The team at Jars Bar know a thing or two when it comes to handcrafted spirits. Distilling their own gin at the Deptford venue, the drinks here are London to their core. Head here on a Wednesday or a Sunday and see the masters at work as they host gin-making experiences.
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.
Head to the Star of Bethnal Green for a fun and interactive gin tasting session with Four Pillars gin. Taking traditional gin styles and putting their own exotic spin on things, the brand will be showcasing a variety of flavours to enjoy.
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 or Serata Hall where you'll blend, bottle and name two of your own gins to take away at this unique masterclass.
Gin production, history and serious sipping go hand in hand at this gin masterclass at the ever-gorgeous Map Maison. Expect three different gins alongside a welcome drink and facts galore.
Set sail this summer on a blissful three-hour cruise around the Olympic Park. You'll get to sip on marvellous gin creations while learning all about their fascinating history, all served in souvenir glasses that you get to take home.
A firm London favourite, Hayman's Gin Distillery is one of the best gins in the city. And now? The British spirit-slingers are heading to the Coach and Horses for an evening of stories and sampling in the heart of Greenwich.
After a quirky gin tasting experience in London? Head to Flock Beyond in The City, where you'll be able to soak up everything from barrel-aged genever to a delicious Old Tom; all with food to soak it up.
The ultimate gin tasting experience? That includes boozy hot toddies from Sipsmith and masterclasses led by Jared Brown at one of the best rooftop bars in London; Soho's Ham Yard Hotel.
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.
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.
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.
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.