Vestal Voyages: All aboard the gin fuelled love tunnel
Written by: Sophie Taylor
On Saturday 20th August, Vestal Voyages are taking you up the canal, as it were, from Granary Square along to leafy Islington while you sip sip ahoy on their freshly distilled spirits.
Get suitably merry on Vesper Martinis whilst hanging out with the professional distillers on board the world’s first floating distillery. They will be bringing the unfiltered base of their current vintage vodkas ‘to produce a one off gin, never to be repeated’. Oh you lucky lush!
Using traditional and artisan spirit-production methods, the gin will be made in their aptly named Victory copper pot stills. Whilst your head gets fuzzy, you can attempt to concentrate on learning about the botanicals, as well as getting the chance to design and distil your very own gin. Which you can then take home in a personalised bottle to share with absolutely no-one else. Because it’s your mother’s ruin and not theirs, alright?
Once you emerge from the romantic love tunnel, you can head on up to the roof or deck and tip your bowler to the glorious sunshine (as long as he keeps his fedora on this weekend for you).
Departure and drop off is at Granary Square, Kings Cross. Pretty good last minute date idea by the way. You’re welcome. Choose your ticket type and time slot (between 5pm and midnight) here and get sailing. If you think the date’s going to go well, it’s good to bear in mind you can extend your trip by purchasing tickets over two time slots…
The Good Ship Vestal, Granary Sq Towpath, N1C 4AB London
Aug 20 2016 17:00 – Aug 21 2016 00:00
Photos courtesy of Vestal Voyages
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