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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
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ABOUT US & OUR GINS

Launched in October 2016 by husband and wife team Andy & Zoe Arnold-Bennett in the market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Shed 1 Distillery produces small batch (36, 50cl, bottles per run), classically distilled with a contemporary-style, award-winning, craft gin.

“Smooth enough to be sipped, bold enough to be mixed.” Just 10 months after we launched, in August 2017, we received a Great Taste 2-star (Outstanding) Award for Cuckold’s Revenge. Shed Loads of Love was awarded a 1-star (Simply Delicious) Great Taste in 2018. In 2018 we were a finalist in the Cumbria Life’s Best Drinks Producer category and in 2019 we were awarded “Going Places” (One to Watch) by Cumbria Family Business. Also, Cuckold’s Revenge is included in the latest edition of “101 Gins To Try Before You Die”. This year, 2019, we are chuffed to bits to announce that we received another 5 Great Taste Awards!

ABOUT US & OUR GINS

Launched in October 2016 by husband and wife team Andy & Zoe Arnold-Bennett in the market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Shed 1 Distillery produces small batch (36, 50cl, bottles per run), classically distilled with a contemporary-style, award-winning, craft gin.

“Smooth enough to be sipped, bold enough to be mixed.” Just 10 months after we launched, in August 2017, we received a Great Taste 2-star (Outstanding) Award for Cuckold’s Revenge. Shed Loads of Love was awarded a 1-star (Simply Delicious) Great Taste in 2018. In 2018 we were a finalist in the Cumbria Life’s Best Drinks Producer category and in 2019 we were awarded “Going Places” (One to Watch) by Cumbria Family Business. Also, Cuckold’s Revenge is included in the latest edition of “101 Gins To Try Before You Die”. This year, 2019, we are chuffed to bits to announce that we received another 5 Great Taste Awards!

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Author Archives: Zoe

What are the Cumbria Life Awards?

What an exciting week we’ve had! Lots of Afternoon G&Teas, a Gin Tour and Tasting, the first private party in the Shed, and a Make Your Own Gin Workshop. Next week we’ll be back creating more gin so we can restock our shelves and our stockists. Chilli Fest has proved very popular, lately.

And then, on top of all that, we are named as a Finalist in the Cumbria Life Magazine Food & Drink Awards 2020.  You can read more about it here. When we realised the date for entry had passed we kicked ourselves as we’d missed it. But then, huge surprise, we found that we were a finalist through being nominated! So, whoever did that, thank you very much!

We love what we do and we’re lucky to be able to do it. With the new Shed we can now interact with our customers in a more personal way than we could at markets and shows. It is hard work, we do falter sometimes when professional and personal issues seem overwhelming, and it is just the two of us, for now. However, the feedback we get from the public and being recognised for what we are achieving by professional bodies truly does keep us going, and reminds us why we got into this in the first place…For the love of Gin!
Good luck to all the finalists. In our category we’re in good company with Eva’s Organics and The Lakes Distillery. Whatever the outcome, it’s going to be a good do in Kendal on March 5th. Plus, TV chef and presenter Phil VIckery will be compering!

Cheers!

Coronation Hall Wedding Fair

Sunday 16th February: 11am – 3pm Fancy making your own gin for your special day or having a celebration at the Shed? Come and have a chat with Zoe about what we can provide. We have some exciting news! The Coronation Hall Wedding Fair returns on Sunday 16th February 2020 11am-3pm Plan Your Perfect Day… Continue Reading

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

Well, January came and went and now Valentine’s Day is upon us. In 2017, we created a gin called Shed Loads of Love. Our idea was to combine floral and fruit with a hint of chilli to create a sumptuous celebration of love! In 2018 we entered it in the Great Taste Awards and we… Continue Reading

Merry Ginmas!

What a year it’s been! We achieved FIVE more Great Taste Awards (bringing our total to SEVEN), TWO Highly Commended at the Craft Distilling Expo Gin of the Year and were awarded “GOING PLACES” (One to Watch) at the Cumbria Family Business Awards.  Shed 1 also found a new home at THE OLD CALF SHED,… Continue Reading

What does Green Business mean?

We’re very pleased to be Green Small Business certified. But what does it mean?   Well, we have written an Environmental Policy Mission Statement (you can read it here) which states that: We endeavour to: Incorporate environmental considerations into our business decisions. Continually improve and monitor our own environmental performance. Promote environmental awareness among our… Continue Reading

When is Black Friday and Small Business Saturday?

This Friday is known as Black Friday by many.   However, we also find out it’s National Flossing Day, so we’re going with that, instead! On Friday and Saturday (29th & 30th, November) we’ll be having an online sale and also in the Shed. Check out our gins, liqueurs and hampers and treat yourself, or… Continue Reading

Ulverston Dickensian Festival

Find our stall on Brogden Street or visit our New Shed: The Old Calf Shed, North Lonsdale Road, LA12 9AU. The shed will be open from 12-7pm on Saturday 23rd and from 12-4pm om Sunday 24th. Thousands flock to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era. Ulverston puts on… Continue Reading

Looking for Festive Gin Hampers?

T’is the season to be ginny!  So, to that end we’ve created three Festive Gin Hampers. Filled with Shed 1 Ginny Delights, all are available via Click & Collect from our Shed in Ulverston.  Can’t get to the Shed? We’ve got Festive Tipple Gin and Full Strength Traditional Gin Elixir ready to post out to… Continue Reading

For our opening Tom, from Kindred Spirit Cocktails (another Ulverston business) created a Shed 1 Festive Tipple Breakfast Martini. It went down very well! Shed 1 Festive Tipple Breakfast Martini 50ml Shed 1 Festive Tipple Gin 15ml Cointreau Triple Sec 15ml Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon of Marmalade. Tom used our Cuckold’s Revenge Jelly Gin Marmalade… Continue Reading

Today is Apple Day!

                                                                            Happy Apple Day! Today, October 21st, is Apple Day and it’s also 2 days (23rd October) before… Continue Reading

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