Discover Our Distillery Tour Experience
This experience offers a guided tour around our state-of-the-art distillery where you can learn all about the spirit-making process and get a flavour of our growing range.
Go behind the scenes and enjoy unrestricted access around our distillery where we will unveil some of the secrets behind our gins and where we will showcase the true craftsmanship that goes into every bottle of our Nethergate spirits. Discover the story around our inaugural gin, Melford’s and hear about where we source our local ingredients whilst you get up, close and personal with Bonnie & Clyde our custom-made stills.
Please note that our distillery tours are a pre-booked experience and can book up quickly! Tickets must be claimed at least 48 hours prior to the time of the event.
Start at 12pm daily (exc Sunday & Monday). The maximum group is 10 people
Your distillery tour will begin in our bar & taproom where your guide will introduce Nethergate and tell you about our history as a brewery and our story so far as a spirit-maker. Here, you will get the chance to taste our inaugural gin, Melford’s Gin, before you step into the distillery where your guide will introduce our stills, Bonnie & Clyde. You will be talked through the spirit-making process, the science behind distilling and the ingredients that make our spirits so special. After your tour, you will be welcomed back into the bar & taproom where you’ll be able to get a taste of our full range and you’ll get an opportunity to ask any questions of your guide. You are then welcome to enjoy the comfort of our taproom and garden for as long as you wish.
This experience is suitable for those aged 18 or over.
Our tour requires visitors to negotiate several staircases. If you have reduced mobility and think this might be difficult, please telephone to make your booking so we can provide advice and if necessary, make any arrangements to assist you. Our site is partially accessible to wheelchairs on the ground floor, and customers in wheelchairs and small mobility scooters may be unable to access some areas on the tour route. Please call 01787 377087 for details, advice and to discuss your requirements.
AT A GLANCE
- 1.5-hour duration and includes;
- Nethergate’s history & journey since 1986
- Our story so far with distilling
- Tasting of our award-winning drinks range (3x single gin & tonics per person)
- Information about the science of distilling, the process, and its ingredients
- A visit to our onsite gift shop with a range of Suffolk’s finest alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- A comfortable environment to enjoy a drink and socialise post-tour