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Whitley Neill Gin founder to host live distillation online to celebrate World Gin Day

Fans of Whitley Neill can take part in an online distillation to celebrate World Gin Day - with a chance to win some gin.

Published: June 11, 2020
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Johnny Neill, founder of award-winning Whitley Neill Gin, will be hosting a live distillation and virtual tasting session to celebrate World Gin Day.

Taking place at 5pm on Saturday 13 June on the brand's Instagram channel, Johnny will distil a special gin in a two-litre copper pot at his home, incorporating botanicals suggested by Whitley Neill fans on social media in advance of the event.

While the distillation is taking place, Johnny will host a tasting, highlighting the unique flavour profiles that belong to the different flavours in the Whitley Neill Gin range.

Viewers will learn about the inspiration behind each gin, perfect serve mixers and serving suggestions.

15 lucky viewers of the live stream will be selected at random to receive an exclusive 20cl bottle of the World Gin Day gin after the event.

Johnny Neill, founder, Whitley Neill Gin says: “This is the first time that I will be hosting a live virtual gin distillation and I can’t wait for everyone to get involved.

"So come and suggest the botanicals you’d like included and I look forward to you tuning in.”

How to join

Tune in to Johnny Neill’s live Whitley Neill Gin distillation on the Whitley Neill Instagram channel at 5pm on Saturday June 13th.

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To complete the World Gin Day celebrations, Johnny will offer viewers 10 per cent off all Whitley Neill Gins at The Drop Store by using code WGD10. The code is valid until World Gin Day.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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