Ireland's First Ever Whiskey Festival


This February, try the best whiskey Ireland has to offer as a part of Dublin Whiskey Fest!


It’s about time that Ireland had a whiskey festival! The older distilleries are expanding to meet global demand and there are new distilleries being built around the entire country. The wheels are in motion for Irish whiskey to make a massive comeback! So why not celebrate with some of the best venues in the capital city?

Dublin Whiskey Fest kicks off on February 16 and runs until February 21. Twenty five venues are coming on board and each one of them will be offering up a special Irish whiskey drink at a 30% discount.

As Irish whiskey is such a versatile spirit, organisers wanted the venues to feature their choice of one of five different serves. So each venue will be selling either a hot toddy, an Irish coffee, an Irish whiskey cocktail, a pairing with a local beer or just a neat serve. To coincide with this variety of different serves, they are working with a range of different types of venues, traditional Irish pubs, world class cocktail bars, fine dining restaurants and craft beer bars.

Check out this video to see the special drink that each venue will be doing for the festival:


To avail of the 30% discount, the public will have to purchase a €5 wristband from or just pick one up at any one of the venues. And they are….

57, The Headline
Against The Grain
Bison Bar
Brasserie 66
Bull & Castle
Coppinger Row
Diep Le Shaker
Ely, CHQ
Fade Street Social
Mary’s Bar and Hardware
Peruke & Periwig
The Blind Pig
The Liquor Rooms
The Palace Bar
The Old Storehouse
The Stag’s Head
Upstairs @ Kinara Kitchen
Vintage Cocktail Club
Yamamori Izakaya


In addition to the venue activity, Dublin Whiskey Fest will also be hosting a single pot still seminar with The Irish Whiskey Society and offering complimentary upgrades to wristband holders for those who visit the Irish Whiskey Museum.

As a part of the festival, 3FE Coffee and Teeling are also working together in running an Irish coffee competition that’s open to Dublin’s bartenders and baristas.

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