Turncoat Distillery relocates to Love Lane Brewery

By Gwen Ridler

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Turncoat Distillery has moved production to Love Lane Brewery. Pictured: Turncoat head Edward Ridding
Turncoat Distillery has moved production to Love Lane Brewery. Pictured: Turncoat head Edward Ridding

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Liverpool-based Turncoat Distillery has relocated its production facility to Love Lane Brewery, a strategic move aimed at expanding production capacity and enhancing operational efficiency.

Turncoat said the move to Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle would allow the distillery to leverage the infrastructure and resources of the brewery to ‘further elevate’ its production capabilities while allowing it invest in new innovations for the brand.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Love Lane Brewery as we embark on this exciting new chapter for Turncoat,”​ said Edward Ridding, head of Turncoat Distillery. “This move not only allows us to streamline our operations but also allows us to offer on-site gin tasting experiences and distillery tours.

‘True to our roots’

“We are confident that this strategic decision will enable us to continue delivering exceptional spirits to our customers while staying true to our roots in Liverpool. It also represents a homecoming with Turncoat and Love Lane both having a mutual co-founder.”

Founded in 2016, Turncoat Distillery produces gins that ‘capture the spirit of Liverpool’, and is most known for its cascade beer hopped gin. The company also offers tastings and distillery tours.

Situated in the heart of Liverpool's vibrant Baltic Triangle, Love Lane Brewery boasts ‘state-of-the-art equipment’ and a passionate team committed to excellence.

‘Commitment to craftmanship’

Gary Manning, new managing director of Love Lane Brewery, added: “We are delighted to welcome Turncoat Gin to Love Lane Brewery. Their commitment to craftsmanship and innovation aligns perfectly with our own values, and we are excited to work together to create a wonderful experience for all guests here at Love Lane Brewery.”

Meanwhile, Calbee Group UK has announced plans to invest £12m in its Seabrook Crisps manufacturing facility​ in Bradford after gaining planning permission.

The two-phase development will deliver a 70% increase in output thanks to the installation of new equipment, while Calbee also plans to construct a 3,000 square-metre cooking and preparation warehouse and a 1,000 square-metre storage warehouse at the site.

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