Campfire Gin range wins at London Spirits Competition 2021

London Spirits Competition Way back in September 2020 we entered the London Spirits Competition and yesterday, almost seven months later, we received the results of the competition. It’s always a nerve wracking experience when the email pops in announcing the gin awards have been published and we eagerly searched our way through the medal listings…

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Puddingstone Distillery Shop Christmas Opening Hours 2020

UPDATE 17 December 2020 Hertfordshire will be moving into Tier 3 but the gin distillery shop will remain open as per our Christmas hours below. If you want to reduce time in our very safe distillery, simply order online and select the option to collect from distillery. On arrival provide your name and order number,…

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PUD PUD Cherry Gin shop local collaboration

We were delighted to have PUD PUD Cherry Gin – one of our Christmas gins featured in a beautiful photoshoot by Matthew Bishop. All the items on the dinner table are produced, handmade and sold by local Tring and Berkhamsted businesses. We shop local where we can, we encourage others to shop local too. There’s…

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Puddingstone Distillery Campfire Gin Gift Set

Giving the gift of gin this Christmas? Then why not give the gin lover in your life a Christmas gin gift set from Puddingstone Distillery. Each box contains one x 50cl bottle of Campfire Gin, Domestique Gin or PUD PUD Gin plus two branded Campfire Gin glasses. If you’re buying a gin gift set online…

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Puddingstone Distillery Campfire Gin Tote Bag

No longer will you see us out and about Tring on our way to the post office with Tesco jute bags as we’ve just taken delivery of these fab Puddingstone Distillery Campfire Gin tote bags as printed by the Cotton Bag Company Measuring 380 x 100 x 420mm and printed both sides on natural cotton…

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Honey Gin collaboration with George Street Canteen St Albans and Puddingstone Distillery

At Puddingstone Distillery, in Tring, Hertfordshire, we’ve teamed up with the wonderful folks at George Street Canteen in St Albans to create a limited edition honey gin using honey from their own bee hives. The hives are situated in the café garden which has a stunning view of St Albans Cathedral. Rather than simply add…

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Puddingstone Distillery online gin tasting experience | Campfire Cocktails | Negroni

One of the most popular gin cocktails is the negroni. A simple three part cocktail made up of gin, Campari and a rosso vermouth. Our go to rosso vermouth is Carpano Antica Formula, a sweet, red, aromatised wine. An alternative to the traditional negroni is the White negroni which comprises gin, Suze and Lillet Blanc.…

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Campfire Gin wins 3 silver medals at IWSC 2020

Earlier in the year we submitted Campfire London Dry, Campfire Cask Aged and Campfire Navy Strengths Gins into the 2020 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC). After months of waiting we were thrilled to receive silver medals for all three gins. The IWSC is a highly prestigious competition attracting hundreds of entries from all over…

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Puddingstone Distillery online gin tasting experience | Campfire Cocktails | Bitters

We’re hugely grateful to Tom and Lucy Moore for joining us for our recent online cocktail masterclass all about cocktail bitters. Tom and Lucy are owners and producers of Bitter Union – a brand of cocktail bitters that they hand make in Hampshire. So what are cocktail bitters? We stock Bitter Union bitters in the…

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Puddingstone Distillery gin tour vouchers and resuming tours

Update 28.09.20 Further to our explanation below about Puddingstone Distillery gin tours, we had planned to resume evenings for those who had their tours postponed during lockdown on 1 October with events running through to Christmas. However, due to the new gov guidelines announced on 22.09.20 and the fact sneeze screens are no longer deemed…

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Hertfordshire Cook Book

We’re delighted that Puddingstone Distillery is included in the new Hertfordshire Cook Book published by Meze Publishing. It’s 144 pages celebrating the amazing food and drink on our doorstep in Hertfordshire. The book features independent restaurants, farm shops, cafés, breweries and more. With a profile on each contributor and a favourite recipe you can recreate…

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Puddingstone Distillery on-site shop

We’re thrilled to announce the Puddingstone Distillery on site shop is back open again after 12 weeks of lockdown closure. We’d like to thank everyone for their support over the last few months – those who continued to purchase online, those who shopped with other retailers we supply, those who’ve attended our Zoom gin tastings…

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Puddingstone Distillery online gin tasting experience | Campfire Cocktails | Martini

With the postponement of gin tours and gin tasting experiences at Puddingstone Distillery itself due to the Coronavirus lock-down we’ve been running private gin tasting evenings online via Zoom and on Saturday 6 June we ran our first Campfire Cocktails online tasting. We made 36 litres of martini cocktails using, of course, Campfire Gin and…

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Puddingstone Distillery gift and tour vouchers

UPDATE for gift vouchers (vouchers stamped £5 or £10) From 12 June 2020 the distillery shop is open again to the public following social distancing guidelines. That means you can now pop over to the Puddingstone Distillery gin shop with your gift vouchers on a Friday or Saturday to buy Campfire Gin, Domestique Gin, Bitter…

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Puddingstone Distillery Botanical Series #1 Juniper

In the first of a new series, we’re looking at the many botanicals used across our range of award winning gins. When we talk about botanicals, we are referring to the many plant components, including roots, seeds, flowers, bark and berries, from which we extract aroma and flavour to give each gin it’s defining profile. It only makes sense to…

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PUD PUD Cask Telegraph newspaper review

Back in late October, just before the first bottles of PUD PUD were to be released, we received an email from a journalist at The Telegraph newspaper. They wanted to know if we could send a bottle of PUD PUD for them to taste and rate in their Christmas gins list. In 2018 we sent…

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Puddingstone Distillery cocktail demo chocolate

Our latest cocktail demo afternoon was a challenge to taste buds. Ben demonstrated three Campfire Gin cocktails that featured chocolate in some way… or did they? You might be surprised by the ingredients for Sublime Moment, they don’t include chocolate but the combination gives the impression that you are tasting chocolate. This amazing recipe was…

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Puddingstone Distillery Christmas opening hours 2019

Now most of you know the distillery shop is only open on Fridays and Saturdays but throughout December we will have special additional Christmas opening hours as follows: Sunday 8 Dec 10am to 2pm Sunday 15 Dec 10am to 2pm Sunday 22 Dec 10am to 2pm Monday 23 Dec 9.00am to 5pm Christmas Eve 9.00am to 2pm…

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Bubbles cocktail demo

If you came to our Campfire Old Tom cocktail demo you’ll remember that we almost needed branded Campfire Gin waterproof ponchos to protect those in the front row and they were almost needed again for our latest demo. The theme of bubbles or more specifically carbonation meant we were treading on dangerous ground – opening…

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Campfire Old Tom Gin cocktail demo

To celebrate both the launch of our Campfire Old Tom Gin and World Cocktail Day on 13 May we held a cocktail demo in the distillery. Ben presented three cocktails – two classic Old Tom cocktails and one of our own creation which was inspired by our cycle trip round Kerala back in 2013. When…

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