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10 September, 2021

Graces 48 ‘Hours of Adventures’ in North Wales

Graces Adventures in North Wales Aber Falls Distillery TourWe were delighted to welcome travel influencer Grace to Aber Falls this month. Grace’s popular YouTube channel, ‘Graces Adventures’, is full of exciting films, showcasing Grace’s adventures across the UK where she shares some of the most beautiful destinations in the UK. Now we are excited to share Grace’s film of Aber Falls, highlighting her visit to the Aber Falls distillery and visitor centre and surrounding area.

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31 August, 2021

Aber Falls 2021 Release of Single Malt Whisky Now Available!

Aber Falls 2021 Single Malt Whisky Release

Following the exclusive launch of our Single Malt Inaugural Release in May, the next big milestone is this week’s release of our 2021 liquid, which is now  available across the UK in a much bigger quantity than the previous exclusive releases.

 Whisky connoisseurs are now able to get their hands on our entirely Welsh-made whisky, as of Monday 30th August. It’s been crafted using 100% Welsh malted barley and rock-filtered water taken from the Aber Falls Waterfall, by a team of local people who are passionate about all things Wales. Our barrels are stored and matured in a traditional dunnage warehouse along the Menai Straits, before being bottled on site at the distillery. 

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9 August, 2021

Aber on Tour in 2021: Upcoming Events

Aber on Tour

With events back in full swing, our team has hit the road with our award-winning range of spirits and inaugural release whisky, to showcase the Spirit of North Wales up and down the UK. We’ve loved meeting you so far, and look forward to attending the fantastic festivals and fairs that have invited us along as part of their 2021 lineups! 

If you didn’t manage to catch us at Liverpool Gin Festival or the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park, here’s a glimpse at what we got up to…

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13 July, 2021

Rhubarb & Ginger Tray Bake Recipe by Val Stones from Great British Bake Off

Rhubarb & Ginger Tray Bake

I’m from Yorkshire and almost every Yorkshire garden has a rhubarb crown or two. Although I live in Somerset I have a crown of rhubarb that I inherited from my mum and dad’s garden. As children we were given a small stick of rhubarb and a little triangular bag made from newspaper and filled with sugar. We dipped the rhubarb stick in the sugar and sucked and chewed on the sweet yet at the same time tart sticks, we thought we were in heaven.

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Salted Toffee Brownies Recipe by Great British Bake Off Val Stones

 

Our new friend Val from the seventh series of The Great British Bake Off has been doing a spot of recipe development with some of our award-winning gins and liqueurs! For this recipe, she has used the Aber Falls Salted Toffee Liqueur to create some scrumptious brownies. Over to Val to take you through the bake…  (more…)

Date & Orange Gin Fruit Cake Recipe By Val Stones from GBBO

 

Val from the seventh season of Great British Bake Off has a new book full of delicious home baking recipes. While she’s waiting for our next whisky release, we sent her some gins and liqueurs to get creative with, and she’s adapted one of her amazing recipes to include the Aber Falls Orange Marmalade Gin. To find out how to create her Date & Orange Gin Fruit Cake recipe, keep reading! Over to Val… 

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25 June, 2021

Aber Falls Upcoming Single Malt Whisky Release

Aber Falls Whisky pour into branded glass

Following the overwhelming demand for our inaugural release whisky in May, we’re working towards our next release which is due for bottling in late Summer. There will be a plentiful supply of our deep amber gold liquid available, that we’ve lovingly crafted and matured here in Abergwyngregyn.

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15 June, 2021

New Jobs at Aber Falls! 

It’s our skilled team of passionate people here at Aber Falls who make award-winning spirits, history-making whisky, top notch grub, and memorable distillery experiences all happen in one place. We pride ourselves in being a team of genuine people, creating something very special here in the small but mighty village of Abergwyngregyn! 

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3 June, 2021

Whisky Launch Update: Raising the bar at Aber Falls!

Aber Falls Inaugural Release Whisky

The launch of our first whisky, and the first to be distilled in North Wales for over 100 years, has meant the Distillery has been a busy place over the last few months.

Our whisky started life in 2018 and then spent the next three years maturing before being disgorged from the casks by our Master Blender, Dr Kirsty McCallum, ably assisted by our extremely talented Distillery team. It was ready for bottling in early May 2021 and went on sale on 17th May at noon.  Such was the demand that we had queues out of the door of the visitor centre, and we sold out within one hour of the whisky appearing on our website – now that’s the spirit!

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28 May, 2021

New Bistro & Light Bites Menu

Aber Falls Visitor Centre Bistro

Whether it’s a morning coffee and a tray-bake you’re after, a refreshing river-side gin or two on the terrace, or a delicious dish prepared by our team of talented chefs, our new bistro is at your service! 

From Thursday to Monday you can enjoy our Light Bites Menu, which features a host of locally sourced ingredients and savoury dishes. If you’re up bright and early, our Early Riser’s Bap is a must; Anglesey sausages, smoked bacon and free range egg served in a tan lan bakery bap, with a veggie version available on request. The Avocado Toast is another fine choice for an early visit; smashed with chili, topped with tomato chutney, and served on toasted sourdough. 

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