Soak up gin and tonics, various tasters and even an extremely rare gin from Merchant House's private collection at one of the bar's group masterclasses, running throughout this summer.
Gin Tasting Experiences in London
Aside from a brief fall out from fashion in the Victorian era, Londoners have loved gin for centuries. Our affair with the feted spirit shows no sign of slowing down with more gin tasting experiences in London than ever. Whether you want to know the history of gin or are keen to learn how to knock up the perfect G&T, these London gin masterclasses are just the ticket.
Half Hitch micro distillery knows more than most when it comes to making gin; join the master distillers for a gin making experience that includes creating your own unique bottle, tastings and a bottle of their own brand.
With a killer gin selection, the Marquis of Westminster should already be a regular stop over for fans of the spirit. On top of that, each month the pub selects a Gin Of The Month, often a rare and exclusive selection, so it's worth checking back in with them to try out something new.
Do you have a taste for botanical blends? If gin is your tipple of choice, why not try your hand at blending your own bottles? Get down to Martello Hall, Cattivo, or Cannova Hall where you'll blend, bottle and name two of your own gins to take away at this unique masterclass.
Calling all gin lovers: The Distillery Bankside is taking you on a journey across all things juniper, complete with a lesson on the history of London's favourite spirit, as well as, G&T tastings and samples.
Calling all gin lovers: the London Gin Cruise is back and this time you can soak up a botanical-based masterclass, 4 perfect serves, gin-inspired tapas and live music on board a stunning boat tour across London. What more could you want?
Michelin-starred rooftop haunt Angler are opening up their rooftop terrace, covering it in foliage and encouraging you to come and sample a selection of hand-crafted artisinal gin cocktails. Perfect for summer drinking sessions, it promises to be a quintessentially British escape.
When life gives you cucumbers, pop 'em in a glass with some tonic and add a healthy splash of gin. These masterclass will teach you all you need to know about finding the perfect garnish for your signature tipple, with plenty of sampling along the way.
Join Theodore Gin as the Scottish gin's brand ambassador comes to Soho this June. Taking over 68 & Boston, the botanical brand is set to take you on a journey through scent and taste, with welcome drinks inspired by perfume and a secret menu to lap up.
Whether you fancy tasting your way through Plymouth Gin cocktails and learning how to shake up your very own, or joining The Botanist for an evening of dinner and drinks creating using foraged ingredients, this is one for all you gin lovers out there.
Kentish Town watering hole, The Neighbour is playing host to a series of stunning gin tastings that are an essential venture for the city's gin-lovers. This masterclass will have you sipping in fine creations from Plymouth Gin while giving you plenty of expert knowledge.
If you're in need of a summer pick-me-up, this supper club at The Elgin pairs refreshing flavours of a seasonal supper club with Martin Miller's G&Ts with phenomenal results. As essential visit for gin-lovers and foodies alike.
This summer, get festival-ready wile sipping gin and munching on botanical-inspired nibbles at Swift. This flower crown-making session will have you ready for festival season, with its fun activity and refreshing summer gin mixes.
Housed in the spot where Portobello Road gin is made, Gin Tonica is a mecca for gin lovers. You can stay in the hotel rooms upstairs, there's a London gin making experience downstairs, and the restaurant has more than 100 types of gin.