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Distil PLC

15 July 2021

Distil PLC

("Distil" or the "Company")

Result of Annual General Meeting

Distil plc (AIM:DIS), owner of premium drinks brands RedLeg Spiced Rum, Blackwoods Gin and Vodka, TRØVE Botanical Vodka, Blavod Black Vodka, Jago's Cream Liqueur and Diva Vodka, is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 10.00 am today, all 7 resolutions put to members were passed on a poll.

Resolutions 1 to 6 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolution 7 was passed as a special resolution.

The proxy votes cast by or on behalf of shareholders on each resolution are set out below.

 Resolution                             FOR                %      AGAINST       %      WITHHELD 
 Resolution 1 ( Ordinary 
  That the annual report and 
  the financial statements 
  for the year ended 31 March 
  2021, together with the 
  report of the auditors thereon, 
  be received                             181,423,419     99.72     510,204     0.28     34,000 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 2 ( Ordinary 
  That BDO LLP be appointed 
  as auditor of the Company 
  to hold office until the 
  conclusion of the next annual 
  general meeting at which 
  accounts are laid before 
  the Company and their remuneration 
  be determined by the directors.         181,933,623     99.98     34,000      0.02     0 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 3 (Ordinary) 
  That Shaun Claydon be re-elected 
  as a Director of the Company.         181,423,419     99.98     34,000      0.02     510,204 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 4 (Ordinary) 
  That Kate O'Connell be elected 
  as a Director of the Company.         181,933,623     99.98     34,000      0.02     0 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 5 (Ordinary) 
  That Roland Grain be elected 
  as a Director of the Company.         181,363,419     99.67     604,204     0.33     0 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 6 ( Ordinary 
  To empower the directors 
  to allot relevant securities 
  pursuant to Section 551 
  of the Act                            181,354,131     99.70     552,192     0.30     61,300 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 
 Resolution 7 ( Special 
  To disapply the pre-emptive 
  rights contained in Section 
  561 of the Act                          181,203,199     99.59     753,492     0.41     10,932 
                                       --------------  --------  ----------  -------  --------- 

As at 15 July 2021, there were 501,982,913 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. Votes withheld are not votes in law and so have not been included in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution.

For further information:

 Distil PLC 
 Don Goulding, Executive Chairman   Tel: +44 207 352 2096 
  Shaun Claydon, Finance Director 
 SPARK Advisory Partners Limited 
 Neil Baldwin                       Tel: +44 203 368 3550 
  Mark Brady 
 Turner Pope Investments (TPI) 
 Andy Thacker                       Tel: +44 203 657 0050 
  James Pope 

About Distil

Distil Plc is quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. It owns drinks brands in a number of sectors of the alcoholic drinks market. These include premium spiced rum, vodka, gin, vodka vanilla cream liqueur and are called RedLeg Spiced Rum, Blackwoods Vintage Gin, Blackwoods Vodka, Blavod Original Black Vodka, Diva Vodka and Jago's Vanilla Cream Liqueur.

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