The Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting at East London Liquor Company will take you on a voyage through the astonishing world of gin, from its ruinous past to its modern-day revival. Distilling since 2014, East London Liquor Company is located in an old glue factory in Bow Wharf where they produce a London Dry Gin and two premium gins, all highlighting botanicals from across the globe. Gin and tonic in hand, you will head behind the bar into the distillery to see how gin is made and hear the shocking stories of gin's dark history. From there, you will visit the maturation room for a spirits tasting starting with East London Liquor Company's own spirits, followed by contrasting world gins. The Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting runs on Friday and Saturday afternoons, and lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Need to Know
When you arrive in Bow Wharf, make your way to the old glue factory that is now home to East London Liquor Company. Here you will be welcomed and served a gin and tonic before beginning the Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting. Over the course of the tour you'll learn how they go about producing their quality spirits and the history of distilling in London over the years. Along the way you'll taste all their gins as well as contrasting world gins. Before or after your experience, why not reserve a table in East London Liquor Companys highly-acclaimed restaurant for a bite to eat?