Awards and Accreditations

Awards & Accreditations

We are very proud to announce that, in our first year of trading, Piston Gin was recognised
and awarded at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the most influential
and highly regarded spirits competition in the world.

The competition is judged by a blind tasting process guaranteeing that every entry is assessed fairly
and given equal consideration, with the main emphasis on integrity and impartiality.
The judging panel consists of more than 40 experienced experts, including
esteemed beverage directors and renowned authors.

San Francisco Gold Medal

Oak Aged Dry Gin won Gold for being an exceptional spirit that is near the pinnacle of achievement and sets the high standard for its category.

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San Francisco Silver Medal

Silver was awarded to both Piston Distinguished Dry and Douglas Fir Infused Dry Gin for being outstanding, finely crafted spirits that show refinement, finesse, and complexity as well as being amongst the best examples of their categories.

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San Francisco Bronze Medal

Piston Strawberry & Hibiscus and Coffee Infused Gin both received Bronze awards for being well-crafted spirits that are commercially sound, modestly attractive, and free from significant flaws; these winners are excellent examples of their categories.

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The Guild of Fine Food Producer Member

Piston Distillery are proud produce members of the Guild of Fine Food.

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As Seen In

I’m really impressed. This Piston fires on all cylinders – a very impressive debut from an exciting new distillery. Ian Buxton, best-selling author of 101 Gins to Try Before You Die.

Kind to hands. Our Distinguished Hand Sanitiser is packed full of the purest aloe vera and grapefruit oil to ensure your hands can get care they need.
The real grown ups of our line up, perfect for an evening tipple (or an 11am G&T).
Is it that time already? Who’s joining us… #11amginclub
At least lockdown means no one will question how many drinks you order from the garden bar…
From the archives, when there were only 5. Shop our full range of 6 handcrafted gin’s now with free delivery.
Who else is missing this view at the bar? Let us know what gin cocktails you have been creating at home!
We may be closed for now but our still is running around the clock.We have taken our alcohol supply & changed our production line to produce our Piston Distinguished Hand Sanitiser.
Increase you vitamin C with a slice of fresh lemon or orange in your G&T!
PISTON Distinguished Hand Sanitiser