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April 28, 2022

When one door closes…

Today sees the official announcement about Lumbers Distillers and the future of 137 Distillery. As exciting as change is, it’s also some of the hardest decisions to make. I remember back in 2012 when I signed up to a 10 year lease here at The Newbury that this town would always have a place in […]

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November 29, 2021

Our festive pop up at Newbury Parkway

Oorah, we’re excited. Just two more sleeps till our pop up! We’re launching a pop up this Christmas at Parkway Shopping Centre in Newbury. And, throughout the month, the 137 Distillery will feature limited edition ranges, offer private mini tasting sessions and giveaway exclusive gin masterclasses. The official news release: The pop up is in […]

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October 25, 2021

Win 2 tickets to our VIP opening

The news is out! This December, we will be running a pop-up shop in the heart of Newbury at the Parkway Shopping Centre. On 1st December, we will be holding an invite only VIP celebration party and we’re giving away 2 tickets to the evening. To be in for a chance of winning, please enter […]

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September 22, 2021

Lumber Distillers secure 3-stars at the Great Taste winners of 2021

Lumber Distillers 137 Gin range has been recognised with a 3-star and 2-star award for their Berkshire Dry and London Dry gin by Great Taste, the largest and most trusted food and drink awards on the planet. Out of 5,383 products worldwide to receive a Great Taste 1-, 2- or 3-star accolade on Tuesday 21 […]

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March 22, 2021

Community Matters

Pete Lumber has been nominated for the Newbury Town Council Business Civic Award and awarded a High Sherriff Award for the Royal County of Berkshire. This is in recognition of Pete stepping up to support local communities throughout the pandemic. “The judges were very impressed by the extent of your service to supporting your local […]

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February 25, 2021

World Gin Awards 2021

137 Gin take home 4 awards at the World Gin Awards Another proud moment in the Lumber’s Bartholomew 137 Distillery history. The World Gin Awards select the very best gins in the internationally recognised gin styles and we’ve been recognised. Anita Ujszaszi, awards director of the World Gin Awards, said: “We received a record-breaking number of entries, with […]

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