Queenscliff Distillery

Visit the Queenscliff Distillery and let the evening be GIN!

Experience the taste and sound of a working boutique distillery located underground in an old beer and spirit cellar inside the Brewhouse.

For our gins, we use juniper from Macedonia and a unique blend of self foraged and organic botanicals that set them apart. We hand zest our fruit and botanicals, hand bottle & label, making sure only the best product is put to the market.

To buy our gin online, click here.

Craving more? You can join our Gin masterclasses to delve into the wonderful world of gin. Learn the fascinating history of gin, how it is made and be guided through the process of blending up your very own gin recipe in a take home bottle.

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To buy our gin online, click here.

Our Gins

Standard Range

Dry Gin

The Dry gin is Juniper forward, it has coriander, pepper berry and fennel as its 4 main key botanicals. Following these are a host of secondary botnaicals including, orris root, cinnonmon, cardomon, angelica and touch of orange.
ABV 42%

Primary Botanicals:
Juniper, Fennel, Pepper berry

Secondary Botanicals:
Cinnamon, Cardamom, Orange

Nose:
Warmth of pepper berries, olive leaf

Palate:
Instant hit of fruity pepper, closely followed by the refreshing fennel, balance of cinnamon and angelica, herbaceous basil.

Finish:
Lingering warmth refreshing orange fennel, Mediterranean rosemary.

Suggested Mixer:
Elderflower Tonic
Dry vermouth
Tom Collins cocktail

Garnish:
Cucumber
Olive

Citrus Gin

The Citrus is zesty and fresh. The Juniper is prominent both on aroma and taste, less coriander and loads of fresh citrus, orange, lemon, blood lime, finger lime, lemon aspen, orris root and a little ginger. If you like a tangy zesty gin this is perfect for you.
ABV 42%

Primary Botanicals:
Juniper, Orange, Finger lime, Lemon

Secondary Botanicals:
Cinnamon, Ginger

Nose:
Fresh burst of citrus oils, floral tones.

Palate:
Delicate fruity sherbet, lingering lavender thang, herbaceous basil.

Finish:
Warming refreshing fruits.

Suggested Mixer:
Mediterranean Tonic
Soda Water
Southside cocktail

Garnish:
Dehydrated orange
Finger lime

Navy Gin

Our Navy gin was created for our gin enthusiasts. We use the same ingredients as our classic dry, but a whole lot more of them so the bold savoury flavours shine through with that double juniper hit. Perfect neat, or mixed.
ABV 57%

Primary Botanicals:
Juniper, Fennel, Pepper berry

Secondary Botanicals:
Cinnamon, Cardamom, Orange

Nose:
Great bright vibrant nose, solid botanical line up

Palate:
Vibrant juniper, star anise vibrant palate, strawberry gum, very spicy. In line with the nose.

Finish:
Warming refreshing lovely smooth gin. Epic finish

Suggested Mixer:
Mediterranean Tonic
Martini
Negroni cocktail

Garnish:
Rosemary
Pepper berries

Botanical Gin

The lavender and elderflower in this botanical gin, give the gin a delicate light floral fragrance breaking through the fresh and strong garden herbs. While very refreshing, it also gives a warming and lasting finish.
ABV 42%

Primary Botanicals:
Juniper, Lavender, Elderflower, Rosemary

Secondary Botanicals:
Native Lemongrass, Angelica

Nose:
Delicate light floral fragrances breaking through fresh herbs.

Palate:
Light and sweet, strong garden herbs, hit of juniper, back to herbal

Finish:
Warming good lasting finish, refreshing.

Suggested Mixer:
Light Tonic
Gin Mojito

Garnish:
Woody herbs
Lemon

Queenscliff Hibiscus Gin

Pink Hibiscus Gin

ABV 42%

Primary Botanicals:
Juniper, Grapefruit, Hibiscus

Secondary Botanicals:
Wormwood

Nose:
Fresh burst of grapefruit, sweet confectionery.

Palate:
Delicately sweet fruity sherbet, botanical wormwood, mild juniper

Finish:
Tongue tingling lingering citrus.

Suggested Mixer:
Mediterranean Tonic
Gin Fizz

Garnish:
Grapefruit

Queenscliff 2nd Chance Gin

2nd Chance Gin

A collaboration with our friends at Urban Alley Brewery. We double distilled 100 kegs of various beers from the 2020 lockdown. On the 3rd distillation, Juniper, coriander and Angelica was added. The strong juniper compliments the malt and hops background. A different style gin with a raspberry finish.
ABV 45%

ABV Primary Botanicals:
Juniper

Secondary Botanicals:
Coriander, Angelica

Nose:
Malted barley, raspberry, hops, fresh bread and jam.

Palate:
Good Punch of pine resin, beer flavour, back to malt. Second tasting brings out rye. touches of herbaceous hop from the IPA develop.

Finish:
Lasting beer hops on the palate with chocolate. 

Suggested Mixer:
Boiler maker with Urban Alley West Coast IPA

Garnish:
None

Queenscliff Citrus and Navy Gin

Our Liqueurs

Queenscliff Strawberry Liqueur

Strawberry Liqueur

Combining sweet strawberries from Wallington – the region of the Bellarine renown for strawberries – and cream lolly flavours. Queenscliff Distillery’s Strawberry liqueur is a delicious addition to your cocktails.
22% ABV

Primary Botanicals:
Local Strawberries

Secondary Botanicals:
Vanilla, Strawberry Gum

Nose:
Sweet Strawberry & cream lollies. Slight Gum

Palate:
Delicate fruity sherbet, lingering tang, herbaceous thyme and vanilla.

Finish:
Warming refreshing fruits.

Suggested Mixer:
Lime and soda
Pink hibiscus gin
Strawberry gin basil cocktail

Garnish:
Dehydrated orange
Finger lime