Our Story

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Nestled in the scenic embrace of the Yorkshire Dales, our small distillery, established in 2016, is a family-owned venture run by twin brothers James and Richard Thompson. Rooted in a legacy of both time-honoured craftsmanship and forward-thinking innovation, our distillery and the setting that inspires it embody a rich heritage which we infuse into all we do.

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Bottling Excellence and Luxury Private Labels

Our expertise lies in precision alcohol bottling, where we blend sophisticated equipment with the human touch to deliver the perfect serve.

Our exclusive line of private label products, thoughtfully crafted, epitomise product storytelling and exquisite flavour – all seamlessly aligned with our clients’ visions.

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Crafting Bespoke Spirits

We believe that if something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.  That’s why we’re a trusted partner in contract distilling, working with a diverse array of brands to bring their dreams to fruition. Passion for our craft and dedication to quality are evident in every drop. Our Yorkshire Dales setting instils an appreciation for beauty, blended with a hard-working approach to produce a one-stop service we’re proud of.


The Kettlesing Way

These are the values that serve as our guiding principles in everything we do.


For us, everything comes from to a respect for craftsmanship. Everything we create, from selecting the finest botanicals to a reverence for classic methods, is led by our artisanal approach and a promise that our exacting standards will never be compromised.


We treat the people we work with and the products we create together with the utmost care and respect. We believe in good communication and paying attention to the smallest details.

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Our business was founded by head of the family, Ian Thompson, and Kettlesing is now run by his twin sons, James & Richard Thompson. For us, family means everything, and we treat our clients as one of our own. It’s why so many choose to work with us time and again. Cheers!