Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery
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From Gin to Gel: Shed 1 Gin Distillery Turns It Hand To Sanitiser

From Gin to Gel: Shed 1 Gin Distillery Turns It Hand To Sanitiser

Hello Everyone. Well, it took a bit of time but HMRC have given permission and we’ve managed to source the materials needed to make some hand sanatiser. Our priorities are the local hospice, St Mary’s, and other vulnerable groups in our area. Also, we know there are volunteers helping those in the community who are also… Continue Reading

March Update, Covid-19 & Hand Sanitiser

March Update, Covid-19 & Hand Sanitiser

UPDATE: 24/03/2020 Hello Everyone, We hope that you are well and coping with this difficult situation we all find ourselves in. It is a worrying time for many people and we just wanted to check in with you and let you know what’s happening at the Shed. We’ll be continuing to produce our Gin and… Continue Reading

What are the Cumbria Life Awards?

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,… Continue Reading

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

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

The Beginning of the Calf Shed. A New Chapter for Shed 1

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!

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?

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?

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?

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

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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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