The Smithwick's Experience

Located in the heart of city and 5 minutes walk from Kilkenny Castle is the Smithwick's Experience. Smithwick's ale has been brewed in Kilkenny City for over 300 years and the tour will take you through this fascinating history and brewing traditions. During the 60 minute tour you will have the chance to expeirence brewing for yourself, where you get to mill the malt, smell the hops, learn about the interesting history of how Smithwick's came about and then taste the Irish Ale with a complimentary pint of Smithwick's at the end of the tour. 

The Smithwick's Experience is opening all year however opening times vary. See below


Opening Times 

March - October 

Open daily from 10.00am-6.00pm (last tour is 5.00pm)

November - February

Open daily from 11.00am-5.00pm (last tour is 4.00pm)


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