Gin Tasting

Gin Tasting

We have gins from all over the world, from the UK to Australia, Thailand to France and just about every other country that you can think of, even small places such as Singapore and Estonia. So it’s time to taste some and this is why you are here.

Over the years it is fair to say that we have learnt a bit about gin as we have grown our collection to over 300. It’s also fair to say we’re very passionate about gin in all of its intriguing dimensions; its past, with its rich and sometimes dark history, its present, with the amazing array of botanicals being used to create fantastic small batch and artisan gin and its future – which looks very interesting indeed as production gets more and more artisan, bespoke and complex. But who cares about all that, it’s time to drink some gin.

The Azorian and Portuguese gin tasting experience (€30 PP): This experience is all about local gins sourced from the Azores and Portugal. You will taste some unique gins that you will never have heard or seen before, these are very small batch craft gins. We use citrus and herb garnishes from our garden to complete the Azorian experience.

Around the World In 8 Gins( €30 PP): On this tasting, we will take you around the world, carefully tasting our way through the very best gin in the world, focusing on only the best and most unique tasting gins from craft distilleries. You will find out about the botanicals used by the distillery, how the garnishes bring out the flavors of the gin and the story behind the distillery and why and how these flavors come together.

* Guests: €30
* Non-guests: €40

If you would like to take part in making your own gin please click here for more details about the Solar Branco 1885 Gin School experience.

We hope you will enjoy the gin experiences that we hold here at Solar Branco 1885, please do drop us a line with feedback here and share a review on Trip Advisor or Google Maps here.

* The bottle must be a craft gin, unopened and left in the collection when you leave. Nice try if you were thinking about starting before it gets to the Azores.

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