2nd Annual Gin Week Gin Festival 2016 Preview Guide

Gin Room Gin Week (2)

Monday May 16th – Saturday May 21st 2016

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Saint Louis, MO (May 16th – May 21st)  Saint Louis’s booze scene is about to become immersed in the wide and mystical world of gin at the 2nd Annual Gin Week Gin Festival. Over 30 bars and restaurants will be participating throughout the week, showcasing creative interpretations of gin cocktails from the best bartenders in the city.

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Gin Week culminates with one of the largest celebrations of gin in the United States Gin Week Gin Festival Saturday May 21st at The Gin Room 3200 S. Grand Blvd. The 2nd Annual Gin Festival boasts representation of over 70 gins available for tasting along with distillers present from around the United States,the masterminds behind our favorite gins, to learn from the source how and why they do what they do to make their craft spirits outstanding.

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Directly participating distilleries include New Holland Spirits, Journeyman Distillery, St. George Spirits,  Nolet’s Distillery, Bluecoat Philadelphia Distilling, Corsair Distillery, Hendricks, North Shore Distillery, Anchor Distilling, Distillery 209, The Botanist, and Missouri’s own Pinckney Bend Distillery, J Reiger Co, S.D. Strong Distilling and Spirits of Saint Louis.

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Gin Week Gin Festival was created as a platform for education and expansion of understanding of the spectrum of gin from the distillation process to cocktail creation. The 2nd Annual Gin Festival is complete with a lineup of  gin-centric educational seminars and workshops handpicked and taught by industry experts. Learn the secrets behind barrel aging gin, the magic of caraway driven Aquavit, the mystics of tonic making and the precision of making the perfect Negroni.

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Enter the World of Gin One Delicious Sip at a Time

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Ticket Prices Increase May 2nd

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Tickets are on sale for $85 GinFest2016.eventbrite.com

Purchase early as ticket prices will increase day of event

St. Louis Gin Week & Gin Festival 

Schedule of Events: Link To Elaboration on all Gin Week Events and Details 

The Gin Room Mon 16th 6pm – The Botanist Presents Gin Week Kick Off Party and Industry Happy Hour
The Gin Room Tues 17th 6pm  – Campari Presents An Italian Aperitif Seminar
The Gin Room Tues 17 7-9pm – Mr Ben Bauer & Mr Justin Sampson TakeOver
Planters House Wed  18th 6pm –  North Shore Distillery Cocktail Celebration 

Scottish Arms Weds 18th 6pm – J Reiger Gin Week Event
The Gin Room Thurs 19th 6pm –  New Holland Spirits Gin Seminar 

The Preston Thurs 19th 6pm – J Reiger Gin Event 

The Libertine Thurs 19th 6pm – Corsair Distillery Meet & Greet Portfolio Tasting Event 

Bar Les Freres Thurs 19th 5-7 pm – Bluecoat Gin Distiller Meet & Greet Portfolio Tasting Event 

Fox and Hound Fri 20th – Bluecoat Gin Distiller Meet & Greet Portfolio Tasting Event
The Gin Room Fri 20th 6pm – 4 Hands Gin Barrel Aged Hugo Saison Release
The Gin Room Sat 21 Noon – 4pm GIN FESTIVAL
The Gin Room Sat 21 8 – Midnight “Tini After Party” Starring Matt Seiter 

Don’t Miss The Gin Festival After Party With Matt Seiter

Gin Week Seminars

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Blue Haven Event Details Sat May 14th

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Gin Week Kick Off Party Presented by The Botanist Details Mon May 16th

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Campari Presents An Italian Aperitif Seminar Tues May 17 Limited Seating RSVP

New Holland Gin in the making

4 Hands Gin Barrel Beer Launch

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A Tini After Party – Gin Festival After Party Starring Mr. Matt Seiter

The Gin Room

3200 S. Grand Blvd Saint Louis MO 63118

Questions and More Information Contact TheGinGirl at Gmail.com

Gin Room Gin Week (2)

OVER 50 St. Louis Bars and Restaurants Participating

St. Louis Gin Week 2016 

May 16th – May 21st 

Participating Restaurants and Bars Include: 

Eclipse Restaurant

“American Don”

Knickerbocker Gin

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New Holland Spirits Happy Hour Gin Tasting & Cocktail Event Friday May 20th at Eclipse

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“Barrel Aged Bee’s Knees”

Brokers Gin

Juniper Bee's Knees Brokers Big O Kevin Ardnt

HERBIE’S Vintage 72

“The Gin Mill”

