Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery


Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery is a family owned and operated distillery and bar tucked away in a stunningly converted warehouse, steeped in old world charm in an industrial Albion side street.

Granddad Jack's Distillery Albion

Step inside the barn-like door to find a gorgeous rustic split level space, with shiny distillery barrels in the front section and a greenhouse and air garden out back. The entire place has been built with recycled materials including wrought iron and stained glass windows salvaged from an old dance school down the road.

Granddad Jack's Distillery Albion

Named after the owner's great-grandfather, who in the early 20th century was a racing horse owner from Otago, New Zealand, Granddad Jack's produces award-winning gin, vodka, coffee liqueur, beer, whiskey and new limited-release spirits every month.

Granddad Jack's Distillery Albion

The entire space has been Customers can take a seat in the Chesterfield lounge area, on the wrought iron garden furniture along the wall or out back near the greenhouse, perched on a stool at the bar or, for a real treat, in the cosy ambient barrel room.

Granddad Jack's Albion

Production is on full show to visitors from both tasting rooms, which are open from Thursday to Sunday every week. Each tasting room serves up the full range of products alongside a seasonally reworked signature cocktail menu and features a new single-keg craft beer and cocktail every week

Granddad Jack's Albion

House cocktails, which are like nothing to be found elsewhere in Brisbane, include Buttered Up (Albion gin ongeat, lemon ginger, mushroom butter, salted basil and pear syrup) served in a coupe glass and Not So Tom Collins (penny vodka, butterfly pea syrup, lemon juice, blossom tonic) served in a tall glass with fresh flowers.

Granddad Jack's Albion

Another house special are Barrel Aged Cocktails, classic cocktails such as Manhattan, Negroni and Martini, pre-mixed and left to rest in 20 litre barrels. There's also a Cocktail of the Week and a selection of Mocktails.

Granddad Jack's Albion

Good to know - Sip, sample and hear the story behind Granddad Jack's neighbourhood craft distilleries (there is also one at Miami on the Gold Coast) with a tour and complimentary tasting of the award-winning spirits & liqueurs, available every weekend. The guided tours will introduce you to the spirit-making process and the history of Granddad Jack as you’re given a behind-the-scenes tour of the distillery.

Granddad Jack's Albion

Need to know - Acoustic music performed live by local artists adds to the relaxed, friendly, and incredibly welcoming vibe at Granddad Jack's, where well-behaved furry friends & kids are equally welcome. Guests can order in or bring their own food to enjoy (a cheeseboard is always a good idea!).

Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery

26 Collingwood St


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