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Copper Rivet Distillery

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For 414 years Chatham stood at the cutting edge of industry and innovation.  Fifty years since the last ship was launched from its historic dockyard, we’re reinventing Chatham for the 21st century. 

The Copper Rivet Distillery is an exciting and dynamic new Medway based craft distillery.  Drawing upon the area’s rich tradition of innovation and craft, the team will toil together to produce small batches of exceptional gins, whiskies and vodkas from scratch in bespoke stills, with the same skill that local craftsmen once fashioned world-class ships.

We’re the only spirit maker in Kent, and one of just a few in the UK that undertakes the complete process of brewing and distilling from grain to glass, ensuring our range of premium spirits is totally distinctive and unique.

Set in the historic and magnificent Victorian Pump House No. 5, our distillery is open for tours.  Come meet the team to see how we make and produce our range of spirits, explore and see firsthand the distilling process in action, play and experiment with flavour profiling in our laboratory and sup and savour some of our spirits for yourselves.


Adults: £15 inc VAT Concessions: £10.80 Concessions entry qualification: Over 65 years old. Wednesday 2pm sessions only


Copper Rivet Distillery, Pumphouse no. 5, Chatham Dockyard, Leviathan Way Chatham ME4 4LP


01634 931122
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