Hand Crafted Gin

$50.00

23rd June – Sunday – 1:00pm to 4:00pm 

Learn about gin history, discuss traditional methods and explore botanical gin infusions which will be demonstrated step-by-step – from classic London Dry-style gin to Asian-inspired, citrus, herb, spiced and many more.

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Learn about gin history, discuss traditional methods and explore botanical gin infusions which will be demonstrated step-by-step – from classic London Dry-style gin to Asian-inspired, citrus, herb, spiced and many more.
CLASS CONTENT:
• Introduction to alcohol fermentation
• History of gin
• Gin varieties
• How gin is made
• Rules and regulations: resources for homebrew
• Equipment
• Ingredients
• Botanical infusions
• Where to buy botanicals
• Making your own botanicals
• Botanical infusion blending chart
• Botanical infusion demonstration (step-by-step)
• Infused gin demonstration (step-by-step)
• Infusing vessels
• Bottles & lids
• Labelling
• Serving gin
• How to make a gin & tonic
• Gin cocktail recipes
• Gin cooking & baking recipes (i.e. gin-cured salmon, gin & tonic slice and more)
• Bonus recipe: Gin & Tonic Marmalade
• Storage: location, temperature and humidity
• Western Australian & Australian homebrew suppliers
• Questions and feedback
• Course notes included with recipes and charts
• This workshop will not be distilling any spirits and there will be no tastings
• Homebrew supplies (non-food items) will also be available to buy at the course

Megan Radaich is a lecturer from www.foodpreserving.org, a Western Australian community resource for home food preservation and green living. Megan’s community classes are lecture-style, with step-by-step demonstrations and open discussion of techniques.