Gin is on a tear right now. It’s taking over back bars from Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess to the newly opened Covent Garden, particularly right now as summer really starts to crank.

It’s good timing, then, for the announcement of Gin Sanity, Brisbane’s first annual gin festival. Taking over Bakery Lane on February 17 and co-hosted by Moubment Group and Toowoomba’s Cooreyosity Group, the event will feature a bunch of Australian and international gins, including Sipsmith Distillery, Whitley Neill, Archie Rose and The Botanist. On the day, each brand will make a classic G&T and a signature cocktail of its choice.

The event will include food, masterclasses and live music. Entry is $15, which includes a drink on arrival. Tickets are available here.

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