Rademon Estate Distillery - Shortcross Gin
Rademon Estate in Co. Down is one of the oldest historic estates in Ireland and a haven in a unique setting. Since 2014, it has been distilling Shortcross Gin on the estate, proudly Northern Ireland’s first craft gin and now the most awarded gin in the island of Ireland. Shortcross is an aromatic and exceptionally smooth gin: its unique flavour profile is created using fresh apples, elderflowers, elderberries and wild clover harvested on the estate, distilled alongside classic gin botanicals.
Shortcross Gin welcomes guests from all over the world to explore their unique working distillery and visitor's centre.
Gin Experience Tour and TastingRademon Estate Distillery is now offering exclusive pre-booked tour and tasting experiences, which will unlock some of the secrets and skills that go into creating Shortcross.
David Boyd-Armstrong, the head distiller, will talk you through the fascinating process; from how they harvest local botanicals, draw fresh water from the distillery well, distill on a bespoke copper pot still and bottle and label the finished product on site.
After the tour, discover the Visitors Centre and the Shortcross Gin Bar. Enjoy a guided tasting of Shortcross Gin and browse in the Distillery Shop.
Pre-booked tours will be held from Tuesday to Friday, with three tours per day, lasting a duration of 90 minutes.
Gin Experience vouchers - £20.00 per person (includes a tour and taste, a branded Copa de Balon glass and a £5.00 voucher redeemable at the Shortcross Distillery Shop)
Gin Experience vouchers must be pre-paid and are non-refundable up to 72 hours prior to your arrival (min nos. of 12 people for a private tour)
Due to this being a working distillery, visitors must wear suitable footwear (no open toes or stiletto heels)
Visitors must be 18 or over
Corporate & Private EventsRademon Estate distillery is available for corporate and private events, where their experienced Events Curator will work with you to create an experience to delight your guests.
Rademon Estate Distillery can tailor bespoke packages as follows:
- Cocktail and canapé receptions
- Private parties/dining
- Cocktail masterclasses with our Brand Ambassador
- BBQs on the terrace
- Reception – 150 people
- Private Dining – 12 - 80 people
- Theatre Style – 120 people
- Cabaret Style – 80 people
- Private dining menus, executive meeting menus, canapé list, cocktail and wine lists all available upon request.