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45 Gin School

Charley Road | Bawdon Lodge Farm, Loughborough LE12 9YB, England
+44 116 326 6426
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Excellent afternoon enjoying drinking and making gin

Very enjoyable and interesting few hours spent at 45 Gin School learning about how to make gin... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heather L
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Derby, United Kingdom
Marvellous day out for Gin enthusiasts!

Just got back from 45 Gin School near Loughborough for my birthday. Really enjoyable and extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David S
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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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Take a tour of our craft distillery, discovering the history of gin and the fine art of distilling. World renowned master distiller Jamie Baxter will guide you through process of creating your own bespoke and unique gin using your choice of botanicals. Enjoy a G&T whilst your creation is distilling. You'll then bottle and seal your own 70cl bottle before adding a personal label ready to take home.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Charley Road | Bawdon Lodge Farm, Loughborough LE12 9YB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Very enjoyable and interesting few hours spent at 45 Gin School learning about how to make gin. Lovely craft distillery with a very knowledge owner. Plenty of gin and tonics offered during the gin course and it was great fun picking the botanicals to make...More

Thank Heather L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just got back from 45 Gin School near Loughborough for my birthday. Really enjoyable and extremely informative. Tom our fantastic host talked us through the still, the process, the ingredients and most importantly, how to blend them. Once the talking was all done we were...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We finally managed to get there and it was well worth the wait . My husband bought me vouchers for this experience for my birthday in June . We cancelled twice due to unavoidable clashes and they were really helpful with that . Which was...More

Thank clurina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Superb experience. Good tour then mixing botanicals and spirit to make your own gin. Tom was informative and good. Recommend if you are going ditch the car and get a taxi. Good tastings.

Thank Allison C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas and didn't really know what to expect. On arrival we had tea and biscuits and the chance to meet the others also doing the gin school. After we were shown the process for making the gin and the...More

Thank 242soph
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is not so easy to find, do not rely on the postcode with your satnav. When you do get there, you are greeted with tea and biscuits. There is a half hour talk on distilling gin in front of the beautiful copper still....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve just had a fantastic 2 hours on the history of Gin and what “Botanics” the flavouring ingredients that makes up your Burleighs Gin, Jamie was brilliant and funny throughout the tour. Even if your not a Gin lover (which I am) it’s so interesting...More

1  Thank CraigJohno
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us spent a fantastic afternoon at 45 Gin School making our own gin. Tom was very helpful and very informative, and Vanessa's steady supply of G&Ts was much appreciated. Last night we got together to check the results. All 3 gins were delicious,...More

Thank fiona212018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon at 45 Gin School. Tom and Vanessa were our hosts for the afternoon. Tom gave us a tour of the distillery initially, he was enthusiastic, entertaining and knowledgeable. Then we had the opportunity to distill our own bottle of gin....More

Thank Kaz W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vanessa and Tom were great from the get go. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Really interesting to see behind the scenes and of course to make your own gin from scratch. Would highly recommend!!!

Thank beanojosh
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CJC92786
28 November 2017|
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Response from AlMac0 | Reviewed this property |
About three hours
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Laura H
4 November 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Property representative |
Hi Laura, we wouldn't recommend driving after the gin school experience if you wish to enjoy the full experience and the gin on offer. Thanks
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kerry f
9 September 2017|
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Response from Tanya B | Property representative |
We offer 2 different experiences at 45 Gin School. The Single Experience is for 1 person distilling one bottle of Gin and this is priced at £115 and we offer the Shared Experience whereby 2 people get to enjoy the whole... More
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