Full Line up for Spirit of North Hop confirmed – and it’s awesome!

Just a few weeks to go to the biggest night for craft spirits in Dundee this year! Spirit of North Hop is on 24 November 2018 at Apex Hotel, Dundee and you can expect an amazing selection of spirits and much more from across Scotland.

It’s not only a brilliant day/evening out, but is also the perfect opportunity to pick up some brilliant gifts and goodies in time for Christmas.

See below for the full ist of Scottish distilleries that will be there. Each distillery will be offering up 5ml samples and if you like what you taste you can then purchase a perfect serve, a delicious cocktail, or bottle/s to take home.

Representing the Scottish Gins, we have St Andrew’s Gin Co, LoneWolf, Strathearn, Kingsbarns, Electric Spirit, Arbikie, Orkney Distillery, Garden Shed, Port of Leith, Illicit Spirits and Shetland Reel.

There will also be bars, food and music and we know from experience that Spirit of North Hop will be one of those nights you will remember for a long time!

So what are you waiting for? BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE and start looking forward to an awesome time.

Take a look at the full festival lineup below:

See you there!




Never 25 (eau de vie & liqueur)

St Andrews Gin Co (gin)

Sweetdram (juniper-free botanical spirit Escubac, smoked spiced rum & whisky Amaro)

Lundin Distilling (gin)

LoneWolf Spirits (gin & vodka)

Mothership Scotland (SeaWolf Rum, Braemble Gin Liqueur, Cross Brew Coffee Liqueur, Lucky Kummel Liqueur, Bramble Whisky Co)

Strathearn Distillers (gin & rum)

Kingsbarns Distillery (Darnley’s Gin, Kingsbarns Distillery, Wemyss Malts | gin, spirit & malt/blended whisky)

Electric Spirit Co (based at The Port of Leith Distillery) (gin)

Lindores Abbey (aqua vitae)

Arbikie (gin & vodka)

The Orkney Distillery (Kirkjuvagr Gin, Arkh-Angell Storm-Strength Edition, Harpa Edition)

The Garden Shed Drinks Co (gin – environmentally friendly ethos)

The Port of Leith Distillery (sherry & gin)

Illicit Spirits (gin)

Shetland Reel (gin & blended whisky)

Pilgrim’s Drinks (gin & Liqueurs)


The King of Islington (rum bar – serves & cocktails)

Abandon Ship Bar (dive bar)

71 Brewing (beer garden – 71 beers & guest beers on tap and in cans/bottles)

North Hop Bar (orchard bar – Cider Bothy Cider, Thistly Cross Cider, Prosecco straight up or w/ garnish or w/ Gin Bothy Liqueurs, Spirits w/ Scottish mixers)


Moskito Spanish Bites (Spanish Tapas)

Muchacho (Mexican)

Down the Hatch (North American/Canadian Comfort Food)

Apex (Indian)

FacePlant Foods (Vegetarian/Vegan)


North Hop ‘In The Mix’ (pop-up mixers shop – Cushiedoos Tonic, Bon Accord Soft Drinks, Roots Soda Co, Big Willie Ginger Beer)

Tea Green Pop-Up Market (Joanne MacFadyen Jewellery, Whimsical Lush, Freya Cumming, Joanna Craigs, Man Pins, Louise Forbes, Islay Spalding, Holly Mcafee, Blair Mcafferty)

Sacred Grounds Coffee (coffee & hot drinks)

Rolly’s Ice Cream (handcrafted ice cream rolls)

Artisana (gourmet brownies)

Caleb Loves Lily (festival accessories)


Afternoon Session (Acoustic Stage):

1.15pm – Amy Bryant

2.30pm – The Arcades

3.45pm – The Vintage Girls

Afternoon Session (DJ):

DJ Ryan B (Ryan Beattie)

Evening Session (Acoustic Stage):

6.15pm – Holy Snakes

7.30pm – Future Firsthand

8.45pm – The Vintage Girls

Evening Session (DJ):

Jamie Stewart


Urban Quarters Urban Lounge

Street Art – Rich from Abandon Ship

Food Vendor Menus:

Faceplant Foods – West African Sweet Potato & Peanut Stew, Chinese Style Sweet & Sour Chickn Balls, Chilli Cheeze Fries (GFO), Grilled Cheeze (Various Fillings), Bulgogi Jackfruit Roll

Down The Hatch – The Classic Cheese Burger, Traditional Canadian Poutine, Dirty Chicken Buff Fries

Muchacho – Tacos & Burritos, Various Fillings

Apex Hotels – Chicken Tikka Skewer w/ Asian Slaw & Poppadoms, Lamb Kofta Naanwich w/ Spiced Onions, Salt & Chilli King Prawns w/ Mint Yoghurt, Tandoori Paneer w/ Asian Slaw & Poppadoms

Moskito Spanish Bites – Calamares: Deep Fried Calamari Breaded in Garlic & Parsley Panko Crumb, Topped w/ Lime Green Mayo, Crusty Chorizo Roll: Fresh Grilled Chorizo w/ Melted Gouda Cheese, Grilled Onions & Chimichurri Sauce, Patatas Bravas: Fresh Hand-Cut Skin-On Fries Seasoned w/ Paprika, Sea Salt & Aioli, Croquetas: Leek & Blue Cheese Croquettes w/ Bechamel Sauce, Breaded w/ Panko Crumbs & Deep Fried

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