The Edinburgh Fringe Festival has begun and our Pickering's Gin Jolly has been
Pickering's Gin up the ante for Edinburgh Fringe tours
given an extra flourish for the month of August. Due to high demand, we've added an extra ten tours every single week to ensure everyone gets the opportunity to visit us.
Our renowned Gin Jolly has been given a five-star Visitor Experience Award by Visit Scotland as well as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and is known as being the Top Distillery to visit in Edinburgh. As such, we felt it appropriate to revamp our tour for the Festival Fringe and bring you a brand new offering with some exciting extras.
Arrive at our Pickering's Deck Bar in Summerhall Courtyard and receive a deliciously refreshing Pickering's and tonic to start your tour. Once the whole group has arrived, your tour guide will lead you round to the distillery and welcome you in to our small but perfectly-formed home.
Hear all about the history of gin and how it came to our shores, followed by the unique story of Pickering's Gin came to be and the how we came to botanically engineer our range of award-winning gins in one of the busiest Fringe venues.
You'll then learn about the distillation process and how we fill, cork, label and wax dip every single bottle of Pickering's Gin by hand. Finally, enjoy a tutored tasting of three samples of neat gin followed by an opportunity to buy all of our gins and Pickering's merchandise in our distillery shop. You will then be guided back to the Deck Bar where your journey began to enjoy our Pickering's Summer Sip, a delicious cocktail incorporating our Pink Grapefruit and Lemongrass Liqueur, fresh lime juice and Grapefruit San Pellegrino.
A Fringe Gin Jolly costs £15 per person and tickets can be booked directly through the Summerhall Box Office. (Tours do not run on the 6th, 13th, or 20th of August)