The Old Midleton Distillery near Cork, Ireland is home to the famous Jameson Irish whiskey. The distillery was founded by the Murphy brothers in the early 19th century, and it wasn't until 1975 that the new distillery, adjacent to the old one, was built. The new distillery produces 24 million bottles of Jameson, Powers and Paddy Irish whiskeys each year, and the old distillery is now a museum where visitors can take a tour and learn how Irish whiskey is made.
Visitors are taught how Irish whiskey is produced and shown the old workings of the Old Midleton Distillery. The world's largest pot still is located here, as well as a 150 year old water wheel. Visitors will also get to see the original malting houses, corn stores, and still houses. At the end of the tour, there are Irish whiskey samples for everyone to try. There is also a restaurant and a gift shop with around 25 brands of Irish whiskey.
The Old Midleton Distillery is located 12 miles from Cork.