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Join us for an unforgettable experience in our hand-built distillery.

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The Speakeasy Experience

Join us this Fringe Festival where you'll be transported back to the 1920s in our hidden prohibition-era bar.

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Pickering's Gin

Hand-crafted in our small distillery, in the heart of Edinburgh.

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The Broody Hen

Our range of Single Malt and Blended Scotch Whisky matured in selected oak casks.

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Our Brands

At Summerhall Distillery we are the home of Pickering's Gin and The Broody Hen Scotch Whisky.

Our Tour Offerings

Early Bird Fringe Offer

Join the excitement of the Fringe Festival this year with 10% off all our tours (excluding our Cheese & Cocktail Masterclass) during August. Use code EARLY-BIRDIE10 at checkout. Offer ends on Saturday 20th July 2024.

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Free Gin Jolly Tour

Enjoy a free Gin Jolly tour every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm until the end of July as an Edinburgh resident. Use the code EH-RES-PGJ at checkout. T&Cs apply.

Please note this offer is not valid during the month of August.

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Free Whisky Tasting & Tales Tour

As an Edinburgh resident you can enjoy a free Whisky Tasting & Tales experience every Friday and Saturday. Use code EH-RES-WT at checkout.

Please note this offer is not valid during the month of August.

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Local Residents

For local residents you can get 20% off our Gin Jolly, Peacocktail, The Roaring 20's, and Whisky Tasting & Tales tours. Use code EH-RES-20 at checkout.

Please note this offer is not valid during the month of August.

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Award Winning Distillery

World Spirit Awards 2015
Actually Made In
The Spirit Business Silver 2015
CWSA Gold Medal 2016
World Spirits Award 2014 Gold
Scottish Tourist Board Tour Badge
Scottish Gin Awards 2017 Excellence in Marketing
The Spirits Business Master 2017
New Zealand Spirit Awards 2019 Double Gold
World Gin Awards 2020 Best Scottish Contemporary

Shop all our products

From Pickering's Gin, The Broody Hen Scotch Whisky, merchandise, and exclusive partner collaborations. You'll find a tipple that tickles your tastebuds.

Pickering's Original 1947 Gin

Pickering's Original 1947 Gin

From £34.00

Pickering's Gin

Pickering's Gin

From £34.00

Pickering's Original 1947 Gin 1 Litre

Pickering's Original 1947 Gin 1 Litre

£40.00

Pickering's Gin with Scottish Botanicals

Pickering's Gin with Scottish Botanicals

£34.00

Pickering's Sloe Gin

Pickering's Sloe Gin

From £23.00

The Broody Hen Blended Scotch Whisky

The Broody Hen Blended Scotch Whisky

£32.00

Edinburgh University Veterinary School Gin

Edinburgh University Veterinary School Gin

£45.00

Pickering's Gin 1 Litre

Pickering's Gin 1 Litre

£40.00

Pickering's Pink Grapefruit & Lemongrass Gin Liqueur

Pickering's Pink Grapefruit & Lemongrass Gin Liqueur

From £20.00

Pickering's Gin Triple Tipple Gift Pack

Pickering's Gin Triple Tipple Gift Pack

£18.00

Pickering's Navy Strength Gin

Pickering's Navy Strength Gin

£48.00

Pickering's Gin & Tonic Can

Pickering's Gin & Tonic Can

From £18.00

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The Latest at Summerhall Distillery

Summerhall Distillery 2024 Tours & Experiences

By Percy Pickering on Jul 12, 2024

At Summerhall Distillery we're known for producing Pickering's Gin and The Broody Hen Scotch Whisky right in the heart of Edinburgh. But did you know that we offer a wide range of tours, tasting, workshop an...

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The Speakeasy Experience returns to Edinburgh's Fringe Festival!

By Percy Pickering on Jul 04, 2024

This August, prepare to be transported back in time to an era of jazz, flappers, and clandestine cocktails with The Speakeasy Experience, a hidden gem nestled within the heart of Summerhall during this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Our Partnership with Cunard Cruises - 4 Queens Gin

By Percy Pickering on May 03, 2024

With the exciting introduction of the Queen Anne liner, we've taken the opportunity to rebrand and expand the gin collection, now proudly known as Cunard 4 Queens Gin.

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Fancy a refill?

By Percy Pickering on Jan 08, 2024

You can now refill any Pickering’s Red Top, Navy Strength, Original 1947 and Scottish Botanicals gin empties from our refill tanks and then hand dip your recycled bottles in green wax to reseal them.

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Summerhall Distillery Celebrates 10 Years!

By Percy Pickering on Aug 30, 2023

Can you believe we're celebrating 10 years of Summerhall Distillery? September 2013 was the beginning of it all, we built our distillery from scratch in the old dog kennels of the Old Royal Dick Vet School before coming the first exclusive gin distillery in Edinburgh for over 150 years! 

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The Cocktail & Cheese Pairing Experience is now available!

By Percy Pickering on Mar 16, 2023

Since having launched Pickering’s Gin in March 2014, the gin tours have evolved over the last nine years, making the distillery a five-star, award-winning tourist destination in the capital. Pickering’s Gin now offer three completely different styled gin tours, with a newly launched Cocktail and Cheese Pairing Experience.

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