Sipsmith Distillery

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Sipsmith Distillery

A tasting and tour of the Sipsmith distillery in Chiswick.

Sipsmith was the first of the new wave of London gin distilleries, planting its copper stills in west London in 2009. They run tours (£15 including G&T) at 6.30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. You’ll get a little history of gin in London, then tour the stills and have a tasting. For £65 you can drink deeper with the Gin Palace Extravaganza running every other Thursday, which starts at the distillery and finishes at the nearby Princess Victoria in Shepherds Bush for a three-course meal, more sips, more tastings – and a 35cl bottle of Sipsmith London Dry.


Venue name: Sipsmith Distillery
Address: The Distillery
83 Cranbrook Rd
W4 2LJ
Transport: Tube: Turnham Green
Price: Distillery tour and tasting £15
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I did the tour in January 2015, so quite a long time ago. As I am planning to visit London again with friends, I checked the Distilleries in London and might come back for a second visit to show my friends around. The distillery is lovely and the guys are giving you a great look behind the scenes. Even if it is a well known brand, the distillery and the team is quite familiar. You will get to taste the great products. Back then it was the Standard Sipsmith Gin, the Vodka and the sloe Gin. I hope for the new Citrus Gin next time. Of course you also get a G&T ;) 

The Price is great, the distillery and the provided knowledge is super interesting and the ambiance is very friendly and personal. No time pressure and mainstream as I heard it about in bigger distilleries.

Due to obligations I wasn't able to get my bottle of Sipsmith at the distillery, but thanks to marks and spencers I could take a gin and a sloe gin back to Germany. Both taste fantastic and still last till today as they are for special occasions only!


What's not to love? Their gin rocks and the host is knowledgable, funny and usually pours large tasting measures! Highly recommend for a fun evening out.

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Did the tour last year and it was fun. I was really surprised at how small the actual still was. It barely looks big enough to keep even me in Sipsmith, let alone the entire market.

You also get great booze knowledge from the passionate staff. A genuinely fun thing to do if you're a gin nerd.