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Started in 2015, Teeling Distillery is the first new whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in the last 125 years.

After Jameson Distillery moved to Midleton, Cork, in 1976, Teeling Distillery was the first to distill whiskey in the Irish capital city in 40 years.

In a short span, it has become a popular spot for tourists who want a taste of the Irish Whiskey Experience.

This article covers everything you must know before booking tickets for the Teeling Distillery tour.

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What to Expect at Teeling Distillery

The storied association between the Teeling Family and the whiskey dates back to 1782 and has lasted for centuries!

Established in 2015, this special distillery tucked away in Dublin’s Liberties was the first new whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in 125 years.  

At the 2019 World Whiskies Awards, Teeling’s 24-year-old single malt was named the greatest in the world, making history as the first Irish whisky to hold the distinction.

Enter the distillery and be greeted by the rich aromas of malted barley and oak casks.

Get ready to uncover the centuries-old craft of whiskey-making with our passionate guides.

Witness the gleaming copper pot stills and hear the rhythmic sounds of whiskey being distilled.

Savor our exclusive distillery-only whiskeys, each bursting with unique flavors that are a true testament to Teeling’s dedication to innovation.

Get the chance to bottle your very own whiskey as a memento of your visit.

Where to book tickets

Tickets for Teeling Whiskey Distillery are available online and at the attraction.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the attraction.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the ticket counters. 

Because Teeling Distillery sells limited tickets, they may sell out during peak days.

Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

How do online tickets work

Visit the ticket booking page for Teeling Distillery, select the preferred date, time slot, and number of tickets, and buy the tickets immediately.

Once you purchase tickets, they get delivered to your email address.

There is no need to get printouts of the ticket. 

Show the e-ticket on your smartphone at the entrance and walk in.

Please carry a valid ID with you.

Teeling Distillery Ticket Prices

For Teeling Whiskey Distillery: Tasting and Tour, an adult ticket for all ages above 18 costs €20 for a basic testing tour.

Tickets are not available online for visitors under 18.

Teeling Whiskey Distillery tour tickets

This ticket comes with a tour of the distillery and a tasting session, depending on your choice.

You will have three options to choose from while making your bookings.

A handcrafted seasonal whisky drink and a taste of small-batch Teeling Whisky are included in the Teeling Tasting Tour. 

The ‘Teeling Trinity’—Small Batch, Single Grain, and Single Malt Whiskeys—are sampled at the Teeling Trinity Tasting Tour.

With the Teeling Whisky Tumbler (add-on) Tour, you may visit the distillery, taste whisky, and bring home a Teeling Whisky Tumbler. If you buy it in advance, you can save over 15%.

Teeling Whiskey Tumbler

While booking your tickets, if you opt for the Teeling Whiskey Tumbler upgrade, that also gets included. By booking in advance, you save 15% on the tumbler’s cost.

Cancellation Policy

All Teeling Whiskey entry tickets come with a 24-hour cancellation guarantee – that is, you can cancel 24 before your visit date for a full refund. 

Ticket Prices

Teeling Tour: €20
Teeling Trinity: €25
Distillery Select Tasting: €35

*You can add a ‘Teeling Whiskey Tumbler’ for €5 each. It is an excellent memory to carry back from the Teeling Distillery. 

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How to reach Teeling Distillery

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is at 13-17 Newmarket, in the Liberties area, right in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre. Get Directions

Along with Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery, it forms a perfect triangle in the middle of Dublin.

Distance from Guinness Storehouse: 900 meters (half a mile)

Distance from Jameson Distillery: 1.5 Kms (1 mile)

There are many ways to get to Teeling Distillery, and we list them below – 

By Bus

If a bus is your preferred mode of transport, you can board Bus Routes 27, 151, 56a, or 77a to get to Teeling Distillery. 

The bus stop you must get down at are:

Bus Route 27: Junction of Cork Street, Ardee St (Three-minutes walk)

Bus Route 151: Ardee Court, Stop 2313 (Two-minutes walk) 

Bus Route 56a / 77a: Ardee Street, Stop 2380 (Three-minutes walk)

By Hop On Hop Off Bus

If you have booked a DoDublin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour, you can get off at Newmarket Square (Stop no. 21) and walk to Teeling Distillery. 

DoDublin bus to Teeling Distillery
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The moment you get down, you will be able to see the distillery. 

The DoDublin buses start at 9 am from outside 59 Upper O’Connell Street. Buses leave the stop every 15 minutes after that, and the last tour bus leaves at 5 pm.

If you buy a Dublin Pass you will get both the DoDublin Bus Tour and Teeling Distillery tasting tour for free.

