Inspired by nature,
hand-crafted with passion

We are Tappers - reviving the Art of Gin at our seaside distillery and bar on the Wirral Peninsula near to the historic cities of Chester and Liverpool. We're driven by our passion for handcrafted quality, premium natural ingredients and authentic independence. We chart our own course, crafting artisan spirits imbued with unique stories.

Discover the Darkside

Our flagship coastal gin, inspired by our seaside home on the Wirral Peninsula and made with all-natural, vegan certified, coastal ingredients.

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Look on the Brightside

The distilled counterpart to Darkside - produced on our 500L Holstein Still to the rigorous London Dry standard. A classic through and through.

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Make History with Hydro

Based on the original Victorian recipe for summer fruit pudding, our Hydropathic Pudding is bursting with Herefordshire-grown fresh fruit.

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The Spirit of Summer

Sip the spirit of summer with Three Fine Days Citrus Gin.

Made with a medley of citrus botanicals including lemon peel, lemon balm, lemon verbena and grapefruit peel for a mouthwatering and refreshing taste of the British summertime.

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The Art of Gin

Which side will you embrace?

Made with the same seaside botanicals, our Darkside Coastal Gin is joined by its distilled counterpart, Brightside London Dry Gin, in this beautiful gift set complete with paired mixer and botanical guide to our all-natural vegan ingredients.

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What's On

Distillery Tours & Tastings

Join us at Merseyside's largest craft distillery for a tutored tasting through a selection of four G&Ts with nibbles to enjoy at the midway point.

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Gin Making Experience

Become a distiller for the day! Join us at the premier Wirral Gin School and get hands-on with making your very own gin in the time-honoured tradition.

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Gin 'n Jazz

Sit back and soak up the atmosphere in the Gallery Bar with a Tappers & Tonic, freshly poured beer, or cocktail in hand as our live jazz band performs!

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"Swimming against the tide
in a sea of noise and chaos"

Olivier Ward, Spirits Beacon

All-natural ingredients,
all certified vegan

There are two sides to every story

"The gourmet gin
of the spirits world"

Chef publishing

"A fantastic, juniper forward gin with lovely citrus notes...It was loved by us all."

Great Taste Awards (Brightside Gin, ** Star Award)