The Gala is an annual celebration and recognition of excellence in craft distilling. The evening begins with a reception(5:30 pm April 7th). Bronze and Silver awards are announced and distributed. A step and repeat booth with a professional photographer are on hand to memorialize the event. During the Gala Gold, Double Gold, Best in Category and Best in Class winners are announced on the main stage. Dinner is provided, and there is a cash bar. The evening concludes with the presentation of the Bubble Cap Award for Distillery of the Year and much more!. Gala ticket is not included in the cost of the ADI Conference Pass. All Judging entries receive two passes to the event.