Our distillery is the beating heart of Ad Gefrin, the place where the alchemy happens turning the purest raw materials into our spirits, including our English Single Malt Whisky, our new Tácnbora Batch 01 and our Thirlings Dry Gin. Our international team of distillers have come together from all corners of the globe, bringing their passion for whisky and gin to the nurturing process from beginning to end – from the arrival of our own malted barley grown locally by our farmers to the sealing of our whisky casks and bottling.
Discover more about the story of our spirits by booking your place on our distillery tour and tasting, sharing in and experiencing the famous hospitality of Northumberland. Enjoy a taste of traditions from the past, carefully crafted and bottled up in our spirits, from the comfort of your own home by discovering more about our spirits story in the chapters of our archive, as well as shopping with us online.
We have gone for traditional methods supported by the latest technology. Our Washbacks are made of Douglas-Fir wood (instead of steel) and our two great copper stills were manufactured and hand-beaten by Forsyths of Rothes, Moray, the world’s leading manufacturer of distillation equipment. Each weighing three tonnes, they took over 1,200 man-hours to build.
A Distillery Tour & Tasting will be a multi-sensory experience. Enjoy a guided tour of all production areas – from the arrival of our malt, through mashing, fermentation, and distillation to filling our casks for maturing, we encourage you to enjoy the full journey of our spirit making. The Tour will include a special viewing of the cask store, before being immersed in the landscape that inspires our flavour profiles, and offering you a taste.
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