Fans of Plymouth Gin can rest easy. The historic Black Friars Distillery where the gin is made suffered only minor damage from a fire that hit the 15th Century facility this week.
The building, located in Plymouth, England's Barbican area, was a monastery in the 1400s. It has been the home to the gin distillery since 1793 and also houses the Barbican Kitchen Brasserie, run by celebrity chefs James and Chris Tanner.
It was the restaurant where fire broke out in the ducting system, and it was badly damaged.
(Go here for a visit with Sean Harrison, master distiller at Plymouth.)
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