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Cocktail Making Lessons and Distillery Tours

Whether it's shaken or stirred, these cocktail making classes and spirit tasting experiences will tingle your tastebuds and revive your love for cocktails and mixed drinks. You might want to master some of the classic cocktail recipes, or perhaps you fancy learning how a true Scot drinks their Whisky? These fun and convivial experiences will teach you all you need to know during your lesson.

In most cases you leave your class with loads of notes and handy hints, so you will be able to knock up fabulous cocktails and drinks at home. The ‘cheat sheets’ include the details of ingredients needed, a kit list and tips and hacks from expert mixologists and bar staff. We think these cocktails lessons and spirit workshops and tastings are a great way to be able to add a little glamour to the next dinner party or BBQ hosted at yours. Get frosting those glasses, mashing the mint for your mojito and cutting the lemons!  Read more...


Blend your own Bespoke Gin

Stourbridge, West Midlands

From £99.00

    • Go to gin school and blend your own gin!
    • A fun & informative gin workshop in Stourbridge
    • Gin drinks are served whilst you work on your recipe
    • Take a 70cl bottle of your creation home with you
Cocktail Course Brighton


From £120.00

    • Full induction into making cocktails
    • Learn the steps of making a cocktail
    • Understanding spirits and liqueurs
    • Taste the cocktails you have made
Dr Hardwickes Gin Tasting Experience for Two

Stourbridge, West Midlands

From £70.00

    • A two-hour gin tasting workshop in Stourbridge
    • Discover which tonics go best with which gins
    • Sample 5 carefully chosen gins from around the world
    • Hosted by ginthusiasts from Dr Hardwicke's Emporium
Gin and Whisky Tasting Glasgow

Central Glasgow

Special Offer From £25

    • Entertaining presentations on whisky or gin
    • Discuss, taste & cogitate over four fine spirits
    • Learn how to serve your drinks
    • Whisky & gin tastings located in central Glasgow
Gin Tasting Subscription

Free Nationwide Delivery

From £79.00

    • Gin gift boxes delivered directly to your door
    • Choose between a 3 or 6 month subscription
    • Miniature gin bottles, with tonic to accompany them
    • Different types of gin to taste every month
London Distillery Experience

Bimber Distillery, North West London

From £25.00

    • Visit the Bimber Distillery and sample the wares!
    • This is an artisan distillery in North West London
    • Tour the distillery and taste the gins and vodkas
    • Find out which botanicals go in Bimber London Gin
Ultimate Distillers Experience

Bimber Distillery, North West London

From £250.00

    • Spend the day learning the art of distilling spirits
    • Join the Bimber distillery team to make whisky
    • Help out with mashing the malted barley
    • You're given Bimber spirits to take home with you
Whisky Connoisseur at Bimber Distillery

London, NW10

From £99.00

    • Whisky distillery tour & tasting in London
    • The perfect experience for whisky lovers
    • Plenty of opportunity for in-house spirit tasting
Cocktail & Chocolate Making

near Shoreditch Park, North London

Save 25% From £56.25

    • Cocktails and chocolate making combined!
    • Take part in a fun Friday evening workshop
    • Lovely North London location right by Regent Canal
    • Plenty of time for tasting - and take chocs home
Gourmet Choice

Locations Nationwide

From £50.00

    • Choose from a wide choice of Food and Drink Experiences
    • Locations across the UK
    • Option to top up your voucher on line
Sushi & Cocktail Making

Essex and London

Special Offer From £39

    • Sushi making and cocktail drinking combined
    • Host at professional kitchens in London and Essex
    • Watch and learn how two types of sushi are made
    • Cocktail served as you taste the fresh made sushi
Whisky Tasting Subscriptions

Nationwide Delivery

From £98.00

    • Fine whiskies delivered to your door every 3 months
    • Miniature 30ml bottles of whisky in neat packaging
    • Selected and bottled by the whisky tasting company
    • Choose between a nine or 12-month subscription

How to make the cocktails just like a proper mixologist in a bar

From gin tasting to cocktail making classes, this connoisseur collection of courses will have you blending, shaking and stirring like a pro. Whether you have always wanted to know what goes into a Black Russian, want to find out how you really should be drinking your whiskies, or just fancy learning about botanicals and gin, there's something for you here.

Images of Tom Cruise in that rather cheesy film are blown to smithereens (thank goodness!) when you enrol at our Brighton cocktail school for budding cocktail makers. There's still something quite artistic, flamboyant even, about creating those flavoursome mixes. But on these classes you won't be obliged to toss bottles into the air accompanied by 80s music…sorry Tom with your natty waistcoat, gelled hair and Cuban heels, cocktail making is a lot cooler these days!

But if you do miss those Hippy Hippy Shake days of the film Cocktail, here’s a nice throwback clip of barman Brian Flanagan in action makin’ and a shakin’ cocktails. Yeah!

By the end of the lesson, your cocktail making skills will have come on in leaps and bounds. With the recipes and notes under your arm, you'll be able to host dinner parties at yours with a veritable cocktail menu for your guests, with everything from the classics, to funky new long drinks. A fine way to start a fun evening at home that's for sure.

Stand aside cocktails, here comes the whisky and the gin into the mix!

As for the whisky side of things, we have a traditional tasting tour in Scotland, but also one in Wales. This might be the lesser known country when it comes to producing this fine spirit, but taste it for yourself and we think you'll be pleasantly surprised and you get the full hosted tour of the distillery to see what goes in to making Welsh whisky.

And it’s the same with gin. Feet up with a G&T after a long day at work is a much-loved pleasure for many of you. But do you know much about all the flavours and aromas that can be found in gin? It’s a superb insight into the world of natural flavourings used - and with lots of varieties to test out too.

So if you know someone who has a drinks cabinet at home that isn't being put to good use, or you have a bottle of Blue Sapphire that you've always wondered what you can do with, these cocktail making classes and lessons are the perfect way to while way an afternoon. It's doors open to the distilleries and bars around the country as the alcohol expert bar tenders invite you to taste, learn and make delicious drinks.
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