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Unleash Your Inner Distiller at Earhart Gin School: An Unforgettable Gin Experience in Derry/Londonderry

Have you ever dreamt of becoming a distiller and crafting your very own gin? At our Taproom in Ebrington Square, Earhart Gin School offers you the unique opportunity to do just that. With your own miniature copper still, a wide array of botanicals to choose from, and expert guidance from our distillery team, you'll embark on an unforgettable gin making experience and NI experience.


1. Starting with a Signature: Earhart Gin & Tonic

Upon arrival at the gin school, we'll welcome you with our signature Earhart Gin & Tonic as you relax and settle in. We'll kick off the gin experience with a brief introduction to the fascinating origins and history of gin, setting the stage for your own gin making adventure.


3. Your First Distillation: The Birth of Your Gin

Once you've finalised your gin recipe, it's time to weigh out your chosen botanicals and begin the distillation process. As your gin comes to life, you'll have the chance to relax and soak in the incredible stories about the origins of gin and cocktails, all while sipping on expertly crafted concoctions prepared by our master mixologist in the Taproom. Be sure to check more information about our Taproom:  


2. Guided by Experts: Crafting Your Bespoke Bottle of Gin

Our skilled distillery team will guide you through every step of the gin making process, ensuring you have all the knowledge and tools you need to craft your ideal gin. You'll learn about the distillation process and how to choose and balance your botanicals for a harmonious flavour profile

Don't worry if you're new to gin making; our experts are there to support you throughout the entire experience. With their guidance, you'll confidently create a gin that's as unique as you are.


4. The Finale: Perfecting and Personalising Your Gin

As the gin school session comes to a close, you'll collect your distillate and trim it down to the ideal alcohol level (approximately 40-45%). Then, it's time to name, label, and apply a beautiful wax seal to your bespoke bottle of gin. With your personalised creation in hand, you'll leave Earhart Gin School with a newfound appreciation for the art of gin making and an unforgettable experience to share with friends and family. Want to know more about our merch? Check out our online store to browse our stock:

  • How do I book tickets?
    You can reserve tickets online above on the "Book Now".
  • Do I book for a specific date or can I purchase an open ticket (gift voucher)?
    Both. To book it as a gift voucher (whereby the recipient then can choose the date on receipt of the voucher), simply select which package you would like to purchase, then tick the box on the first page that says “Purchase as a Gift Voucher”. This will then bring you directly to the details and payment page. To book a specific date simply select your package, then click the “Next” button on the widget. This will then take you through the process of selecting which dates are available, then onto the details and payment page.
  • How does the recipient of the gift voucher reimburse to pick a specific date?
    On purchasing the gift voucher you will receive a unique code, which the recipient of the voucher can then enter into the box “Voucher Code”on the first page. This will then bring you forward to the calendar to select the dates available for the Homebrew Academy.
  • Do the voucher codes expire?
    The voucher codes will expire 12 months from the initial purchase.
  • When do the classes take place?
    The classes are planned every Friday, Saturday and occasional Sundays at 2pm. Please check the booking calendar for availability. **Update: These now also take place midweek at 4pm - please check calendar for availability**
  • What time does the Tour & Tasting begin?
    The Tour & Tasting begins at 2pm at weekends, 4om midweek when available!
  • Where does it take place?
    All classes are in the Walled City Brewery Taproom - more details at
  • How many drinks do I get with the Tour & Tasting?
    You will receive approximately 6 taster beers, plus a pint of beer of your choice at the end of the tour.
  • Would you like to book a table?
    You can book your table online for numbers up to 10 people via the widget on our website. For tables above 10 please email us at
  • Do I need to make a reservation for food and drink?
    We are extremely busy, so we always recommend booking a table via the widget on our website.
  • Do you host functions and weddings?
    Yes! Please fill in the online form on our Functions page.
  • What are your opening hours?
    Our opening hours change seasonally, these are updated at the bottom of the website.

Why Choose Earhart Gin School: An Unbeatable Gin Making Experience in Derry/Londonderry


Whether you're a gin connoisseur or a curious newcomer, Earhart Gin School offers a fun and engaging gin making class that's perfect for anyone looking to explore the world of distillery. With expert guidance, interactive learning, and the chance to create your very own gin, our gin masterclass is a must-try experience in Derry/Londonderry.

So, what are you waiting for? Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to create your own gin, learn about its intriguing history, and have a blast with fellow gin enthusiasts at Earhart Gin School. Join us in Derry/Londonderry for an unforgettable gin making experience that you'll cherish for years to come. Book your spot now, and let's raise a glass to your gin-making journey! Cheers!

Interested in more schools like this? Check out The Homebrew Academy - a school entirely dedicated to brewing:

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