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CITY OF ABERDEEN DISTILLERY & GIN SCHOOL

Welcome to the City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School - the first distillery in Aberdeen for nearly 80 years and home to the Aberdeen Gin School.

Owned and run by two friends, the distillery is situated in the heart of the Scottish City of Aberdeen (the Silver City with the Golden Sands), within a historic railway arch where true small batch Aberdeen Gins are designed and distilled.

The distillery is open to visitors who are invited to sample from the demi-johns (fill a bottle), enjoy a Distillery Tour, Gin Tasting Masterclass or even distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin at the Gin School Experience.

Our gin shop is open and our events are running (10am-10pm).
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12-midday to 5:30pm.

See our latest COVID update to know what to expect.

WIN A CHRISTMAS GIN HAMPER!!

Win a special hamper filled with gin, delicious treats and snacks to celebrate launch of the distillery's Christmas offerings.

Enter here

If you are a local food/drink business and you'd like to feature a product in our hamper, please get in touch.

 

New Christmas Store
BROWSE OUR CHRISTMAS STORE

 

Our current range of gin

Coming soon

Official distillery gin
A range of very limited edition Christmas gins
The return of Thyme for Rosemary

London Dry Gins

Fresh Gin - 40%
Lemon Zingle Gin - 42%
Tuck Shop Gin - 40%
Chocolate & Mint Gin - 40%

Fruit Gins

Scottish Rhubarb Gin - 40%
Scottish Strawberry Gin - 40%
Scottish Bramble Gin - 40%

Boutique Gins

The Wandering Gin - 42%
Gins available in a range of sizes - 5cl / 20cl / 50cl / 70cl.
Gift wrapped and ready to gift.

 

WINNER FOR ABERDEEN'S GIN TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

 

The deadline to vote has passed. A winner has been chosen. Stay tuned to find out which gin has won!

Thank you to everyone who took part!

You can still watch our Taste of Grampian video for an introduction to each of the four gins and to find out a little more about the distillery.

 

 

 

Inspiration for Christmas

 

Gift Hampers
£64.99 - £139.99
Browse our range of hampers

 

Christmas Countdown Box
£79.99 - £109.99
Like an advent calendar - only more exciting. Browse our range of gin countdown boxes filled with miniatures

 

Tasting packs
£21 - £25
Boxes of miniatures, individually gift wrapped - an instant gift ready for Christmas. Various pack types available.

 

Personalised Glasses
£11.99 - £14.99
Discover our range of personalised glasses

 

KINGING-IT visit!

We had the absolute pleasure to welcome Kinging-It to the distillery 🙌

In a collaboration between Visit Scotland and Visit Britain who had the brainstorm of an idea to do an influencer swap.

Aimee & Craig are truely awesome people who really know how to live life to the max and who have travelled the world (and vlogged it). They are so amazing to be around - cheery, buzzing and funny!🤣

Watch the video and find out what a Custard is! All their videos are well worth watching, an immersive exploration taking you on an adventure around the globe.🌍

 

 

What others are saying

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This was an incredible experience, Alan & Dan were just wonderful. If you really want a unique experience then this is definitely something for you. Worth every penny.

-- Cathy H - Darwin, Australia
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This is an excellent activity for big groups and for small ones to indulge in... A brilliant night out for sure!

-- Julia B, Aberdeen
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I would highly recommend anyone to attend this as you will definitely have a good time and get to leave with a bottle of gin made by you!

-- Darryl M, Aberdeen
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We did a gin tour and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Alan and Dan were friendly and so very knowledgeable about gin and the history of distilling in Aberdeen. The gin they make is delicious and we tried all the lovely flavours. What they have done with the space in the Arches is great and we are looking forward to going back to do the gin school.

-- Jen and Tim, Aberdeen
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This was possibly the best birthday gift experience I've had. It was a joint gift for my daughter and I who have birthdays several days apart and we had a memorable, informative and entertaining evening. The venue has wow factor, the hosts are helpful, knowledgeable, informative and professional and we came away with our chosen gins. The range of botanicals available was mind boggling and I was glad the hosts expertise when we were selecting our mix. So much fun...

-- Pauline, Aberdeen
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Fantastic evening at the Gin school. It was brilliant : informative and entertaining in equal measures. Dan and Alan went above and beyond to make sure our experience was special and were great hosts. We were looked after start to finish and would highly recommend.

-- Emily T, Aberdeen
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We did the tasting masterclass. It was great, learned a lot and had way more drinks than we expected. Alan and Dan were really great and I would highl recommend it for anyone that wants to discover gin or maybe doesn't like it much and is open to diacovering it! Thank you!!!

-- Thibault, France
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We went for the discovery tour, upon arrival you get a double (their own ‘Fresh’) gin & tonic which didn’t last very long. Interesting history of gin making in Aberdeen. Very friendly hosts and good fun. We’ll be back for the gin school 👍

-- Kenny M, Aberdeen
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Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, delicious gin. Whats not to love?

-- Cecilia F, Aberdeen
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Si vous êtes de passage à Aberdeen, n'hésitez pas à vous rendre dans cette distillerie de gin. Le lieu est très agréable, tout est bien pensé. Dan et Alan animent la visite de manière très chaleureuse et avec humour. L'histoire de la création de cette distillerie et de leur rencontre est très intéressante. Les informations sont précises et utiles. Les étapes de création du gin sont bien expliquées et la partie dégustation est très conviviale. Une excellente expérience que je recommande et que je referai moi même avec grand plaisir !

-- Marie, France

 

 

 

WIN A CHRISTMAS GIN HAMPER!!

Win a special hamper filled with gin, delicious treats and snacks to celebrate launch of the distillery's Christmas offerings.

Enter here

If you are a local food/drink business and you'd like to feature a product in our hamper, please get in touch.