Events & Experiences

May 11th, June 15th

Gin School - Distill Your Own Gin

Experience the joy of creating your own signature gin at Kilderkin Distillery.

We will take you into the world of gin, learning about the different botanicals and how they harmonise to create a perfectly balanced gin.
With the guidance of one of our expert distillers, you will handpick your selection of botanicals and distil your very own gin using one of our small 2.5 litre stills.

April 28

Gin-Inspired Candle Workshop

Join us and the expert team from Mia & Talbot for a gin and candle-making experience like no other. Create your own unique candles to take home using repurposed botanicals from Larrikin Gin. While your candles are cooling enjoy a tour of the distillery to learn how gin is made, followed by a guided tasting and a cheese board featuring local cheeses.

May 12

Mother's Day Gin High Tea 

We invite you to come along and enjoy this amazing gin high tea at Kilderkin Distillery.  You will be greeted on arrival with a carefully selected gin drink.  During the afternoon we will serve you both savoury and sweet specially prepared food showcasing produce from local businesses including Backyard Beekeeping, 1816 Bakehouse, Sweetsage Farm, Meredith Dairy and Kittelty's delicious cakes.  And all this accompanied by a further two carefully curated gin and liqueur drinks to complement these regional delights.  An afternoon to relax and treat yourselves. We also offer you creative non-alcoholic cocktails and soft drinks if you do not wish to partake in alcoholic drinks but want to enjoy a day out with your dear mum.

Tickets may only be purchased by individuals 18 years and over for family and friends who are also 18 years and over.


May 18, May 24

Cocktails of Yesteryear

Join us at Kilderkin Distillery for a trip - or should we say tipple - back in time during the Ballarat Heritage Festival. Explore the history of cocktail making accompanied by a hands on experience making and enjoying two cocktails carefully selected from bygone eras.

Cravats, parasols and other accoutrements from yesteryear are greatly appreciated (though not a requirement!).

This event is for participants 18 years and older.