IN THE PRESS
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.”
3 November 2018
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.
17 October 2018
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…
16 October 2018
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
“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.”
26 August 2018
"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
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
“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.”
1 March 2018
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.”
6 December 2017
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