Pinckney Bend Cask Aged Gin
The Gin Mill Herbies Pinckney Bend Cask Aged Amanda Wilgus
Fox & Hounds Tavern

“The Salty Hound”

Darnley’s View Gin
The Fox and Hound The Salty Hound Darnely's View

Retreat Gastropub

“Breakbeat Swizzle”

Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin
Retreat Breakbeat Swizzle Uncle Vals Botanical Tim Wiggins
The Scottish Arms Restaurant & Bar
J Reiger Co Happy Hour Gin Tasting & Cocktail Event Wednesday May 18th

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Hiro Asian Kitchen

Nolet’s Silver Gin

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Demun Oyster Bar

“Sip and Slurp”

Leopold’s Naval Strength Gin
Demun Oyster Bar Sip and Slurp Leopold's Navy Strength Tom Halaska
The Purple Martin

“Cooperstown Cocktail”

Brokers Gin
The Purple Martin Cooperstown Cocktail Brokers Gin
Atomic Cowboy

“Melon Ballin”

Atomic Cowboy Melon Ballin Tanqueray
Reeds American Table

“The Naysayer”

Small’s Gin

Reed's American Table The Naysayer Smalls Gin Richard Vagnino


“Cat’s Paw”

Hayman’s Old Tom

Mando Gin Week Cocktail

Sasha’s Wine Bar

“You Look Raddishing”

S.D. Strong Gin
Sasha's Wine Bar You Look Raddishing SD Strong Katherine Eckert Kevin Bilhorn

“Nduju’s Letter”

Letherbee Gin

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Mission Taco Joint

“Singapore Sling” –

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Mission Taco J Reiger Singapore Sling Kyle Harlan
Blood & Sand

“Avant Gardener”

Leopold’s Navy Strength Gin
Blood and Sand Avant Gardener Leopold's Navy Strength Matt Osmoe
Frazer’s Restaurant and Lounge


Plymouth Naval Strength Gin
Frazers Vanity Plymouth Naval Strength Terry

“Gin Elixir”

Hendrick’s Gin
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“Words are Meaningless”

J Reiger Co Gin
Publico Words are Meaningless Nick Digiovanni J Reiger Gin
The Preston

“Melon Stand”

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The Preston Melon Stand J Reiger Gin Joshua Johnson

J Reiger Co Cocktails and Gin Event Thursday May 19th at The PrestonThe Preston Reiger Event

Planter’s House

“Mighty Aviation” – “Ode to Sunshine” – “The Search for Cherry Red”

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North Shore Distillery Happy Hour Gin Tasting & Cocktail Event Wednesday May 18th 

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Square One Brewery & Distillery

Byrd and Barrel 

“House Made Bloody Mary Rimmed with Red Hot Ripplet’s Topped with a Fried Chicken Slider”

Uncle Val’s Peppered Gin

Byrd and Barrel House Made Uncle Val's Peppered Bloody Mary Steve Bolsch
Tamm Avenue Grill

“Patio Pleasure”

Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin
Tamm Ave Patio Pleasure Uncle Val's Botanical Steve Bolsch
The Fortune Teller Bar

“Mountain Blessing”

Pinckney Bend Gin

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Tick Tock Tavern 

“London Beermosa”

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Central Table 

“Singapore Sling”

Nolet’s Silver Gin

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The Fountain on Locust

“Orange GingerTini”

Bombay Sapphire Gin

The Fountain on Locust Orange Gingertini Bombay Sapphire

Four Seasons – Cielo Restaurant

“Cielo Lavender Mule”

Brokers Gin

“Pine and Pepper”

St. George Terroir Gin

Randolphi's Pine and Pepper St. George Terroir

Baileys’ Chocolate Bar

“Touch of Grey”

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Rooster South Grand

“Corpse Reviver #2”

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Small Batch

“Snap and Tickle”

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Robust® Wine Bar

“Flight of the Navigator”

Knickerbocker Gin

Robust Flight of the Navigator Knickerbocker Gin

Boundary at the Cheshire

“Death in the Evening”

Ransom Old Tom Gin

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Fleur de Lilies Creole Fusion Restaurant
S. D. Strong Distilling Happy Hour & Cigar Event Sunday May 15th

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The Dark Room

“Everything Nice”

Hendricks Gin
The Dark Room Everything Nice Hendricks
Mangia Italiano

“Barrel Aged Martinez”

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Element STL

“The Peabody”

Hendricks Gin

Element The Peabody Hendricks Gin

The Royale

5 Star Burgers – St. Louis

“21st Century”

Pinckney Bend Gin

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“Ginerally Speaking”

Rusty Blade Gin

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