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Belfast Artisan Gin School

Thirsty Goat, 1 Hill Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 2LA
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School's up at the historic Thirsty Goat bar in Belfast, situated in an area of the city that has been a part of Belfast's history for centuries. Created by passionate locals who have their roots in the industry, The Thirsty Goat is the home of the Belfast Artisan Gin School, featuring Belfast Artisan Distillery Gin.

The building itself was previously home to the local Belfast Flax Spinners. You'll find a connection in one of the locally inspired botanicals Flaxseed, included as an ode to the linen industry that Belfast was once at the heart of, not so long ago.

Just as the people come together to make our spirit special, so does the nature around it. Locally inspired botanicals pink heather and rowanberries grow on Belfast's Cave Hill, joining flaxseed to create the iconic Belfast Twist in the London Dry Gin.

Your day at Belfast Artisan Gin School will see you create a completely unique one-of-a-kind gin. No two recipes will be the same, with a selection of more than 80 botanicals. Over the course of a fun and informative two-and-a-half hours, you'll make your own personalised beverage to take home, while also sampling a couple of fin cocktails as you wait for your creation to be distilled in the mini-stills on site.

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  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Establishment Features

  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups catered for
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties

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  • Booking Required
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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Thursday19:00 - 22:00
Friday15:30 - 22:00
Saturday14:00 - 21:00

* Scheduled experiences available online. Please contact us for additional availability for groups of 8 or more.

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