Irish whiskey is famous around the world but there’s nothing like enjoying a tipple in the buzzy city of Dublin. After all, whiskey tasting in Dublin is such a popular pastime that there are whiskey bars, whiskey museums and whisky pubs everywhere.
You don’t need the excuse of visiting on St Patrick’s Day to enjoy a sip. If you’re in Dublin, here are the best Irish whiskey bars to check out on a Dublin whiskey bar crawl.
Bars in Dublin
Best Dublin Bars To Drink Whiskey
1- Teeling Whiskey Distillery
Teeling Whiskey Distillery is a stunning new independent distillery, the first in 125 years, in Dublin’s Newmarket area.
Teeling has award-winning whiskey made onsite.
The whiskey tasting tour in Dublin is a must for whiskey lovers.
Where: 13-17 Newmarket, Dublin 8.
2- Irish Whiskey Museum
Irish Whiskey Museum is a great place to learn about Irish whiskey while on a whiskey tour.
This museum has knowledgeable guides who are great fun and you get to taste several different Irish whiskeys at the end of the tour.
The museum is located opposite Trinity College, which is a famous landmark of Ireland, at 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2
3- Jameson Whiskey
One of the best-known Irish whiskeys, the old distillery in Smithfield is now a top tourist attraction.
Jameson Whiskey is actually distilled in Midleton, Co Cork, which can be visited as a day trip from Dublin.
But you can also learn about the fascinating history of the best Irish whiskey at the Old Jameson Distillery without leaving Dublin.
Make sure to book ahead as it has one of the most popular whiskey tasting tours in Dublin. The distillery is not far from Dublin’s famous Guinness Storehouse.
Where: Bow Street, Smithfield Village, Dublin 7.
4- Dingle Whiskey Bar
This is one of the coolest whiskey bars in Dublin.
Named after Dingle Distillery in Co Kerry, this Dublin pub has a beautiful interior of reclaimed whiskey barrels.
There’s a great range of drinks at Dingle Whiskey Bar but don’t leave without knocking back a glass of Dingle Whiskey.
45 Nassau Street, Dublin 2.
5- Celtic Whiskey Shop
Drool over an amazing selection of whiskeys here at the Celtic Whiskey Shop.
Irish whiskey is undergoing a renaissance and this is a good place to check out the new names.
Overseas shipping is available and you can have the best Irish whiskey turn up at your doorstep.
Where: 27-28 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
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