What you'll do
Scottish gin and cheeses takes you on a fun journey around Scottish gin styles. We give you an understanding of how gin is made, how to pair with great mixers and discuss how to garnish your drinks. The class is full of useful gin brand information and helps both the novice and the experienced gin lover who has an interest in the ever growing Scottish gin scene. We sample 8 different gins ranging from the classic to the newly more established to the tiny craft brands. Everything is paired with premium mixers and stunning cheese boards for the group. Run-time is around 90-120 mins.
James, Lindsay, Gary & Neil
We're the gin team at 56 North and South Loch Gin. 56 North is Scotland's oldest gin bar with over 400 gins and a working distillery making South Loch Gin. We've won loads of awards for our bar, tastings and team over the 11 years we've been open. We were the first ever winners of Scottish Gin Awards bar of the year. We've been on TV doing gin work for BBC, STV and more. James is one of the taste judges for the Scottish gin awards and has +15yrs in gin. Lindsay is our master distiller and has a full masters degree in brewing and distilling! Gary is the bar's general manager and a superb distiller. Neil is Mr Gin and the fun martini loving creative one. As a group we make up the gin team
8 Scottish gins with premium tonics and mixers. We pair this with 8 cheeses and the event is hosted by one of the gin team
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Where you'll be
We host the event in 56 North, Edinburgh. This is Scotland's oldest gin bar. You have access to see our gin distillery and stills, as well as the bar and our tasting room.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 12 guests ages 18 and up can attend. We ask all guest to be with us at least 15 minutes before the start time to get settled in before the session starts. As the sessions have multiple people we always start at the allotted time so we'd…
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Our tasting room is down a set of stairs in our old town building so sadly isn't accessible to wheelchair users. If you have any questions please just message us and we're happy to help
⭐ Scottish Gins & Cheese Tasting