Welcome to Spirit of York's Make-Your-Own Gin Master Class, a journey into the rich history, craft, and artistry of gin-making. Nestled in the heart of Toronto, our distillery is the perfect setting for this immersive and educational experience.
1. Introduction to Gin:
Our master class begins with an engaging and informative session on the history of gin. Guests will learn how this iconic spirit evolved from its medicinal origins to become one of the world's most beloved and versatile beverages. Explore the fascinating stories of gin's evolution through the ages.
2. The Art of Distillation:
Step behind the scenes into the distillery itself, where our expert distillers will guide you through the intricacies of the distillation process. Discover the precise selection of botanicals, including juniper, coriander, citrus peels, and more, that give gin its unique flavor profile.
3. Exploring Gin Styles:
Delve into the world of gin styles as you sample a curated selection of different gins, from classic London Dry to contemporary and exotic botanical gins. Learn how each style varies in flavour, aroma, and character, and gain a deeper understanding of your own gin preferences.
4. Crafting Your Own Gin:
Now comes the exciting part – creating your very own custom bottle of gin! Armed with newfound knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to experiment with an array of botanicals, selecting and blending them to craft a gin that suits your personal taste. Our expert distillers will be on hand to offer guidance and ensure your creation is nothing short of exceptional.
5. Bottling and Labeling:
Once you've perfected your gin recipe, you'll have the pleasure of bottling and labeling your creation, and design a personalized label for your gin masterpiece. This unique touch makes for a memorable keepsake or a thoughtful gift for a gin-loving friend.
6. Take Home Your Creation:
At the end of the master class, you'll leave with your very own handcrafted bottle of gin, complete with a personalized label. It's a tangible reminder of your experience at Spirit of York and a delicious memento of the day.
Our Make-Your-Own Gin Master Class is perfect for gin enthusiasts, curious beginners, and anyone with a passion for craft spirits. Whether you're looking for a unique outing with friends, a team-building activity, or a special celebration, our master class promises an unforgettable experience that will deepen your appreciation for this beloved spirit.
Join us at Spirit of York and embark on a gin-making journey that combines history, education, creativity, and, of course, plenty of fun. We can't wait to see you here, crafting your very own signature gin.