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The Smuggler’s Ball – New Year’s Eve at The Milk Thistle

This New Year’s Eve prepare to take a step back in time, as we take you on a whirlwind tour through the colourful history of The Milk Thistle itself. Ladies and gentlemen, we present…The Smuggler’s Ball!

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Gin Club with Chase Distillery

We’ve saved a very special spirit for our last Gin Club of this year, as we bring you the brilliantly British Chase Distillery on Thursday 30th November.

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Gypsies, Gin, Rogues & Thieves

Celebrate Bristol Cocktail Week and bid farewell to another week of booze fuelled fun with a raucous, debaucherous night of performance, costumes and cocktails at The Milk Thistle with our official party, Gypsies, Gin, Rogues and Thieves!

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Copperhead Gin Club

Gin Club with Copperhead Gin

There’s no denying that craft Gin is having something of a moment right about now. But don’t be fooled – distilling is a precise art and the next spirit we’re bringing to Gin Club is a perfect example of this. Ladies and gentlemen, we bring you Copperhead Gin.

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Gin Club with Death’s Door Gin

Here in the UK we’re lucky enough to have a huge range of fantastic craft gins distilled on our doorstep, but for our September we’ll be going a little further afield, as we bring you one of our personal favourites, Death’s Door Gin!

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Beefeater Gin Club

Gin Club with Beefeater Gin

Whilst we love bringing you new and exciting spirits from the far flung corners of the world there’s also a lot to be said for the very British institution that is London Dry Gin. So it’s with great pride that we announce our next Gin Club with the iconic Beefeater Gin!

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Sibling Gin Club

Gin Club with Sibling Gin

Nothing gives us greater joy than bringing you a new and exciting gin, but when it’s a local Gin from right here in the South West it gets us really excited, which is why we’re positively fit to bursting to bringing the exceptional Sibling Gin to our next Gin Club.

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We Can Be Heroes – The Legends Party at The Milk Thistle

“We can be heroes, just for one day”

2016 was the year that stole our musical legends, but 2017 is a new year, and rather than mourn the loss we’ll be celebrating our beloved musical icons in the best way we know how – with a party! Ladies and gentlemen…introducing We Can Be Heroes – An ode to legends loved and lost!

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The Vault

Introducing…The Vault!

The Milk Thistle is full of secrets and surprises, so it may come as a surprise to some of you that hidden in our basement is another secret bar – The Vault! And starting in February we’ll be opening it up especially for you!

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Nginious Gin Club

Gin Club with nginious!

Switzerland – the land of the Alps, chocolate and cheese – and now Gin! Ladies and gentlemen, we’re delighted to bring you one of the most innovative and exciting gins of 2017’s Gin Club calendar – nginious!

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