By Car

Put on Google Maps to navigate to the Teeling Distillery.

Several parking spots can be found in the vicinity.

They are metered and require change. 

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Teeling Distillery’s opening hours

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery opens at 10 am and closes at 7 pm every day of the week, all through the year. 

The first Teeling Whiskey Experience tour starts at 10 am and they go on till 5.40 pm. A new tour with a new group starts every 20 minutes.

Phoenix Cafe’s timings

From Monday to Friday, Phoenix Cafe is open from 7.30 am to 5 pm.

On weekends and bank holidays, the Cafe opens at 8 am and closes at 5 pm. 

The Gift Shop at this tourist attraction is open from 10.30 am to 7 pm. On Sundays and bank holidays, it opens a little later – at 12.30 pm. 

When is Teeling closed?

The Teeling Distillery is closed on three days a year – 24, 25, and 26 December.

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How long does Teeling Distillery take

The Teeling distillery tour and tasting last approximately 60 minutes. 

If you haven’t bought your tickets online, you may need another 10 minutes at the ticket counter. 

After or before your Whiskey tasting tour, you can hang around at Phoenix Cafe for however long you want – so, in effect, there is no limit to the time you can spend at this Dublin attraction. 

Restaurant at Teeling Distillery
The Phoenix Cafe at Teeling Distillery. Image: Frenchfoodieindublin.com

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Visiting Teeling for free

If you are on a budget holiday, the Dublin City Pass is a real steal because it gets you free entry to 33 city attractions.

The regular Teeling Distillery tour is free with the Dublin Pass.

Free entry to Teeling Distillery with Dublin Pass

All you have to do is reach the distillery in time, show your Dublin Pass, and join the next tour.

As a Dublin Pass holder, you qualify for the Distillery tour, Teeling Small Batch Whiskey tasting, and a Cocktail.

If you want a different tour, you can upgrade at reception for an additional cost.

Continue reading to find out the different types of whiskey tastings available at Teeling Distillery.

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Is Teeling Distillery worth it?

There are three reasons why most whiskey lovers visiting Dublin end up at Teeling Distillery – 

Award-winning whiskey tour

For the fourth year running, this new distillery in Dublin has been nominated for Europe’s Leading Distillery Tour at the World Travel Awards

Great whiskeys

Distillers from Scotland and Japan have almost always won the World’s Best Single Malt, but in 2019, for the first time, an Irish Whiskey distilled by Teeling won the coveted award.

Teeling Distillery's award winning whiskey
Teeling Distillery’s award-winning whiskey – Teeling 24-Year-Old Vintage Reserve. Image: Thewhiskyexchange.com

Choosing the right tasting tour

All Teeling Distillery tours are fully guided and led by Teeling Whiskey Ambassadors. 

Each tour has two parts – a tour of the distillery and a whiskey tasting.

During the first part of the tour, you will see and learn the complete whiskey-making process followed at the distillery. 

Visitors can customize the second leg of the tour, that is, the whiskey tasting.

There are three types of tastings visitors can choose from depending on their preference. 

Teeling Tasting 

This tasting option is the best if you are new to whiskey or not a huge fan.

You get to taste Teeling Distillery’s small-batch blends and a seasonal handcrafted cocktail. 

Teeling Trinity Tasting

If you would like to try different styles of Teeling Whiskey Distillery, the Trinity Tasting option comes highly recommended. 

Your tasting session will include the award-winning Small Batch, Single Grain, and Single Malt Whiskey.

Distillery Select Tasting

If you are a whiskey connoisseur and want to try something exclusive, unique, and unusual, you must opt for the Distillery Select tasting. 

During this premier tasting session, you get to try Teeling Small Batch, Single Malt, Distillery Exclusive, and Single Pot Still.

These are Teeling’s flagship whiskeys and those that are exclusively available at their distillery.

While the Teeling Tasting is the cheapest tour, the Distillery Select tasting is the costliest option. 

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Can kids visit Teeling Distillery

Yes, children can accompany adults on their whiskey-tasting tours. 

Kids under ten years can join for free, while those between 10 and 17 can buy a discounted ticket. 

However, visitors can’t buy these kids’ tickets online. If you plan to visit with your child under 18 years old, please email reservations@teelingwhiskey.com.  

As can be imagined, during the whiskey-tasting session, the kids will be offered a soft drink instead. 

Important: Since this whiskey tour happens in a working distillery, kids two years old and below can’t join in. 

Fancy some Jameson Whiskey? Find out which is better: Jameson Distillery in Dublin or Jameson Distillery Midleton.

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