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East Imperial Gin Jubilee

East Imperial Gin Jubilee is returning for a second year from 4 - 14 April. 

For 10 days, 30 of Auckland's best bartenders will be carefully crafting their custom G&T's in the hopes of winning the silver tankard and the title of 'Auckland's Best Gin & Tonic'. Voting is once again done by the public via Instagram posts with the addition of an expert judging panel this year making up 40% of the final score. 

City favourites Ostro, Giraffe and The Lula Inn are all throwing their hats in the ring this year. Alongside the custom designed G&T's many of the bars are holding fun events through out the week to celebrate the festival.

G&T aficionados can head along to 1885 where the Beefeater Happy Hour will be taking over the Veranda Bar on 13 April, or bring your inner artist at a crowd painting event at Fukuko.

Central City Event Schedule

Sacred Spring & Fukuko presents: Crowd Painting
9 - 13 April, 5.30pm - late at Fukuko

Channel your inner Picasso and get down to Fukuko to be part of Sacred Spring’s Gin mural. Each guest will have the opportunity to paint a mural while sipping on the incredibly refreshing Gin Jubilee cocktail. The final mural will be proudly displayed at the closing party on 14th April before taking its permanent home at the distillery in Golden Bay. 

Elephant Gin
4 - 14 April, The Jefferson

Charity cocktails in The Jefferson with $1 from each cocktail will be donated to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Everyone who purchases a gin jubilee cocktail will receive a ‘I helped protect an elephant today’ sticker.

Beefeater 24 Takes Over the Veranda Bar at 1885
13 April, 4 pm – till late, 1885

Start of the weekend with a bang. Happy hour will roll late into the night with good beats and Beefeater Gin and Tonics Served late into the night.

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Last updated: 14 June 2019

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