Oliver Kitson

Head of Production at Sipsmith since 2014, Oliver Kitson previously ran a brewery before taking the leap into distilling spirits. With an MSc in Brewing and Distilling from Heriot-Watt University, Ollie is responsible for ensuring the uncompromising quality of Sipsmith’s award-winning products. A passionate scientist, Ollie is on the committee of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling educational body and a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. And, Ollie now heads up a growing team of distillers and ensures that their four ‘copper ladies’ are at their peak condition as well as leading Sipsmith’s research & development.