Micil Distillery, Galway

Micil Distillery, Galway

Micil Distillery is a liquor distillery in Salthill Village. The distillery makes whiskeys and poitins from scratch with no automation. The process is carried out using family recipes that have been passed down over the years. All liquors are sourced from grains and herbs gathered from near Galway.

The distillery was named after Micil Mac Chearra, an ancestor of the current owners. Chearra illegally distilled poitin in 1848. It was Chearra who crafted the recipes that are in use at the Micil Distillery to this day.

Micil Distillery offers tours and tastings that are available by appointment. The distillery is open from Tuesday through Saturday. A full tour is just over an hour long. Each tour includes a tasting experience that allows guests to try the handcrafted liquors. Visitors can also take masterclasses in learning how to create cocktails from gin and poitin.

The distillery is located off of Upper Salthill Road near Galway Bay. It is only steps away from some of the most interesting places in Galway.

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Sight Name: Micil Distillery
Sight Location: Galway, Ireland (See walking tours in Galway)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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