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Crafty Distillery

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
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Nestled on the edge of Newton Stewart, the Crafty Distillery, which is a modern grain to glass distillery, produces gallons of tasty stuff and delivers panoramic views over the Galloway Hills.

A small committed team with the long-held mantra that if a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly. Using new technology, their own grain spirit and locally sourced ingredients, they want to create tasty, wallet-pleasing spirits for everyone who likes a tipple.

Combining a commercial and working distillery, which provides tours where visitors can learn about the Crafty Distillery’s unique approach to distillation, enjoy a taste of their Hills & Harbour Gin and admire the scenery all from the comfort of the new, modern purpose built facilities.

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Hills & Harbour Gin

Galloway is the home of the Crafty Distillery and a special corner of Scotland. Surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines, it’s the perfect larder for their Hills & Harbour ingredients. Noble fir needles and bladderwrack seaweed are distilled with 9 other botanicals, creating a smooth and vibrant gin. Balanced and versatile so you can serve any way you like.


Key Botanical(s): Noble Fir Needles, Bladderwrack Seaweed
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of fresh mango, tonic and ice.


Method: Distilled - Grain to Glass
Location: Crafty Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: May 2017

Purchase: Click here to buy (Affiliate Link)

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Native Galloway Gin

A world first upon its release, this Native Galloway Gin was the first 100% Scottish Gin made from scratch. This unique gin uses a base spirit created by the team at Crafty Distillery using local grain and features only botanicals foraged from the local Galloway area including the forests, hillsides and the coastline. It’s not only the gin that’s special as each label is hand foiled and applied by hand creating a truly unique Scottish Gin. Limited edition now sold out.


Key Botanical(s): Scottish Juniper, Brambles, Samphire, Sea Aster
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 43% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lime, tonic and ice.


Method: Distilled - Grain to Glass
Location: Crafty Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: November 2018


Crafty Distillery

Perched on a hillside just outside the market town of Newton Stewart and with enviable views over the Galloway Hills, you’ll find the modern, purpose-built structure and welcoming environment that is Crafty Distillery.

With revealing and engaging tours, the award-winning Hills & Harbour Gin, artisan local produce and tasty cocktails on offer, Crafty Distillery has something for everyone. You can even join the team on a foraging tour, picking the crucial Noble Fir needles and Bladderwrack Seaweed that help make the unique Hills & Harbour Gin.


Tour: Yes
Cafe: Yes
Bar: Yes
Shop: Yes
Booking: Book a distillery tour here


Wigtown Road, Newton Stewart, Galloway, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, DG8 6AS - View on Google Maps
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