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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

Hayman’s Small Gin Cocktail Ideas

So often – for whatever reason – we look for a drink with lower alcohol and fewer calories.  Hayman’s Small Gin ™ makes a G&T with both 80% less alcohol and less calories, with no compromise on the great taste of a Hayman’s G&T. A thimbleful is all you need – just pour over ice and top up with tonic.

A low-alcohol and low-calorie G&T but with no compromise on the taste of your Hayman’s G&T – put simply, it’s the biggest innovation in gin for over 100 years.

This 20cl bottle gives you 40 serves using the thimble compared to 28 serves in a 70cl Hayman’s London Dry. Try some of these delicious drinks made with Small Gin below:

Small Gin & Tonic

Hayman's Small-G+T

A G&T made with Hayman’s Small Gin has both 80% less alcohol and less calories, with no compromise on the great taste of a Hayman’s G&T.  A thimbleful of Small Gin is all you need…

  1. Fill a highball with cubed ice.
  2. Pour in a thimbleful (5ml) of Small Gin
  3. Top with 100ml low-calorie tonic.
  4. Garnish with lemon peel or squeeze of lime.

Small Royale 

This cocktail is perfect for those times when you’re celebrating with friends and family and want to drink less. You can still be involved in the cocktail making fun, with a completely clear head the next morning.

  1. Chill a Flute glass.
  2. Pour the Small Gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake and strain into the chilled glass.
  4. Top with Nosecco.
  5. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel.


Hayman's Small Gin Negroni

A low-alcohol version of the classic Negroni. If you normally like your Negroni with a strong gin taste, we recommend using 10ml of Small Gin. This packs a flavour punch without being full of alcohol.

  • 5/10ml Hayman’s Small Gin (depending on preference)
  • 25ml Lyre’s Italian Orange
  • 25ml Sweet Vermouth
  1. Fill a rocks tumbler with cubed ice.
  2. Build the ingredients over the ice, and stir.
  3. Garnish with a wedge of orange.

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