Brummies will be welcoming the first ever Gin In The City weekend. The three-day event takes place on Friday July 27 – to Sunday July 29.

The gin weekend sponsored by San Carlo, will be held at various drinking holes all over the city in Birmingham including Fumo on Waterloo Street and The Distillery bar on Sheepcote Street which also has a gin terrace for alfresco drinking.

Jewellery Quarter gin specialist 40 St Paul's has won UK Bar of the Year
Jewellery Quarter gin specialist 40 St Paul's won UK Bar of the Year 2018 and will be making an exclusive gin cocktail for the event price £5

This Birmingham bar has been named UK Bar of the Year at new Gin Awards 2018

Brum gin bars taking part include the multiple award winning 40 St Paul's and The Jekyll and Hyde bar on Steelhouse Lane which was Brum first dedicated gin bar back in 2009.

The atmospheric The Gin Vault is part of the bar line up which covers the Jewellery Quarter, Colmore Row area, Brindleyplace, The Mailbox, Edgbaston and Harborne.

40 St Paul’s won UK Bar of the Year at the new Icons of Gin Awards
40 St Paul’s won UK Bar of the Year at the new Icons of Gin Awards

Newly opened Dirty Martini, Arch 13, Jailbird and Opheem will also be taking part.

The gin extravaganza will be hosted by renowned specialist Carl Hawkins, otherwise known as The Gintleman.

Carl Hawkins, who will be appearing at Birmingham International Food Fair 2015. He will be doing a Getting to Know Gin workshop
The Gintleman Carl Hawkins will be hosting Gin in the City

Brummies will be able to enjoy Cotswolds Gin, masterclasses, gin slushies, gin afternoon tea as well as Spanish gin with tapas to help line stomachs.

A spokeswoman said: “Whether it’s floral, citrusy, spicy, savoury or fruity we’ll have a gin to cater for everyone."

A £10 wristband will allow attendees to sample an exclusive gin mixer/cocktail at a cost of £5 at each venue.

Wristbands and maps of the gin venues can be collected at one of the festival’s three gin stations: Hotel Du Vin, Malmasion or Loki Wine & Deli Edgbaston.

Tickets available here

For those Gin fans who have lost out with the collapse of Ginfestival.com, Gin in the City is offering a 20% discount on wristbands to Gin In The City next weekend. Code GITC18)

The full list of bars taking part in Gin in the City weekend:

Zone 1 - City Centre

1 Hotel du Vin - Church Street - B3 2NR - Edinburgh Gin

2 Gaucho - Colmore Row - B3 2AA - Tanqueray 10 Gin

3 Gusto - Church Street - B3 2BS - Whitley Neill Gin

4 Loki - Great Western Arcade - B2 5HU - Cotswolds Gin

5 Bar Opus - Snowhill - B4 6GH - Tanqueray Sevilla Gin

6 The Jekyll & Hyde - Steelhouse Lane - B4 6BJ - Elephant Gin

7 Fumo - Waterloo Street - B2 5PG - Bombay Sapphire Gin

8 The Botanist - Temple Street - B2 5BG - Secret Gin

9 Amantia - Bennett’s Hill - B2 5RS - Rives Sloe Gin

10 Lost & Found - Bennett’s Hill - B2 5RS - Roku Gin

11 Dirty Martini - Bennett’s Hill - B2 5ST - Langleys Old Tom Gin

12 Sabai Sabai - Waterloo Street- B2 5PG - Greenhalls Bloom

13 The Bureau - Colmore Row - B3 3AG - Tanqueray Gin - Closed Sunday

14 Chung Ying Central - Colmore Row - B3 3AP - Opihr Gin - Closed Sunday

15 Jailbird - Colmore Row - B3 3AP - Uncle Vals Gin

16 Zen Metro - Cornwall Street - Peaky Blinders Gin - Closed Sunday

Zone 2 Jewellery Quarter

1 Arch 13 - Livery Street - B3 1EU - Sipsmith Gin - Closed Sunday

2 St Paul’s House - St Paul’s Square - B3 1RB - Dr Eamers Gin

3 40 St Paul’s - Cox Street - B3 1RD - Braemble Gin Liqueur - Closed Sunday

4 The Church - Great Hampton Street - B18 6AQ - Portobello Road Gin

5 The Birmingham Whiskey Club - Vyse Street - B18 6HA - The Botanist Gin

6 The Wilderness - Warstone Lane - Sacred - B18 6JQ - 4.30-10.30 - Closed Sunday

7 The Button Factory - Frederick Street - B1 3HH - Martin Millers Gin

8 Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery - Frederick Street - B1 3HN - Nordes Gin

9 The Vanguard at 1000 trades - B1 3HE - Nikka Coffey Gin

10 Opheem - Summer Row - B3 1JJ - Crazy Gin

Zone 3 - Brindleyplace & Mailbox

1 The Distillery - Sheepcoat Street - B16 8AE - Langleys No.8 Gin

2 Siamais - Oozells Street - B1 2HS - Masons Peppered Pear Gin

3 Bank Restaurant & Bar - Brindleyplace - B1 2JB - Four Pillars Gin

4 The Gentleman & Scholar Pub & Terrace - Bridge Street - B1 2JZ - Masons Yorkshire Gin

5 The Canal House - Bridge Street - B1 2JR - Secret Gin

6 The Gin Vaults - Gas Street - B1 2DS - Liverpool Gin

7 Churchill’s - Mailbox - B1 1RL - Boutiquey Gin

8 Gas Street Social - Mailbox - B1 1RL - Kokoro Gin

9 AC by Marriott - Mailbox - B1 1RL - JJ Whitley Violet Gin

10. Harvey Nichols Brasserie & Bar - Mailbox - B1 1RE - Sampling only

11. Mal Bar - Mailbox - B1 1RD - Beefeater Gin

12. Bourne & Co. - Suffolk Street - B1 1LT - Roku Gin - Open from 4, Closed Sunday

13. 18/81 - Thorp St - B5 4AU - Slingby Gin - Open from 3, Closed Sunday

Zone 4 - Edgbaston & Harborne

Laghi’s Deli - Islington Row Middleway - B15 1LD - Gin del Professore Madame

The Blue Piano - Harborne Road - B15 3AA - Bombay Sapphire Gin - Closed Sunday

El Borracho de Oro - Harborne Road - B15 3BU - Larios Gin

Loki Wine & Deli Edgbaston - Greenfield Cresent - B15 3AU - Cotswolds Gin

The Highfield Studio - Highfield Road - B15 3DP - Hendricks Gin

The White Swan - Harborne Road - B15 3TT - Tanqueray Sevilla

The Plough Harborne - High Street - B17 9NT - Brokers Gin