City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School

City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School

City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School
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12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Hidden within a historic railway arch, in the heart of the city, you can find Aberdeen’s first distillery for over 75 years and 1st ever Gin School. Visit us and discover the history of distilling in Aberdeen, tour the distillery, and even distil a bottle of gin to your own recipe. A unique selection of fully flavoured gins are available in our shop to take home. These are created in genuinely small batches by our head distiller here at the distillery. Whilst the trains rumble overhead, why not come and sample our latest flavours and discover the best of Scottish Gin.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Martin G
Aberdeen, UK123 contributions
Absolutely brilliant. Alan and Dan are excellent hosts, very knowledgeable, very professional, and very slick. A fantastic experience. Highly recommended.
Written 4 December 2023
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Barry R
Aberdeen, UK41 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Visited the distillery yesterday. We had a great time. Both Alan and Dan were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their gin and local history. I was driving so I got a lemonade but was given a miniature in stead of the welcoming drink.
The selection of gins was great and we were told how they make it.
Thanks Alan and Dan for a great time
Written 23 October 2023
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Pauline S
Aberdeen, UK4 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
We received vouchers as a birthday gift. The visit was really interesting and entertaining. Alan and Dan are very enthusiastic about their art. A very enjoyable experience. Plenty of gin tasting!
Written 13 October 2023
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MichaelN
Somersworth, NH9 contributions
We had an amazing time. We learned a great deal about gin from Allan and Don, and we even got to make our own gin from scratch with assistance from Allan and Don. They had over 100 botanicals from which to choose and the owners assisted with how flavors might mix. A great way to spend the day.
Written 23 September 2023
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JFairley
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My husband and I visited as part of a guided tour around the Aberdeen area; this was one of our stops. We had a great time! Alan and Dan were great hosts, we learned about their journey to build the business and tasted some amazing gin that they had created. My favorite was Thyme for Rosemary and my husband’s was the bramble gin. They do a great job engaging the group, answering questions and creating understanding around creating craft gin. Highly recommend and would definitely go back and visit them again.
Written 3 September 2023
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Katy K
9 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Hands Down my husband and I had the best time. First of all the gin they make is amazing. I didn't know much about gin but I came out of the experience feeling like I know quite a bit! With the owners guidance they helped us make our own gin and it turned out awesome! Such a fun and unique experience by far the best thing we did in Aberdeen!
Written 18 August 2023
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glitterqueen10
Aberdeen, UK33 contributions
Jul 2023 • Friends
Absolutely amazing tour. Thorough recommend the experience with Alan and Dan. These guys are so enthusiastic about their distillery. Also very informative and the gins taste amazing too.
Will be back again to try another tour.
Thank you both for a lovely time spent in lovely company 😊
Written 23 July 2023
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TorphinsTim
Aberdeen, UK53 contributions
Alan & Dan we’re great hosts, very knowledgeable and helpful. We did the gin school experience with lots of tastings and then made our own custom gin to take away.
Written 23 July 2023
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FeMe
8 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Had the best experience here , my partner got this as a gift for his birthday and I got to tag along, Alan and Dan were great , very informative , lots of samples , would totally recommend
Written 22 July 2023
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danbarnett
Thank you so much your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and it was such a fun evening. 😀 We hope you enjoy drinking your very own Scottish Gins...when it's time of course ;-) Remember - you are now officially Aberdeen Distillers! 🥂 HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! 🥳 Dan & Alan.
Written 23 July 2023
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Benny Van der Steen
123 contributions
Very educational, our two hosts are passionate about making Gin. You get a good first impression. You discover why different Gins are tasting different. Recommend for all who like to drink a good Gin
Written 15 July 2023
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danbarnett
Thank you for leaving your kind review. 😀 Much appreciated. Yes, we absolutely love gin and we're happy to hear you enjoyed the varied range of locally distilled gins available on the day. 😋 If you are visiting Aberdeen again in the future, we invite you to return and try all of the new flavours gins. Safe travels, Dan & Alan.
Written 23 July 2023
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