Cape Byron Distillery

Distillery Blog

  • The Biggest Unsung Hero of Gin

    How important is water in Gin? Water is the biggest ingredient in the process of making Brookie’s Gin. Get ready for a mind-boggling fact! In every bottle of our Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin that we produce, over 50% of this is water (that goes for all other spirits as well). So, with that said, you are probably getting an idea about how special water is to us, and how much it can influence the flavour and character of a Gin.
  • The Pass Sunset Sesh

    It feels like yesterday we opened our distillery to the public and shared a few Brookie's Gin with friends! Oh how time goes fast! To punctuate our 2nd anniversary, the Cellar Door team & friends celebrated in style with a surf, Brookie's & Bucha cocktails and Stone & Wood beers at the Pass. I know, sounds horrible!
  • Now Hiring at our Cellar Door

    Attention! We are on the lookout for a part-time Cellar Door/Spiritual Advisor legend! Cape Byron Distillery and our Cellar Door, established in 2016 and is located in the hinterland of Byron Bay on the Brook family’s macadamia farm and rainforest that has been passionately regenerated over the past 30 years.
  • Brewstillery Mix Masters ~ Competition Finals

    Over the past month, we made the call out to all bartenders in Australia to enter the Brewstillery Mix Masters challenge. The competition reached out to all bartenders to get creative and enter a serve using any beer from the Stone & Wood range, a Brookie's Slow or Dry Gin and a native ingredient for their chance to win the ultimate Byron bartender experience.