Edinburgh Gin Distillery, Edinburgh

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Find out about the production and history of gin, visit the gin stills, and grab a sample of three different varieties of gin and three fruit liqueurs at Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Your fun and entertaining guide will explain to you the process of distilling, before you get the chance to indulge in a drink of your choice. After the tour you'll be further rewarded, receiving a small bottle of a drink of your choice to take home. Among the flavors available, you can find Edinburgh Gin’s classic gin, Cannonball gin, and Seaside Gin. Having taken the tour, you'll receive a 10% discount on any purchase in the distillery’s shop. Using our international travel planner, Edinburgh attractions like Edinburgh Gin Distillery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Thoroughly enjoyed Phillip's Tour, interesting and informative. Gin tasting at the end was great, left feeling slightly smashed  more »
  • While not really a "tour" - more of a "talk", it was still very worthwhile and our guide "wee Jamie" was very good, very funny and told the history of gin very well. Was good to see the machines but w...  more »
  • Visited the bar for a few drinks with friends after dinner and was totally captivated by the tasty drink on the menu and the great music selection. The place wasn't cramped either. Very pleasant bar t...  more »
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  • Had a fabulous day at the gin making experience. Was great learning the history of Gin & seeing it created before my eyes. Best bit was of course trying the excellent selection of Edinburgh gins & proudly leaving with my own creation (which I add is tasty)
  • Only visited the shop as we were only on a day trip to Edinburgh. Lovely quirky cellar shop, but be warned it is very small and will only fit 3 or 4 people comfortably. Absolutely love the gin. Will be returning for the tour.
  • We had the £25 tour. Absolutely brilliant and worth every penny, never expected all the tasters we got. Had such a laugh and also really interesting. Kaitlin our tour guide was brilliant too. Would highly recommend and will be back.
  • Compared to other tours this felt like a tourist trap which charged as much as whiskey tours without the detailed tasting. I enjoyed learning the history of Gin and whilst there was a tasting session it would be nice to learn what to look for or avoid when tasting good vs bad gin. On the whole it was a fun hour out though.
  • We enjoyed the basic tour, lots of history about gin and Edinburgh which I loved and our tour guide Caitlin was lovely, funny and clearly passionate about gin. The venue is surprisingly welcoming, given it's in a basement and our gin and tonic at the end of the tour was divine! Even in winter, I had to book two days in advance to find an open spot, so recommend booking in advance if you can!

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