Cape Byron Distillery

News

  • The Pink Pam ~ A Brookie’s and Stone & Wood Collaboration

    We've joined forces with Stone & Wood to ensure that on Mother’s Day 2021, you’re going to be the favourite child. Delivered in a picture-perfect box, Stone & Wood’s The Gatherer sits lovingly aside Brookie’s Slow Gin, patiently poised for Mother’s Day and the pouring of The Pink Pam cocktail. Exceptional for sharing and easily made, The Pink Pam is a thing of beauty. With a blush hue, flower garnish, and served in Brookie’s glass jars, it’s the ideal refreshment to mark a special occasion.
  • The Water of Life Exclusive Screening

    Exclusive Screening of The Water of Life and Q&A with the filmmakers and the people who created the beautiful spirit. We're excited to announce the launch of The Water of Life – A Whisky Film with a live screening at the distillery and a virtual online viewing available to audiences globally! Attendees will enjoy an exclusive sampling of our new single malt whisky, followed by a live Q&A with master distiller and Co-Founder Jim McEwan, Eddie Brook and film director Greg Swartz.
  • Slow, wins Best in Show!

    Brookie’s Byron Slow Gin has done it again, taking home both GOLD and BEST IN SHOW for Australian Gin at the 2020 USA Spirit Ratings. Ranked on quality of spirit, value, and packaging, the USA Spirit Ratings assess the product’s trade performance and consumer appeal with separate weighted scores given for each of the three categories.  
  • Pacific Moonshine ~ a true love child born out of a Pandemic

    As they say, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” or in this case “when life gives you a surplus of beer, make Moonshine”, so when COVID-19 hit Australian shores, we saw an opportunity to create some ‘sustainable’ magic with our friends and local craft brewing legends Stone & Wood. The result? ‘Pacific Moonshine’ – a clear and unusual spirit that was artfully distilled from kegs of Stone & Wood Pacific Ale.
  • Shirl the Pearl is back!

    Following a highly successful small taster run of 650 bottles in May this year, we're proud to launch our first official batch of Shirl The Pearl, after the first offering sold-out within just one week. This new release of Cumquat Gin, inspired by a generational Brook family recipe, will now mark the start of an ongoing, annual seasonal release.