Irish Salmon Smokehouse Tour & Tasting with Master Smoker - Cork
In 1988 Anthony took over the family business learning the trade from his father a keen fisherman, who back in the 70’s started smoking salmon. Today the smoking methods remain unchanged but almost 50 years on, Anthony has an enviable reputation for producing some of the finest smoked Irish salmon that the country has to offer. Having developed a new purpose-built smoke house upstream on the River Argideen and achieved Organic Trust certification, Anthony now also smokes other food products including, chicken, duck, beef and dry cured bacon. You will meet with Master Smoker, Anthony, hear his story and learn about the artful skill of smoking and see why Irish smoked salmon is so famous all over the world.
About The Experience
You will be greeted by Master Smoker Anthony who will take you on a tour of his Smokehouse and introduce you to the wonderful story of Irish salmon. You will learn how he cures the salmon using the wet curing process, an old method that his father taught him many years ago. Find out how oak sawdust creates a smooth flavour and afterwards enjoy a delicious tasting of smoked salmon and the range of other smoked foods. This is a very personalised experience where you will discover hints of the unique smoking recipe that sets Anthony’s products apart and understand why today they are much sought after from loyal customers around the world.
What Else Do You Need To Know
Please note during the tasting any produce you may have allergies towards.
Dress appropriately for the weather as this is an on farm tour.