Hedonist Team Set to Open Leeds’ First Gin School – Liquor Studio

This one stop shop for people who want to learn all about gin and make their own will open later this month.

The Liquor Studio is in the safe hands of the winning Hedonist Bar team, who will be offering a carefully curated Spirit Masterclass, a fascinating journey through the history of gin, then guests will mash and blend their own version of this juniper-based spirit.  

The history of gin is now only about the spirit, but also about English heritage and the British class system through hundreds of years.  Does this seem a tad serious to you?  Well, it won’t be, because the gin masterclass is designed to be entertaining as well as informative.

It doesn’t stop at gin – Liquor Studio will also be hosting cocktail masterclasses, with private or corporate events very much in mind.  Leeds bar owners might wish to use it for the next level of training in mixology for their bartenders. 

Dan Crowther and Jonathan Lee, Hedonist directors, came up with the idea from the growth of Hedonist as one of the City’s cult bar brands.  Dan is known as one of the UK’s aficionados when it comes to gin, a reputation endorsed when he was awarded Global Gin Ambassador of the Year at the Icons of Gin Awards in 2018.

If you want to feature the Spirit Masterclass in your festive celebrations, bookings are being taken now, in advance of the opening of Liquor Studio.  Classes take up to 20 people, split into two groups for the 2 hour session.  There are gift tokens available.  Prices start at £90 per person.

In time, masterclasses will include whisky and rum.

Dan said:

“Having spent the last 10 years travelling the globe learning and teaching people about the world’s finest spirits I cannot wait to bring everything back to my home City of Leeds. The Liquor Studio will be a truly unique experience for the people of this great City and we cannot wait to get the doors open and the imbibers in.” 

All enquiries to : info@liquorstudio.co.uk

Booking now available on www.liquorstudio.co.uk

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