LONDON'S HOME OF GIN OPENS ITS DOORS
It’s the moment every London gin lover has been waiting for, Beefeater Gin is opening its distillery to visitors, in what is an interactive walk down gin’s colourful memory lane. Prepare to be enthralled by extraordinary stories, get up close and personal with the botanicals used in the gin, admire the distillery and finish up with a well-deserved glass of Beefeater Gin and tonic to finish.
They’re bang up to speed with modern technology too. Each visitor can hire an iPad (£3 fee) for the tour which includes extra, interactive info.
Beefeater is the world’s best-selling premium gin and remains the only historic international dry gin to be distilled in the city. Since 1958 every drop of Beefeater Gin has been made in this distillery.
[caption id="attachment_52242" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Ahead of the opening was a mural in Covent Garden..... you’ve just missed it but we say get yourself down to the distillery for the real deal![/caption]
The distillery is also the only place where you can get your hands on a bottle of the new Beefeater London Garden Gin, amongst other Beefeater themed trinkets in their gift shop. Having said that there is another way... Beefeater Gin have got together with 11 bars across London and given the bartender free rein to surprise their customers of choice with Beefeater London Gin cocktail. The moral of the story? Be nice to your barmen folks!
Tickets are on sale now for £12, pre-book them now and get 10% off! www.beefeaterdistillery.com
Can’t get enough Beefeater Gin in your life? Head to The Blind Pig and get your hands on the cocktail they’ve created to celebrate the Home of Gin’s opening - The Journey of Gin. It’s a fresh mix of Beefeater London Dry Gin, Kamm and Sons, Dry Curacao, Rhubarb Syrup and lime juice.
20 Montford Place, London SE11 5DE (Kennington, Oval or Vauxhall tube station) // Opened on the 22nd May