Sip Antics Blend School FAQ's


How much is a Sip Antics Blend School Experience to blend a bottle of gin?
Each lesson costs £50 per person to participate in the experience and blend a bottle of gin to take home.

What do you get in the overall price of a single Sip Antics Blend School Experience?

Each class attendee will get a 30cl bottle of bespoke handmade blended gin of 'their own unique recipe', at least five botanical spirit samples, a mini gin of their recipe to taste in the class and also a gin martini cocktail. (For shared experiences, please see the 'Can I bring along a partner to share my Blend School Experience' section below)

 

How do I book a Blend School Lesson?

Please click on the 'Sip Schools tab' then 'Blend School' of this website and follow the instructions.

Click book now and select your preferred lesson date and time (subject to availability). Fill out your details and pay by debit/credit card on checkout. You will receive a confirmation of your booking and directions to the School by email.

When will I receive my Blend School Gift Ticket or Voucher?
You will receive your Blend School Ticket or Voucher by email no later than 12 hours after purchase of ticket.
(Please note, emails can sometimes be found in junk mail folder)


How do I redeem my Blend School Gift Voucher?
Please click on the 'Sip Schools tab' then 'Blend School' of this website and follow the instructions.

Click Redeem Voucher, enter your code and select your preferred lesson date and time (subject to availability).
Fill out your details.
You will receive a confirmation of your booking by email.

How long is a Blend School Gift Voucher valid for?
Your Gift Voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and can be redeemed on any available Blend School lesson within that time period. Bookings cannot be cancelled or exchanged within 7 days of the event.

What shall I do if I don’t receive a booking confirmation by email? 
If you do not receive a booking confirmation, please email info@sipantics.com.

How many places are there at a Blend School lesson?
There is room for six people at the Blend School in any one experience class.

Can I bring along a partner to share my Blend School Experience?

We do offer the chance for shared experiences at Sip Antics Blend School, places are subject to availability due to the size and nature of the room. If there is space on the day, you can purchase as many extra tickets as you like by following the instructions from 'How do I book a Blend School Lesson?' above.

I will be bringing my partner along for the day but they aren't taking part in the blend school experience, is there anywhere they can wait?

The Blend School classes can be very busy but the bar upstairs where the School is located is open from 12pm Monday to Saturday and 12.30pm on Sundays with lots of space, drinks and excellent food selections for your partner to wait while you complete your Blend School Experience.

When can I attend the Blend School for my lesson?
You can attend any available Blend School Lesson. We host Blend School lessons at 12pm on Wednesdays to Sundays. (Subject to availability) 

How long is a Blend School Lesson? 
A Blend School lesson is no more than three hours long.

Will I get to taste my Gin?
Yes you will be able to taste your gin. Before you decide on your final recipe to blend your gin, you will taste a mini 25ml version of your gin to see if you prefer any adjustments before final blending of the bottle.

How much gin will I make?
You will make a 30cl bottle of gin to take home with you.

How do I reorder my personalised bottle I made in the Blend Experience?
Send us an email to info@sipantics.com and include your contact details, date you attended the Blend Experience and one of our team will get back to you.

How much is it to reorder my personalised bottle I made in the Blend Experience?
There are two options available, same 30cl bottle that you made in the class costing £20 or a bigger version of 70cl costing £35. (Both prices includes postage in UK only)

How can I take my bottle of gin home if I am flying out of the country and I only have carry on luggage?

We can charge a fee depending on destination to post your distilled bottle out to you at a later date. Please email info@sipantics.com for details.

When do you release new Blend School dates?
We try to put new dates live every 3 months.

Are there any restrictions?
You must be over 18 to participate in the experience and we always practice responsible drinking.

Can I take photos during my Blend School lesson?
Yes, you can take photographs during your lesson.

Where do I go for my Blend School Lesson? 
The blend school is located in a private basement room in 'The Cumberland Bar Edinburgh'. To access the room please head for the back of the bar and take a left for the stairs leading down to the basement 'gin school room'. Bar staff can also point you in the right direction and you will also be notified of the location for the Blend School lesson on your confirmation email.

Is the room used for the Blend School accessible?
Unfortunately due to the building we use for the Blend School, we have no wheelchair access.

Where is the nearest train station? 
The nearest train station is Waverly Station which is approx 15 mins walk away.

Can I reschedule my booking for a Blend School lesson?
If you need to reschedule your Blend School lesson, please contact us as soon as possible and no later than 7 days prior to your booking by emailing info@sipantics.com  
We will do our best to reschedule your booking although we may not always have the availability for your preferred date.

Can I cancel my booking for a refund at any point?
If you would like to cancel your booking and request a refund then please do so by emailing info@sipantics.com. Please note that we require a minimum of 7 days notice and that bookings cancelled within 7 days or bookings paid for by a Gift Voucher are non-refundable.

Is it possible to arrange a private lesson at Blend School?
If you would like to find out more about booking a private Blend School lesson, then please contact us by emailing info@sipantics.com 

I have a question that’s not listed here, how can I get in touch? 
Please email your question to info@sipantics.com 

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