Award-winning country pub, The Cholmondeley Arms, near Malpas in Cheshire, has been awarded the prestigious title of 'Gin Pub of the Year 2020' by The Good Pub Guide.
The award category, introduced for the very first time last year, was added to recognise the increasing number of pubs now stocking an impressive selection of gins. This is the second year running that the Cholmondeley Arms has been chosen for the award.
With its staggering collection of more than 400 gins, its amazing Gin and Music Festival held annually in July and its Gin Tasting Classes, the Cholmondeley Arms showed the consistency and innovation to keep the award a second year.
The award recognised the Cholmondeley's 8-year focus on gin, before the renaissance began.
The award also comes in the same month as the eighth anniversary of owners Tim Bird and Mary McLaughlin's re-opening of the pub after its restoration.
Tim Moody, General Manager of the Cholmondeley Arms, comments: "We're proud and delighted to have been awarded the title of 'Gin Pub of the Year for 2020'. Gin has always been our favourite tipple and being recognised with such a prestigious award for the second year running is a real boost for the whole team who have worked so hard to bring 'Gin to the Inn' here at the 'Chum'. I'd like to say a big thank you to our excellent team and also to our loyal 'gin loving' customers -- we couldn't have done it without you all."
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Malpas Cheshire Online 26th September 2019