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The Making of Hand-Made Artisan Gin

The Making of Hand-Made Artisan Gin

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a entrepreneur. This latest venture is a craft distillery. Making less than 200 gallons per year of small batch liquors such as whiskey, bourbon, gin, rum, and specialty spirits. This distillery is the first “legal” distillery in Hampshire County, the oldest County in West Virginia. Folks have compared my spirits to top shelf brands such as Maker’s Mark, Tanqueray, Glenlivet, and other…
Stephen
Stephen
Stephen
Stephen

What we’ll do

Guests will be involved in hand-making of Gin. They will prepare select herbs and aromatic spices. Using mortar and pestle, the spices are blended together. The prepared spices are then add to the “Gin basket” that sits on top of the still. A previously distilled spirit such as white rum, vodka, or fruit brandy is then re-distilled with the vapors passing through the herbal preparation. This…

What else you should know

This is primarily an outdoor ranch and farm activity with that comes with precautions for travelers and guests who are unaccustomed to being in the outdoors. There is no air conditioning, there are some bugs at times, there are your irregular hiking paths, along with lovely flora and fauna.

What I’ll provide

Cocktail, Spirits and Other
Sample tasting of a variety of spirits handcrafted at the distillery. Soft drink beverages and fresh well water also provided

What to bring

Interesting stories
Lots of questions
OPTION: To receive a discount on liquor purchases, guest should bring acbottle of cheap vodka, rum, brandy which we will redistill in making gin

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Where you'll be

This activity takes place in the distillery - a large custom built barn, adjacent to the Airbnb rental cabin and not a far distance from Glamping sites also at the same location. Guests may take a walking tour on their own of the 30 acre farm to view the fields where herbs are collected, a fishing pond, and a Glamping site if not otherwise occupied

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is primarily an outdoor ranch and farm activity with that comes with precautions for travelers and guests who are unaccustomed to being in the outdoors. There is no air conditioning, there are some bugs at times, there are your irregular hiking paths, along with lovely flora and fauna.
Stephen
The Making of Hand-Made Artisan Gin
1 review
£36/person
1 review
£36/person