Perth, get set for a winter Wednesday dedicated to the best in craft spirits. Back for its second year, the Indie Spirits Tasting is coming to The Flour Factory on Wednesday, 18th July from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. The event, which is also staged in both Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, will feature over 25 exhibitors showcasing more than 100 craft spirits, with master distillers on hand to chat and free seminars going deep into the world of indie spirits. Tickets are just $55 (plus booking fee) and include access to all spirit samples, a hot dog and spirited seminars. Click here to buy.
The Indie Spirits Tasting Perth offering is capped off with a series of educational seminars covering some of the latest bar and spirit trends in the country right now. Experts will join Editor of Australian Bartender magazine, Sam Bygrave for three short and sharp sessions on the deck. The first session is ‘This is not your Grandma’s Vermouth’ an in-depth dive into this booming category that is more than just a dash in a martini. This will be followed by a panel discussion which will pose the question: ‘What makes Australian gin Australian?’. And finally, four experts fresh from the still, will discuss the pitfalls and triumphs of opening a distillery in a session entitled ‘Here’s a crazy idea – let’s open a distillery!’. Seating is limited; first-in, best dressed.
|6pm||This is not your Grandma’s vermouth||Alfred Hitchcock once said “the closest he wanted to get to a bottle of vermouth was looking at it from across the room,” and Winston Churchill wouldn’t have a bar of it. Here’s why they were so very wrong.
|7pm||What makes Australian gin Australian?||Gin is everywhere right now, and Australia is making some of the best stuff — but what makes it Australian? We’ll taste a few and get the experts’ opinion.
|8pm||Here’s a crazy idea – let’s open a distillery!||Ever thought to yourself, you know what, I want to make my own booze? Join four experts who have done just that and hear their advice for building your own spirits start up.|
Don’t miss out on your tickets to Indie Spirits Tasting Perth. Click here to book.