We took inspiration from bars in cities such as London and Edinburgh, but wanted to take it a step further by distilling our own gin on the premises,’ says Lee. ‘We knew we could make a real success of it because gin is seeing such resurgence in popularity.
The Fruit Market area is seeing massive regeneration and investment and we felt the time was right to bring our new business venture to fruition. We feel it will fit in perfectly as part of the growing community of independent businesses in Humber Street.
‘Humber Street Distillery Co is the epitome of class and sophistication and the Hull bar you just have to visit, whether or not you’re a gin drinker. It is something completely different to anything out there in the city at the minute.’ – Hull Daily Mail
At least 100 different varieties of gin, unusual spirits, local and international craft beers and cocktails will be available.
To master the art of gin distillery and production, the owners teamed up with acclaimed gin distiller Jamie Baxter, who opened the City of London Distillery in 2012 – the first gin distillery to open in the capital for 200 years. Mr Baxter is also known for creating spirits such as Burleighs London Dry Gin and the award-winning Chase Vodka.