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The Gin Library

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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BY RESERVATION ONLY - You are welcome to visit the Gin Library here on the Solar Branco 1885 Eco-Estate. With over to 400 gins on display, this is one of the largest gin displays in the world. Enjoy a weekly changing selection of gins to enjoy, as...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Canada Francisco Cabral | Rosto do Cao, Solar Branco, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-604, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you happen to be on the Azores, than you must take part in this experience. The location is lovely, the atmosphere is friendly and of course the story of the gin is really interesting and unique. And LOTS of gin 👌🔥

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank g_borl887
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there. Thank you once again for coming to visit the Gin Library and leaving us a review. We look forward to seeing you next time here on the estate. Ali

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening with Aly, he is such a lovely host and you learn so much about the history of gin, indeed a story to tell. My husband is normally not the greatest fan of gin and his comment afterwards was: 'I am...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Equitur
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hell there. It is so wonderful to read this review and we are so thrilled to read that you had a good time here at the Gin Library. You and your husband are welcome back anytime! Ali

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must visit for any Gin lovers (or anyone yet to discover they love gin). Ali has a knowledge of gin that exceeds even his extensive 400+ collection. We were surprised and happy to see he even had a few bottles from our...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Surfmedic
alibullock, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the review. The Tarquin's gin is indeed one of the best! Ali

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on holiday I went to the Gin Library after a hike and I had the best gin and tonic I've ever experienced. Ali was a superb host, I learned a lot about gin I didn’t know and I had a really good time. My...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 129jays
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for coming to the Gin Library! Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gin Library was one of the highlights of our trip to the Azores. Ali is an amazing host and made sure our visit was fun, educational and ever so slightly, boozy. I'm not a massive Gin drinker and had no idea there was as...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mlewis246
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review (and bonus points for the pun... Impressive!) :D

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do experience! We had the best time and our hosts, Ali and Caz, were so enjoyable to talk with. Ali gave us a tour of the property they are restoring and shared the history of the property and the Azores. They...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ashtonmo
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the kind words and review :D I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your time here at the Gin Library and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best experience I have ever had, and the gin was just a complement of the visit! Ali and Caroline are just wonderful and then they serve us this wonderful gin on a unique house with such a good vibe and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review! Made our day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was parked on the side of the road as the rain started sweeping across the island trying to find a rainy day activity to occupy the rest of the afternoon. On a whim, I called to see if there was availability for one for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ian M
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review Ian, really appreciate the kind words and glad you had a good time here at the Gin Library. Look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gin Library is a special place. Nestled in the hills nearby to Ponta Delgada, the Library is at the same time cozy and modern. Ali and Caz, the owners, are amazing hosts and provided us with mouth-watering snacks, as well as drinks, each time...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the kind words and we are so pleased you had a good time here at the Gin lIbrary!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a warm welcome, got to taste some great G&T and had a beautiful tour around the estate. Awesome place to be in top of the hill , to taste and to stay for the future. See you soon.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SimoneSchenkelaars
solarbranco, Owner at The Gin Library, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Simone. Thank you so much for coming to visit us. It was a pleasure to show you around and both Caz and I look forward to seeing you next time. Warmest regards, Ali

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