• Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Skip the line and experience the age-old tradition of Ireland's Guinness brew during this connoisseur taste experience at the Guinness Storehouse. Spend 75-minutes in the luxurious bar and enjoy a guided tasting session with samples of several Guinness blends. Choose your favorite and enjoy a pint with a view at the Gravity Bar. Once you're finished, explore the museum at your leisure and learn about the history of one of Ireland's favorite beers. This tour option is perfect for beer-lovers who want to experience the best of Dublin's darkest brews.


  • 75-minute Guinness connoisseur tasting session inside Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse
  • Skip the long entrance lines outside the Guinness Storehouse and head straight inside
  • Learn all about the legendary Irish dry stout from your guide – a Guinness connoisseur!
  • Sample four popular Guinness variants: Guinness Draft, Guinness Extra Stout, Guinness Foreign Extra and Guinness Black Lager
  • Enjoy two pints of Guinness: one at the end of your tasting session and one inside the Gravity bar
  • Take home a Guinness Storehouse souvenir

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Guinness Connoisseur Taste Experience at the Guinness Storehouse

Guinness- Connoisseur Taste Experience at Dublin's Guinness Storehouse

Customer Reviews

azchergram United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We were glad we paid the extra money for the Connoisseurs Experience. Well worth it. The groups for this are small.....no more than about 14-16. The young man who guided us through this was very knowledgeable and he made it fun! Go for it.....you won Be disappointed.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This was one of the best experiences if you enjoy beer. Stewart was very knowledgeable and fun. The venue is in a small lovely pub within the Guinness factory. All the tastes were half pints, very generous, and at the end you poured your own pint. You could even attempt to make a shamrock in the foam. Well worth the cost and time.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

What a great way to spend a few hours. Beautiful private bar for sampling the Guinness range with knowledgeable host. Only 4 people on tour so nice and relaxed. Then had another pint in impressive, if crowded, Gravity Bar. Fantastic views from 7th floor. There is a fair amount of alcohol drunk so beware : Had a great lunch at 1837 and then spent another hour looking around Storehouse and buying some gifts


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The Connoisseur Tour was amazing! We did it on New Years Eve. It was private and exclusive. I think there were 16 of us total. We skipped all of the lines and were treated in a priority manner. Our bar guide was amazing and we were able to try several types of Guinness. I think in all, we calculated we drank 4-5 pints of Guinness. There was mention of a gift in the description, and other reviews stated they received a bottle of Guinness to take with them, but other than a certificate, we did not receive any other gift or take away.

Thomas K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This was a great and fun experience. We were all seated around a oblong bar, the Connoisseur standing mostly in the middle with draught taps on either side, and we sampled 4 different types of Guinness before pouring our own pint behind the bar. We then received a certificate to commemorate our crafting of the Perfect Pint of Guinness, and proceeded upstairs to the panoramic Gravity bar. The bar was quite full of people, and was a bit loud, so be aware that you may end up scrunched against other people - but if you do not have anxiety about groups of people, the bar is quite enjoyable and the view over the city is great with text on the windows telling you what you are looking at.

Victoria F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was amazing!

Steve T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

A great tour to take. Lots of tasting of Guiness and it made me a fan of the beer. The tour host was extremely knowledgeable and this tour is definitely worth the money. No waiting and a small private affair.

Samit G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

learned a lot


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This tour was amazing! Provides great history and information on Guinness and the taster of different types of guinness were delicious! The private bar was really nice. Colm the Connoisseur was so friendly and made the experience very enjoyable.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The Guinness Store House was very interesting and adding the connoisseur tasting was a great way to end our visit, Not only did we learn more about the craft of making beer and ale, we were able to taste beers we never would have considered.

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