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In 2009, on a mission to bring gin of uncompromising quality and character back to the city where it all began, they threw open their blue doors of hope on Nasymth Street and launched a traditional copper distillery which, and they're a little overexcited about this, no one had done this in London for nearly 200 years.

It was to mark the beginning of a gin distilling renaissance in London. And who doesn't love a renaissance.

They handcraft the gin in small batches with skill, care and an almost fetishistical love.

Only ever taking the heart of the spirit, and never made from concentrate, this is gin made the way it used to be, the way it should be. The result is stunningly smooth, full of character and exploding with flavour.

They like to think buildings have a soul. Their original site, on Nasymth Street in Hammersmith, was once home to the esteemed whisky expert Michael Jackson, and before that, was the micro-brewery for a local pub. In 2014 - committed to the distilling standards they founded Sipsmith with - the Sipsmith word began to spread and they out grew their little garage.

They moved 5 minutes down the road (to a slightly larger garage) that could house not only Patience and Constance (Prudence's younger sisters) but their growing team of empassioned Sipsmiths too.