Need an excuse to drink some gin? Aussie distilleries are attempting to break a gin tasting Guinness World Record

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Need an excuse to drink some gin? Aussie distilleries are attempting to break a gin tasting Guinness World Record

There are 11 Victorian gin distilleries taking part.

Gin lovers unite. The crew from Gintonica, curators of Aussie craft distillers, are leading the charge in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record and earn the title of the Largest Gin Tasting Event (at multiple venues).

With the aim to encourage gin lovers to flock back to gin distilleries and gin-centric bars Australia-wide, the event will run on Sunday November 22nd from 3pm to 5:30pm and will see Aussies around the nation take part in concurrent gin tastings.

There are over 60 Australian gin distilleries and gin-centric bars taking part in the Gintonica Ginormous Gin Tasting event. Currently, the world record is 796 simultaneous events happening at once but the Gintonica team are hoping to smash that with 2000 simultaneous tastings happening across Australia this November.

“It’s all about re-connecting gin lovers with Aussie gin distilleries and bars across the country. A bit of a re-group after what has been a challenging year for all,” said Gintonica’ s David Box.
“We hope by staging this event, craft gin lovers will have a damn good reason to get out and enjoy themselves, but more importantly lend a hand to all those distilleries and bars who have been hit hard.”

Regional Victorians will be able to hit up Great Ocean Road Gin in Airey’s Inlet, Lola at The Provincial Hotel in Ballarat (Kilderkin Distillery), Animus Distillery in Kyneton, and Reed & Co Distillery in Bright, among others, while Melbourne will see the event hosted at the likes of Patient Wolf Distilling Co in Southbank, Brogan’s Way in Richmond and Little Lon Distilling Co in Melbourne.

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We have joined in with a number of Aussie distilleries to help celebrate Aussie gin & break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title at the GINTONICA GINORMOUS GIN TASTING event on Sunday 22 November 2020. 🍸⁠ Across the country at distilleries and tasting rooms will be an afternoon of gin tasting & entertainment. Help play your part in the inaugural Gin Ashes. Let’s knock the current world record holders – England – off their perch!⁠ Grab a ticket before they sell out and the first 1000 tickets sold receive a free Australian gin book! To find a venue near you and book tickets head to the LINK IN BIO! You must be 18 or over to attend this event. #greatoceanroadgin #gorg #ginandtonic #guinnessworldrecords #gintonica #tonic #gin #tasting #gintasting #ginexperience #recordbreaking #craftgin #australiangin #aussiecraftgin #moderngin #classicgin #podcast #martini #coastalgin #surfcoastgin #inspiredbyaireys #eventsmelbourne #inspiredbysurfcoast #ginevent

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Tickets are $75 per person available on Eventbrite and include a curated tasting of three local gins, samples of a selection of StrangeLove tonics, commemorative Spanish style “opa de Balon” gin glass, an official Guinness World Record certificate of participation and special offers and discounts from your favourite gin brands.

With restrictions easing around the country (namely Victoria), there’s likely to be venue specific activities announced closer to the event as well.

Ready to take part in this epic gin-fuelled event? Head to Gintonica’s event website here to find your nearest participating venue.