EMBRACING ADVENTURE

‘Life is about the journey, not the destination’

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is something that we embrace as did our forebearers. Life is an adventure, where you are continually learning and moving forward.  We took a leap of faith into the unknown, a world filled with colour, flavour, and beauty. There were no boundaries and through journeying the currents we have discovered new shores. Our adventure has seen obstacles overcome, dead ends navigated, and new doors opened. Our lives have been enriched by a wonderful vibrant community who have welcomed us with open arms. Downton Distillery has been able to become more than the concept it once was, drawn up on a piece of paper. As with all ventures, trust your gut instinct when a situation may not seem right, walk away when needed, it is all part of the journey. Learn, laugh, grow and work to live, for your adventure has only just begun.

Hugh Anderson Interview Downton Distillery Wiltshire Salisbury

EXPLORER'S GIN REVIEW

"It's not just a gin, it's the idea of place, people and an attitude all captured in a bottle."

Olivier Ward

Verbena, Explorer's Gin, Botanical, Tea, Foraged

SUSTAINABILITY

It is a journey, not a race in reducing our carbon footprint.

Samphire Martini, World Cocktail day

WORLD COCKTAIL DAY

SAMPHIRE MARTINI

50ml Explorer's Gin

15ml Cocchi Americano

Add Samphire or Lemon Peel to garnish

Cocktail making, G!RO Cycles, Esher, Downton

COCKTAIL EVENINGS

Our cocktail making package is perfect for birthdays, hen parties & corporates.

Save money by upcycling and recycling your bottle. Money in a jar

REFILL SERVICE - SAVE £13

We are continually improving our carbon footprint through both our environmental and sustainability initiatives. Our bottle is too beautiful to throw away and we are keen that you reuse and refill it. Every reused bottle not only helps to save the planet but also saves you money. Refill your bottle at Downton Brewery & save yourself 29%.

Explorer's Gin with clothing at Regent Tailoring, Salisbury Wiltshire

CLICK & COLLECT

You can now collect your online bottle order from Regent Tailoring. An institution to British heritage, it has both classic and contemporary fashion styles. Whilst collecting your bottle feel free to have a look around this beautiful shop. Please show your confirmation e-mail with order number when collecting your bottle.

IN THE MEDIA

Sunday Brunch, Channel 4, Olivier Ward, Small Batch Distillery, Explorer's Gin, Downton

SUNDAY BRUNCH - SMALL BATCH GIN

Olivier Ward talks about Small Batch Distilleries & Explorer's Gin.

SUNDAY BRUNCH - SMALL BATCH GIN

Olivier Ward talks about Small Batch Distilleries & Explorer's Gin.

Giro Cycles, Downton Distillery,, Cocktail Evenings

COCKTAIL EVENINGS

Contact us, if you would like to host a cocktail evening with us.

COCKTAIL EVENINGS

Contact us, if you would like to host a cocktail evening with us.

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