Stem for a Spritz
Look out for penny-farthings to grab a free gin spritz at one of these flower-filled venues.
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Spring is well and truly here, and with longer days and warm (but not too hot) nights, now is the perfect time for head outside and enjoy the sunshine and flowers. For the month of October, Hendrick's Gin has teamed up with Paddo Inn to celebrate its small-batch Midsummer Solstice gin. The venue — renamed Paddo Ginn throughout October — will be transformed into a floral paradise, courtesy of local florist Dr Lisa Cooper. With a host of magical spring-themed events happening both at the eastern suburbs pub and across Sydney, there's plenty to look forward to — and lots of opportunities to score a free drink.
This Saturday, October 5 is one of them, when Hendrick's hosts Stem for a Spritz. Head to one of three flower-filled spots across Sydney and you can enjoy your very own Midsummer Soltice spritz, featuring the limited-edition spirit, tonic water and sparkling wine, and garnished with orange and cucumber, for zero dollars. Yep, free. All you need to do is look out for one of the Victoriana-style characters that'll be roaming around Paddo Ginn, The Winery, or Bucket List on foot or atop a penny-farthing. They'll be handing out rose stems which you can exchange for a free spritz at the bar
If you can't make it, never fear. You can still head down to Paddo, relax with some gin, and enjoy the floral installations all through October.
Image: Paddington Inn by Nikki To.
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