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Limited Cocktail Menu Tonight: The bar is open as usual tonight, however as our whole bar team is taking a well deserved night off, our Sydney sales team is taking over for the evening. Come down for some 90's classics and great company, but a smaller than usual range of cocktails. The full team (and drinks menu) will be back on deck tomorrow.

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The Archie Rose bar will be closed for private functions this Wednesday 29 November from 5pm and Thursday 30 November from 6pm.

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The Archie Rose bar will be closed for a private function this Thursday 21 September from midday until 5pm. We will be open as usual from 5pm.

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Good Friday Takeaway Sales: The Archie Rose Bottle Shop will be selling takeaway bottles of all our spirits from 12:00pm - 10:00pm on Good Friday 30 March.

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The Archie Rose bar will be closed this Sunday, 1st October, from 4pm for a private function. We will be open on Monday as usual.

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The Bar will be open 12pm-10pm on Australia Day Friday January 26th

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PLEASE NOTE: The Archie Rose Bar will be closed on Monday 28 May for filming between 12pm - 1pm and from 4pm onwards for a private function. We will be open as usual from midday on Tuesday.

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The Archie Rose bar will be closed for a private function this Saturday 7 October from 5pm until close. We will be open as usual on Sunday.

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PLEASE NOTE: Online orders have now closed for the holiday period. All orders placed from this point will not be processed until Monday 8 January, 2018 (excl. Experience Tickets which can be purchased at any time).

To find your nearest Archie Rose Stockist, search here.

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The Archie Rose bar will be closed this Monday 30 October from 3pm until close. We will be open as usual from midday on Tuesday.

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Easter Weekend Trading Hours: Friday 30 March: 12:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday 31 March: 12:00pm-11:30pm, Sunday 1 April: 12:00pm-10:00pm, Monday 2 April: 12:00pm-10:00pm

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The Archie Rose Bar will be open on New Year's Eve from 12:00pm - 10:00pm. We will be closed on New Year's Day.

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The Archie Rose Bar will be closed for a private function from 5:00pm on Wednesday 20 December. We will be open as usual on the Thursday.

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Queens Birthday Long Weekend Trading Hours: Saturday 9 June: 12:00pm - 11:30pm, Sunday 10 June: 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday 11 June: 12:00pm - 10:00pm.

Meet Mick and Mike, our unbeatable distilling duo

The first thing you should know about Mick Hage (left) and Mike Meletopoulo (right) is that they’re a package deal. A duo. A double. Joined-at-the-hip. Mates. A combination of sharp wit, dry banter and rich distilling know-how ensures that when these two are around, you’ll know about it.

For our Master Distiller and head of our distilling pack, Dave Withers, Mick is “one of those rare distillers that puts quality front and centre every day of the week”, while Mike is “an asset to the team with his own unique way of seeing production, with a depth of knowledge about the style that is second to none.”

It was about time we sat down to question these two, so here goes:

Tell us a bit about each of you, how did you get into distilling?

Mick - I studied food science, worked in quality and sensory roles in the brewing, malting and wine industries and from there migrated into distilling nearly 10 years ago.

Mike - I have a brewing background and am currently completing a Masters in Brewing and Distilling. I decided to move into the other aspect of my studies as I’ve always enjoyed whisky, more so after living in Edinburgh for two and a half years.

Is working in a “craft” distillery what you expected?

Mick - in terms of Mike and my experience in the food and beverage industry (in both production and quality positions for me, Mike was in brewing) we had a fair idea of what to expect. It’s nice to do every job, not just one small part, as we’re able to really hone in on product quality, which should always be top priority. The smaller size of the facility (we were used to larger joints!) took a while to adjust to, but that’s all a part of the romance of craft distilling!

What did you expect?

Both - Dynamism!

Mick, how would you describe Mike?

Size 46 feet, great hair/bun/pony/mane, but his patchy beard and pasty skin tone lets him down a little. He loves wearing leather, possesses great beer knowledge and is what one would consider a “beer nerd”. He also really loves a chat first thing in the morning, rather than get stuck into the work! He has something against country music though which I really don’t understand.

Mike, how would you describe Mick?

He’s about 5’9”, small feet, great moustache potential, a couple of grey hairs. He has an unnaturally wide mouth, is always up for a laugh and a couple of beers, has pristinely buffed nails, is a complete germaphobe and a clean freak, but constantly leaves his personal items on the pallet racking after numerous emails regarding not leaving personal items on the pallet rackings. He also makes a mean apple cider vinegar.

If you could each distill anything, what would it be?

Mick - Bacon bones.

Mike - Liberty cap mushrooms!

Hangover cures?

Mick - Gym session topped off by sweating it out in the sauna.

Mike - Codeine, but Greg Hunt has made that harder now.

Name one thing we don’t know about each of you

Mick - That I’m originally from Tanunda, some would call it “God’s country”.

Mike - I can count to 10 in Mandarin.

Favourite knock-off drink?

Mick - Cold brew and Plantation Dark Rum.

Mike - Plantation Dark Rum and PS40’s Wattleseed Cola.

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Rosebery NSW 2018

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Rosebery NSW 2018

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