Whiskey Roadshow

Wednesday, 18 September 5.30pm - 8.30pm

The potts point hotel, 33-35 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst

Back for its third year, the Whiskey Roadshow returns to day five of Sydney Bar Week. This year we are 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 12, Dewar’s 15, Craigellachie 13 & 17 Slane Irish, Jack Daniels, Woodford Reserve, Ironbark, Yardhead Single Malt, Pogues, Dead Mans Fingers Ardbeg 10 Years Old, Ardbeg An Oa, Ardbeg Uigeadail, Ardbeg Corryvreckan, Boutiquey Whiskey Company, Les Nouveaux Distillers, Chivas Regal, Bushmills Black Bush, Bushmills 10 Year Old, Bushmills 16 Year Old, Bushmills 21 Year Old, Fever Tree Mixers, Sazerac Family, Kavalan Whisky, Glenallachie & Westward Whiskey.

The event is presented by Australian Bartender magazine, the country’s leading drinks mag for the bar industry, which gives you an inside track on the latest international whiskies to hit the market.

Tickets to the Whiskey Roadshow are just $55 they get you access to sample any of the whiskies on offer, snacks, and entry to the three whisky seminars taking place that night.


We also have an awesome line-up of first-in, best dressed seminars on the night:

6pm – 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.

7pm - 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.

8pm – 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.

Whiskey Roadshow is proudly presented by the team at Australian Bartender magazine. Head to our website to read all the latest stories about cocktail trends, cocktail bars and the the best booze in the country.

Whiskey Roadshow is an official event of Sydney Bar Week

*Strictly 18 and over. No prams or babies allowed.