"Touring the Gin Museum" Top 5 Page for this destination Hasselt Travelogue by Helga67
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The museum is housed in a building that was used as a convent farm for Franciscan sisters in the 17th century. It was converted to a distillery in 1803.
Here you can read the story of how grains of barley become a dram.
Here you can compare the scents of herbs and various types of gin at the aroma table.
In the millhall, you will find a corn mill and the mashing barrel, both driven by a steam engine.
The distillery hall holds the museum's showpiece: a 19th century steam operated distillery, which is unique in Europe and is still used today. It distills the museum's own distinctive gin.
On the ground floor you will find a huge liqueur distillery table, together with filling devices and a labelling table.
Here you can have a free glass of gin included in the tour. If you're up to more, you can choose out of 145 different types of gin produced by about 60 makers from all over Belgium.
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