25 Aug 2021
Lovers of Ireland’s famous ‘water of life’ can now become an IrishWhiskey360° Champion through a unique new Irish whiskey passport.
IrishWhiskey360°, an initiative of the Irish Whiskey Association, has launched an Irish whiskey passport as part of a campaign to encourage the discovery of the island of Ireland’s diverse range of whiskey distilleries.
The IrishWhiskey360° Passport can be picked up at any of the Irish Whiskey Association member distilleries around the island of Ireland.
It will lead you deep into the homes and heartlands of Ireland’s extraordinary distilleries and form a unique record of a journey through every one you visit.
From Dublin to Ireland’s Ancient East and the giant spirit of Northern Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way and on into Ireland’s Hidden heartlands, your whiskey journey can take you north, south, east and west, through ever-changing landscapes, rugged coastlines and buzzing cities.
Those who collect six stamps can become an IrishWhiskey360° Champion, with special rewards, to be announced.
Ireland’s distilleries have developed a world-famous reputation as special places to visit. All offering amazing and welcoming experiences, they attracted over one million whiskey lovers in 2019.
Hinch Distillery, County Down
Having been closed to visitors for many months, many have once again opened their doors to offer a range of exciting and safe experiences from self-guided tours to outdoor tastings and cocktail experiences.
As a world leader in whiskey experiences, the quality and quantity of these tours is second to none.
On any Irish whiskey journey you will meet the distillers and blenders who craft the distinctive texture and flavour of each locality, and you’ll explore how people and place, culture and tradition shape the taste of the many characters in the Irish whiskey family.
Featuring 24 distilleries and brand homes with visitor experiences, IrishWhiskey360° is an industry-led platform to promote Irish whiskey tourism. Its website has been re-launched as part of the Discovering Ireland’s Whiskey Distilleries campaign, and it contains details and downloadable maps on the various Irish whiskey distilleries and regions to visit.
As essential as it is handy for whiskey afficionados, the site ideal for those wishing to plan out itineraries, design road trips and explore the flourishing Irish whiskey scene.
The Shed Distillery Experience, County Leitrim
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