Double award winners at Shakespeare Distillery | Focus

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Double award winners at Shakespeare Distillery

Shakespeare Distillery is celebrating after scooping two current awards regardless of a really difficult yr which has seen the enterprise go from power to power. The impartial artisan spirit producer has been awarded the Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2021 and has additionally been awarded a silver medal within the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2021 for its Jester White Rum which was the joint highest positioned British made unaged white rum.

The Rum was awarded a excessive scoring 90 factors out of a doable 100 and the judges summed up the rum as being “highly drinkable and packed full of tropical fruit flavours”.  Shakespeare Distillery launched their Jester White Rum in April adopted carefully by their Jester Spiced Rum in June. The Distillery is proud to be one among solely a handful of distilleries within the UK to create their rum in its entirety onsite. British molasses is slowly fermented of their massive fermenter ‘Titania’ to craft a flavoursome base rum, earlier than being twice distilled to create a really easy, handcrafted British spirit.

Each yr, Tripadvisor, the world’s largest journey web site, pulls collectively all of the critiques and rankings that travellers share from throughout the globe and makes use of that info to highlight one of the best. Traveller’s Choice recognises companies that earn constantly nice person critiques and winners are ranked among the many prime 10% of companies on Tripadvisor. As difficult because the previous yr was, Shakespeare Distillery stood out by constantly delighting travellers. 96% of holiday makers have rated their expertise as ‘excellent’. The experiences at the multi-award-winning customer centre at the moment are operating at regular capability and these embody Distillery Tours, Gin Schools, Cocktail Masterclasses and River Avon Gin Cruises.

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The Distillery has additionally just lately launched two distillery specials – Limoncello and Orangecello. The staff have been busy experimenting with completely different flavours and spirits to create these scrumptious new spirits that are a restricted version. The Limoncello has a pointy lemon style with delicate sweetness and the Orangecello, captures the candy nature of scrumptious Mediterranean oranges.

In addition to their onsite distillery store, Shakespeare Distillery spirits could be bought at their No 1 High Street retailer in Stratford. The Distillery opened this new store at the peak of the pandemic final yr and had been one among a handful of impartial retailers opening in

Stratford city centre throughout this time. This resulted in a current recruitment drive which has included the employment of two distillery assistants by the Government Kickstart Scheme.

Peter Monks, Director at Shakespeare Distillery stated “Our growing team are absolutely delighted to have won these two awards and have something to celebrate. We are immensely proud of the positive feedback that we have received and would like to thank everyone that has taken the time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. Winning silver in the IWSC is testament to our brilliant team who work incredibly hard in producing a high quality, locally made Rum. As one of the few producers making rum completely from scratch, considerable time, effort, and passion has been invested in the creation of Jester White Rum and this recognition is testament to that”.

Shakespeare Distillery is not any stranger to profitable awards, final yr the corporate gained the New Tourism Business Award within the West Midlands Tourism Awards for his or her vacation spot distillery experiences.

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