Who knew we had so many hidden gems on our doorstep in Brisbane! These are top picks of Distilleries and they are definitely worth a day trip to visit, some are only around the corner if you are visiting Brisbane or you are Brisbane local.
This Russian inspired Distillery sure has won some awards, in fact, it's actually Australia's most awarded Distillery and its right on our door step being only one hours drive from Brisbane CBD. Tamborine Mountain Distillery was founded in 1993 and is the third oldest Distillery in Brisbane and boasts over 85 preservative free products. They produce almost everything including Liqueurs, Gin, Vodka, Schnapps and even Absinth. This eclectic venue has also just opened up a cocktail bar using all of their unique products and is even holding cocktail making classes on site.
Husk Distillers is located in northern NSW and is a 1 hour and 20 minute drive from Brisbane CBD. This stunning distillery has been built on the founder Paul Messenger and his family's very own farm. Whilst Husk Distillers may have not been around for as long as some, they have taken Australia by storm with their award wining 'Ink Gin' - a gin that changes colour when tonic is added and they also won the 'Best International Rum Awards' in the US recently. Visiting their beautiful Cellar door not only brings a great tasting experience, you can also easily spent the day their picnicking on the ground and enjoying their signature cocktails.
The oldest distillery in Australia is only 30 minute drive from Brisbane. A few years ago they completely spruced up this historic venue dating all the way back to 1865. Beenleigh Rum is known for it's great rum in our bottle shops across Australia however if you opt to partake in the 'Distillers Selection Rum Tasting Experience' you will try a range of special artisan Rum that you will only find in the cellar door itself. Beenleigh Rum Distillery also offer a very cool and informative behind the scenes tour where you will learn the history of the distillery and the rum making process.
This beautiful Gin distillery was founded in 2019 by Master Distiller Jon Atherton and is located in Brisbane's popular and edgy suburb West End. Not only does Brisbane produce incredible Gin using all kinds of exciting botanicals, the hero of this grand establishment is definitely their Gin School - a two hour experience that involves learning how to distil your own gin, infusing with your choice of fruits and botanicals and being waited on by their friendly staff with gin cocktails and a cheese platters, what more could you want?
Granddad Jack's is the first distillery to open on the Gold Coast in Miami and due to their growing success in just a few years they have now recently opened a distillery in the Brisbane suburb of Albion. This business has beautiful story of a family with a vision in honour of their Granddad David Goulding better known as 'Granddad Jack'. Specialising in Gin, Vodka and Whiskey, this beaut little family owned business is full of warm hospitality and charm.
All of these venues are easily accessible from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. If you don't want the hassle of worrying about drinking and driving, give Tailored Transfers Brisbane a shout and let us take you in style and comfort.