Hen Party Gin Tastings in the Peak District

Gin Tastings

Hen Party Gin Tastings in the Peak District National Park!

We love to host gin tastings for hen parties! We also host gin tastings for private parties and at corporate events. We host gin tastings for hen parties and corporate events at venues within the Peak District and all over the UK. Often our tastings take place in large self catering holiday houses.

Gin Tastings Anywhere in the UK!

During our exclusive gin tastings guests taste 6 gins neat before preparing the perfect serve gin & tonic with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. Our tastings are fun and informative and are enjoyed by those both new to the wonderful world of gin and by seasoned enthusiasts!

We specially select the gins that we present at our tastings very carefully. We present authentic gins that we believe have been made properly by passionate distillers who have integrity, knowledge and skill. Above all we present gins that we enjoy and that truly speak of their provenance and placeness due to careful selection of botanicals by the distillers.

We provide everything needed to ensure that your guests will thoroughly enjoy the tasting:

  • A range of wonderful gins including craft gins
  • Garnishes for each gin and tonic as recommended by the distiller
  • Tonics to accompany the gin
  • All glassware
  • Tasting notes
  • An industry expert to host the tasting

Gin Tastings For Hen Parties

As well as our regular scheduled gin tasting events around the UK, we arrange private gin tastings for private parties, stag parties, hen parties, corporate events and for special birthdays. We can host a private tasting for you and your guests in your home.

Please contact us here if you would like more information or to book us for a private tasting event. Alternatively please call David on 07875 405 980.

To enquire about a gin tasting anywhere in the UK, please call David on the number above or complete and submit the form below and we will get back to you very quickly.

 

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Accommodation For Hen Parties

We can host your gin tasting wherever you are in the UK, whether in your holiday accommodation or in your own home. We regularly hold gin tastings in the Lake District and the Peak District in large self catering houses. Here are two recommendations for accommodation providers who we work with regularly, please click on the link for more info:

Party Houses UK

Peak Venues

Our Gin Tastings

When you join one of our gin tastings you can expect it to be a little different. Having worked in the distilling industry for many years, we know that the distiller who has painstakingly crafted the gin before you, wants you to be able to taste the spirit and to appreciate the difference between their gin and those produced by their competitors. The spirit is the heart and soul of any distillery, whether it be destined for a fine single malt whisky or for a premium London dry gin.

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Nosing and Tasting Gin

At the beginning of our tasting I talk guests through the rationale of the choice of glassware that I like to use in comparative spirit tastings. I then demonstrate how to nose, taste and evaluate spirit.  I then ask guests to spend a few minutes nosing the neat gins, and to make a note of any aromas that they detect, there are no right or wrong answers, what one person gets will be completely different to the next.

We nose each of the gins ‘blind’, I don’t reveal the brand name of the gin until later, we then go on to having a taste of each neat gin, again to see if guests identify any particular flavours. We then prepare the gin and tonic using garnishes as suggested by the distiller and enjoy our first drink.

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The Gin Garnish and Tonics

I prepare the garnishes as suggested by the distillers for the ‘perfect serve’ for each gin. I always suggest to guests that they should perhaps taste the gin and tonic before garnishing. I believe some garnishes can totally over power the flavour of the gin. I don’t see the point in spending £40 on a special bottle of gin only to mask its character by adding heavily flavoured garnishes or tonic. I think it is similar in a way to how we drink single malt whisky. There is nothing wrong with adding  a large dollop of coca cola to your £50 single malt whisky, it’s just that the end product will taste exactly the same as it would if you had used a £12 blended whisky from the supermarket.

I adopt a similar approach with the choice of tonic for my tastings. There are many tonics on the market to choose from and It is great that people have their own favourites and that it is encouraging consumers to explore the gin category. During a tasting however, it is important that each spirit is tasted in exactly the same way, using the same glassware, some would argue without garnish, and if tonic is being used, exactly the same product for each serve. More often than not, my choice of tonic for my gin tasting events is good old straight forward Fever Tree tonic water.

Once each gin & tonic has been prepared and tasted, I talk about the gin brand and the history of the distillers who make it. I’ll also talk about the production process and botanicals, both traditional and local, used to make each gin.

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We hope to see you at a tasting soon!

Chin chin

David

Gin Tastings in Bakewell

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We Host Gin Tastings in Bakewell and Surrounding Areas!

We host gin tastings for throughout the UK! We also host gin tastings for private parties and at corporate events. We host gin tastings for hen parties and corporate events at venues all over the UK. Often our tastings take place in large self catering holiday houses or in private homes. We are based in the Peak District and so host lots of tastings for people on their Peak District Holidays!

Gin Tastings Anywhere in the UK!

During our exclusive gin tastings guests taste 6 gins neat before preparing the perfect serve gin & tonic with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. Our tastings are fun and informative and are enjoyed by those both new to the wonderful world of gin and by seasoned enthusiasts!

We specially select the gins that we present at our tastings very carefully. We present authentic gins that we believe have been made properly by passionate distillers who have integrity, knowledge and skill. Above all we present gins that we enjoy and that truly speak of their provenance and placeness due to careful selection of botanicals by the distillers.

