CHELMSFORD'S FIRST OPERATING DISTILLERY

WHO IS ESSEX SPIRITS CO.?

Founded in 2020, our aim is to create the finest in distilled spirits for the local Essex communities - we do this by incorporating years of hospitality experience, a zero waste sustainability ethos & the most cutting edge modern distillation methods to get the most out of our ingredients.

Essex Spirits Company was founded as a local business with a focus on supporting, championing and supplying the finest of the county's bars & restaurants as well as its population.

We currently operate from our central Chelmsford distillery that we affectionately call 'The Essex Distillery' - we would love to meet you in person as the distillery also holds a shop, tasting room and we hold regular public tours!

Our Taproom is open every Saturday 12pm - 6pm.

Join us for tasters, drinks and refills of your favourite Essex producers.

Essex Citrus Dry Gin bottle by Essex Spirits Company at The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

ESSEX CITRUS DRY GIN

Essex Citrus Dry Gin is a take on the classic ‘London Dry’ Gin style, it is different in name but only slightly different in style due to our ‘high tech’ production methods.

  • Citrus notes from lime & grapefruit
  • Made using natural Essex Spring water
  • Finished off with a pinch of local sea salt

VIEW OUR GIN
Locally Spiced Rum bottle by Essex Spirits Company at The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

LOCALLY SPICED RUM

'Locally Spiced Rum' is our take on the ever popular category of spiced rums - using of course our local, quality & sustainable twist on things.

  • A base blend of over proof Caribbean rum
  • Only natural ingredients, no artificial flavours
  • Sweetened with locally produced Honey

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Essex Spring Vodka bottle by Essex Spirits Company at The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

ESSEX SPRING VODKA

We use the same base neutral spirit we use for our gins, which is of the highest quality, then proof this down to 40% ABV with naturally filtered & perfectly preserved Essex spring water from our friends at Elsenham spring water.

  • Made with British wheat
  • Made with local spring water
  • Full mouth feel with a light flavour

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FIND US NEAR YOU

  • Number 92 cocktail bar in Braintree logo stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
  • The Lion Inn hotel, Chelmsford logo, stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
  • The Hoop pub at Stock logo stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
  • Pig & Whistle Restaurant in Chelmsford logo stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
  • Kintsu restaurant in Colchester logo stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
  • Marks Tey Hotel in Colchester logo stockists of Essex Spirits Co. products
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MORE ABOUT US

Get stuck into the world of top-notch distillation and the stories behind our standout spirits. From deep dives into botanical blends to behind-the-scenes peeks into our Chelmsford distillery, our blog is your window into the passion and know-how that make the Essex Spirits Company special.

  • Our Values | Sustainability

    The hospitality & drink industry can be some of the worst for waste - we started business to make a difference- so we are unapologetically focused on reducing our waste...

    Our Values | Sustainability

    The hospitality & drink industry can be some of the worst for waste - we started business to make a difference- so we are unapologetically focused on reducing our waste...

  • Our Values | Quality

    What does drinking 'quality' mean to us? Well other than striving to be & make the best we can we break it down into 2 areas. Handcrafted & Distilling Methods...

    Our Values | Quality

    What does drinking 'quality' mean to us? Well other than striving to be & make the best we can we break it down into 2 areas. Handcrafted & Distilling Methods...

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WHAT YOU REALLY THINK OF US

  • five star rating on Trustpilot for Essex Spirits Co. and The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

    AMAZING CITRUS GIN

    I’ve only tasted the Essex citrus gin at The Bishops Cave wine bar.I enjoyed it so much that I ordered a couple of bottles on my return to the northeast. They arrived yesterday. Fantastic free delivery within two days.Well packaged. Thank you.👍

  • five star rating on Trustpilot for Essex Spirits Co. and The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

    ESSEX SPIRITS CO. DELIVERY AGAIN

    Essex spirit company have never failed to deliver. Great products with great taste, reasonable prices, exceptional customer care!I’d recommend them to anyone and if you ever see them doing a taster evening in your area JUMP ON IT!

  • five star rating on Trustpilot for Essex Spirits Co. and The Essex Distillery, Chelmsford

    NOTHING SHORT OF BRILLIANT

    Nothing but great things to say about the owner of this small business or the products. Some beautiful hand crafted cocktails along with amazing seasonal gins. You won’t regret shopping with ESC! I usually place at least one order a month!

FIND US

The Essex Distillery
Unit 32 Waterhouse Business Centre,
2 Cromar way,
Chelmsford, Essex
CM1 2QE

SHOP & TASTING ROOM:
Saturday 12pm-6pm
PRIVATE HIRE AVAILABLE:
Friday-Saturday
EVENTS AVAILABLE:
Sunday-Thursday
ginfo@essexspiritsco.com