Perth, get set for a winter Wednesday dedicated to the best in craft spirits. Back for its third year, the Indie Spirits Tasting is coming to The Flour Factory tonight from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Click here to book your tickets now!
The event is presented by yours truly, Australian Bartender magazine, the country’s leading drinks mag for the bar industry, which gives you an inside track on the latest booze products to hit the market, direct from the backbar and the still, with a focus on handcrafted and locally-made hooch.
Also staged in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, Indie Spirits Tasting Perth will feature over 25 exhibitors showcasing more than 100 quality craft spirits from grappas to gins, amaros, mezcals and more. There are also master distillers on hand to chat and free seminars hosted by Bartender magazine going deep into the world of indie spirits.
Tickets are just $55 (plus booking fee) and include access to all spirit samples, snacks and spirited seminars.
Indie Spirits Tasting Founder, David Spanton says: “It’s exciting to head back to Perth with such a fantastic range of Aussie brands and little-known craft spirits from around the world. We’re seeing the boom in gins but also categories such as vermouth, mezcal and interesting locally-made liqueurs. These events are growing each year – they are great for Perth and great for our industry as a whole.”
Here are all the amazing exhibitors that will be showcasing their wares on the night:
- 3Two1 Drinks
- Agave Love
- Applewood Distillery/ Økar Amaro/ Carter’s Original
- Cape Byron Distillery
- Enoteca Sileno
- Four Pillars
- Luxe Wine & Spirits
- Melbourne Gin Company
- Never Never Distilling
- Prohibition Liquor
- Proof & Company
- Savant Spirits
- Swan Valley Gin Company
- The Pisco People
- Think Spirits
- Vanguard Luxury Brands
- Whippersnapper Distillery
And also check out the first-in, best-dressed seminars:
6pm – It’s always gin o’clock somewhere
This talk will see us pick up some great indie gins from across the globe, and explore whether where a gin is made can make it special.
7pm – Distilling 101
Just what do we mean when we talk about distilling? Join our panel for an explainer session that will demystify how the world’s great spirits are made (and trying some good gear from our experts).
8pm – The Cocktail Keys
The Indie Spirits Tasting features a room full of great spirits, and we’ve pulled together a few of Perth’s top bartenders to help you drink them. We’ll discover the origins of the Cocktail, and unlock (and taste) a world of classic drinks that will help you improve your own cocktailing.
*Strictly 18 and over. No prams or babies allowed