We are locked in for 3-7 September 2022 with all the usual suspects returning, including the 21st year of the Bartender Magazine Bar Awards, the Indie Spirits Tasting, the Business of Bars Conference, as well as a slew of other events put on by our sponsors and bar partners.
Indie Spirits Tasting
The Indie Spirits Tasting for Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney.
The results are in and we’re excited to announce that Archie Rose Single Malt Whisky has taken out the top spot in our inaugural Bartender Magazine Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits Countdown.
Vote now to be a part of the 2nd Annual Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits countdown to find Australia’s favourite local spirit brand!
Indie Spirits Tasting Sydney is back for its sixth year and will be moving to the Potts Point Hotel. The event will be staged over 3 levels and feature 30-plus exhibitors and more than 100 brands. It’s the perfect way to kick off the 2021 Sydney Bar Week schedule.
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An urban distillery in the heart of Fremantle’s bustling West End, Republic of Fremantle was established in 2019 and now has three gins on offer. You can sample at them at the upcoming Indie Spirits Tasting during Sydney Bar Week.
We’re working hard with suppliers to reduce the financial pressure on bartenders by having complimentary and lower priced events, to make it easier for people to make it to town this year.
Since kicking off in 2015, the Indie Spirits Tasting has unearthed a bunch of Aussie craft spirits. Some of them have gone from little brand to taking a big chunk or their chosen market. One of these success stories is Four Pillars Gin.
One of the original brands to sign up to the Indie Spirits Tasting events was Applewood Distillery, which started in a little winery in the small town of Gumeracha in South Australia. A mission to swallow waste and push native ingredients has created a booming spirits business that’s all about ethics.
Over the last five years, the Indie Spirits Tasting has unearthed a bunch of little Australian brands that are grinding away, trying to stake their claim in the competitive Australian drinks market. Our first craft distillery profile for 2020 is Karu Distillery from the foot of the Blue Mountains in NSW
Karu Distillery is an independent, multi-award winning distillery that is hidden away at the mouth of the Devils Wilderness NSW.