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Puddingstone Distillery

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Friendly and informative evening with excellent gin!

We attended the distillery tour and had a great evening. Learning the story behind Campfire gin and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth S
What a superb evening

I went with a friend last night to the tour and tasting session, well what can I say to sing high... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2019
stevenmw1966
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Award winning Puddingstone Distillery is Hertfordshire's first distillery. It is the home of Campfire Gin. We produce three core Campfires – London Dry, Cask Aged and Navy Strength plus seasonal specials. The distillery shop is open on Fridays and...more
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Lower Icknield Way | Unit 1, Artisan Workshops, P E Mead & Sons Farm Shop, Tring HP23 4NT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the distillery tour and had a great evening. Learning the story behind Campfire gin and the journey of the husband & wife team who started it all as well as an insight into the botanicals and distilling process. Value for money too as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ruth S
KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ruth, thank you for the lovely review, good to hear that you think the G&Ts are first rate!

Reviewed March 15, 2019

I went with a friend last night to the tour and tasting session, well what can I say to sing high praises?! It was informative and entertaining evening in excellent cosy surroundings. Ben's presentation was just flawless. The balance between learning the history of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stevenmw1966
KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Great to hear you enjoyed the evening, it's good to have feedback on the balance of the structure of the event. Thanks for recommending us to your friends and colleagues as well as here on TripAdvisor. Enjoy the Campfire Navy Gin!

Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic and very informative evening that Ben and Kate put on. Told us the story of how they became successful and plenty of tasters! My favourite gin by far! Chris and Lydia

Date of experience: February 2019
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KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thank you very much Chris and Lydia, its great to have your support we're really pleased you enjoyed the evening.

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Superb friendly informative evening with drinks and tasting. I can highly recommend this tour and of course the Gin

Date of experience: January 2019
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KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you very much for the review Andrew. Great to hear you enjoyed the evening.

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

I only recently became aware of this distillery on my doorstep. I visited on a Friday morning specifically to pick up some of their seasonal Pud Pud aged Gin. What a fantastic little distillery, you can tell there is a lot of pride taken in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I began to try and find local distilleries and came across Puddingstone Distillery. Intriguing as there is no gin distillery local so this is unique! I had seen Campfire Gin sold in various local restaurants and was intrigued. I booked two tickets for a distillery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you so much for the review sephirothseviltwin, we've worked hard to create a warm and inviting space so I'm pleased you enjoyed the evening and found the talk interesting. I did have a little chuckle when you mention which of our 'guns' go with...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Booked for a talk, it was very informative, plenty of gin on offer, and I will be going back. Looking forward to trying the PudPud gin this Christmas.

Date of experience: October 2018
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KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi Sue Great to hear you enjoyed the tour evening. Everyone is getting very excited about PUD PUDs return. Hope to see you in the distillery soon. All the best Kate

Reviewed October 9, 2018

We called in to the distillery mid week, not realising it is only open on Friday and Saturday. Seeing that it was indeed closed we read the notice by the door saying that when the Distillery was closed, to try knocking and if any one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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KateBen21, Owner at Puddingstone Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Pengor, thank you for your lovely review, yes do knock if we're closed, if Ben isn't busy distilling or in a meeting then he will open up and let you in. Hope you enjoy the Campfire Gin.

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

A very informative talk by Ben on the birth of Puddingstone Distillery and how to distill great gin. Along with a generous amount of gin tasting this made for an excellent evening.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

A fascinating evening hearing about this local distillery’s start up journey and understanding about how gin is made, it’s history and different botanical flavours. Thoroughly interesting, informative and entertaining. With an all important tasting session!

Date of experience: September 2018
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