Dublin's Old Jameson Distillery to close ahead of refurbishment

Refurbishment plans for the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin
Refurbishment plans for the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin

The Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin will close at the end of August to undergo an €11m refurbishment programme.

Construction work will begin in September, with the renovation focused on building a more interactive experience for visitors. 

US-based experience design and production agency BRC Imagination and Arts has been tasked with overseeing the refurbishment of the distillery, alongside TOTP Architects and Flynn Management & Contractors.

The venue is one of Dublin's biggest attractions, attracting more than 600,000 visitors a year. Tours at present include an insight into the living history of the Old Jameson Distillery, tracing its past, craft and traditions, alongside a comparative tasting, giving you an understanding of the key differences between Scotch, American and Jameson Irish Whiskey.

Since memories can fade over time, guests are also given a refreshing Jameson Ginger and Lime, a coveted Jameson Whiskey Tasting Certificate, and all the bragging rights that come with it.

BRC Imagination and Arts has previously worked on other global 'experiences', including the World of Coca-Cola, The Heineken Experience, Guinness Storehouse, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, The Henry Ford and The Museum of Liverpool. 

Jameson is hosting a tasting and dinner experience in London in September, giving guests the chance to explore the flavours of its Caskmates brand. 

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