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Gin Tasting Masterclass
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK © City of Aberdeen Distillery

Gin Tasting Masterclass

From £44 per adult

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January — December

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What is in gin? What do each of the individual botanicals of gin taste like? Ever wondered what botanicals taste like distilled on their own? Deep dive into the world of distilling and try gin distilled in the heart of Aberdeen.

Following a welcome Gin & Tonic, join us on an exploration of individual botanicals though single distillates, training your palate to the flavours that make a classic gin. Use this knowledge in a tutored tasting of three distinctive styles of gin, concluding with a Gin & Tonic of your choice.

What's included?

  • Double Gin and Tonic on arrival
  • Talk on the different types of gin, the processes involved and what makes a gin...a gin
  • Taste a range of single distillates
  • Tutored Gin tasting by the head distiller of three distinctly different gins
  • Samples of our own genuinely small batch gins
  • A Gin & Tonic made from a preferred demi-john (traditional gin / fruit based gin)
  • Shopping at the distillery shop

The Gin Tasting Masterclass caters for up to 20 guests at a time.

Scheduled tours take place at approximately fortnightly.

Want a different date? We are happy to arrange a date/time that suits you. Please get in touch.

Contact details

City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School
Arch 10, Palmerston Road
AB11 5RE

Key facilities

Disabled Access Level Access
WiFi Wifi
Aberdeen Aberdeen City Centre
Bespoke Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
City Food and drink Gin

Tour prices


  • £44 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour company information

City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School

Hidden within a historic railway arch, in the heart of the city, you can find Aberdeen’s first distillery for over 75 years and 1st ever Gin School (distil your own gin). As trains rumble overhead, why not visit and sample the range of flavours and discover the best of Scottish Gin, book a tour of the distillery, enjoy a Gin Tasting Masterclass – or perhaps, distil your own gin!

Opening times

Tuesday - Sunday
12pm - 5:30pm

Outwith these hours are by appointment.
Evening tours start at 6pm and finish 9:45pm latest.

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