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Taste, swirl and savor from the finest selection of hand crafted spirits in the unique setting of the Johannesburg War Museum beneath the stars on a spring evening. Imagine sipping on your favorite dram of whiskey, rum, gin, or cognac next to a retired fighter jet.

 

- 30 & 31 AUGUST 2019 -

 

JOHANNESBURG WAR MUSEUM

If you're a spirit aficionado, fan or lover of spirits who enjoys a well-made drink, THEN THIS IS THE PLACE YOU WANT TO BE. Discover the mixology of flavours from the alchemists themselves. Share a well made drink with a friend while enjoying the unique ambiance of the nights.

 

entertainment

Discover the story behind the music with live story telling acoustic entertainment from top SA bands. We are excited to announce the 1st of our bands sharing their music with you.

Friday - Rubber Duc | Will Rayz

Saturday - Justin Serrao | Simple Stories

 

FAIR TIMES & prices

Friday 30 August 16:00 - 21:30

Tickets R145

*Last round called at 21:00

 

Saturday 31 August 16:00 - 21:30

Tickets R145

*Last round called at 21:00

 

 

TICKETS INCLUDE:-

- A branded distillers glass (brandy balloon)

- Access to the museum for the night

- Live entertainment

*TASTERS ARE AVAILABLE PRIOR TO PURCHASING THE DRINK OF YOUR CHOICE

*BOTTLE STOCK IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON EACH EVENING AT WHOLESALE PRICES

AT THE SHOW

The venue is primarily outdoors in the evening, please dress accordingly.

There are various payment options at the show, cards, cash and zapper. There are hearty food options from various gourmet trucks along with soft drinks, coffee and water.

 

FULL LIST OF DISTILLERS COMING SOON

20 DISTILLERIES | OVER 120 VARIETALS OPTIONS

* this is about discovering the tastes you enjoy, the mixology and the ambiance of the Johannesburg War Museum on a warm spring evening.

 

THE BENRIACH

Unconventially Speyside, as progressive Speyside distillers, BenRiach boldy approaches the art of distillation and cask maturation. We call it Benriach Maltology. 

- 10 year old

- Curiositas 10 year old

SIX DOGS GIN

Distilled at the fringe of the Karoo, passionately crafted one batch at a time. 

- 6 Dogs Karoo Gin

- 6 Dogs Blue Gin

QUALITO

Small batch organic craft distillery producing a range of craft gin, whisky and vodka infusions. 

- Greyhawk Gin

- Heimer Whsiky

- Qualito Vodka Fusions

- Saint non alcoholic gin

- Jan de Jagter herbal liqueur

AUTOGRAPH GIN

The 2018 winner of the best craft gin from Michaelangelo International Spirit and Wine Awards.

- Autograph Gin

- Autograph Signet

JURA

The only legal distillery operating on the Island of Jura to the north of Islay. With less than 200 people living on the Island, it is at the heart of the community. 

- Jura 10 (Origin)

- Superstition

- Prophecy

GLENBRYNTH

Glenbryth's renowned master blender embraces a traditional ethos of selecting premium malts, grains and hand crafted casks to create the unique taste and smoothness of the perfectly balanced, premium quality associated with the Glenbryth name. 

- Premium blended Scotch

- Double matured single malt

- 12 year old pure blended malt

- 21 year old single malt

Van Ryn's Brandy

Van Ryn's single pot still 10 year old

Van Ryn's single pot still 12 year old

Van Ryn's single pot still 15 year old

Van Ryn's singe pot still 20 year old

Viceroy 10 year old

Frontier Brewing Co.

Barrel aged beers brewed to perfection in various distillery barrels. 

GLEN DRONACH

Sherry cask connoisseur since 1826. The GlenDronach is on true highland style; a heavy and robust spirit perfect for long maturation in sherry casks. 

- 12 year old

- 18 year old

- 21 year old

GINOLOGIST

South Africa's most awarded gin. Ginologist, where science meets good taste. 

- Fl recipe 01 floral

- Ci recipe 02 citrus 

- Sc recipe 03 spice

GRAPHITE GIN

Made by Stillman Distillery, Graphite Gin is a hand crafted culinary delight. Infused with Perigord Truffles - the black diamonds of France. Perfectly served with a lime wedge & rosemary.

DUSK SHIRAZ GIN

The 1st in their range of wine gins from Stillman Distillery. This weightly result is produced from a rare and unexpected combination of shiraz skins, an influence of wine making through the use of American and French oak and the known traditions of gin distillation.

SHAKLETON

Shakleton blended malt has been expertly crafted by using a recreation of the antique mackinlay's as it's foundation, combined with the finest highland malt whisky's.

- A sweet toffee apple, ginger and cinnamon aroma with hints of vanilla.

HIPPO RUM

Full range of products on show coming soon...

SIKU

Siku Glacier Ice Vodka is a full-bodied, crisp and ultra-smooth flavorful NON GMO gluten free vodka.

Glen Morangie

Glenmorangie Original

Glenmorangie Lasanta

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

Glenmorangie Nector D

DALMORE

Renowned as an exceptional single malt whisky since 1839.

- 12 year old

- 15 year old

- 18 year old 

- Dalmore cigar malt

KALEIDO GIN

Choose to be bold rather than fit the mould. You choose to the one who lives the lifestyle rather than dreaming.

- Keleidos bespoke medley of natural honey and elder-flower harmonize with classic botanicals to create an elegant gin that delights in its effortless complexity.

