Tastings

Whiskey Tastings

Like whiskey? Then you’ll love Kansas City Irish Fest’s Jameson Irish Whiskey Tasting Tent, which is available for guests 21 years and older. Attendees with a valid I.D. will be able to enjoy a sampling of up to six whiskeys in a forty-five minute presentation by a Jameson Ambassador, followed by a 15 minute Q & A.


2018 Tastings include:

Irish Whiskey Tasting: 

Advance Purchase (online through midnight August 30): $35 - includes admission to the Fest

On-site Purchase: $25 - does NOT include admission to the Fest

  • Jameson Original
  • Jameson Caskmates IPA
  • Jameson Caskmates Stout
  • Jameson Black Barrel
  • Redbreast 12yr
  • Green Spot


High Mark Whiskey Tastings: 

Advance Purchase (online through midnight August 30): $60 - includes admission to the Fest

On-site Purchase: $50 - does NOT include admission to the Fest

Our 2018 special tasting includes:

  • Jameson Coopers Croze
  • Jameson Blenders Dog
  • Redbreast 15 yr
  • Middleton **
  • Jameson 18 yr **
  • Redbreast 21 yr **

** Not available in Festival bars


2018 Tasting Times:

All tastings last approximately one hour.

Friday - 

  • Regular: 6 pm
  • High Mark: 7:30 pm

Saturday - 

  • Regular: 2:30 pm
  • Regular: 4:30 pm
  • High Mark: 6:30 pm

Sunday - 

  • High Mark: 2:30 pm
  • Regular: 4:30 pm
  • High Mark: 6:30 pm


Whiskey Bars

Our Whiskey Bars are open to the public and can be found on the Terrace level and near the Magner's Park Stage. These are the only places at the Fest to get Whiskey.

This year, we are pleased to offer a new Whiskey Flight which includes:

  • Jameson Caskmates IPA
  • Jameson Caskmates Stout
  • Jameson Black Barrel

And check out our two signature drinks, only available at the Whiskey Bars:

  • Irish Mule
  • Irish Red Head