Art of Booze - Queensland
Brisbane’s first gin distillery – Founders & Distillers Peter Jaffe and Matt Parkin
A unique sensory experience, realised in small batches of artfully crafted spirits worthy of appreciation.
Made from triple distilled Queensland shiraz and 12 organic botanicals – find hints of coriander seed, lavender flower, cardamom, orris, aniseed, cinnamon, lemon myrtle, bergamot orange and Tasmanian pepperberry.
The Splendid Gin – Tasmania
Exceptional gin of the highest quality, showcasing the unique beauty of Tasmania.
The Summer Cup is a uniquely refreshing, lower alcohol mixer and the first of it’s kind in Australia. With an exotic bunch of organics including roasted dandelion root & native Tasmanian mountain pepperberry, blended with our elegant & (already four times distilled) ‘The Splendid Gin’, we have created a delightfully refreshing & versatile tipple.
Mount Uncle Distillery – Queensland
North Queensland’s first distillery - Founder & Distiller Mark Watkins
The distillery, nestled at the foothill of Mount Uncle, is the premier attraction on the Atherton Tablelands, set on amongst beautiful gardens and banana plantations…even with roaming peacocks. The Botanic Australis Gin is a dry styled gin with an unique herbaceous, floral taste thanks to the emphasis on as many local and national Australian ingredients and native botanicals as possible.
Ink Gin - Husk Plantation Distillery - New South Wales
Colour from Nature, Small Batch, Floral Infused Australian Gin
Distiller Paul Messenger began experimenting with the curious colour changing properties of an exotic flowering legume from Thailand known as the Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea). After assessing a wide range of botanicals, including native Australian bush tucker, he settled on a balanced recipe of 12 botanicals in perfect harmony with the flower. The unique butterfly pea petals are pH sensitive, changing colour from their natural indigo to pink when mixed with tonic water, lemon or lime juice.
Imbue Distillery – Victoria
Spirits rich in flavour and imbued with the story of us - Founders & Distillers Mel & Mick Shear
The Suburban Gin is boldly spicy, with the unmistakable pine aroma of juniper and the nutty warmth of coriander. Sunflower seed oils carry the grassy fennel and ginger heat through a burst of lemon to a crisp finish. Imbue distillery’s inaugural gin - a smooth wheat-based spirit starring locally abundant, foraged botanicals from Melbourne’s fringe suburbs.
Kangaroo Island Gin – South Australia
Australia’s First Dedicated Gin Distillery – Founders & Distillers Jon and Sarah Lark
Aiming to only master the craft industry – a luxury indulged by the true believer and dedicated artisan.
Find notes of vanilla, tangy lemon cheesecake on the nose, further to butter, pine, light smoke, citrus with a juniper and lingering woody vanilla finish.
Saleyards Distillery - Queensland
Rockhampton Based Distillery - High quality small batch Rum & Gin.
Billy Goat’s Gin is handcrafted using a unique selection of Old and New World Botanicals. Combining Australian Wheat spirit with the freshness of Ruby Red Grapefruit, Lemon Myrtle and Native Australian Finger Limes for a vibrant citrus burst.
Adelaide Hills Distillery – South Australia
Featured: 78˚ Dry Gin & Sunset Gin + Green Ant Gin – Founder Sacha La Forgia
Following a passion for crafting spirits, the distillery uses Australia produce and values quality above all else. The 78˚ Gin, a London Dry style gin sourced using many native Australian ingredients, some from The Adelaide Hills, has earned the distillery a reputation for producing exceptional small batch spirits.
The 78˚ Dry Gin holds a complex and savoury taste, made from a grape base and vapour infused with 12 botanicals - pungently aromatic and displaying resinous, citrus and floral notes with underlying spice. The 78˚ Sunset Gin presents a alluring shade of pink, highlighting notes of fresh red berries, with subtle hints of pine and eucalyptus and further botanicals, that give the finish a great balance and intensity, just like a sunset in some of the remote locations where they are harvested.
The Green Ant Gin is created in collaboration with the Motlop family of the Larrakia people, an indigenous community based in the Northern Territory. Employing the knowledge of Richard Gunner of Something Wild Beverages and working with the appreciation of Australian native botanicals and giving back to the original landowner where they grow, the relationship with the indigenous community began. Harvesting these green ants specifically for the gin creation, the unique addition adds vibrant flavours of coriander, kaffir lime leaf and a big burst of citrus on the palate.
Distillery Botanica - New South Wales
Boutique distillery set amongst luscious gardens on the Central Coast - Founder Phliip Moore.
Producing a number of fragrant tipples, Distillery Botanica began with a passion for plants and botanicals, with Philip the distiller being a trained herbalist and horticulturalist, now putting the beauty of plants into bottles. The gin reflects the essence of the gardens in Summer, epitomising the smells and aromas using hero botanical Murraya and the fragrance of jasmine, the sweetness of honeysuckle alongside the purity of orange blossom
Fair Gin – France
Handcrafted in France - Founder Alexandre Koiransky.
The exceptional taste of Fair Gin comes from the maceration of high quality juniper berries sourced from a nature reserve in Uzbekistan, Central Asia and fairtrade spices, such as cardamom and coriander from the region of Samakard. Soft and delicate on the palate, the gin moves to a fresh, strong juniper flavour mixed with an exquisite balance of spices.
Manly Spirits Co. – New South Wales
Featured: Australian Dry Gin, Coastal Citrus Gin and Zesty Limoncello Liqueur
Capturing nature in a bottle, inspired by the marine environments of the New South Wales coastline. Founders David Whittaker And Vanessa Wilton.
