Gin Tasting in Edinburgh

It’s gin o’clock somewhere, right? Learn all you’ve ever wanted to know about this popular spirit with a fun Gin Tasting in Edinburgh!

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Edinburgh Gin Tasting

This activity is a gin lover’s dream! Get to know a little about the history of gin with fun facts and delicious samples, from straight tastes to gin-based cocktails, and watch demonstrations by the professional bartender. They’ll be your guide through the wonderful world of gin, teaching you all about the origins and distilling process that makes this spirit so delicious. Next time you’re out at a bar and ordering a gin and tonic, you’ll know exactly which gin to go for and why! Just think how impressed your mates will be. They’ll all be asking you to order for them from now on!

Make sure you take in all the bartender has to say during Gin Tasting in Edinburgh to swot up your knowledge. A tasting sesh is a great way to get all your friends together to celebrate a special occasion like a birthday, stag or hen do in Edinburgh. Alternatively, it’s also a fab way to wind down after a busy day or warm up for a big night out. Break the ice with a few drinks and chat about which gin you enjoyed the most.

Birthday, stag do or hen party Gin Tasting in Edinburgh

Gin Tasting in Edinburgh

Break the ice with a few drinks and chat about which gin you enjoyed the most. Did you know the best way to taste gin is actually at room temperature, and with equal parts water to really bring out the full flavours? And, London Dry Gin doesn’t need to be made in London? It’s more of a guideline on how to make it than what city it’s actually made in!

Learn more fun facts like this and get your lips around loads of tasty samples. Head to Las Iguanas for some Gin Cocktail Making in Edinburgh where you’ll learn how to make two delicious drinks each, drink two more cocktails, nibble on tapas and play fun games that’ll get everyone giggling.

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  • What occasion is a gin tasting good for?

    Gin Tasting can be for any special occasion, whether it’s a birthday, hen, stag or celebrating an engagement party in style. It’s also a great excuse to get your friends together any time.

  • Is there an age restriction?

    Yes, the age restriction is 18+ in the UK. Please bring your ID. Age restrictions for other European countries may vary so please check with the provider in advance.

  • What's the dress code?

    Smart casual is the usual code of conduct. Please ask when you enquire if you can wear fancy dress.

  • Can I join in if I don't drink alcohol?

    Best to check with each activity provider but most are likely to let you drink or make mocktails instead but let us know in advance so the bar can prepare the ingredients for you.

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