Opened in 2019, Clonakilty Visitor Experience Centre is located in the heart of Clonakilty town by the famous Whale's Tail landmark on the bay front. Fully guided tours are available several times a day, and include tutored tastings of the Clonakilty Distillery premium whiskey and gin. Visitors are treated to a hands-on experience, and can witness the distillation of gin and whiskey in a real working distillery.
In the summer of 2019, they opened the Minke Gin School, the only gin school in Munster, and second in Ireland. Learn to make your own custom flavoured gin to take home. A fun and interactive experience for any gin lover. Become a botanical expert and distill your recipe on miniature stills using the same whey gin that is used in Clonakilty Distillery's own Minke gin. A fun and interactive experience for any gin lover.