Discover Artisan DistillingTOAD is a sustainable grain-to-glass craft distillery located in Oxford; we use exclusive populations of ancient heritage grain grown organically within 50 miles of Oxford, distilled in unique bespoke stills designed by us to create wonderful spirits.You’ll be shown how we make our vodka, gin and rye whisky following every step of the journey from grain to bottle. This close you’ll gain a real appreciation of the extra mile we go to make TOAD a true craft distillery. We will finish with an opportunity to ask questions and taste a selection of our spirits.
• You will be greeted with a gin and tonic, with refills available throughout the tour • Tour starts at 15.00 on a Saturday in the Long Room with an introduction to The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD), we cover our journey to launch in detail and what makes us a unique grain-to-glass distillery. We will introduce our exclusive populations of heritage grain. • We visit the Old Threshing Barn to hear the history of the site and see our whiskey casks. • Next we visit the Lab where you are taken through the gin story, botanicals and product creation. • This is followed by the New Barn/ Distillery where we take you through our grain to bottle process and you get to see our unique stills Nautilus and Nemo. • Finally you finish back in the Long Room for a guided tasting of our spirits including some products not yet launched. The tour is through a working distillery - so each day you will see and smell different parts of the process in action. The tour is conducting by one of the team (not a tour guide) so each person can give you a unique insight to the set up and running of a grain to glass distillery.The tour lasts between 45 minutes and 1 hour