Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery
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The Beginning of the Calf Shed. A New Chapter for Shed 1

October 23rd, 2019 Well, we did it! Visitor area is finished and ready for visitors. Distillery is almost there. We’ll be welcoming visitors for limited opening hours between now and the end of the year. Starting in 2020, you’ll be able to enjoy Afternoon G&Teas, Make Your Own Gin (Bathtub and Distilled) Experiences, Gin Tastings… 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 announce that we are now 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… 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

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

What’s your favourite festive cocktail tipple?

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

What type of gins are there?

Nowadays, gin comes in many shapes and forms. As you probably know, in order for a spirit to be called “gin” it needs to be at 37.5%abv and the main botanical has to be juniper. We describe our gins as “classically distilled, with a contemporary-style“. The taste is bolder than some others and can still… Continue Reading

What is Small Business Saturday?

    Shed 1 Distillery is one of this year’s ‘Small Biz 100’, a selection of small businesses drawn from every corner of the UK that reflect the vibrancy of the UK’s 5.6 million small businesses. In the 100 days running up to Small Business Saturday (December 7th) , the campaign will spotlight each of… Continue Reading

Do you want to give the gift of gin?

..Well, you can now with our free stickers and cards! Birthday, Wedding, Christmas, Retirement, New Year, New You, Valentine’s, or simply Just Because. Let us know and we’ll add a handwritten card with your message. Make someone feel special and give them the gift of gin. Cheers! 🍸 Continue Reading

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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the English Lake District.

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