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6 Places for the Best Gin Tasting Newcastle 2022

Places for the Best Gin Tasting Newcastle – a gin experience makes a great night out.  Have a look at our list of the places for the best gin tasting in Newcastle.  Alternatively, you could also consider Cocktail Making Classes too.

Bealim House

Bealim House, 17-25 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Bealim House offer a gin tasting experience.  “Taste your way through the fascinating history of gin, full of interesting facts and anecdotes, finishing with a full sensory tasting experience of our very own Newcastle Gin.  Experience how our gin is made including a full background history and production.  This 90 minute experience includes a welcome cocktail, a variety of gin samples, gin and tonics, a selection of nibbles and an informative tasting session.”


Gin Bar at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Forth St, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3SA

At the Gin Bar, you can expect “a free Gin Masterclass every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm. We invite in master distillers and gin experts to talk you though the craft of Gin.  As you learn about the processes and botanicals used in their gin, you will have a more hands-on approach by enjoying free samples!  Guarantee yourself a space and prebook here, don’t forget to reserve a welcome drink or Bar Board!”


Banyan Bar

Monument Mall, 3, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7AL

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.

Revolution Bar – Gin Academy

Collingwood St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1JF

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.


The Botanist

Monument Mall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7AL

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

106 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DX

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 Newcastle too.



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