Event held on August 26

Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival

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Event runs from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Cocktail lover? Foodie? Melbourne has a new todo. A ritual awaits at Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival, with more than 30 distilleries showcased at Seaworks in Williamstown Friday 26 – Sunday 28 August. The festival will host Anther, Autonomy, Bass & Flinders, Boatrocker, Chief’s Son, Great Ocean Rd Gin, Grainshaker, Imbue Distillery, JimmyRum, Mountain Distilling Co, Naught Distilling, Ned Whiskey, Brogan’s Way, Reed & Co, East Pole, Puss & Mew, Saint Felix, The Melbourne Gin Company, Timboon and more over three days. The four, four-hour sessions will include a Friday evening, Saturday day and evening and Sunday afternoon. With ticket holders receiving a tasting glass to keep, free samples from more than 30 distilleries served either straight up or with mixer, live music, fire pits and free masterclasses. Held on the water in Williamtown. A ferry service dubbed, The Reveller, will taxi ticket holders to and from the city, including travel, two cocktails, a grazing station and live music. A return trip is $70 per person. On top of tastings, distillers will be producing a range of cocktails available for purchase, there will also be a considerable no-low category component. The festival's main bars will serve a traditional bar offering with beer, wine, plus winter-warming hot toddies. Entry Cost All tickets $65 - Holy Water Pass - Sessional entry (four hours), tasting glass, tastings, masterclasses (pre-booked), live music. All tickets $135 - The Reveller. Holy Water pass and Ferry ticket. Sessional entry (four hours), tasting glass, tastings, masterclasses (pre-booked), live music. Return ferry trip, Southgate, to Williamstown, cocktails, grazing station and live music on board.