The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD)
We are a true craft distillery; a rare species found in only a few very special places around the world. We care deeply about the quality of our spirits but also the impact of their production. Using ancient and genetically diverse populations of Rye, Wheat and Barley, grown exclusively for us on local farms.
We are one of a handful of distilleries that really do make spirits from the field to the bottle, we oversee the entire process on our site beneath the dreaming spires of Oxford. TOAD is in every sense of the word a true craft distillery.
The Oxford Artisan Distillery starts delivering sanitiser to local care homes, hospitals and people in need
3rd April 2020, The Oxford Artisan Distillery has announced that it is making alcohol hand sanitiser to support the fight against COVID-19 and to help local organisations and people in need. The Oxford Artisan Distillery will supply hand sanitiser to Oxfordshire care homes, hospitals and the local community at cost and will distribute it for […]
Oxford, 20th January 2020, The Oxford Artisan Distillery is pleased to announce the appointment of a full-time chairman, Dave Smith. With a clear focus on whisk(e)y production and brand growth, the distillery has appointed a new full-time Chair to navigate the distillery through the coming years and to strengthen the executive team. Dave Smith joins […]
Celebrate the 2nd year anniversary of The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) on Saturday, July 27th at Old Depot Distillery at the top of South Park. Get to see the distillery (see the progress), meet the team, taste maturing Rye Whiskey from the Cask (it is amazing) and have a wonderful day out. There will be […]
The Oxford Artisan Distillery today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that […]
The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) has launched a crowd funding drive to give Oxford locals the chance to own shares in the City’s first ever distillery. Shares will start in units of £10 each and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. To register your interest please visit www.spiritoftoad.co.uk/spawn. Opened in July […]
As the nights draw in and the nip in the air turns to chill, what better way to warm up than sipping vodka in an ancient barn while listening to stories from the stormy days of the Russian revolution? The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) will be opening the doors of its 18th Century Grade 2 listed […]