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Fri, March 22, 2019 at 8:00 am - Sun, March 31, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Edinburgh’s West End Gin Festival

Edinburgh’s West End,

Here at Edinburgh’s West End Gin Festival, our mission is to bring bars, brands and gin lovers together to celebrate the very finest Scottish gins, in one of Edinburgh’s coolest area’s. From Friday 22nd March to Sunday 31st March 2019 you can enjoy £5 cocktails and £4 perfect serves across the West Ends participating Venues. Each drink will be unique and will bring out the very best flavours in each of the gins we have on offer. You can also…

Tue, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Island Adventures

Crofter’s, Isle of Arran

In association with Gin School Scotland, Crofter's presents an evening showcasing Scottish craft gin from the islands with matched, locally sourced cuisine featuring examples of Crofters new season menu (Vegan options available)

Fri, March 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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True OriGINs – The Scottish Gin Festival Edinburgh

the Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh

The True OriGINs Gin Festival is on its way to Edinburgh, come join us and delight in a gin bound adventure! THE ULTIMATE GIN DISCOVERY FESTIVAL WITH TASTE SURPRISES FROM OVER 70 GIN BRANDS, MAKERS AND MAVERICKS True OriGINs opens up your gin festival expectations. We are an interactive and superbly enjoyable drinking experience. Indulge our this multi-sensory journey. Discover over 70 gins selected for their distinctive makers story and brand style. Drink, eat, listen and smell as you discover a…

Sat, March 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Glassford Gin and Beer Festival

Glassford Village Hall, Glassford

Following on from the success of the inaugural Beer and Gin Festival in 2018, the second event is scheduled this year for Saturday, March 30th. It will feature gins by Select Drams and a variety of beers from local brewers from across Central Scotland. There will also be live music, and food, supplied by the Steayban restaurant.

Fri, April 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Kip Marina Gin Festival

Chartroom, Inverkip

Join us at the Chartroom Restaurant to celebrate and enjoy a selection of some of the best Scottish gins from small-batch producers from across the length & breadth of Scotland. With stunning panoramic views over the marina and the Firth of Clyde, there is no better place to enjoy a weekend of gin-filled fun! Friday 5th April Gin Pairing Dinner 7.00pm for 7.30pm Enjoy a 4 course meal in the function suite at the Chartroom. Each course has been expertly infused with a different…

Sat, April 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Gin Fayre Dundee

Bonar Hall, Dundee

That's right, The Gin Fayre is back on tour for 2019 and we're coming to a town near you! Finally, we will be returning to Dundee at The Bonar Hall showcasing the very best gins from across Scotland and beyond! ---------- The Gin Fayre brings you a wide variety of gins from across Scotland, the rest of the UK and indeed, the rest of the world under one roof. Jam-packed with different distilleries with samples for you to enjoy, masterclasses,…

Sat, April 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gin tasting with Biggar Gin

Geraldos, Largs, Largs

Winner of the 'Best London Dry Gin' at The Gin Guide Awards 2018, this is a small batch craft gin with Biggar mentality! Distilled by two brothers, Stuart and Euan, in the small town of Biggar in South Lanarkshire in Scotland, they have used a combination of tradition and innovation to create this delicious London Dry Gin. Meet the maker, Stuart McVicor, at this in-store tasting in Geraldo's.  He'll tell you all about how they started this remarkable family business…

Sat, April 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The science of the sesh

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Join us for an evening of delicious drinks, boozy (but responsible) experiments and cocktail history as we explore The Science of the Sesh! Discover what factors and senses affect how we taste, how to make perfect cocktails at home and sip on some beautiful drinks made with the best Scottish spirits as you learn. Over 18s only. This venue is undergoing access improvements, contact the venue for up-to-date information. Hosted by Summerhall Drinks Lab

Tue, April 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Science of Gin & Tonic

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Join Pickering’s Gin Co-Founder MattGammell inn Summerhall Distillery for an abridged insight into the science of creating the perfect Gin & Tonic! Come and experience an in-depth, fast-paced distillery tour with practical demonstrations along the way. You’ll explore the complex science involved in the distilling process, facts behind base alcohol properties, effects of ABV & flavour, the creation of gin (London Dry Gin vs. other methods) and finally the different flavour-enhancing, and even colour-changing components of tonic. Matt’s whistle-stop tour will begin with…

Sat, April 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Falkirk Gin Festival

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Falkirk

Falkirk Gin Festival returns to the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa on Saturday, April 13 bringing dozens of gin exhibitors over two sessions. Guests will be able to meet the distillers and ambassadors from gin makers from all over Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world at the event and tastes of all drinks are included in the ticket price of £25 plus booking fee. On entry, visitors are given a token for a G&T at the festival…

Sat, April 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Craft Spirit Expo – Glasgow

argyle St arches, Glasgow,

CRAFT SPIRIT EXPO is an exploration into some of the world's finest spirit brands and distilleries. We've found them, tried them and are now on a mission to bring them home to you. Brought to you by the folk behind The Gin Fayre, one of Scotland's best-loved gin events, CRAFT SPIRIT EXPO introduces guests to the newest products from across the globe or just down the road. And we're heading far and wide across Scotland with a band of merry…

Sat, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bardowie Gin Tasting – Free

Geraldos, Largs, Largs

Named after a beautiful Scottish loch just north of Glasgow, Bardowie Gin is created by husband and wife team Mark and Alison Hazell.  This tasty and wonderfully citrusy London Dry Style gin is inspired by the beautiful countryside in which they live. Come and meet Mark, the creator of this small craft gin and hear all about his exciting plans for their new distillery, taste his gin and pick up some serve suggestions.

Sat, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gintyre

Campletown Town Hall, Campletown

Gintyre is coming back by popular demand! The main event takes place at Campbeltown Town Hall on Saturday 13 April from 1pm – 5pm. 12 producers are attending – there will be some familiar faces from last year but plenty new gins for you to sample and buy.

Sat, April 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

West Coast Fest

Troon Concert Hall, Troon

West Coast Fest brought to you by JJ Event Bars is an exciting festival style event that will celebrate the very best of Gins, Spirits, Beers, Ciders and Cocktails. Meet the makers, sample new drinks, learn in a master class or simply enjoy a great day out with friends! On arrival you will be gifted a souvenir glass to enjoy at the event and take home. To deliver the ultimate festival experience on the day we will have 2 Live…

Fri, April 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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True OriGINs – Inverurie

Lochter Activity Centre, Inverurie

The True OriGINs Gin Festival is on its way to Inverurie, come join us and delight in a gin bound adventure! THE ULTIMATE GIN DISCOVERY FESTIVAL WITH TASTE SURPRISES FROM OVER 70 GIN BRANDS, MAKERS AND MAVERICKS True OriGINs opens up your gin festival expectations. We are an interactive and superbly enjoyable drinking experience. Indulge our this multi-sensory journey. Discover over 70 gins selected for their distinctive makers story and brand style. Drink, eat, listen and smell as you discover…

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