November gets us hella excited, because we get to release our new Australian Christmas Gin to the world! And then it's full speed into the silly season with super fun gin events that celebrate these warmer spring and summer months. Bring on the sunshine and cocktails...
Firstly, we're all about Australian Christmas Gin at the moment!
Australian Christmas Gin launch, Sat 4:
It smells like gin and tastes like Christmas. Our second release of our Australian Christmas Gin will be happening at the distillery on Saturday 4 November. It will also be available online from 10.30am, and from a select group of wonderful independent retailers.
Christmas Gin retail tastings...
In Western Australia, Sat 4:
Perth gin lovers can also take in an Australian Christmas Gin tasting and get into the merry swing of things at the following lovely retailers on Saturday 4...
Mane Liquor in Belmont from 12-3pm
deVine Cellars in Perth from 2-3:30pm
Boatshed Market in Cottlesloe from 4-6pm
And in Melbourne, Fri 10:
And a select few Melbourne retailers will be pouring the good stuff on Friday 10...
Blackhearts & Sparrows in both Richmond and Fitzroy from 5-7pm
Parkhill Cellars in North Melbourne from 5-7pm
Decanters by the Bay in Port Melbourne from 5-7pm
Fun times at the distillery...
Derby / Melbourne Cup weekend at the distillery, Fri 3 - Tues 7:
Typically always an amazing weekend in the valley, this long(ish) weekend will see two food trucks joining us at Four Pillars so you can team your great cocktails with some delicious bites. By Barney will be cooking up a storm from Friday arvo through to Saturday evening, and Wrap Roll It will join us Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Click here for opening hours.
Cocktail Hour with Sam, Sat 25:
Join us to see where the gin-making magic happens and at the same time learn all about the craft of cocktail making from our Bartender at Large, Sam Ng. Gin drinks and a cheeky cocktail education makes for a great Saturday night at the distillery! Tickets available here.
Biggie Smalls food truck at the distillery, Sat 18 - Sun 19:
The big red truck is coming back to the distillery! Get ready to jump up and get down with some really awesome KBabs whipped up by the infamous Biggie Smalls food truck the weekend on the weekend of the 18th.
Out in Melbs...
CULT Cinema Film Festival, Thurs 2 - Thurs 30:
Enjoy some of your favourite cult films alongside a Rare Dry Gin and tonic this month at CULT Cinema Bar's 2017 festival. Because it's hard to beat great drinks and epic indie films. Program and tickets available here.
The Madame's Gin Garden Party, Madame Brussels, Sun 5:
Wind down from Derby Day celebrations and warm up to the Cup! Madame Brussels are throwing a positively spiffy gin terrace party. $55 gets you a G&T on arrival, a Four Pillars Gin punch, and sweet and savoury nibbles. RSVP by calling Madame Brussels on (03) 9662 2775.
Juniperlooza, Sat 18:
The Boatbuilder's Yard will be transformed into a gin cocktail spectacular for the 2017 Juniperlooza! Come try tipples mixed by some of the best gin producers around. It's gonna be a hoot. Tickets available here.
Up in Sydney...
The Inaugural Four Pillars Christmas Gin Revue at Hubert, Wed 29:
An all-singing, all-dancing gin tasting extravaganza set in a theatre beside Sydney's hottest restaurant, with Stu and Cam acting as ringleaders while you drink gin, learn a bit, eat delicious food and celebrate Christmas. One not to be missed! Get your tickets to this ridiculous evening here.
And further north in QLD...
Four Pillars Gin Dinner at Old Tom (Broadbeach Mall, GC), Wed 22:
Enjoy a five course meal, with each matched to a Four Pillars cocktail. Cam will take you through the Four Pillars story - the journey from our little Warrandyte distillery almost four years ago, to now becoming Australia's leading craft spirit. For tickets and more details on this lovely evening email Old Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org
And looking forward to December (which will be here before we know it)...
- Four Pillars of the Community Weekend, Sat 2 - Sun 3:
Every year on the first weekend of December we celebrate our birthday by donating our takings after tax to four not-for-profit organisations doing wonderful things in our community. We'll have Kansas City Bill cooking of some scrumptious BBQ, and there's more fun details to come...
- Saving Grace Four Pillars Gin Masterclass, Sat 9:
Join the cocktail savvy crew at Melbourne's Saving Grace, and our own Bartender at Large Sammy Ng for a night of gin tasting and good times. Tickets available here.