Crafting distinctly Australian premium spirits, the team strives for the highest quality but also to deliver expressions that capture the diversity of Australian botanicals, foraged and sourced from above and below the ocean surface. The Australian Dry Gin is a bold and well rounded, with bright, fresh citrus nose and peppery palate, leaving a lingering complex finish. The Coastal Citrus Gin is a distinctly summer gin, with earthy lemon notes with herbaceous undertones. The Zesty Limoncello is a tribute to the traditional Italian recipe, made uniquely Australian with foraged botanical giving a zesty sherbet finish.
Melbourne Gin Co – Victoria
The classics with a twist of Melbourne – Founder Andrew Marks.
Founder Andrew Marks, a winemaker at heart, took the journey into the world craft distilling and alchemy to create a unique gin that captures the essence of Melbourne, balancing seasonal differences in ingredients with a true winemakers sensibility. Hand crafted and batch distilled in one of the world’s most liveable cities, the Melbourne Dry Gin featured eleven botanicals from local and exotic backgrounds, each used to create a well-rounded, smooth and surprising mix of flavours. Taking local macadamia, sandalwood, honey lemon myrtle and organic navel orange and mixing this with rosemary from the garden and rainwater from Gembrook Hill Vineyard in the Yarra Valley, where the gin is made. Find a touch of Melbourne’s cosmopolitan zest in the hints of angelica root, orris root and cassia bark.
Four Pillars Distillery – Victoria
Created on the principle of Four Pillars – Stills, Water, Botanicals, Love – Founders Stu, Matt, Cam.
Creating spirits that evoke the diverse and cosmopolitan spirit of Australia, Four Pillars have grown to great success as a modern classic Australian brand. Based on four key aspects of creation, the team have produced a range of gin varieties from local and exotic botanicals, giving the traditional juniper berry a role as the ‘canvas’ to their flavour, rather than the focus. At Jacaranda Gin Festival, they presented the Rare Dry Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Dry Island Gin, Modern Australian Gin, Spiced Negroni Gin and the Bloody Shiraz Gin, along with the Gin Marmalade infused cocktail, a product made from the ‘gin flavoured’ oranges left after in the distilling process.
Brookie’s Gin – Cape Byron Distillery – New South Wales
Reflecting the unique terrior of the Northern Rivers – Founders Pam and Martin Brook.
Cape Byron Distillery creates spirits whilst that blend time honoured traditions and the art of distillation while capturing and showcasing the surrounding native landscape. Following a passion for excellence, sustainability and supporting local, the team hopes to create a new chapter in the world of Australian distilleries. Beginning as rundown dairy farm bought in 1988, the property is now the distillery and home to over 35,000 subtropical rainforest trees that have since been planted, creating a haven for wildlife and native botanicals, 26 in total with 18 sourced locally, many from the rainforest. Tasting the Brookie’s Dry Gin and Brookie’s Slow Gin (the highlight, Davidson Plum), these local flavours are key in producing the award-winning, memorable gins.
Calibre Craft Spirits – Queensland
Hellfire Bluff Distillery – Tasmania
Overlooking Hellfire Bluff in Marion Bay, Tasmania, the distillery reflects notes of one of the world’s last remaining wild and remote regions. Using pristine local water, and the finest botanicals, the range produced by Hellfire Bluff Distillery includes a London Dry Gin, Summer Gin, Piquant Gin, showcasing everything from dry, floral and herbaceous flavours.
Mount Compass Gin - South Australia
Owned by Martin Distillation Company, a small family owned and operated craft distillery based in Mount Compass. Showcasing what South Australia has to offer through a range of characters and flavours, the Mount Compass range includes the MC Distilled Gin, MC Black Peppercorn Gin and Navy Strength Gin.
Bloom Gin – United Kingdom
Award Winning Premium London Dry Gin – Current Master Distiller, Joanne Moore
Hailing from the G&J Distillery in the North-West of England, which has been producing gins of outstanding quality since 1761. Drawing on inspiration from nature, Bloom’s three main botanicals are chamomile, honeysuckle and pomelo - carefully blended to create a distinctively delicate, fresh and floral gin, with a touch of sweetness and a smooth finish. In addition to the classic Bloom London Dry Gin, they currently have the limited edition Bloom Jasmine and Rose Gin, which is a delightful shade of pink.
Hayman’s of London – United Kingdom
Home of the English Gin, since 1863 – Hayman’s Distillers
With over 150 years and five generations of gin making behind them, the Hayman family is of unbroken lineage dating back to the original gin boom. Committed to championing the True English Gin style rather than the new, Hayman’s of London protects the classic balanced style of gin at the heart of authentic period recipes. Using botanicals from all around the world, the range includes the London Dry Gin, Sloe Gin, Royal Dock Gin, Gently Rested Gin and Old Tom Gin.
Fever-Tree – Worldwide Premium Mixers
Using a premium mixer is essential to having the best drinks - Fever-Tree uses only naturally sourced ingredients from around the world and no artificial flavours or sweeteners. Creating mixers that do justice to the world’s finest spirits, the range includes the Premium Indian Tonic Water, Refreshingly Light Indian Tonic Water, Mediterranean Tonic Water, Elderflower Tonic Water, Aromatic Tonic Water, Lemon Tonic, Ginger Beer, Ginger Ale, Sparkling Lemon, Club Soda.