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Birthday distilling

I arrived early , first one there and was warmly welcomed and offered a drink, coffee or Salcombe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Geordiedevon
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Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great way to spend an afternoon

What could be better than spending an afternoon drinking gin and tonics, learning how gin is made... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beverley G
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Our Gin School, is the ultimate gin experience for the curious gin lover. At our outstanding distilling laboratory for adults, you will take charge of a beautiful copper mini-still to develop and distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin.
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30 Island Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DP, England
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+44 1548 288180
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I arrived early , first one there and was warmly welcomed and offered a drink, coffee or Salcombe G&T. When everyone had arrived we moved through to see the still and learned about the process and main ingredients. We then went over to our own...More

Thank Geordiedevon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What could be better than spending an afternoon drinking gin and tonics, learning how gin is made and than creating our own gin. This was an excellent experience with very knowledgable staff in a lovely setting. We learnt a lot about the gin making process...More

Thank Beverley G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived and welcomed with a gin & tonic, the presentation kept everyone interested and the gin making was really enjoyable - and we got a great bottle of gin!

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely experience at the gin school - the staff were incredibly knowledgeable and helpful- and we walked away with a fantastic bottle of gin.

Thank Stephenrm1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Accompanied my son for his birthday, to learn how to make gin and make our own! We were not disappointed! We learnt the whole distilling process, and how to make our own recipe for our own gin, then made a bottle of our very own...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great time making our own gin, we learnt so much about how it’s made and the equipment used. The staff know so much and help a lot about what goes with what and guide you through every step, but in such a...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner booked Gin School for my birthday and I can say this is a must do if you’re a Gin lover, very informative and staff are really nice.

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came with family and friends for a quick drink to sample the wonderful Salcome Gin. Great atmosphere and surroundings, yes it's pricey for a G&T but you know you get what you pay for and I dont mind that at all. The other reviews...More

Thank Rebecca M
il0vegin, Gin School Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rebecca M, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review about your visit to our Boathouse Bar & Distillery. We do hope you will come back and visit us soon for our Gin School experience, which includes a tour of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great, informative, educational and fun afternoon experience. Graham Black and the team at Salcombe Gin School really know their stuff. The afternoon of explanation, demonstration and getting stuck in to make your own Gin was a lot of fun. I would really...More

Thank AngelofMischief
il0vegin, Gin School Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AngeloMischief, Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience with us and your feedback is greatly appreciated. We do hope you will come back and visit us again soon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience! The opportunity to learn the dark art of distilling and create your own unique bottle of gin. This was a gift, so I can't comment on the price. But the experience is great. You are welcomed with a G&T at the bar while...More

Thank Neil P
il0vegin, Gin School Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Neil P, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review about your experience with us at Gin School. We are so glad you enjoyed your day distilling! Our Gin School has 10 mini copper stills set up, allowing for a maximum of...More

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SushiMac
22 April 2017|
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Response from il0vegin | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. You can find details of our Gin School including prices and check availability on our website. Best wishes Andrea
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