Canberra 2021 – OUR BIGGEST GIN FESTIVAL YET you rock, Canberrans! We are back at NCCC for ‘take two’ in December 2022. More Gin, more distillers, and a sprinkle of Christmas cheer for good measure.
Long Rays Tonic mixers and Schibello Coffee will also be back! Get ready to rock!

National Convention Center, Canberra

Tasting Sessions

FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER

4.00pm – 7.00pm

SATURDAY 17 DECEMBER

12.00pm – 3.00pm
4.00pm – 7.00pm

SUNDAY 18 DECEMBER

11.00pm – 2.00pm
3.00pm – 6.00pm

$70

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Will you come and Palooza with us?

CANBERRA we are coming your way again with the CHRISTMAS GIN PALOOZA in December 2022. The Xmas Palooza in 2021 was the MOST POPULAR GIN PALOOZA EVER! (according to our Distillers). You dressed up, you went nuts and you bought a truck load of gins for Christmas. You showed the rest of Australia how to party and have a good time in a Covid Safe way. We are back for more gin and more Christmas fun this year! Same venue but with a few more distillers. Get in early because tickets won’t last long.

Your ticket includes your choice of G&Ts, a tote bag and your crystal glass to keep. Purchase your favourite gins to take home and share over the festive season or restock your personal collection. Whether you like a dry gin or something a bit fruitier, you’re sure to find a winner (or a few!).

Unexpected Guest Masterclass

SATURDAY 17 DECEMBER

11.00am – 12.00pm

$160

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“At Unexpected Guest Distillery we infuse every function of our operation with one mantra; every bottle of gin is an unforgettable party. And we bring this mantra to our masterclasses.” Distillers and Unexpected Guest founders, Jane Owen & Jamie Maslen, will be your fountains of knowledge throughout the masterclass. They will give you the know-how on making drinks that you can replicate at home. They will teach you to make delicious cocktails that are fun, easy going and use accessible ingredients.

“We still have a few twists and a trick up our sleeve so expect the unexpected. You’ll be leaving our masterclass with skills to whip out at your next dinner party.”

Your masterclass ticket includes light snack prepared by our catering partner, as well as general entry into the 12.00pm – 3.00pm tasting session. One lucky attendee will go home with a gin prize at the end of the class.

Tasting session tickets include:

  • Crystal glasses to keep
  • Tote bags to fill up with Gin
  • 55 Distillers to meet
  • 300+ Gins to taste
  • Long Rays Tonic and soda water

Distillers attending this year
  • Broken Hearts Spirits
  • Gingle Bells
  • Threefold Distilling
  • Nosferatu
  • The Farmer’s Wife Distillery
  • Prohibition Liquor Co
  • 5Nines
  • Unexpected Guest Distillery
  • Tara Distillery
  • Big River Distilling Co
  • Manly Spirits
  • Karu Distillery
  • Pants Off Distillery
  • Brookies Gin
  • Ester Spirits
  • Goodradigbee Distillers
  • Distillery Botanica
  • Bondi Liquor Co
  • Red Hen Gin
  • Gintonica
  • Barossa Distilling Co
  • Gindu
  • Adams Distillery
  • Seppeltsfield Road Distillers
  • Organic Bay Distillery
  • Tanglin Gin
  • Taylor & Smith
  • Young Henrys
  • … with many more to be announced!

Responsible Service of Alcohol practices will be observed. Enquiries: phoebe@ginevents.com.au

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