Castle Street site will offer tours, dark spirits and a gin lab
The final touches are being made to the new £1m Liverpool Gin Distillery on Castle Street, which will to open to the public on Monday 26 November.
The distillery will be an exciting new attraction for Liverpool, offering three gin experiences involving distillery tours, gin tasting and gin making, as well as two bars where visitors can relax, eat and drink.
The Liverpool Gin Distillery will have opened just in time for Christmas
Opened by Halewood Wines & Spirits for its Liverpool Gin brand, the new Distillery features The Ground Floor, a gin and spirits bar where visitors will get to see Liverpool Organic Gin being made in its 600-litre working copper still.
A range of cocktails featuring Liverpool Gin flavours and other premium brands will be on offer as well delicious handmade pizzas, tapas, flatbreads and nibbles. Visitors can also indulge in whisky tastings and dark spirit cocktails in the Basement Lounge, which offers dark spirits from all over the world.
One of the main attractions will be Liverpool Gin Distillery’s specially designed Gin Lab where visitors will learn about the history of gin and organic Liverpool Gin, before exploring a wide range of botanicals they can choose from to design their own recipe and distil their very own bottle of Liverpool Gin, which can they can then name to make it their own personal blend.
Visitors can also take a ‘history of gin’ Distillery Tour or a Distillery Tour and Tasting which ends with a four-flight gin tasting after their behind-the-scenes look at the distilling process.
Emily Kelly, General Manager at Liverpool Gin Distillery, said: “We can’t wait to open our doors to the public and see their reaction to this amazing new distillery.
“If you’re a gin lover then you’re in a for a real treat. Even if gin isn’t your thing, we’ll have two bars selling other spirits and brands, soft drinks, teas and coffees and some amazing food, so it’s going to be a brilliant place to meet up with your family, friends and colleagues.
“This is a beautiful Grade II listed building in Liverpool city centre and our bars will give even more options to those people who enjoy its thriving café culture and nightlife. We’ve put so much hard work into getting this place just right and are more than confident it will live up to the buzz around it.”
Liverpool Gin itself will play an important role at the distillery in all its guises including Liverpool Gin, Liverpool Valencian Orange Gin, Liverpool Rose Petal Gin and new Liverpool Lemongrass and Ginger Gin with its unusual blend of oriental fruits and spices.
The Liverpool Gin Distillery will have opened just in time for Christmas. Vouchers ranging from £20 to £65 for the three Liverpool Gin Distillery experiences have now gone on sale - so if there’s a gin lover on you’re Christmas list, look no further - every voucher also offers £5 off merchandise or bottles of gin. Visit www.liverpoolgindistillery.com for more info – booking fees apply.