In Good Spirit- a Tasteful Repurposing of Heritage

In Good Spirit- a Tasteful Repurposing of Heritage

Bacardi Laverstoke Mill

Bacardi Laverstoke Mill

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 12:30pm

Tucked away in the picturesque Hampshire country side, an iconic brand of quintessentially English spirit has settled into its new award-winning refurbishment. The Victorian Georgian era buildings of Laverstoke Mill once housed a paper-mill that in its heyday supplied water marked banknote paper to the British Empire. 

The dilapidated property was acquired in 2008 by international drinks major Bacardi, that meticulously refurbished and repurposed it as a gin distillery. Recently acclaimed as "a model of industrial sustainability", now running with a 999 kW thermal biomass fuelled boiler, Laverstoke Mill is a flagship distillery and brand home for Bombay Sapphire gin. 

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