Back for its third year, the Whiskey Roadshow returns to day five of Sydney Bar Week, but this year we’ve got a new venue: we’re taking over three levels of the Potts Point Hotel with Level One for tastings, Boogie Mountain for seminars and Sweethearts Rooftop for pizza and beers.
More than a dozen of Australia’s best whisky distributors will be showcasing a number of brands on the night, marking it the perfect way to cap off a big week of bar culture. Companies involved in the event include: Nikka Whisky, Dewar’s, Craigellachie, Slane Irish, Jack Daniels, Woodford Reserve, Ironbark, Dead Mans Fingers, Ardbeg, The Pogues Irish Whiskey, Yardhead, The Boutique-y Whiskey Company, Les Nouveaux Distillers, Chivas Regal, Bushmills Distillery, Fever Tree Mixers, the Sazerac Company, Kavalan Whisky, Glenallachie & Westward Whiskey.
You can get tickets to the Whiskey Roadshow for just $55 (plus booking fee), and they get you access to sample any of the whiskies on offer, snacks, and entry to the three whisky seminars taking place that night — to get your ticket, click here.
This is just one of the 38 great events lined up over five days of Sydney Bar Week, taking place between Saturday the 14th and Wednesday the 18th of September. It’s set to be the biggest Bar Week ever — get over to barweek.com.au and get your RSVPs and tickets sorted before they run out.
What: Whiskey Roadshow
Date: Wednesday 18 September, 2019
Time: 5:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: The Potts Point Hotel, 33-35 Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point, NSW 2010
Tickets: click here.
Take a look at the seminars below.
6.00pm – 6.45pm – Mixing in the Dark
Join the Fever-Tree team to explore the role of mixers in enhancing the variety of flavours found in Scotch. In this session you will have the chance to taste the new Fever-Tree ginger ale range, and also have some fun blending a bespoke Scotch to pair with a Fever-Tree ginger ale – either drunk as a low-alc version of a Boilermaker, or in classic highball style.
7.00pm – 7.45pm – An evening with Pappy
Southtrade’s National Training Manager, Gee David will host this intimate masterclass, with fables from the World’s Most Awarded Distillery – Buffalo Trace, and the most coveted of all whiskies – Pappy Van Winkle. In this session you will have a chance to sample Buffalo Trace, Weller 12 (baby Pappy), Pappy Van Winkle 15, Pappy Van Winkle 20, Pappy Van Winkle 23.
8.00pm – 8.45pm – Loch, Stock & Barrel
Join Simon McGoram, That Boutique-y Whisky Company’s Regional Sales Manager and self-proclaimed whisky nut as he explores the wonderful world of independent bottling from the great ‘Whisky Loch’ of the 1980s through to modern times. You’ll find out just where all that delicious-y liquid comes from and get to sample a couple of hidden gems along the way.