Small-Group History of Gin Guided Tour in London with Tasting

Small-Group History of Gin Guided Tour in London with Tasting

Dive into Britain’s liquid history with our passionate Gin expert and discover your personal preferences sampling this piney beverage as you make your way through the streets of London.

Our guide will take you on a journey through time – from the British Gin craze, which in 1725 saw over 5 million gallons of Gin being produced on a weekly basis, to how this beverage went from being socially acceptable to heavily taxed by the government. From the distilling process, to the correct serving manner and from its dark underworld practices to its origins as herbal medicine, a tasty and educational tour is guaranteed.

• Challenge your tastebuds with various Gin tastings
• Go off the beaten path discovering the local’s favorite hideouts with a group no larger than 6 participants per guide
• Learn about the practices of the Gin production process and its sinister origin
• Make your way through some of London’s most characteristic streets whilst diving into the city’s Gin crazed history
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Dive into Britain’s liquid history with our passionate Gin expert and discover your personal preferences sampling this piney beverage as you make your way through the streets of London.

Our guide will take you on a journey through time – from the British Gin craze, which in 1725 saw over 5 million gallons of Gin being produced on a weekly basis, to how this beverage went from being socially acceptable to heavily taxed by the government. From the distilling process, to the correct serving manner and from its dark underworld practices to its origins as herbal medicine, a tasty and educational tour is guaranteed.

• Challenge your tastebuds with various Gin tastings
• Go off the beaten path discovering the local’s favorite hideouts with a group no larger than 6 participants per guide
• Learn about the practices of the Gin production process and its sinister origin
• Make your way through some of London’s most characteristic streets whilst diving into the city’s Gin crazed history

Itinerary
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Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Linking back to Napoleons’ Battle this square has been a significant landmark since the early 1200s. Our guide will walk you past its most impressive sculptures and share its correlating anecdotes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden, London, UK

Discover this shopping and entertainment hub amidst St. Martins & Drury Lane alongside our guide. Learn about the history of the impressive opera house, which today homes the 3rd largest auditorium in London.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Seven Dials Covent Garden, London WC2 England

Once a promising affluent area south of Shaftesbury Avenue that eventually turned into slums and homed the more intriguing side of society, is known today for its vibrance and wide selection of bars. Our guide will introduce you to this neighborhood’s extensive past.

Duration: 1 hour