We provide everything needed to ensure that your guests will thoroughly enjoy the tasting:

  • A range of wonderful gins including craft gins
  • Garnishes for each gin and tonic as recommended by the distiller
  • Tonics to accompany the gin
  • All glassware
  • Tasting notes
  • An industry expert to host the tasting

Gin Tastings For Hen Parties

As well as our regular scheduled gin tasting events around the UK, we arrange private gin tastings for private parties, stag parties, hen parties, corporate events and for special birthdays. We can host a private tasting for you and your guests in your home.

Please contact us here if you would like more information or to book us for a private tasting event. Alternatively please call David on 07875 405 980.

To enquire about a gin tasting in Bakewell or anywhere in the UK, please call David on the number above or complete and submit the form below and we will get back to you very quickly.

 

Gin Tastings on Your Peak District Holiday

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Enjoy a Gin Tasting In The Peak District

Whether it is a hen party gin tasting in the peak district or a gin tasting for your peak district holiday accommodation we will arrange the perfect gin tasting in the peak district for you and your guests!

Authentic Peak District Gin Tastings

We’re not sales representatives, retailers or brand ambassadors, our experience comes from working at the coal face of spirit production, we’ve worked in and managed some of the most iconic distilleries in the United Kingdom. You can expect a fun but above all authentic experience for your guests when we host a peak district gin tasting for you.

The Peak District is the perfect destination for large groups to get together, whether it be a family gathering, a stag or hen party or a business meeting, there are dozens of large self catering houses available for hire on a weekly basis or just for a weekend.

Gin Tastings in Your Peak District Holiday House

We are based in the Peak District so it is easy for us to get to any location within the national park. If you book us to host a gin tasting in your holiday accommodation we bring along all the glasses, tasting notes, garnishes, gins and tonics and set up in plenty of time for your guests getting together for the tasting.

If you would like to contact to enquire about a private gin tasting, please complete the form below and we will be back to you as soon as possible! Alternatively please call David on 07875 405 980.

 

Gin Tastings in the Peak District

During our gin tastings we present 6 gins from around the UK. We are passionate about quality gins. We select gins that are distilled properly, where the distillers are authentic and have integrity, and above all, we select gins that we love because of their provenance and their ability to demonstrate placeness.

We taste the 6 gins neat in the first instance, so that we can compare and contrast each of the spirits. We then mix the perfect serve G&T with tonic and garnishes as suggested by each distiller. Our tastings are all about the gin. We encourage guests to mix classic gin and tonics, we’re not making gin cocktails.

During the tasting I talk about the history of gin production and also explain exactly how gin makes the special journey from field to glass. Space permitting I often give a virtual tour of a distillery in order to explain the process.

If you would like to contact to enquire about a private gin tasting, please complete the form below and we will be back to you as soon as possible!

 

Links to Large Self Catering Houses in the Peak District

Peak Venues: www.peakvenues.co.uk

Peak Venues have many quality large group self catering houses in the Peak District National Park. They have houses that can accommodate 2 to 43 guests. Celebrate birthdays, wedding anniversaries, hen weekends, stag weekends, family reunions, corporate breaks in fabulous rural or village locations.

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Party Houses: www.partyhouses.co.uk

Party Houses have many top quality large self catering houses in the Peak District and across the Midlands. Again these venues are perfect for family gatherings, corporate breaks and special occasions.

Large Accomodation Stag Party Hen Party

We hope to see you in the Peak District soon!

David

Hen Party Gin Tastings

Gin Tasting Hen Party

Hen Party Gin Tastings!

We host gin tastings for hen parties throughout the UK! We also host gin tastings for private parties and at corporate events. We host gin tastings for hen parties and corporate events at venues all over the UK. Often our tastings take place in large self catering holiday houses or in private homes.

Gin Tastings Anywhere in the UK!

During our exclusive gin tastings guests taste 6 gins neat before preparing the perfect serve gin & tonic with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. Our tastings are fun and informative and are enjoyed by those both new to the wonderful world of gin and by seasoned enthusiasts!

We specially select the gins that we present at our tastings very carefully. We present authentic gins that we believe have been made properly by passionate distillers who have integrity, knowledge and skill. Above all we present gins that we enjoy and that truly speak of their provenance and placeness due to careful selection of botanicals by the distillers.

We provide everything needed to ensure that your guests will thoroughly enjoy the tasting:

  • A range of wonderful gins including craft gins
  • Garnishes for each gin and tonic as recommended by the distiller
  • Tonics to accompany the gin
  • All glassware
  • Tasting notes
  • An industry expert to host the tasting

Gin Tastings For Hen Parties

As well as our regular scheduled gin tasting events around the UK, we arrange private gin tastings for private parties, stag parties, hen parties, corporate events and for special birthdays. We can host a private tasting for you and your guests in your home.

Please contact us here if you would like more information or to book us for a private tasting event. Alternatively please call David on 07875 405 980.

To enquire about a gin tasting anywhere in the UK, please call David on the number above or complete and submit the form below and we will get back to you very quickly.

