As a team of passionate new world distillers, Archie Rose Distilling Co. is dedicated to honouring Sydney’s rich spirit-making past, and shaping its future with the launch of the first independent distillery in the City of Sydney in over a century and a half. Located within 5km of the CBD, Archie Rose distils Gin, Vodka, Rye Whisky and Single Malt Whisky to be shared in good company and good favour alike.
In this in depth 90min session you will have the unique opportunity to tour our distillery, taste some of the raw ingredients and mid-production components of the whisky making process and learn about the equipment, stages and skill involved in crafting the perfect spirit.
Moving into the bar, you will then be guided through six unique expressions of whisky from around the world, by our Production Manager and whisky expert, Dave Withers. Touching on the history, production methods and tasting notes of the key styles and regions, you will have the opportunity to learn how to appreciate and differentiate some of the world’s finest drams.
The session will be led by Dave Withers, a renowned spirits authority and whisky expert who has led countless masterclasses, spirits trainings, and large-scale tasting events.
Born into a family of wine makers, Dave initially showed a keen interest in the field of wine production before focusing on the world of quality whisky and spirits. Highly regarded in his field, Dave regularly appears on industry tasting panels, has acted as a consultant to importers, and distributed whisky and spirits in Sydney.
On occasion, our Founder, Will Edwards, Head Distiller, Joe Dinsmoor, and Assistant Distiller, may pop their head in to lend a hand or simply to taste some whisky!