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5 Places for the Best Gin Tasting in Aberdeen

Places for the Best Gin Tasting Aberdeen – How about Shetland Reel tasting or a Gin Academy?  Have a look at our list of places for the best gin tasting in Aberdeen.  Alternatively, you could also consider Cocktail Making Classes.


City of Aberdeen Distillery – 3 Hour Gin School Experience

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Guided by the Head Distiller, craft and distil your very own 70cl bottle of Scottish Gin. Using premium organic alcohol and botanicals from around the world, including the flavourful Macedonian Juniper, you’ll create a traditional gin recipe before going on to choose from over 100 different botanicals to make a unique gin, designed by you.

Uncover the hidden history of distilling in Aberdeen, listen to the intriguing story of where gin came from, explore the restricted areas of the distillery and see how Aberdeen Gin is authentically distilled in the heart of the city.

Enjoy drinks throughout and taste samples of true small batch artisan gin – both London Dry and Fruit Gins. Finally, choose the strength of your gin. Bottle your gin. Now the tough part…naming your gin.

The event concludes with a surprise cocktail to celebrate you have become an Aberdeen Distiller!

Read more about 3 hour Gin School Experience in Aberdeen.

The Tippling House

4 Belmont St, Aberdeen AB10 1JE

The Tippling House offer a Gin Tasting Experience.  “Currently enjoying a resurgence in both popularity and number of brands on the market, gin is no longer a mother’s ruin. Learn about the colourful history of gin, tasting five different styles of gin from oak-rested to navy strength, along with a number of Fever Tree tonics.”



Grape and Grain

31 Thistle St, Aberdeen AB10 1UY

Grape and Grain offer a couple of different gin tasting experiences from Shetland Reel Gin Tasting (“Join us to hear the story behind the Shetland Reel, price includes 1 cocktail & 3 gins with some canapes included.”) to Pickering’s Gin tasting Afternoon (“Join us to hear the story behind the summer Summerhall Distillery, try a selection of their gins, all paired with some canapés.”).

Revolution Bar – Gin Academy

25 Belmont St, Aberdeen AB10 1JS

At Revolution Bar “Our brand new Gin Academy is overflowing with fun, flavour combinations, pro-tips from our bartenders, exciting interactive games and yummy snacks. And, of course, a GINerous helping of the finest juniper tipples from around the world. Join us at one of our gin classes and master the world’s trendiest, most in-the-moment spirit.”  The gin tasting classes are a 90 minute experience.  Minimum of 8 guests per booking.


Las Iguanas – Gin Tasting Experience

18 Upper Level Mall, Union Square, Aberdeen AB11 5RG

At Las Iguanas you can find a Gin Tasting Masterclass “for the Gin lovers of the world! Mix your own gin cocktails & try the new Las Iguanas x Poetic License Tropical Gin; classic gin flavours blended perfectly with mango, coconut & grapefruit.” You’ll then make the gin cocktails, Gin Genie and Gin Sandia.  Finally, enjoy a Gin Smash to complete your masterclass.


Alternatively, you could also consider Cocktail Making Classes. in Aberdeen.



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