 

 

 

 

Peak District Stag Party Activities

Gin Tastings Peak District

If you are looking to arrange a stag party in a rural location, look no further than having your stag do in the Peak District National Park. The Peak District offers a wealth of outdoor activities for stag groups and there are plenty of large self catering houses in stunning locations to choose from. In this blog post we’ve put together a list of fun activities that can be enjoyed by your stag party guests.

Peak District Stag Party Ideas

The Peak District National Park is the perfect place to have your stag party. The scenery is breathtaking with hundreds of miles of trails to explore whether on foot or by cycling. Sitting in a Peak District pub with your friends in front of a roaring fire with a pint of real ale is the perfect way to end the day.

 

Shooting Activities For Your Peak District Stag Do

The Yeaveley Estate near to the beautiful market town of Ashbourne offers a range of activities for corporate groups, stag parties and hen parties. The shooting packages that the estate offers are very popular with stag groups and make a great activity for your Peak District stag do. The estate also offers a fantastic range of other activities perfect for your Peak District stag party such as fly fishing, hovercrafting, archery and game butchery courses and there is on site accommodation too if you’d like your whole Peak District stag weekend to take place in one location. There is even a pub serving good beer and food at the entrance to the estate. Check out The Yeaveley Arms website for more information.

Peak District stag activities

Peak District Stag Party Whisky Tasting

Here at Distilled Events we host whisky tastings for stag parties in the Peak District. We host whisky tastings for stag dos in large self catering houses throughout the Peak District National Park. During our stag group whisky tasting you and your guests will taste 6 wonderful single malt whiskies from around Scotland and hear all about the history of Scotch whisky and how it makes the amazing journey from field to table. To enquire about a whisky tasting for your Peak District stag party or to check availability please call David on 07875 405 980 or click here to use our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Peak District Gin Tastings

At Distilled Events we also host gin tastings. If your party is in the Peak District book us to come to you and we will host your very own gin tasting experience. At our gin tastings guests taste 6 great gins before mixing the perfect serve G&T with each with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. We supply all the gins, glassware, tonics, ice and garnishes and we also include a ‘guess the botanicals’ quiz to make sure the experience is fun as well as informative. For more information or to book a Peak District gin tasting please call David on 07875 405 980 or click here to use our contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Bespoke Cycling Adventures For Peak District Stag Groups

Our friends True North Adventures offer bespoke cycling adventures, E-bike hire and cycling holidays in the Peak District.  True North Adventures guide, teach skills and offer coaching for all cycling disciplines, e-mountain bikes, mountain biking, gravel riding and road riding. They offer unique, bespoke guided cycling adventures throughout the Peak District, Derbyshire Dales and the Staffordshire Moorlands. There is also accommodation available if you would like to keep your stag party in one location in stunning surroundings. There is no better place than the Peak District for a bespoke cycling weekend for your stag party guests.

Peak District Stag Party Activities

Peak District Stag Party Paddlesports

Tittesworth Water Sports offer a wide range of outdoor activities which would make a great day out for guests on your Peak District stag party. Tittesworth reservoir is situated on the Southern edge of the Peak District National park and has stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands and The Roaches. There are many things to get involved in at the water sport centre. Your stag party guests could enjoy canoeing, kayaking, raft building, archery, and axe throwing in stunning surroundings. After a day on the water, no trip to Tittesworth is complete without a visit to The Lazy Trout pub for excellent food and ale.

Fly Fishing in the Peak District National Park

For small Peak District stag party groups a day out on the river or on a lake fly fishing for trout is a wonderful way to spend a day beautiful surroundings. The Peak District is one of the best areas for fly fishing in the UK. There are many rivers and lakes to choose from, whether fishing from bank or from a boat. There is also tuition available for novices and guides to help you get the most from your day on the water. Here are some links to some of our favourite places to fly fish:

The Peacock at Rowsley – The Peacock is the hub for the Haddon Estate fisheries which offers some of the finest and most extensive dry fly fishing for wild brown trout and wild rainbow trout in the country. The river Wye is famous for being the only UK river with wild rainbow trout as well as wild brown trout. Fly fishing tuition is available nearby at the Bakewell Fly Fishing Shop with Peter Arfield. Local guides are also available.

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Ladybower Fishery – If you prefer reservoir fishing Ladybower Fishery in the Upper Derwent Valley offers 13 miles of bank fishing and has 15 boats with petrol outboards for hire. The lake is stocked with both rainbow and blue trout as well as having a population of native wild brown trout.

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Peak District Stag Party accommodation

The Peak District has many large self catering holiday houses that are perfect for your Peak District Stag party. We regularly host whisky tastings for stag parties at houses that can be booked via Party Houses UK and Peak Venues. All of the houses are very well equipped, spacious and perfectly situated to get to your Peak District stag do activities.

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Large Accommodation Stag party hen party

Contact Us

We hope you found our information about Peak District stag party activity ideas useful. If you would like more information about our whisky tastings or gin tastings, please call David on 07875 405 980 or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you very quickly.