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News and Blog

May 1, 2021
Winners! Gin Guide Awards

There's been dancing in The Shed! Andy and Zoe Arnold-Bennett of Shed 1 Distillery, Ulverston, are celebrating a double win in internationally acclaimed The Gin Guide Awards. The Gin Guide Awards is the annual and global celebration of the exceptional spirits, distilleries and distillers in the industry. In 2021 the quality and diversity of entries […]

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April 13, 2021
The Gin Guide Awards-Finalists!

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that we have made the finals in TWO categories of The Gin Guide Awards! "This means that your gin/s achieved very high judging scores to place you above the threshold to be a Finalist. With hundreds of entries from over 30 countries, it is an incredible achievement that requires consistent […]

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April 7, 2021
Name The Cocktail and Win!

UPDATE: Congratulations to S. Solis. Le us introduce you to "THE GINGERULA"! We've created a COCKTAIL but for the life of us we can't think of a NAME for it! And until we have one, we can't add it to our Serving Suggestion & Recipe page. So, we need your help. Please visit our pinned […]

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March 30, 2021
Lime, Ginger and Strawberry Gin - Fancy Frolic from Shed 1 Gin

Do you love Strawberry Gin? Then you will love our lime, ginger, and strawberry flavoured Fancy Frolic Gin. This gin was born from the idea of bottling all the flavours of spring and mixing it with our award winning, small batch, classically distilled craft gin. Whilst watching our Border Terrier frolicking on a wintry beach […]

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March 14, 2021
Lake District Experiences

Lake District Experiences; whatever your interests, there are so many to choose from! Lake District Experiences include walking and climbing the fells, swimming in Coniston, paddle-boarding on Windermere and Going Ape in Grizedale. Perhaps all that sounds just a bit too energetic, or maybe you're looking for something completely different? Among the many Lake District […]

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March 6, 2021
Women in The Gin Industry: International Women's Day

For International Women’s Day, Zoe has been asked to have a chat on Cumbria radio about Shed 1 Gin, awards and other gin stuff. The researcher asked if there are many women in the Gin Industry and we're happy to say that some of the most respected names in our profession are women and that […]

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February 28, 2021
How did Shed 1 Gin do at The World Gin Awards?

We're extremely happy with the results from The World Gin Awards! It wasn't the most glamourous of events. Instead of a black tie affair in some prestigious London location...We were in the garden watching on our phone's while they livestreamed via Facebook! However, wherever we may have been the results would have been the same. […]

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February 23, 2021
When will The Shed reopen for Gin? COVID Reopening Update-Spring 2021

SHED 1 RE-OPENING UPDATE So, Monday, 22nd of February the Prime Minister set out plans for opening up the county again. Due to COVID our doors have mostly been closed for almost a year. However, in that time we've gifted over 5,500 bottles of sanitiser to individuals and groups around Cumbria (money raised via crowdfunding), […]

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February 4, 2021
What is the perfect Valentine Cocktail?

We love collaborating with other small businesses and when it comes to cocktails there is only one person we go to. So, to create the perfect Valentine's Cocktail we asked Tom at Kindred Spirit Cocktails for help. For our Grand Opening of The Old Calf Shed, in 2019, Tom produced a delicious Festive Tipple Breakfast […]

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January 27, 2021
What are you treating your Valentine to?

Cake makers Ginger Bakers has launched a new addition to their seasonal cake range made in collaboration with local gin distillery Shed 1, based in Ulverston. Ginger Baker’s resident cupids have hand-baked a show-stopping Valentine’s cake to share the love this year. "This stunning pistachio sponge with its delicate hint of rose, is covered with a […]

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January 7, 2021
Relaunch of Shed Loads of Love Gin, with Bling!

We have relaunched  our limited edition Shed Loads of Love Gin with the addition of 24k Gold, Silver and Champagne Leaf (50cl bottles only). It doesn’t detract from the award-winning taste, but we hope it does add a smile! Shed Loads of Love comes in 10cl and 50cl bottles and is also available 3x10cl Gift […]

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December 31, 2020
2020 Gin Roundup

Happy New Year's Eve!   It's been a year and a half but we got through it and even managed to achieve. Thank you to you all for your support and kindness. Both our physical and mental health took quite a beating but although we may have been down we didn't give up and we're […]

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November 21, 2020
JOGLE Gin-Raising Money and Awareness for Myton Hospice & CALM

Introducing Shed 1 JOGLE GIN, raising funds for an almighty challenge! The Challenge The challenge will take place next July, 2021, and it’s to CYCLE FROM JOHN O’GROATS TO LAND’S END and along the way to SWIM THE LENGTH OF LONGEST LAKES IN SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND WALES (Loch Ness, Windermere and Lake Bala) and to […]

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November 19, 2020
What are the Rural Business Awards?

CUMBRIA’S SHED 1 DISTILLERY SHORTLISTED FOR TOP RURAL AWARD We're delighted to have been shortlisted in the Best Drinks Producer category at the 2020/21 Rural Business Awards, held in partnership with Amazon. The local company will battle it out against fellow rural businesses, entrepreneurs and enterprises from across the country for the chance to be […]

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November 1, 2020
Shortlisted for Maybe* Small Shop Awards

With everything going on and a second lockdown on its way, we were really pleased to get this good news! We have been shortlisted in TWO categories in the Best Small Shops 2020, sponsored by Maybe * and booost  1. Most Innovative Business During Covid-19 2. Overall Competition "The Best Small Shops competition celebrates, not […]

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