Malahide Castle Whiskey Tastings. Tutored Whiskey Tasting in an old medieval castle!

Guest Blog Post by John Callelly Island Whiskey Tours.

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Note: Promotional Photos for the Whiskey Tastings reflect Pre Covid Days.there There are just a limited number of places on these tours to ensure social distancing and an enjoyable quality experience for all. Pre Booking is essential.

The team at Malahide Castle are delighted to introduce a new Whiskey Tasting Experience this summer. Whiskey and castles – a match made in heaven!

Enjoy a fully guided tour of the 12th century Malahide Castle, finishing with a very unique Whiskey Tasting Experience hosted by Whiskey Island expert John Callely.

Every Saturday from 1st August at 5pm, Malahide Castle will offer this fun and informative comparative Whiskey Tasting Experience after your guided tour. You’ll hear the incredible story of Irish whiskey through the ages; from one-time world fame, to dramatic downfall, to comeback!

Ever wondered what makes Irish and Scotch and American whisk(e)y so different? Now’s your chance to learn how the process differs from country to country.

Malahide Castle Whiskey Tastings. Irish Whiskey Blogger Stuart McNamara

Sample and compare some delicious new local Irish Whiskey with famous Scotch and American Whisk(e)y. This isn’t just a tour for connoisseurs, this tasting makes whiskey accessible to everyone and it gives you an ideal opportunity to learn about a booming Irish industry, and about our national drink which is on fire around the globe.

The tour and tasting will last approx. 1hr 15 minutes. Online pre- booking is advised as there are just a limited number of places to ensure social distancing and an enjoyable quality experience for all. 

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Stuart McNamara (@WhiskeyBlogger) is an international Whiskey Blogger who edits several International Whisk(e)y and Whiskey Tourism sites including and He is Chair of the Irish Craft And Artisan Distilleries Association (ICADA) and is an elected member of the National Council of ISME, the Irish SME Association. He is also the creator and editor of International Irish Whiskey Day which is celebrated on 3/3 or 3rd March each year and had a global social media reach in 2021 of over 20 Million. He is a Director of Portmagee Whiskey and has also acted as both a brand and product development consultant to several other Irish Whiskey and other spirits producers.

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