome tour, awesome people. They were very accommodating on the off season. Also, their tour was very interesting and informative. You won’t be disappointed!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kinsale M, Owner at Kinsale Mead Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Delighted you had a great visit to the meadery, I enjoying hosting you guys, cheers Kate

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We visited in november and the owners were very accommodating. They gave a thorough history of mead production in Ireland. We had a tour of the facility. We finished with a tasting, which was so fun!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily H
emergingwriter, Owner at Kinsale Mead Co, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thanks for coming Emily and taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to meet you.

Reviewed 19 November 2018

As a home brewer of mead I knew that I had to add a stop to Kinsale Mead Co to our Ireland visit, and I am so glad that we did! The owners, Denis and Kate, were extremely friendly and welcoming. They gave us a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kinsale M, Owner at Kinsale Mead Co, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Hi Matt, We had a great time hosing you guys, keep on making your meads and maybe one day, we'll get to try them, best of luck, Denis & Kate.

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Very informative and interesting. Presentation with a lot of insight. Background, history and more. Tasting gives new knowledge about honey and mead. If in Kinsale, go there and try. It's worth it !

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kinsale M, Owner at Kinsale Mead Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Hi Manfred, Thanks for the nice review, it was great to host all of you on Sat and share some tales of mead making both old and new, cheers Denis

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Try this place out. You get a little history, some honey to taste and some great Meads to drink. Nothing like some Mead to warm your soul on a cold November day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dylan S
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Decided to do a tour on our honeymoon after reading all the reviews on Tripadvisor and it didn't disappoint. Very insightful tour; we learnt a lot about the history and the process to make the mead (also enjoyed tasting it). Would recommend stopping by if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 9 who visited whilst on a road trip. The visit was fantastic, good fun and educational. The mead was tasty and we had ample opportunity to try them. Thanks and good luck on your new business adventure

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

My husband and I were traveling through Kinsale and saw an ad for the Kinsale Mead Co in a Cork tourism brochure. We've never tried mead so we decided to pop in before our dinner in town. We are SO glad we did! We were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kinsale M, Owner at Kinsale Mead Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Thanks for the lovely review. We really get a great pleasure out of sharing what we're doing and sipping some meads, best wishes Kate & Denis

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the tour of the meadery. A very professional outfit. Wonderful lesson on the process, the history and the business. Enjoyed the tasting and particularly liked the fact that the owners are concerned about the environment and sustainability. Hope to see their brand grow!

Date of experience: September 2018
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