The Inverroche Gin School

Life is a journey, and so is creating a special bottle of Gin. The Inverroche Gin School is an educational and exciting journey through the endless world of Gin

With your presenter being an able guide and a knowledgeable expert, you will be taken back in time to this spirit's origin hundreds of years ago all the way to the great popularity it enjoys today. You will learn new things and have a laugh with friends about facts you would barely believe to be true.

As in life, making your own Gin is a process with many important steps. The experience gives everyone involved the opportunity to express themselves and their unique personalities in a special and creative way.

Group bookings available, please view the "Group Gin School Brochure". Kindly contact us for public dates available for individual bookings.


After carefully selecting your unique ingredients and botanicals, they all go into a specially-crafted copper still, and the distillation process gets underway.

Watching the burning flame underneath your pot-still and seeing the tiny drops of clear liquid form and drop into a collection cup excitingly reminds you of the wonderful science that Gin actually is and further whets your appetite for that all-important "first taste".

Your pot-still is where the magic truly happens.


There isn't really anything that compares to the feeling of satisfaction you get when walking away from (or with) a successful project, knowing that the work you have done truly reflects your personality, with all its deep and quirky aspects.

The personally hand-labelled bottle of Craft Gin is a journey in itself to be embarked on at your own leisure with friends, family or colleagues. In it will be all the ingredients and botanicals that you selected and carefully infused, and with it you will carry a glorious selection of memories and stories of unique diversity and a journey well worth the effort.


Become a Master Gin Distiller.

Minumum of 12 people per session. Kindly contact us for available dates open to the public. Included in your Gin Experience:
  • 2-hour Masterclass
  • 500ml bottle of hand crafted Gin with Personalised Label
  • Gin Booklet and Recipe Card
  • Fun Gift Tag

A Gin inspired canape menu or harvest table menu is available for an additional cost per person. A full cash bar or master account bar will be available.


Our Chef has prepared a selection of Gin-inspired Canapes & Finger snacks to enjoy alongside your Inverroche Perfect Serve Cocktail or your own hand-crafted Botanical Gin. Additional cost per person applies.

Gin Canapé Selection
  • Chicken Liver Pate topped with Crispy Melba Toast
  • Spicy Chorizo & Cheese Samosas with a Sundried Tomato Chili Relish
  • Olive Tapenade with Butterflied Grilled Prawns
  • Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Crepes
  • Cucumber & Tomato Brioche
  • Chocolate & Orange Brownies
  • SA Cheese Selection with Crackers & preserves

Served As A Light Snack With Pre Drinks
Please note that 6 canapes per person will be catered for.
Should you require further canapes and cheeses, additional charges will be incurred. Please allow for 30 minutes preparation time.


Our Chef has prepared a Gin-inspired Harvest Table to enjoy alongside your Inverroche Perfect Serve Cocktail or your own hand-crafted Botanical Gin. Additional cost per person applies.

Menu Selection
  • An Assortment of breads and flavoured butters
  • Chicken liver pate with Melba toast
  • Smoked chicken salad bundle
  • Smoked salmon salad bundle
  • Greek salad in phyllo baskets
  • Roasted vegetable and brie quiche
  • Traditional Quiche Lorraine topped with crème fraiche
  • Spicy Venison Kebabs
  • Chorizo samosas with tomato salsa
  • Charcuturrie platters served with an assortment of pickles
  • Chili butter prawn skewers
  • Homemade biltong and dry-wors
  • Selection of cheeses and biscuits with fig preserves
  • Selection of sliced fruits
  • Assorted mini desserts


Our Chef has prepared a Gin-inspired Finger Fork Menu to enjoy alongside your Inverroche Perfect Serve Cocktail or your own hand-crafted Botanical Gin. Additional cost per person applies.

Canapes on Arrival
  • Smoked salmon and crème fraiche forks
  • Cured beef cubes drizzled with teriyaki sauce
  • Chicken and plum roulade on toasted brioche, lemon curd
  • Chinese cabbage roll filled with spinach & cream cheese
Hot Buffet
  • Thai green chicken curry, spaghetti vegetables, basmati rice
  • Grilled fillet steak, pink peppercorn sauce, rosti potato, carrot puree
  • Salmon fillet, Asparagus spears, sliced potato, saffron butter
  • Smoked braised pork belly, Green been, fried mash potato, apple jus
  • Tower of aubergine, roast pepper, goat’s cheese, tomato mascarpone sauce
  • Lemon Meringue pies
  • Strawberry cheesecake
  • Red velvet cupcakes
  • Chocolate mousse filled cup
  • A selection of cheeses, biscuits, chutneys

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