Falkland Islands Distillers
Falkland Islands Distillers is a small craft distillery in Stanley. Surrounded by our pristine, rugged and truly magnificent environment, we have been distilling with local botanicals since 2016, carefully developing hand crafted spirits, which capture the essence of our remote and breathtaking South Atlantic islands.
In March 2019 we were very pleased to open Philomel Distillery in Stanley and launch our first gin, Darwin’s Botanicals. This is distilled in small batches, infused with locally foraged botanicals including diddle-dee berries, tea berries and scurvy grass.
We hope that we have created a gin to give a truly memorable and unique Falkland Islands experience and in 2021 we were delighted to be awarded a Gold Medal for Darwin's Botanicals Gin in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
The opening hours for the Philomel Distillery and shop are limited by distilling and production work. This also includes botanical picking in late summer and early autumn, when we may be away for several days at a time!
Please note that this winter the distillery shop will be closed from late July until early September 2021.
The last day of opening in July 2021 will be Sat 24th (10:30 - 1:00 pm)
Darwin’s Botanicals Gin is often also available from the Kelper Stores and Seafish Chandlery in Stanley.
Our normal shop opening hours are:
Thursday 12:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:30 - 1:00pm
Sometimes it is necessary to adjust these times slightly and any changes will be posted on our Facebook page.
If these times are not convenient then please don't hesitate to contact us. Enquiries can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our very best to help. Home deliveries can sometimes also be arranged on request (in Stanley only)!