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The Irish word for whiskey, 'uisce beatha' (literally the 'water of life'), demonstrates just how important the spirit is in the Irish consciousness. You can learn all about the 'demon drink' during a tour of this disused distillery - and don't forget to visit the Ball O'Malt Bar afterwards for some indulgent whiskey-tasting. It's also a great place to pick up some Irish-themed gifts for those at home.
Remembered as one of the pioneers of Irish literature, James Joyce has yet another achievement to his credit. The house used in his work 'The Dead', has become a landmark of historical importance. The house is now open to the public who can imagine the characters of this musical that also opened off-Broadway in 1998. An art gallery has been introduced into this house to exhibit works of known and unknown artists and to promote creative talent in Dublin.
If you enjoy a beer more than anything in the world, then a trip to St. James' Gate Brewery is a must for you. Also known as the Guinness Brewery, it’s where the world-renowned Guinness originated, and the brewery has been producing this magic ale ever since. The Guinness Storehouse located in it also houses an exhibition of the history of this drink. When you are here, don’t forget to buy a bottle of Guinness Draught from a freshly prepared batch. It could also be a great souvenir for family and friends back home. One of the largest stout brewery in the world, St. James Gate Brewery should be on the list of everyone who loves a good mug of strong beer.
In true global style, you can now buy Australian wine from a Brazilian in Ireland. This store - in the always intriguing Market Arcade - is quite small, but the selection is varied with several reasonably priced wines on offer. Claudio himself is usually on hand to offer assistance in selecting the right vintage.
Teeling Whiskey Distillery was re-established to celebrate Dublin's historical association with Irish whiskey. Carrying forward a legacy of 230 years, they take pride in their delicious craft whiskey, producing small quantities of whiskey with inventive flavors. They have successfully revived the spirit of Irish whiskey, with some of the better known whiskeys from here like Single Malt, Single Grain and Poitin. The distillery is set up where the legacy began from and it offers its visitors, a chance to see what goes behind making some of the most delectable whiskies. They have a bar on their campus that serves freshly brewed Irish whiskey and light bites like delectable pastries, sandwiches and some yummy coffee in the cafe. Awarded the 2016 Icons of Whiskey Award for the Best Visitor Attraction of the Year, the place makes for a popular art exhibition venue.
If you wish to give your palate a break from beers, then The Dingle Whiskey Bar is the place to be. Known for their elaborate selection of whiskeys sourced from across the globe, this bar is popular among locals and tourists alike. The Dingle Whiskey Bar has over 100 whiskeys on offer, and they also delight patrons with their in-house whiskey which is crafted in their very own distillery. The bartenders also create memorable concoctions using some of the malts.
If you're visiting the capital city of Dublin, don't forget to visit the Celtic Whiskey shop and carry home the best of Irish and Scottish whiskeys. Whiskey tasting sessions take place everyday and they also sell beers, spirits, wines, cognacs and champagnes. Tourists can benefit from this shop because there is no tax for non-EU customers. For more details, please see the website.
Carvill's is one of the city's best off-licenses. The choice of wines is amazing and the staff are always willing to help with guidance and informed suggestions. One of the best things to do in a place like this is to ask for recommendations and watch true wine-lovers point you in the right direction. Lovers of the grape will not be disappointed with Carvill's international selection.