In the most gin-tastic news we’ve heard all week, Sydney is about to play host to one of London’s infamous gin festivals for the first time ever this year!

It’s called Junipalooza and it’s described as being a “gin geek’s mecca” which basically means that if you’re as big of a gin fan as us, you’re going to want to be there.

Junipalooza has been a longtime favourite event in London, Hamburg and even Melbourne but this year is the first time it will come to our Harbour city.

Due to arrive in Sydney in August this year the gin fest will feature dozens of distillers showing off their spirit creations for thirsty gin fans.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Junipalooza to Sydney for its inaugural year there,” reads the Junipalooza website.

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“And look forward to offering obsessives the chance to try something entirely different and newbies the chance to fall in love with the most creative of spirits.”

At the festival each guest is given their own tasting glass that will let them taste the more than one hundred different gins on show, either neat or with tonic. You’ll then get to take the glass home as a keepsake afterwards!

You’ll also have the opportunity to buy the gins that tickle your fancy for you to enjoy at home.

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The Junipalooza gin festival is going down from Saturday August 22nd to Sunday August 23rd at Carriageworks in Sydney.

You can find ticket details here!

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