Diageo has kicked off production at its Roe & Co distillery in Dublin, which cost €25 million (US$28m) to build, in a former power house. The distillery has three copper pot stills, can run both double and triple distillation and has an annual production capacity of 500,000 litres of alcohol.
The Roe & Co Irish Whiskey distillery will open its doors to visitors beginning June 21st. The facility will offer a 75-minute tour, where guests will see distillation in progress and learn about the history of Irish whiskey and Roe & Co’s production process.
Before the tour, guests will punch a keepsake timecard as if they are reporting for work, a reference to the facility’s history as a power plant. After clocking out at the end of the tour, guests can visit the facility’s Power House bar, featuring Roe & Co cocktails. The tour is can be booked daily for €25 ($28) between 11am and 5pm and features a whiskey tasting and complimentary cocktail.