The Hinch Distillery sits in the heart of the County Down countryside. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about local distilling traditions on guided tours.
You will gain an appreciation for the skills and craftsmanship required to make world renowned Irish whiskey and of course have an opportunity to ask questions. There are two tasting tours to choose from lasting approximately one hour each.
Of course, Hinch Distillery is also renowned for producing the multi-award winning Ninth Wave Irish Gin, which is inspired by a love of Irish mythology, its links to the sea and the role it has played throughout the history of this country. Hinch have designed a unique experience for gin enthusiasts. Not only do you get the opportunity to see and learn how gin is produced, the importance of the recipe development, botanical ingredients, the distilling process and a tasting, but you will also get the chance to make your own personalised gin to take home with you. The gin school evening experience lasts approximately ninety minutes. Having made your own gin masterpiece you can order additional bottles which will be produced to your specific recipe, bottled with a personalised label and which you can arrange to collect or have delivered at a later date. Along with their Whiskey Tours and Gin School they also have a seasonal winter offering Some Like It Hot- a Hot Toddy and Irish Coffee masterclass. Learning to make the perfect serve of two well know drinks with not so well known histories.
Hinch also boasts a lovely coffee shop in the Visitor Centre serving teas, coffees and tray bakes alone with some savoury light lunch options, and a gift shop, where you can, of course, purchase from their range of whiskeys and gin.
All tours can be booked through their website and private groups can also be catered for, contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org
Top Reasons To Visit
- Hinch Distillery is a bold new distiller of whiskey, drawing upon the tradition of centuries of Irish whiskey production.
- Hinch Ninth Wave Gin is a multi-award winner.
- Hinch coffee shop has a delicious range of options
- Hinch gift shop stocks a range of quality gifts including a full range of Hinch whiskeys and Ninth Wave gin.
- Hinch Distillery is playing it’s part in the resurgence of the Irish whiskey industry.
Classic whiskey tasting tour £18 per person
Premium whiskey tasting tour £27 per person
Temporary reduction in tour sizes from 16 to 10.
One-way system around the distillery, including entry and exit.
Guests are asked to wear face coverings whilst indoors (medical exemptions apply); guides wear face visors.
Touchpoints and surfaces are being sanitised following every tour.