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RUM!

RUM!

And so it begins! We have taken delivery of 1.3 tones of Grade A Distillers molasses to being our journey into rum. This is fermented, distilled and aged onsite. The distillery and bar have been smelling like bonfire toffee for the past week or so whilst the molasses...

Yorkshire single estate vodka

Yorkshire single estate vodka

In November we finally launched our sipping vodka. Over a year in the making, this has been a real labour of love for Gary who drives to the farm in South Yorkshire to select the wheat. The wheat is returned to the distillery where it is milled before being fermented...

Craft Gin Club

Craft Gin Club

This month we are delighted to be the gin of the month in the Craft Gin Club. The exclusive edition, named Forged Winter Gin, will be sent to tens of thousands of "craft gin clubbers" in a box that celebrates all the flavours of a cosy Autumn in Yorkshire including a...

Katherine!

Katherine!

In November we officially named our 300 litre beautiful copper still Katherine. The amazing and talented Yorkshire actress Katherine Kelly honoured us by attending and performing the official naming. This day was a celebration of our journey and achievements over the...

The History of Sloe Gin

The History of Sloe Gin

Sloe gin is a ruby-red tipple that is synonymous with cold weather and the festive season. This sweet yet spicy drink rose in popularity during the 17th century, as a result of the increase in Prunus Spinosa plants. These spikey plants were perfect for separating...

Two Exciting Developments…

Two Exciting Developments…

Last year Forged Spirits began some very exciting discussions about a partnership with a well-known company. From there, these discussions snowballed into one of our most ambitious projects to date. One that required us to travel to the capital! Our journey took us to...

Tileyard North, our new forever home!

Tileyard North, our new forever home!

If you follow Forged Spirits on social media, I’m sure you’ve seen posts illustrating our newest venture. We began our hunt for new, larger premises early last year, following a need for additional space and a desire to have a direct interface with our...

Cooking with Forged Spirits Gin: 3 Cozy Recipes

Cooking with Forged Spirits Gin: 3 Cozy Recipes

With the weather getting colder recently, we’ve been craving more comfort foods. So we decided to share some of our favourite cozy recipes with you. Of course, they all contain gin!  The rich and complex flavour profile of gin works well as an ingredient in both...

Forged Spirits Guide to Perfectly Garnished Gin

Forged Spirits Guide to Perfectly Garnished Gin

Garnishing your drink can be a great way to accentuate flavours or add additional contrasting flavours to your serve. No gin needs a garnish to create a complete drink, a plain gin and tonic with ice is a classic for a reason. However, different garnishes can be a...

We need your sloe berries

We need your sloe berries

I have the amazing team at Rhubarb Design house working on the design for a label for a sloe gin, but I need berries! If you have a bush and are willing to part with your precious fruit I would love to do a swap, for every 1kg of fruit I will credit your points...

Vodka production woes

Vodka production woes

After finding our perfect Yorkshire grown winter wheat we proceeded with the milling ourselves and moved to the fermentation stage, all that went to plan. Full speed ahead you would think. On we went to distil it, and that's where we hit a roadblock. You see our still...