Gin Making Experience

Gin Making Experience at Hensol Castle Distillery

For those of you who like your gin just so, this is for you! You can distil, bottle and label your own gin exactly the way you like it. You will spend 2 ½ hours combining a little history of gin with making your own 70cl bottle to your specific recipe. So, whether you come on your own or with friends you can be assured to be with others who love their gin too.

Book your gin making experience

Only £110 per person 

Only £150 for two (Two people sharing one still and one 70cl bottle of gin)

Experience availability: Selected dates

Due to COVID restrictions, we are opening the distillery with limited numbers and dates.  However, as restrictions ease we will open up accordingly.


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Gin Making Experience

Your gin making experience includes:

Gin Making Experience
Guided Tour of the history of Hensol Castle and Gin
After checking in at our reception, you will be taken by one of our passionate distillery tour guides on a unique walkthrough of the gin distillery, where you will learn about the history of the Hensol Castle Distillery and more about the historical figures that once lived in Hensol Castle and how they inspired the names of some of our gins. You will also learn about the history of gin and why it’s fast becoming the nation’s favourite tipple.
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Tutored Gin Tasting
Next, is the bit you’ve all been waiting for, tasters of our delicious gins. Our distiller will guide you through a tutored tasting of Hensol Castle Gin and Benjamin Hall Gin.
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Make your own bottle of gin
You’ll then move onto your classroom, where you will find out what gin is made from, and can take charge of your very own individual miniature copper pot still. Our master distiller knows everything there is to know about how to make gin, this sweet nectar and, under his expert tuition, he will guide you every step of the way ensuring you make a gin you’ll be proud to call your own and show off to your friends….but maybe not share with them!
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G&T in our Gin Bar
Once you've chosen your favourite flavour of our tasty spirit, it's time to head to our Gin Bar and enjoy a full size G&T of your choice .
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Opportunity to browse our shop
Finally, at the end of your tour you will have the chance to browse our store where you will have the opportunity to purchase a tasty bottle of spirit distilled at Hensol Castle Distillery as well as an exciting collection of branded gin gifts.

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