Devon Gin Tasting

Devon Craft Gins: Blind Tasting Event

Taste six Devon craft gins in a unique blind tasting experience alongside the Chef's selection of the Cridford's menu. Including spirits from Exeter Gin, Copper Frog, Brixham Gin, Papillon, Thunderflower and Dartmouth Gin, explore the diversity of flavours on your doorstep. We'll provide a variety of garnishes so you can find your favourite G&T combination.

A social tasting event, book in a group of six people and receive a free bottle of gin of your choice to take away with you.

£35 p/p


Six premium gin & tonics A selection of food provided...

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