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Location and contact:

Address:Shere Rd,
Albury,
Guildford GU5 9BW
Telephone: 01483 229136
Email:office@silentpooldistillers.com
Website:

https://silentpooldistillers.com

Silent Pool Distillery

Operated by: Silent Pool Distillers

The Silent Pool Distillery is situated in the Surrey Hills on the Albury Estate in the local beauty spot known as Silent Pool.

There is plenty of walking within a short distance from the site as well as many delightful villages complete with Inns, Cafes and other attractions.

 

The Lake at Silent Pool Distillery in Surrey The stills at Silent Pool Distillery in Surrey James and Ian - Directors at Silent Pool Distillers

Silent Pool Distillery Brands:

Silent Pool Intrinsically Realised Gin from Surrey

Silent Pool Gin

Inspiration for this award-winning gin was drawn from the Silent Pool and the surrounding natural beauty. Their unique four-stage process allowed them to precisely control the quality and flavour of their gins. A portion of their botanicals, including Bosnian Juniper berries, liquorice root, cassia bark, orris, and bergamot are bruised and macerated in base spirit before being transferred to the still. These give depth and mouthfeel, the rich and heavier flavours. Then they have the gin basket infusion, which hangs in the neck of their Holstein still. Fresh orange and lime peel, dried pears, Macedonian Juniper and Polish Angelica, to name but a few, lift the spirit with bright aromatics and rich citrus notes. The more delicate botanicals such as rose petals, kaffir lime leaves, linden and elderflower are separately macerated in a process that they have called the ‘Gin Tea Infusion’, stripping the oils and aromatic compounds from the vegetal matter. This is strained and added to the pot, which lend the gin its ethereal high notes of perfumed lime and floral essence. The distillation process is completed using a multi-chambered fractioning column, and through precise control over a series of plates and cooling pipes, they are able to…

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Silent Pool Distillers

The Silent Pool Distillery is situated in the Surrey Hills on the Albury Estate in the local beauty spot known as Silent Pool. There is plenty of walking within a short distance from the site as well as many delightful villages complete with Inns, Cafes and other attractions.  

Ian McCulloch, Silent Pool Distillers

The words ‘English Gin’ are at the heart of the Silent Pool Distillers brand, but this is not the England of bowler hats and tweed jackets, it has a far more contemporary feel. The location of the Silent Pool distillery couldn’t be more quintessentially English. Deep in the Surrey Hills on the Duke of Northumberland’s breath-taking Albury Estate, the spring-fed Silent Pool was the perfect spot for founder and MD Ian McCulloch to establish his business. Ian said: “A lot of Scottish distillers have a fantastic palette to draw from when making and marketing their gins; stormy seas, clear skies,…