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Explore the exciting new McConnell’s Distillery at A-Wing, Crumlin Road Gaol, where every step echoes heritage and innovation. Guided by our expert hosts, learn about a brand born in Belfast in 1776. Witness the distilling process up close and, of course, taste some of McConnell’s award-winning Irish whiskies along the way.

The McConnell’s Distillery & Visitor Experience includes:

• Gift shop

• All-day café

• Fully licensed bar

Open daily from 9:30am, with tours running on the hour from 12pm, Tuesday – Sunday.

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McConnell's Signature Tour

You'll learn about the restoration of this historic Belfast brand while exploring our home here at McConnell's Distillery. Observe the process of making triple-distilled, single malt Irish whiskey and of course, sample some of our award-winning whiskies along the way. Tour includes a welcome drink, McConnell's 5 Year, McConnell's Sherry Cask and some 'new make', straight off the stills. Tours on the hours from 12-6pm, Tuesday to Sunday.

McConnell’s Cocktail Experience

For cocktail lovers, McConnell’s state-of-the-art Long Serve Bar is the perfect place to learn from the experts and have fun with friends. You'll shake up a storm with McConnell’s resident mixologists and enjoy two long serves plus a welcome drink. Whether you prefer timeless classics or innovative blends, the McConnell’s Cocktail Experience caters to every taste, ensuring a fun and memorable experience. So why not get a group of friends together for a night out with a twist?

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