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14° & CLOUDY ON WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER IN MELBOURNE
By Kayla Larson
October 17, 2018
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Animus Distillery

Kyneton's own gin distillery and cocktail bar.
By Kayla Larson
October 17, 2018
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When the Animus team started out, it was waiting for its barrel-aged whisky to mature — but the four lads didn't sit idly around, twiddling thumbs and rolling each other across the plains in Kilmore. Instead, they decided to use their time wisely to create a gin. Or, as currently is the case, four vapour-pressed sorts.

The Davidsonia Gin is its take on England's traditional sloe gin, but with a distinctly Australian flavour. Using native Davidsonia Pruriens — a tropical sour plum from the temperate regions of northern NSW and Queensland — the distillery has steeped the plums in their award winning dry gin to create an intense and unique character.

The best part is that the distillery also operates as a cocktail bar on Kyneton's main drag. It's open every night except Mondays and Tuesdays — and it's only an hour away from the city on the V/Line.

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