IN THE PRESS


 
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Victoria Premier Visits Animus Distillery

“…dedicate themselves full time to their budding business on Piper Street, the historic strip that has been a catalyst for Kyneton’s renewal as a place of artisanal stores and hatted restaurants.”

The Age

3 November 2018


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Concrete Playground

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.

Concrete Playground

17 October 2018


 Rob, Joel, Aaron and Luke, the four founders of Animus Distillery

Rob, Joel, Aaron and Luke, the four founders of Animus Distillery

Gin Foundry - Interview

Ahead of Junipalooza Melbourne, we’ve caught up with a few distillers and owners, to talk all things Gin, Australia and what they’ve been up to. Top of that list, was one quarter of team Animus, Rob Turner, who have recently launched their new Davidsonia Gin, with stocks selling out within days…

Gin Foundry

16 October 2018


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Better Homes & Gardens

Joanna Griggs the Better Homes and Gardens team visit Animus Distillery and try their hand at making gin.

Better Homes & Gardens

21 September 2018


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Lillith’s Kiss

“We are pretty stoked to find out that Animus Distillery have just announced their latest release - Davidsonia Gin. And they took the time to create a brand new wizz bang unbelievably gorgeous new cocktail just for Lost Magazine and you guys.”

Lost Magazine

26 August 2018


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Gin Foundry

"Representative of modern, inclusive Australia, the team behind this distillery is what sells the overall package. This isn’t a former distilling/winery/drinks trade troop, rather its a gaggle of friends who started down this path and in doing so managed to build something quite beautiful."

Gin Foundry UK includes Animus Distillery in their list of Australian Gins to watch

13th July 2018


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Get Outta Town & The Art of Country Living

A peek into one of the founders of Animus Distillery and his radio show, The Lukewarm Cocktail hour, on MainFM.

18 April 2018


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Gourmet Traveller

The prestigious and widely-read Gourmet Traveller features our award-winning Arboretum Gin in their "Top Drops: April 2018" list. 

10th April 2018

 
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Gourmantic

The team at Gourmantic share their Top 10 Favourite Gins from "Gin the Show", including our Arboretum Gin.

10th April 2018

 

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Australian Bartender

Australian Bartender reports on the 10 Best Australian Spirits from the 2018 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards including our Champion Australian Small Batch Spirit award win for our Arboretum Gin.

22nd March 2018


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Lost Magazine

“The air is filled with the aroma of spices and fragrant herbs. They are intermingled and intertwined making it is difficult to discern one single note. There’s juniper. Was that orange peel? Fennel? This Phil Spector style wall-of-perfume greets you when you walk into Kyneton’s Animus Distillery.”

Lost Magazine

1 March 2018


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Domain: Has Kyneton bested Melbourne as a cultural hub?

“It’s clear that Kyneton’s revival continues apace as the town attracts a growing band of talent from Melbourne and beyond… An award-winning gin distillery, Animus, has just moved to town; a tiny French restaurant called Ma Cave has been awarded a hat by the Good Food Guide; and a new contemporary arts festival is in the early stages of planning for a 2018 debut.”

Domain

6 December 2017


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Turn Around Here

Turn Around Here will tell you how to find the best places to eat, drink, stay, shop and visit in the Macedon Ranges.

29 September 2017