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Our Address

Hayman’s Distillery
8a Weir Road
SW12 0NA

How to get to us

We are a 12-minute walk from Balham station (Northern line, zone 3 Overground and Underground) or a 15-minute walk from Clapham South station (Northern line, zone 2 Underground).

Est. 1863

Sugar Snap Gimlet

You will need…

  • 50ml Hayman’s Royal Dock Gin
  • 20ml Cocchi Americano (Vermouth)
  • 15ml homemade sugarsnap shrub
  • 1 dash celery bitters
  • 1 dash lemon bitters

Steps to make…

To make the shrub, heat equal parts white wine vinegar and sugar in a saucepan until the sugar is dissolved. Add a handful of sugar snap peas, simmer for 5 mins then allow to cool. Strain before bottling and leave in the fridge for 1-2 days. Chill a martini glass. Stir all ingredients over cubed ice in a mixing glass and strain into the martini glass.


The Gimlet

You will need…

Steps to make…

Chill a coupette glass. Stir all ingredients over cubed ice in a mixing glass. Strain into the coupette glass and garnish with a lime wheel to finish.


You have to be over 18* to enter

* Or over 21, depending on where you live