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6 Places for the Best Gin Tasting Leeds 2020

Places for the Best Gin Tasting Leeds – for a great night out a gin tasting experience is hard to beat.  Have a look at our list of the places for the best gin tasting in Leeds.  Alternatively, have a look at our list of Cocktail Making Masterclasses.

 

Lazy Lounge

Wellington St, Leeds LS1 4JY

At Lazy Lounge they “proudly boast Wine and Gin Tastings & The monthly Yorkshire Fellowship Of The Still Whisky Club. We currently offer Wine and Gin Tastings on a weekly, at times multiple weekly, basis.  You’ll experience history of gin, a glorious number of tastes, and some serious cake. The session last about 2 hours and are held on Mondays at 6.30pm and Saturdays at 1pm. A list of the gins you might taste includes 1. Bols, Barrel Aged, Genever  2. Bathtub, Cask-aged, Navy Strength  3. Jensens, Old Tom  4. Plymouth, Navy Strength  5. Slingsbys, London Dry
6. Williams Chase, Great British, Extra Dry  7. Haymans, Sloe  8. Brockmans  9. Gin A La Madame  10. Edinburgh Gins, Raspberry Liquor.

 

Banyan Bar

62 Street Ln, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2DQ

Banyan Bar have a fab sounding Gin Masterclass Experience.  “Start the night with a Pink 75 welcome drink – Tanqueray, lemon, sugar and a touch of Chambord, topped off with Prosecco. The perfect way to cleanse the palate!  Then your personal mixologist will teach you how to shake up your very own cocktails! Starting with a classic bramble – a crisp combination of gin, lemon juice, sugar and crème de mûre. The perfect gin-lovers tipple!  We’ll give you a brief history of the famous spirit as you learn about the distilling process, botanicals and aromas of Bombay Sapphire!  Next, you will craft your very own gin garden… a long drink with Bombay Sapphire gin, lemon juice and basil-infused syrup, all topped with crisp Prosecco. Simple, refreshing and utterly delicious, garnished your way with our selection of fruits & herbs.  Finally, a classic with a twist! Create a perfect serve gin copa with the unique ‘stir-creatively’ Bombay Sapphire edible paint. As the ice, gin and tonic blend together, a stripe of paint on the inside of the glass slowly infuses delicious flavour and a hint of colour into the drink.  Leeds has some amazing restaurants.

Revolution Bar – Gin Academy

48 Call Ln, Leeds LS1 6DT

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.

 

Cosy Club – Gin Masterclass

53 Albion St, Leeds LS1 5AA

Cosy Club have lots of different options for gin tasting classes.  You can choose from the basic package – Exclusive use of their private room either between 12-5pm or 6pm- late. Tasting of 3 different gins then tasting of 3 different gins paired with tonics, syrups and garnishes.  Finally, learn about all 3 gins, where they’re from, how they’re distilled, what botanicals they contain, recommended serve and tasting notes. Or you can upgrade and add on a selection of tapas, or a two course or three course meal.

 

The Botanist

67 Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6HW

At The Botanist, you can take a Gin Discovery Masterclass.  “Truth be told, there’s more to gin than tonic! Discover the origins and history of our botanists’ favourite tipple, as our experts guide you through our gin tasting masterclass. Enjoy a range of expertly selected gins, as you learn to identify the unique flavours and botanicals in every bottle.  Each 90 minute session is ideal for 6-12 people (it’s no fun with less!).”

 

Las Iguanas – Gin Tasting Experience

Unit 3 Cloth Hall St, Leeds LS1 2HD

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.

 

Why not consider cocktail making classes or bottomless brunch in Leeds too?

 

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