Poitin + Gin Distillery Tour & Tasting

By Micil Distillery

Get on a tour at Galway’s first licenced Distillery in over 100 years. Named after the founder’s great – great – great grandfather, Micil Mac Chearra and created in a time-honored tradition. A tour of the Distillery is an immersive experience into how poitín and gin are made. You will experience the sights, sound and smells of a working distillery, giving a truly authentic experience. Discover the history of poitín, why it was illegal and the bright future ahead of the fledgling category. The story of Micil as well as various other stories from the previous generations are told throughout the tour.

Bookings: 16€
Location: Salthill, Galway



16 Euro per person.

*The Tour is subject to a minimum of participants. 


Pádraic is a 6th generation distiller and comes from a long line of story tellers. His philosophy is simple – deliver hospitality and our story in a simple, authentic way.


The Distillery is located in Salthill, Galway behind the Oslo Bar and is Galway’s first licenced distillery in over 100 years.


An expertly guided tour + A long drink of poitín and gin + A tasting of our heritage poitín


Please not that bookings are subject to availability and alternation.

Booking Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

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