Gin Distilleries

Our distilleries have a world-class reputation with Jawbox, Shortcross and Belfast 1912 gins among the some of the names made here. Take a tour then enjoy a local gin and tonic.

VB Shortcross

Rademon Estate

Rademon Estate is the birthplace of Shortcross Gin, Northern Ireland’s first craft gin and now the most awarded gin in the island of Ireland. Book a guided tour to learn about how it’s created; they harvest local botanicals and use fresh water from the distillery well to create its smooth and aromatic taste. Then enjoy a drink in Shortcross Gin Bar and browse in the Distillery Shop.

Hinch Gin School Experience

At Hinch Distillery you have the opportunity to both learn about making gin and develop your own gin recipe.

Belfast Artisan Gin School

Belfast Artisan Gin School are based at The Crown & Shamrock Inn, an authentic, traditional pub.  Local family run for four generations the bar displays fabulous artefacts and photos of the local area.

Belfast Gin Jaunt

Join Taste and Tour NI for the Belfast Gin Jaunt, Northern Ireland’s first gin tour! Starting at the Crown Liquor Saloon, a historic Victorian gin palace, you’ll visit five different bars and have the chance to sample seven gins. The tour visits Belfast’s top gin joints and ends the lively Cathedral Quarter.

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