Description

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.

ABOUT DAVE WITHERS & ARCHIE ROSE DISTILLING CO.

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!

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Class Schedule

Thursday, 25 July 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

What you will learn
  • A full distillery tour and explanation of the whisky making process.
  • An introduction to, and brief history of whisky as a spirit, the different major styles and regions, and a guide on how to nose and taste whisky.
  • 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.
What you will get
  • Six unique whiskies of various styles from around the world, hand selected by Dave
  • You are more than welcome to purchase additional food or drinks at the bar.

What to bring
  • A passion for all things whiskey!
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

People interest all things whiskey!


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Work-Shop

Vendor sincce 2014

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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