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Distillery Tour
Are you passionate about spirits? Are you eager to learn and share this knowledge with others? Are you an engaging story teller, able to entertain groups of people? If so you may be the right person to join our distillery experiences team. We have a busy schedule of experiences, which typically run from Wednesday to Sunday each week, comprising of Distillery Tours, Gin Schools (where you get ...
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The Fermentation of Molasses

Sam with Titania our Rum Fermenter
Our Brand Ambassador Sam continues his rum blog by delving into the world of fermentation.   The Fermentation of Molasses What actually is fermentation and how is it different to distillation? In short fermentation is the step where alcohol and flavour is created, distillation is where this alcohol is separated (good flavours from bad) and concentrated into a delicious spirit. The m...
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Introducing Jester Rum

Jester White Rum
We’ve been working hard during these last few months of lockdown developing some new products and we are very proud to finally introduce to you our Jester White Rum!!! The name ‘Jester’ is inspired by the famous sculpture of a Jester which sits in Henley Street, just yards from Shakespeare’s Birthplace. Almost all of Shakespeare's jesters were fond drinkers and known to be bold, memorable, and ...
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What actually is Rum?

Sam, our Brand Ambassador at Shakespeare Distillery has a love for spirits which extends well beyond his work life. This combined with his experience in distilleries and his training in the mixology world, lends itself perfectly to writing a series of blogs about rum and its production. “What actually is Rum?” This is one of the questions we hear the most. As one of the very few producers of r...
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Virtual Distillery Gin Tasting!

A fun and informative experience to share virtually at home with friends, family or colleagues who love gin! As you can't visit us at the distillery right now, we come to you! A brilliant treat for you and your loved ones to immerse yourselves virtually in our gin-soaked world! Enjoy a private talk and gin tasting live from our distillery at a date and time to suit. The hour-long experience i...
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Are you a rum drinker?

Read on and you soon will be… With award-winning gin under our belt, we are now set to embark on another of our passions: rum! Small batches, big flavour, we’re creating a bold, memorable and charismatic spirit made entirely in the UK! The UK has a long tradition in importing rum, but not much of a history in making it. The fact is we’ll be one of only a handful of distilleries in the whole...
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Meet Kristine, our newest distiller!

We’re sharing an exerpt from a recent interview with Kristine so you can learn a little more about her and what she brings to our table…. What made you want to become a distiller?  When I was studying for my ‘Brewing and Brewery Operations’ diploma at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in British Columbia, my classmates and professors would sometimes talk about distilling and how it c...
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Virtual Christmas Party Idea!

We launched our Home Gin Tasting Kit for Two during the first lockdown, which has proven extremely popular and now comes in a custom-made presentation box, ideal as a Christmas present! This beautifully boxed set for two people contains: 3 gin miniatures (5cl bottles) 2 tasting glasses 3 paired Fever-Tree mixers (200ml bottles x 3) bag of Henley Chocolate Gin Truffles (x6 chocs) ...
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Stratford No.1 High Street pop-up shop opens!

  We are delighted to open our new Christmas shop in Stratford at No 1 High Street! This fantastic historical building, situated in a prominent location in the town centre, was formerly the property of Richard Quiney and the home of Shakespeare's daughter Judith who married Richard's son Thomas in 1616. The cellar is said to have been part of an early town gaol, known for a period from ...
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COVID-19 Update

Updated : 19 May 2021 Our distillery tours & experiences have resumed, with indoor social distancing. Any customers who had a booking deferred in the national lockdowns will have received an email at the time detailing how to rebook onto a future tour or experience. Our Distillery Shop is open, both for Click & Collect and Covid-Secure customer visits. Our distillery shop opening hou...
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