Pearse Lyons: Legacy Tour

Tour Type: Whiskey Distillery Tour Operator: Pearse Lyons Distillery Tour Duration: 1 Hour (Approx.)

What can I expect

  • Tour of Pearse Lyons Distillery
  • Visit the 800 year old St. James's Cemetary
  • Learn of the Whiskey distilling process
  • 5 Whiskey tastings included
  • Hear all about the history of Dublin whiskey
  • Discover the proud history of the Liberties

The Pearse Lyons Distillery Tour

Guided tours are hosted by a team of friendly storytellers, who will share with you the intriguing tales of the area dating back to the 12th Century, right up to the present day. They will discuss the history of the area, and the impact the whiskey industry has had. You will be brought through the unique distilling process used to product Pearse Irish Whiskey.

As Pearse Lyons is a boutiue distillery, you will be guaranteed small group sizes on each and every tour.


Pearse Lyons Whiskey - Discover the Distilling Process

You’ll also get a detailed tour of every step in the distilling process from Pearse Lyon’s own specially trained and very well informed tour guides, and you’ll also be treated to a sampling of five of the signature Pearse Irish Whiskeys; Pearse Original, Distiller’s Choice, Founder’s Choice, a 12 year old single malt and a limited edition single malt. On the tasting part of your tour, you will discover the story of fascinating local history, curious characters and, of course, the signature Pearse Irish Whiskey.

Where is Pearse Lyons Distillery?

Pearse Lyons Distillery is located on James' St in Dublin, not far from the Guinness Storehouse. You will find the distillery at 121-122 James's Street Dublin 8.


Other must-see attractions in the Liberties include Roe & Co Distillery and Kilmainham Gaol. If you have time stop by! 

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

The Pearse Lyons Distillery is easily accessible by taking the city's hop-on hop-off tours. Take the Big Bus Tour, DoDublin Tour, or City Sightseeing Tour to the designated distillery stop on James' St or at the Guinness Storehouse.

By Foot

From Temple Bar, the Distillery is less than 2km walking distance - this is a 20 minute walk approx. On the way, you will pass the stunning Christ Church Cathedral and Dublinia, or perhaps you might want to drop in to the world class Chester Beatty Library - it's free!)

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus has many routes passing right past Pearse Lyons Distillery - 13, 40 and 123. The bus stop is just across the road from the distillery. Plan your journey on the Dublin Bus website.


Cycling is a quick and easy way to get to Pearse Lyons Distillery. From the city centre, you will cycle by some iconic Dublin attractions on the way from the city. Dublin Bike stations are located at James' Street and Royal Hospital.


There is a Luas stop at James' Hospital, only 400m from the Distillery.



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