Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery: Legacy Experience

Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery: Legacy Experience

Located in Dublin’s historic Liberties, Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin’s only boutique distillery, is a five-minute walk from The Guinness Storehouse. Nestled in the former Church of St.James, this distillery has a colourful history dating back to the 12 Century.

On tour of the distillery and surrounding graveyard, guests are introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin’s famous distilling and brewing district. This district, rich in culture and tradition, was once a place of booming industry known as The Golden Triangle.

The Pearse Lyons Distillery produces some of Ireland’s finest small batch Irish whiskies and celebrates the Irish tradition of storytelling on each guided tour. Guests enjoy a sensory experience as they are brought through the distilling process, before enjoying whiskey and gin tastings at our tasting bar.

All of our booklets, interactives and welcome video are translated in seven languages.
* Duration: 60 to 80 minutes
* Starts: County Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Distillery Tours




Located in Dublin’s historic Liberties, Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin’s only boutique distillery, is a five-minute walk from The Guinness Storehouse. Nestled in the former Church of St.James, this distillery has a colourful history dating back to the 12 Century.

On tour of the distillery and surrounding graveyard, guests are introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin’s famous distilling and brewing district. This district, rich in culture and tradition, was once a place of booming industry known as The Golden Triangle.

The Pearse Lyons Distillery produces some of Ireland’s finest small batch Irish whiskies and celebrates the Irish tradition of storytelling on each guided tour. Guests enjoy a sensory experience as they are brought through the distilling process, before enjoying whiskey and gin tastings at our tasting bar.

All of our booklets, interactives and welcome video are translated in seven languages.

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Stop At: Pearse Lyons Distillery, 121-122 James’s Street, Dublin Dublin 8 Ireland

Our guided tours are hosted by our team of friendly storytellers, who will regale you with intriguing tales dating back to the 12th Century. Our distillery tours are small in size and in keeping with our boutique nature, so you can enjoy a more personal experience.
• Each tour includes a guided tour of St. James’ cemetery and takes in the history of the former St. James Church. 
• Once inside our distillery, our storyteller will walk you through the distilling process from start to finish. Here visitors get to touch, taste and smell each step of distilling. 
• Like all good whiskey tours, we save the best until last, with a special tasting of five signature Pearse Irish Whiskeys and our handcrafted Irish gin at our tasting bar. 
• Visitors are then free to take a stroll through our gift shop and soak up the atmosphere in our adjoining bar, McCann’s. 

Duration: 2 hours