Archie’s Gift Guide – Christmas 2020
The sun is shining, barbeques are firing and beaches and beer gardens around the country are getting a major workout—it can only mean one thing: Aussie summer is on the approach. And while we absolutely love this festive, friend-filled season, it’s been a tumultuous ride to get here this year. That’s why we’ve put together our Archie Rose Gift Guide—to help make it a little easier to find presents for everyone on your list. From our Signature Spirits to experiences, classes and festive Bottled Cocktail sets, there’s something to suit every loved one in your life.
Keep scrolling to discover gift ideas starting from just $10, or head on over to the Archie Rose Bar & Cellar Door in Rosebery where our staff of experts are on hand to help you pick the perfect present.
ETCHED GLENCAIRN WHISKY GLASS, $10
For: The One Who Wants To Learn
Whether it’s your sister or your father-in-law, anyone keen to delve into the wonderful world of whisky needs a Glencairn glass in their kit. Specially developed for drinking whisky, this tulip-shaped glass focuses the spirit’s scent to deliver heady aromas and a more flavoursome drink.
ARCHIE ROSE GIFT CERTIFICATE, FROM $20
For: The Office Secret Santa
Rest assured that even the toughest-to-buy-for team member will appreciate an Archie Rose Gift Certificate. This no-brainer buy can be redeemed for bottled spirits, tickets to our events or a night feasting on cocktails and snacks at the Bar & Cellar Door.
ARCHIE ROSE DISTILLERY TOUR & TASTING, $30
For: The Human Encyclopedia
We all know a trivia buff, but do they know about the history of Archie Rose and how we make our spirits? This tour is chock-full of fun facts to pique those clever minds, followed by a tasting of our core spirits to round it all out.
COPPER BARWARE SPOON ($24), COPPER JIGGER ($29), COPPER SHAKER ($39) OR COPPER HAWTHORN STRAINER ($29)
For: The Budding Bartender
Their bar cart may be well stocked, but no aspiring cocktail connoisseur can rise to the occasion without the proper equipment on hand. Gift the resident bartender in your group with a few of these tools, then sit back and let the delicious drinks roll in.
ARCHIE’S WHISKY TOUR, $48
For: The Whisky Heavyweight
While it can be a little intimidating to choose a gift for a big whisky type, you can’t go wrong with Archie’s Whisky Tour. We’ll walk them through our process (with experts on hand to answer all of their curly questions) and finish with a guided tasting of our White Rye, Six Malt New Make, Rye Malt Whisky and Single Malt Whisky.
200ml CHRISTMAS COCKTAIL SET, $79
For: The Bowerbird
Some people were born to sparkle. Gift them something that matches their glow with our Christmas Cocktail Set. A shimmering Negroni, dazzling Golden Gimlet and shiny Pomme de Noel will sit pretty in their nest.
ORIGINAL VODKA ($69) OR SIGNATURE DRY GIN ($79)
For: The One Who Values Style And Substance
With accolades such as World’s Best Contemporary Gin and World’s Best International Vodka under their belts, our Signature Dry Gin and Original Vodka are guaranteed to please those with a discerning palate. For a limited time, these two Archie Rose favourites come wrapped up in a bespoke bag designed by local artist Elliott Routledge.
TAILORED GIN & VODKA, FROM $99
Make it yours, make it theirs, just make it special by blending your choice of botanical distillates to curate a flavour profile that’s truly unique. You’ll even get to personalise your spirit’s label by selecting a name, colour and font, plus a festive message to be printed on the side. For a limited time, our Tailored Gin and Vodka labels also include a festive design by local artist Elliott Routledge.
Note: to receive Tailored Spirits before Christmas, orders must be placed by midnight 2 December for standard delivery and midnight 9 December for express.
AUSTRALIAN ($88) OR JAPANESE ($119) WHISKY MASTERCLASS
For: The Cool Dad
If Dad already knows his Scotch from his Bourbon, gift him a lesson in Australian or Japanese producers. Our Australian Masterclass spotlights the distillers who’ve put Australia on the map, while our Japanese Masterclass showcases whiskies unlikely to be found outside of the country’s iconic bars. Best of all, each class includes a tasting of five distinct drops.
COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS, FROM $99
For: The Culinary Genius
They’re the expert dinner party-thrower who can sear, sauté and ceviche like a pro, so you know they’ll appreciate the chance to upskill with a Cocktail Masterclass. If they can’t make it to the Archie Rose bar, this class is also taught virtually by our resident experts.
ARCHIE ROSE x MESSINA NEAPOLITAN SET, $109
For: The Sweet Tooth
This grown-up treat is hard to beat. A celebration of exceptional produce that’s packed-full of flavour, this three-spirit spin on classic Neapolitan ice-cream includes Strawberry & Pink Peppercorn Gin, Vanilla & Pandan Vodka and Cacao Husk & Hazelnut Whisky. Yum.
BLEND YOUR OWN GIN ($115) OR WHISKY CLASSES ($125)
For: The Hands-On Creative
Crafters and makers will get a kick out of creating their very own gin or whisky. After learning how to blend a selection of Archie Rose pure botanical distillates in our Blend Your Own Gin class, or a selection of Scotch whiskies in Blend Your Whisky, they’ll leave with two 200ml bottles of their own signature spirit to take home and enjoy.
ARCHIE ROSE X SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE OUTSIDE & INSIDE GINS GIFT SET, $179
For: The Collector
Both members of this twin-gin act have won gold medals at the SIP Awards (USA) and The Spirits Business Gin Masters (London), but they won’t be around for much longer. Our collaboration with the Sydney Opera House deserves a place in any gin connoisseur’s collection—a rare addition to savour.
700ML CHRISTMAS PARTY PACK, $399
For: The Avid Entertainer
We’re confident that our Bottled Cocktails will be welcome in any home this summer, but the one who’s always bringing the gang together will benefit from the convenience of six 700ml bottles that can be served straight from the fridge. From a full-bodied Negroni to the floral and fruity Golden Gimlet and spice infused Pomme De Noel, there’s something for everyone in this epic party pack.
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