Anno Bluewater shop returned in 2019
Oct - Dec 2019. Anno Distillers award winning Bluewater shop returned in 2019, complete with bottling station and blending experiences
In late 2019, we welcomed the return of our award winning pop-up shop in Bluewater shopping centre, situated in the Upper Guildhall. You could find the whole Anno range, including new Orange & Honey Gin which helps support bee conservation with 10p per bottle donated to Bee Friendly Trust.
We also had something new that year, a colourful bottling station filled with our delicious range and everything was available in different sizes exclusive to the shop. There were also two flavours only available at Bluewater - you could pick from Rhubarb or Blueberry & Strawberry. Each bottle featured a handwritten message, to make ideal gifts for any occasion.
Our popular Anno blending experiences are great for an afternoon of education, creation and libations! Book your session for yourself, a group or buy them as a gift voucher for our Marden distillery. You get a tutored introduction to how our gins are made, tasting and sampling flavours, learning about the history and processes involved. You then blend your very own bottle of gin, complete with customised label, to take home. It also comes complete with a generous goodie bag and certificate, to say that you're an Anno alchemist. Keep notes and your recipe in your supplied blending notebook, so you can reorder your blend in future, direct from the Anno distillery. Read more about Roxii's story from her visit.
Those looking for something festive had a treat in store. Bee and Bear Bakery created Anno Christmas puddings, which were available from our Bluewater shop and in two flavours and a range of dietary options. You could choose from Anno Sloe Gin or Anno Cranberry & Gin, both came made with traditional ingredients and suitable for vegetarians. There were also options for gluten free, or vegan and gluten free, so everyone could enjoy a taste. All were incredibly tasty and the flavours of our sprits really came through the plump and juicy fruits and moist texture.
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