Independent Distillery First Anniversary & Gin Release September 9-11

One Year Anniversary & Gin Release Celebration
September 9 – 10
The Independent Distillery
30 S. Arizona Ave.
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The Independent Distillery is celebrating its one-year anniversary by releasing Batch #1 GIN, on Friday, September 9.

The celebration will feature spirit tastings, giveaways, and music through Saturday, September 9.

The gin features a secret combination of 10 different botanicals. Other distilled spirits from Independent are in the works.

Owner Donald Northrup opened Independent in 2015.

Independent has operated as a bar since its opening, but Batch is its first produced spirit.

One Year Anniversary & Gin Release Celebration Schedule

Friday, September 9
  • Noon – 5 p.m.: Spirit tastings from the Batch #1 GIN
  • 8 – 10 p.m.: Bulleit Bourbon giveaways
  • 10 -.m. – 2 a.m.: DJ Spyder Rhodes
  • 10 p.m. – midnight: Nolet Gin giveaways
  • Barrio Brewing Co. giveaways all night long
Saturday, September 10
  • Noon – 5 p.m.: Spirit tastings from the Batch #1 GIN
  • 8 p.m. – midnight: Hudson Bourbon giveaways
  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.: DJ Apprentice

For more information, visit or the Facebook event page.

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