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Australian Whisky Master Class

Next Available: Sat, 13 Jul 3:00PM
2.0 hours
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Our whisky Master Class is a fun way to get to know distillers' production and distilling methods as well as learn and taste the variety of Australian whiskies on offer.

By the end of the class you will be able to talk about key distillers in Australia, the different type of whiskies and name your favourite.

Australian craft spirits have been becoming increasingly popular in the last couple of years with a range of premium local whiskies, gins and other spirits being released to the market.

About Bad Frankie

Bad Frankie is a cocktail and jaffle bar specialising in Australian spirits including whisky.

All workshops are hosted by the owner, Seb, or one of our qualified bartenders. Private bookings are available with a minimum of 6 people on Tuesdays and Wednesday, evenings and Saturday afternoons.

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What you will learn
  • The sordid history of Australia spirits, current producers and distillers and their production approaches
  • Ways to taste and drink whisky as well as what to look for in a whisky
  • The distinctive flavour profiles of craft Australian Whiskies.
What you will get
  • Welcome local craft beer
  • A Bad Frankie signature jaffle (toasted sandwich)
  • 5 tasters of Australian craft Whiskies
  • 2 hours with Seb to learn about the history, distillers and whiskies of Australia
  • Hopefully a new appreciation and love for whisky!

What to bring
  • Just yourself and a thirst for whisky and knowledge
What to wear

Whatever you would wear normally to a whisky bar

Appropriate for

Whisky Enthusiasts or complete beginners welcome!


Bad Frankie

Vendor since 2015

Bad Frankie is an Australian-inspired local spirits and jaffle bar located in Fitzroy, Melbourne. It serves a range of Australian spirits, wines, beers, ciders and a selection of delicious jaffles.

Want to learn more about our marvellous Australian spirits? Join a Bad Frankie Master Class!

Who is Bad Frankie?

Bad Frankie is named after the infamous Governor of Van Diemen’s Land, John Franklin, who outlawed small pot stills in the early 19th Century. Unfortunately, this law was written into national law when the country was federated.

It wasn’t until 150 years later when the ‘grandfather of Australian spirits’ Bill Lark overturned the law and had started to produce his own whisky. From Bill, the industry has expanded exponentially and continues to do so into a range of Australian spirits, whiskey, gin, vodka, liqueurs and so on.

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21 November 2018 • Australian Whisky Master Class

Thank-you for the introduction to whisky making and a great selection of Australian Whisky's.


25 September 2018 • Australian Whisky Master Class

Small class, fantastic place. Get to enjoy 5 different Australian whisky, some are really special including Sullivans Cove😍. Absolutely enjoy the class and of course the delicious jaffles!


17 July 2018 • Australian Whisky Master Class

Excellent afternoon tasting some extremely good (and rare) Australian whisky. Seb was an extremely knowledgeable host (who had personally visited the distilleries we talked about and tasted), and his passion for his craft is obvious. Incredible value for money, and highly recommended.

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