CASPYN WC GIN

This West Coast dry Gin is a refreshing and crisp gin with a citrus undertone. A total of 12 botanicals are infused into this gorgeous gin, including 3 locally foraged fynbos; rooibos, honeybush, pelargonium citronellum.

SILVER CREEK

Authentic locally distilled Southern Moonshine is simply un-aged grain spirit. 

Moonshine

- Clear

- Charred

- Apply Pie

- Salted Caramel

- Bonfire

- Margarita

- Chocolate

Gin 

- Clear 

- Pink 

- Blue

* Prohibition blue gin

WHITLEY NEILL GIN

Slightly softer and much smoother than traditional gins, with rich notes of juniper and citrus, pot pourri and exotic spices. The finish is a long one, with a subtle fade of herbs, coco and candied lemon peels while the nose is both citrus-sweet and peppery, with a distinctive floral aroma. 

- The original

- Pink grapefruit gin

- Rhubarb and ginger gin

BAINS

Bains Cape Mountain whisky

3 Ships Whisky 5 year old

3 Ships Whisky 10 year old

AMERICAN BARRELS

A full, rich caramel aroma with a hint of vanilla and rye spiciness. Youthful and balanced bourbon, with a lingering caramel sweetness and subtle oaky finish. It's no secret the bottle is a knockout, but it's what's on the inside that really counts. American Barrels Bourbon Whiskey is ultra smooth and rich in flavor with a perfectly balanced caramel-vanilla finish.

Ardbeg

Ardbeg 10

Ardbeg AN OA

Ardbeg Uigedail

Ardbeg Corryvrecken

THE POGUES

Captures the mutinous soul and passion of the Pogues in a whiskey that is as full of character as the band itself. 

Launched in 2015 and produced by Westcorke Distillers in Ireland's rugged coastal spot Skibbereen, the Pogues rebels against the norm with a blend of 50% Irish Grain Whiskey and 50% single malt Irish Whiskey.

DISTILLERY 031

KZN's 1st craft distillery is pioneering local artisinal spirits and has managed to create an experience that reflects the best of contemporary Durban and it's unique flavour.

- D'Urban dry gin

- D'Urban barrel aged gin

- Agua zulu cachaca

- Ancestors absinthe

- Heart of gold vanilla and baobab liqueur

- Heart of stone naartjie and rooibos liqueur

- Heart of darkness coffee liqueur

I AM KHANYI GIN

The spirit of Khanyi Mbau in a bottle. 

The main botanicals are juniper, rose, geranium, grapefruit, coriander, almond and pepper. 

Juniper & citrus are immediately identifiable.

THE GLENLIVET

Full offering coming soon...

COPPER REPUBLIC

A unique range of, locally produced, premium distilled Gin, Whisky and Brandy.

- Honeybush Wood Finish Brandy

- Rooibos Wood finish Brandy

- Rooibos Gin

THREE SHIPS

Made in the James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, South Africa.

Masters Collection

- 8 year old 

- 10 year old

- 15 year old

ANASTASIA VODKA

Made with a secret family recipe, using soft water from the Cascade Mountains, Anestasia Vodka is a naturally gluten free spirit that provides a uniquely soft and smooth taste in a beautiful decanter.

 

Whisky Masterclass

brought to you by glendronach

Experience whisky tasting at its best and enjoy a sensory journey through the ancient flavours of Scotland preserved in our carefully selected variety of whiskies. You will be guided through a tasting of/pairing with the best Scotch Whisky.

The tasting experience details an introduction to the basic methodologies of what gives these varieties of whiskey their names.

The Experience Includes

Whisky tastings of the GlenDronach 12yr old, 18yr old, 21yr old and 1 rare selection.

Crackers for palate cleansing and whiskey pairing
45 minutes with the master whisky connoisseur

Hosted in the Turret room at the Johannesburg War Museum.

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Gin Masterclass

brought to you by ginologist

During our Gin Masterclasses you will delve into the wonderful world of gin. Learn the long and fascinating history of gin and how it is made.

You will discover the techniques and exotic botanicals used in gin production and experience for yourself how these affect the flavour and quality of gin. Ginologist Distillery are always scouting for new and interesting botanicals so our classes remain distinctive. 

During the classes, you will also be guided through the process of blending up your own gin recipe from a vast range of vapour infused botanicals.

 

 

What to expect

Visitors to the fair will each receive a limited edition branded glass upon entry. Once inside the fair, visitors are encouraged to experience each offering by visiting stands and distillers taking part in neat tastings and appreciations before selecting the drink of their choice.

We offer a comfortable friendly environment, steeped in history, tradition and class. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the evening in a completely unique environment

How does it work?

We invite you to discover the flavours, the fusions and the history of these incredible distilleries. tastings are generally at no cost and are at the discretion of each distillery, from there you can can either take advice on fusions, mixes, botanicals and more from each distiller before purchasing what you want. costs range between R20 and R60 per beverage. 

Fair times & prices

FRIDAY 16:00 - 21:30

TICKETS @ R145

SATURDAY 16:00 - 21:30

TICKETS @ R145

Tickets include a distillers glass, access to the museum and live entertainment in the evenings.

* Tasters are at the discretion of each distiller.

AMPLE GOURMET FOOD OPTIONS TO COMPLIMENT THE FINE SELECTION OF BEVERAGES AVAILABLE

Parking

There is secure parking available at the venue for R10 per vehicle. we do encourage you to make use of your

 

 

preferred taxi service to get to the venue. 

 

 

22 Erlswold Way, Randburg, 2132

 

 

 

 

The war museum is situated next to the johannesburg zoo.