Make your own Plymouth gin

14 April, 2010

Chivas Brothers has launched a private tour and gin-making experience for its Plymouth gin brand.

The Master Distiller’s Private Tour is the brainchild of master distiller Sean Harrison and takes places at Plymouth’s Black Friars Distillery. Visitors will be given a private tour of the distillery, hosted by Harrison himself and will be mentored through the entire distilling process using their own personal micro gin still.

The distilling master class includes a comparative tasting and culminates in the chance for visitors to make their own batch of gin, tailored to their own personal taste. The experience lasts for approximately 2.5 hours and costs £40 per person.

Harrison said: “The art of distilling Plymouth gin has been passed down from distiller to distiller, but this is the first time we have offered such an exclusive opportunity to gain first-hand insight into how we make our award-winning gin.”


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