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Sun, August 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Science of the sesh

Summerhall, Edinburgh

We invite you to join us for an evening of experiments, laughs, and great drinks, where we'll take a look behind what goes on in your glass, mouth, and brain when you consume your favourite beverages. Science of the Sesh is an interactive two-hour tasting featuring Scottish gin, whisky and rum cocktails and neat samples, where you'll become a sensory scientist and challenge your perceptions of flavour. Learn how to become a better taster and how to make your own…

Sat, August 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spirit of Alba Gin & Whisky Festival

Kirkintilloch Town Hall, Kirkintilloch

Ticket price for one of the two sessions includes: NEAT spirit glass - NEAT by name, NEAT by design. A revolutionary way to experience the tasting, drinking and appreciation of the spirits exhibited. Loch Ness bottled water - thats right ... and what's more it's free! It might not be the initial reason you were here but it’ll keep you hydrated, awake and allow you to appreciate your day. The Festival Guide - it’s more than just a map of…

Sat, August 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Arbikie Gin Masterclass

The Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh

Arbikie is Scotland’s leading ‘Field-to-Bottle’ Distiller and the world’s first single estate distillery producing vodka, gin and whisky from the crops grown on their farm (Barley, Wheat & Potatoes). Join them at the prestigious Merchant’s Hall on a journey from ‘Field-to-Bottle’ as we explore our international award-winning, ‘Kirsty’s’ and ‘AK’s’ Gins. The Arbikie team will guide you through their world-class spirits, distilling process and perfect serves. As part of your ticket, you will receive a welcome cocktail, tasters and the…

Sat, August 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Early Evening Gin Cruise

Loch Katrine, Callander, Stirling, UK FK17 8HZ, Callander

Schools are back, so escape for a while on a 2 hr Gin Cruise... relax on the Sir Walter Scott Steamship and marvel at the beautiful landscapes of stunning Loch Katrine sipping gorgeous Gin & Tonics. Learn how to make gin chocolates with Maley's Artisan Chocolates, taste some of Scotland's finest craft Gins, hear from a craft distiller and have some gin inspired nibbles as you sail the Loch. Take home your own glass and goody bag. Tickets are limited…

Sat, September 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gin Lunch with High Spirits

Malmaison Glasgow, Glasgow

An entertaining afternoon for gin lovers or explorers alike. After an arrival cocktail in the bar, we’ll treat you to a gin masterclass including a variety of 4 Hi-Spirits gins. Taste the gin neat and then enjoy a cocktail of each executed and explained by our host Emily from Hi-Spirits. Afterwards indulge in a two course lunch in Chez Mal.  MENU Corn fed Gressingham chicken, fondant potato, woodland mushroom & truffle jus Lemon meringue trifle, citrus tonic jelly & pink…

Thu, September 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gin Variété


We are delighted to Introduce you to Gin Variété, a new gin tasting event in aid of NSPCC Scotland. Join us at Sloan's Bar & Restaurant, in the heart of Glasgow, where we will welcome you with a complimentary drink along with a fantastic selection of canapes. Our tasting will be led by an experienced host from the Scottish Gin Society, who will introduce you to 4 of the finest Scottish Gins matched with an appropriate tonic and garnish. To…

Sat, September 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Gin Fayre

Ayr Town Hall, Ayr

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, a cocktail bar and mouth-watering treats, this is the perfect gin inspired day out! On arrival, you'll be given your very own goody bag, complete with a gin handbook detailing all of the gins on offer, their perfect tonic and garnish…

Sat, September 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm



GINspiration will be spread across two floors at Sloans in Glasgow: You’ll meet 10 amazing Scottish Distilleries and taste their delicious gins in a relaxed and fun environment: Arbikie; Biggar; Crossbill; Eden Mill; Hendrick’s; Hills & Harbour; Isle of Harris; Makar; McLean’s; and Rock Rose! A range of Scottish Gins and exclusive merchandise will be available to purchase on the day so you can enjoy them at home. A chance to win exciting prizes on the day. Exclusive access to…

Sat, September 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Gin Tea Party

Reading Rooms, Stirling

Polly and Morna are doing another 'big walk! This time it's the Edinburgh Kiltwalk to raise funds for Contact the Elderly. To help with the fundraising a Gin Tea Party is being held where a donation of £10 will get you 5 gin teacup cocktails, cucumber sandwiches and an evening of gintastic fun!! Book your place now as places are limited then pay your £10 on the night.

Fri, September 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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G2GIN Festival

Trinity Hall, Aberdeen

G2Gin Festival 2018 is going to be the most high-end Gin Festival in the North East. With around 25 different Gin Companies in attendance from all over the UK at one of Aberdeen's most prestigious venues. Customers will have the opportunity to sample a wide range of Gins and even purchase their favourites to take home. Customers will also be able to indulge at the events bar, with a variety of nibbles and a raffle prize draw, with a chance…

Sat, September 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Wee G&T Festival

Dewars Centre,

The Wee G&T Festival is Provender Brown Deli's celebration of all things juniper. Back for the third year, it is set to be better than ever! We've moved to a bigger, brighter venue so we can accommodate more people and even more gins! Our favourite distillers will still be there, alongside lots of new ones, including Isle of Harris, Whitley Neill and The Gin Bothy. We'll have dozens of gins to sample (nearly 70 at last count!), lots of industry…

Sat, September 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kingennie Gin & Beer Festival

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort, Dundee

We are extending the summer celebrations with our Kingennie Gin and Beer Festival on Saturday, 15th September from 12-7pm. With beer, gin and live music galore, it’s the perfect mix for a fun Saturday. There will be live music from local bands, with acoustic sets planned in throughout the day. We also have a selection of local beer, gin and food vendors attending including The Gin Bothy, 71 Brewing, Redcastle Brewery. Our event will be in aid of the wonderful…

Mon, September 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Let’s Gin

The Gilchrist Postgraduate Club,

Hello! We are the Gin society and we LOVEEEE Gin, I mean, who doesn’t?! Come along and try different Gin’s along with paired tonic and garnish! Not half bad. There may even be some surprises along the way. So whether you are a gin expert or its your first gin tasting experience, everyone is welcome! Seats are strictly limited, so make sure you get your ticket online. Can’t wait to see you there!

Fri, September 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Old Curiosity Gin Dinner

Archerfield Walled Garden,

You are cordially invited to our very special Old Curiosity Gin Dinner on Friday 21st September. You’ll be welcomed to Archerfield Walled Garden by Hamish Martin, the botanist, gin hero and mastermind behind The Secret Herb Garden and Old Curiosity Gin Distillery in Edinburgh. Join us for an evening of beautiful food and spectacular gin pairings to celebrate the release of our limited edition Old Curiosity Archerfield Walled Garden gin which has been created using our Botanics by Hamish and his…

Sat, September 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Scot Gin Fest

Trades Hall, Glasgow

Step into the unique world of Scot Gin Fest and discover the very essence of Scottish gin – the provenance, the botanicals, the craftmanship and the heritage. With over 25 of the best Scottish gins available to taste on the day and the people who make it on hand to talk you through their product in person, this is a chance to travel to the very heart of Scottish gin. Making the day extra special you will be able to…

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