Artisan Gin Tasting with Dorset Cruises

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If solitaire is your booze afterwards we should book a place on a “Dorset Queen” for an dusk of juicy canapés, pleasing views and some of a really best gins Britain has to offer.

The 1938 selected engine yacht will take we on a three-hour outing around Poole Harbour, flitting Brownsea Island (home of a red squirrels) and a beautiful secretly owned Green Island.

Each journey hosts adult to 48 people. There are 4 VIP tables that chair adult to 6 guests. As a VIP we will be given a bottle of workman solitaire to share with your list along with 12 mixers from Double Dutch and copiousness of ice. A juicy preference of canapés and olives will also be watchful for you.

The Dorset Queen (c) David Harding of Sailing Scenes

Each VIP guest is given 3 solitaire tokens that can be used during a bar to squeeze a solitaire cocktail or “Perfect Serve” – a classical solitaire and tonic. There are 6 cocktails and 10 opposite gins to select from, a latter complimented with a nominal flavoured tonic.

You can also suffer a solitaire shot served true from a Poole Rock Oyster. The glass is poured out and a proprietor oyster is coated with a Welsh Da Mhile gin. You afterwards eat a oyster as we routinely would. It comes with a shot of solitaire on a side ensuring a double measure.

It's Gin O'Clock aboard a Dorset Queen
It’s Gin O’Clock aboard a Dorset Queen (c) David Harding of Sailing Scenes

As good as VIP tickets, there are also 24 singular tickets available. Single sheet holders will accept 3 solitaire tokens that can be exchanged for a “Perfect Serve”. There are also canapés on house to be enjoyed while holding in a poetic views of Poole Harbour.

Single tickets cost only £40 and a VIP list is £350, that works out during reduction than £60 per conduct if there are 6 of you.

Tickets for 2017 are now sole out, so get in discerning for 2018.

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