Our Tours6 Day Wild Atlantic Way Craft Beer and Food Tour
Journey Of A Lifetime from May 20-25th, 2024
Discover Ireland’s Outstanding Wild Atlantic Way
Join us on a journey to discover the crème de la crème of Irish craft brewers! Enjoy engaging tales from the coolest craft brewers who will share their stories while we savour some amazing beer.
This 6 day tour has the perfect mix of diverse scenery, cultural sites, dramatic coastlines, overnight stays in cosy accommodation and of course the best of Irish craft beer coupled with great food. Come experience Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
May 20th – 25th, 2024
Day By Day On The Wild Atlantic Way
Dublin City to Kilkenny City
Depart Dublin to discover the hidden gem, Rock of Dunamase, showcasing medieval grandeur and stunning countryside views. Then, dive into a terroir tour at Ballykilcavan Brewery with David, 13th-generation of the family to live here. Walk through barley fields, explore the hop garden, and uncover family stories in the working brewery. Conclude with a guided tasting of award-winning Ballykilcavan sustainable beers in a restored 19th-century mill house.
Producers of: Long Meadow IPA, Bambricks Brown ale, Binbawn pale ale
Whitefield brewery, Templemore, Co. Tipperary
Producers of: Ruby Red, Dark Lady, The Banker, Woodcock and Old Smoke.
Kilkenny To Kenmare
Visit Cahir Castle, one of Ireland’s largest and best-preserved, proudly stands on a rocky island in the River Suir. Built in the 13th century as the stronghold of the formidable Butler family, the castle’s original structure remains, showcasing its defensive innovation. Movie and TV enthusiasts recognize Cahir Castle from productions like Excalibur and The Tudors. Step into history at this iconic fortress!
Head west to the scenic kingdom of Kerry and explore Tom Crean’s brewery in the charming town of Kenmare. This family-run establishment, led by Tom Crean’s granddaughter Aileen, shares the captivating history of the renowned Antarctic explorer. Bill takes charge of brewing exceptional beers, and together, they warmly welcome you while regaling a great tale.
Overnight stay in Kenmare, a picturesque and colourful little town on the Ring of Kerry. The evening will be free to enjoy the many restaurants and pubs of Kenmare with live traditional music.
Tom Crean's Brewery, Kinsale
Producers of: Producers of: Expedition Ale, Six Magpies Stout, Scurvy Dog IPA, Druids Wheat beer
Kenmare To Dingle
Get ready for the thrilling highlight in Dingle, but first, immerse yourself in the wonders of Killarney National Park. Starting at Torc waterfall, opt for a horse and carriage ride through the park, passing Muckross Abbey and ending at the impressive Muckross House.
Meet our local forager guide for a taste adventure! Learn about local herbs and plants, their harvest times, and how to incorporate them into your diet. Savor wild garlic pesto, elderflower cordial, and perhaps even dandelion beer to tantalize your taste buds.
Next up, Killarney Brewery, a stunning architectural gem with a view of the Gap of Dunloe. Lunch and beer tastings await.
Venture to Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula, a perfect spot for swimming. Yes, you heard right!
Dingle, one of Ireland’s most charming towns, awaits with its vibrant colors, local arts, crafts shops, and pubs at every turn. Overnight in Dingle, where award-winning restaurants, lively pubs, and traditional music guarantee a night of craic agus ceol – fun and music! 🌊🍻🎶
Producers of: Casey Brothers stout, Full Circle IPA, Killarney Blonde, Rutting red ale
Dick Mac's Brewhouse
Producers of: Dick Mac’s Session IPA, Amber Ale and Pale Ale
West Kerry Brewery
Producers of: Cúl Dorcha (dark, fruity ale), Béal Ban (pale English style bitter), Carraig Dubh (chocolate porter)
Dingle to Lahinch
Head to Adare, a charming heritage town known for its thatched cottages built between 1835–70. Take a coffee break and explore one of Ireland’s prettiest villages.
In Limerick, the Treaty City, meet Stephen, an engineer turned brewer who owns Treaty City Brewery. Located beside St John’s castle in the medieval quarter, the brewery’s history dates back 250 years. Enjoy a tour rich in Limerick’s brewing history, dating back to the 1700s.
After lunch and beer tastings, venture to the majestic Cliffs of Moher, towering 214m (702 feet) above the Atlantic coast. O’Brien’s Tower offers a historic viewpoint.
Stay overnight in the coastal village of Lahinch, known for surfing, local seafood and lively pubs for an entertaining evening.
Treaty City Brewery
Producers of: Harris Pale Ale, Sarsfields stout, Thomond Red Ale
Lahinch To Dublin
Experience the thrill of seeing the dogs work at Caherconnell Sheep Farm. Visit the ancient Poulnabrone Dolmen in the mystical Burren region! Get ready to step back in time and witness the incredible history and natural wonders of this unique place.
Our final brewery stop takes us to the heart of Ireland—Dead Centre Brewery. Get ready for an engaging tour with Liam and a few lively brews to shorten the journey back to Dublin for hugs and farewells.
Dead Centre Brewery
Producers of: Marooned IPA, Seeking Sunshine Pale Ale,
Also Included In The Tour:
Pick-up & drop off in Dublin City Centre
Transport in Mercedes mini-bus
Tours and tastings at 7 of Ireland’s best craft breweries
Entrance to the Cahir castle and the Cliffs of Moher
5 nights hotel/B&B accomodation with a full and hearty Irish cooked breakfast each morning
Minimum number for this tour is 8, maximum number is 16.
What To Bring
Be Ready For Adventure!
A Rain Jacket
A Thirst For Good Beer
Hunger for Great Food
A Sense Of Adventure!
Don’t miss out on this enchanting experience!What Are You Waiting For?
Join us in 2024 to explore the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way!