Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne – all the brands & seminars announced

Wes Heddles from Prohibition Liquor will be back with his gins

Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne will hit the Craft & Co on Sunday, 29th March from 1pm – 4pm and we are proud to announce all the amazing brands and seminars that will be on offer. If you still need to get your tickets, click here. Tickets include all tastings, seminars and snacks.

All the following brands will be available for sampling:


We are proud to announce that the following companies and brands will be on offer at the upcoming event:

3to1 Drinks – Giffard Liqueurs and syrups – Caribbean Pineapple liqueur, Brazilian Banana liqueur, Orgeat syrup, Apricot brandy liqueur & Los Siete Misterios Mezcal – Doba Yej, Espadin & Tobala

Alepat Taylor – Amaro Montenegro & Select Aperitivo


Animus Distillery – Animus Distillery Macedon Dry Gin, Ambrosian Gin & Arboretum Gin

Applewood Distillery/ Økar Island Bitter/ Carter’s Original – Applewood Australian Gin, Carter’s Original Coffee Liqueur & Økar Island Bitter

Cerbaco – Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Aperitif ‘Rinquinquin a la Peche’ (Peach), L.N. Mattei Cap Reserve Rouge (RED), L.N. Mattei Cap Corse Quinquina Blanc, Dubonnet Rouge Aperitif, Massenez Pastis 1811

Four Pillars Gin – Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Spiced Negroni Gin, Bloody Shiraz Gin, Dry Island Gin, Changing Seasons Gin – NEW PRODUCT, first sneak peek

Halewood International – Ironbark Gin, Dead Man’s Fingers Rum, Crabbies Yardhead Whiskey

Husk Distillers – Ink Gin, Ink Sloe & Berry Gin (brand new), Husk Pure Cane

ICONIC Beverages – Balcones Distilling – Baby Blue Corn Whisky, Brimstone Smoked Whisky, Texas Rye 100 Proof, Texas Single Malt Whisky, Kinahan’s Irish Whisky- The Kasc Project, Small Batch Irish Whiskey, 10YO Single malt Irish Whiskey, Larrikin Gin – Ballarat Sunburnt Country Bush Tucker Gin, Bramble Gin

Imbue Distillery – Imbue Distillery – Journey gin, Suburban gin, Suburban barrel aged, First fleet liqueur, The Elixir gin liqueur and All Seasons gin liqueur

Imperial Measures Distilling -Ounce Gin range ‘Bold’, new ‘SV’ Sweet Vermouth, Ounce Gin ‘Signature’ and our Ruby Bitter Aperitif

JimmyRum Distillery – JimmyRum – Barbados, Navy, Silver & Oaked

Karu Distillery – Affinity Gin, Lightning Gin, G&Tea cocktail infusions

Luxe Wine + Spirits – Elephant Gin, Ferdinand’s Gin, Greenhook American Dry Gin, Greenhook Beach Plum Gin, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila

McHenry Distillery – Single Malt Whisky, Classic Dry Gin, Sloe Gin, Federation Gin, Barrel Aged, Butterfly Gin

Melbourne Gin Company – Melbourne Gin Company Dry Gin, Melbourne Gin Company Single Shot

Melbourne Moonshine – The Gospel, Solera Rye & Straight Rye Whiskey, Melbourne Moonshine, Apple Pie Shine

Milton Rum Distillery – Spiced Cane Spirit

Mr Black – Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, Mr Black Single Origin Colombia, Mr Black Coffee Amaro

Noble Bootleggers – Noble Bootleggers Christmas Pudding Gin (Batch 3), Cherry Gin (Batch 2), Australian Contemporary Gin – New product – juniper, vanilla, lemon verbena, lemon aspen, coriander seed, lemon myrtle. Bottled Cocktails – Noble Bootleggers Aged Negroni, Aged Manhattan, Aged Boulevardier, Espresso Martini

Pietro Gallo Estate – Pietro Gallo Estate Grappa di Prosecco, Pietro Gallo Estate Grappa al Caffè, Pietro Gallo Estate Liquore all’Aranica

Prohibition Liquor Co – Prohibition Gin, Prohibition Bathtub Cut Gin

Proof & Company – Tried & True Vodka, Widges Gin, Mackintosh Blended Malt Whisky, Arquitecto Tequila Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, Peddler’s Gin

Settlers Spirits – Settlers Spirits – Port Barrel Whisky, Gins, Liqueurs, Spiced Rum, Vodka & Goji Berries

The Craft & Co – The Craft & Co Old Tom Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Collingwood Dry Gin, Gingerbread Gin

Think Spirits – Westward American Single Malt Whiskey, Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto – Aperitif Liqueur Cargo Cult Spiced Rum, Dry Spiced Rum, Banana Spiced Rum

Twenty Third Street Distillery – Twenty Third Street Distillery – Signature Gin, Riverland Rose Vodka, Signature Rum

Vanguard Luxury Brands – Ki No Bi (Japanese Gin) and Glenallachie

White Light Vodka – White Light Vodka, WLV47, White Light Barrel Aged Vodke, GGG Gin


Our first-in, best-dressed seminars are always a big hit with attendees to Indie Spirits Tasting events. The line-up for Melbourne will be:

Here’s what you should ask a craft distiller?
There’s a lot of great indie distilleries on show at The Indie Spirits Tasting — we speak to distillers to find out what you should be asking them.

The great gin explosion!
Never before has there been so many gins for your G&T — so how do you find the gin that’s right for you?

Be a better bartender
Two of Melbourne’s top bartenders join us to talk the tools of the trade, what makes a good drink, and how to be a better bartender.

About Indie Spirits Tasting:

Brought to you by the team at Australian Bartender magazine this event is now staged in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. The event will feature more than 25 exhibitors showcasing more than 100 craft spirits, with master distillers on hand and free seminars going deep into the world of independent spirits. Indie Spirits Tasting is the country’s biggest showcase of craft spirits so make sure you book your tickets asap to secure your spot as numbers are strictly limited.

You can get early bird tickets right now, too: they’re just $45 plus booking fee and include all the samples, snacks and access to the spirited talks.

Visit to book your tickets to the Melbourne show and to each of the shows around the country. Melbourne is sold out but if you are interested in exhibiting at one of our other events in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, please email

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