Unique Gin Tasting London

Looking for a unique Gin Tasting experience in London? Step into the wonderful world of gin with expertly crafted gin tastings and masterclasses. Let knowledgeable mixologists guide you through the art of gin appreciation, cocktail crafting, and even help you create your own bespoke gin recipes. You can even tour gin distilleries. Unleash your inner gin connoisseur and embark on a journey of luxury and flavour.

A Quick History of Gin in London

Gin has a fascinating history intertwined with London. It gained popularity in the city during the 18th century, a period known as the "Gin Craze." This era saw a significant rise in the production and consumption of gin, driven by factors such as easy accessibility, low production costs, and social conditions. The affordability of gin made it the drink of choice for many, including the lower classes.However, the excessive consumption of gin led to widespread social issues and public health concerns. The negative consequences of the "Gin Craze" prompted the government to intervene, implementing various regulations and laws to control gin production and consumption.One pivotal event was the Gin Act of 1751, which aimed to curb excessive gin consumption by introducing higher taxes and licensing requirements. These measures led to the closure of many unlicensed gin distilleries, improving the quality and reputation of gin over time.Fast forward to the present day, London has experienced a gin renaissance. The city has witnessed a resurgence of craft gin distilleries, with a focus on small-batch production and artisanal methods. This gin revival has brought about a wide variety of gin styles and flavours, showcasing London's reputation as a hub for gin enthusiasts and connoisseurs.