Where To Find Archie Rose This Spring
It’s looking a lot like spring at the Archie Rose. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and behind the bar, we’re switching our Winter Dirty Martini to a tart and bubbly Peach & Rhubarb Spritz. So, shake off your winter coat and pull up a stool this season as we venture around Australia, serving our award-winning spirits at events across the country.
A MIDNIGHT VISIT MELBOURNE
Until 13 October
Thirty six rooms in an abandoned warehouse, six exclusive cocktails, countless moments of thrill, awe and macabre splendour. Inspired by the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe, A Midnight Visit is an immersive theatre experience; part choose-your-own-adventure, part performance and part surreal playground. Soothe your spirits before and after your journey at the Raven’s Rest, a bespoke bar offering themed cocktails from Archie Rose.
BELL SHAKESPEARE - TITUS ANDRONICUS
Opening Night Sydney: Friday 30 August
Shakespeare’s epic revenge tragedy, Titus Adronicus, takes to the Sydney Opera House stage this Spring. Undoubtedly the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, the play brings together Director Adena Jacobs and actor Jane Montgomery Griffiths as Titus, in a compelling story of political intrigue, corruption and murder. For opening night, we’ve created a bloody good cocktail; ‘Titus’, using Signature Dry Gin, dry vermouth, anise myrtle, Lillet, apple sherry and chamomile verjus.
VOGUE FASHION’S NIGHT OUT AT THE QUEEN VICTORIA BUILDING
Thursday 5 September, 5pm - 9pm
We’re popping up at Australia’s biggest shopping event, Vogue Fashion’s Night Out. Join us at the Archie Rose Bar on level one of the iconic QVB for a Martini or G&T to celebrate Vogue Australia’s 60th birthday at this one-night-only shopping experience.
5 - 28 September
We’re heading to the sunshine state for another amazing year at Brisbane Festival. Join us for Archie Rose Saturdays at Voodoo with cocktail-making classes and guided spirit tastings, or visit one of the festival bars for our bespoke cocktail, ‘Bestival’, made with Signature Dry Gin, watermelon, lychee, lemon and mint.
ARCHIE ON THE ROAD
24 - 28 September
We’re taking the Archie Rose Bar on the Road to South Bank, Brisbane from 24 - 28 September 2019. For six nights only, we’re showcasing the best of our culinary cocktails and native distillates as well as an exclusive Blend Your Own Gin & Martini Masterclass.
Swing on by for a cocktail or book a spot of our Blend Your Own Gin & Martini Masterclasses.
LA BOITE: FROM DARKNESS
7 - 28 September
La Boite’s latest gripping, darkly funny drama, From Darkness, centres on a spiritual force and a family’s need to connect with it. We’ve created a suitably spellbinding cocktail, featuring Archie Rose Original Vodka, watermelon citrus and burnt basil syrup, available exclusively from the Roadhouse Bar.
SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL
1 - 30 September
Sydney folk, we’re at the Sydney Fringe Festival again this year shaking up some colourful cocktails including Coco Highball, Ryebina and our play on the classic Peach Blow Fizz, the bright pink and brilliant Cake Fizz. Find us at the Archie Rose Cabaret Club and throughout City Tattersalls Fringe Hub all September long.
ALL STARS WHISKY DINNER – ADELAIDE
Saturday 14 September
Adelaide gets the all-star treatment this month, with a five-course degustation from Jessie Spiby, in celebration of Australian whisky. Taste five premium drops, paired with each course, and finish with dessert and our latest release, Rye Malt Whisky.
THE BIG DESIGN MARKET – SYDNEY
Friday 20 - Sunday 22 September
We’re back at The Big Design Market for our 3rd year in a row! Join us for three days of shopping, eating, drinking and fun, featuring our specially designed colour block cocktails and classic signature serves. Get ready to sip – and shop!
FEVER-TREE GIN & TONIC FESTIVAL
Friday 27 September - Sunday 29 September
A whole festival dedicated to Gin & Tonic? Hold our drink! Find Archie Rose in the Gin Village of the inaugural Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival, the largest and most immersive Gin & Tonic festival Australia has ever seen. Along with our signature range, Archie Rose will be offering an exclusive first taste of Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House Outside and Inside Gins, our most exciting collaboration to date.
We have a special offer for the first 50 tickets purchased for the Sunday session for Archie Rose fans. Use the promotion code ARCHSUN to grab $10 off your ticket price – but get in quickly before the allocation runs out!
AGNSW FEARLESS EVENT – HERE WE ARE
Friday 27 September
We’re thrilled to be the exclusive spirits partner of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Fearless Program, a new female-focused membership program that encourages companies and individuals to promote and implement greater gender parity across all sectors of the community. We’re making our Fearless debut this September, serving up G&Ts across their annual schedule of events.
ARCHIE ROSE X BLOODWOOD
Sunday 29 September
Newtown’s boldest restaurant, Bloodwood, is playing host to our upcoming bar takeover. We’re teaming up with chef extraordinaire, Claire Van Vuuren, creating a special Archie Rose menu for the day. See you there with a cocktail in hand!
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
2 - 20 October
For 35 years, the Melbourne International Arts Festival has created irresistible, thought-provoking and intimate experiences throughout the city. This year, we’re the Official Spirits Sponsor, serving cocktails and our signature range late into the night to accompany and electrify all your festival celebrations.
THE COVA PROJECT FUNDRAISER
Thursday 10 October, 6pm - 9pm
We’re proud to support The Cova Project for their first fundraiser event, a comfort food wonderland raising awareness for the issue of global Period Poverty. Expect Archie Rose cocktails, chocolate and the chance to make a difference for thousands of women in developing communities in Africa.
BELL SHAKESPEARE - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Opening Night Canberra: Friday 11 October
Opening Night Sydney: Thursday 24 October
A joyous, liberating comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, is a saucy and razor-sharp battle of wits between the bickering Beatrice and Benedick who wield words as weapons, their banter betraying their love for each other. Set in Messina, Sicily, home to burgeoning citrus, wine and olive trade, Evan Stroeve, one of Australia’s leading bartenders has created ‘Seville as an Orange’ featuring our Signature Dry Gin, Yuzushu, olive wine, sour mandarin, basil and prosecco. This cocktail will be served at opening night in Canberra and Sydney.
SHERMAN CENTRE FOR CULTURE AND IDEAS: ARCHITECTURE HUB
11 - 20 October
SCCI is bringing together more than 50 renowned local and international architects and professionals for the second iteration of their groundbreaking architecture festival. The 10-day program will explore contemporary issues and initiatives surrounding architecture and its interplay with social, cultural and technological developments with Archie Rose G&Ts served at all evening events.
FIGHTING CHANCE ANNUAL DINNER
Saturday 12 October, 6:30pm
We’re teaming up with Fighting Chance, the social enterprise initiative that moves the dial for Australians with disabilities and their families. Archie Rose is proud to sponsor the upcoming annual fundraising dinner at the Grand Ballroom, Luna Park.
BELVOIR THEATRE: FAN GIRLS
12 October - 10 November
Dreamy, wild and hyperalive, Fangirls is a thrilling new musical by young talent, Yve Blake, with a wicked sense of humour and other big feelings in the age of the internet. Unlike the story’s 14-year old protagonist, you can legally enjoy an Archie Rose drink from the Hal Bar while you reminisce about who you fangirled over back in the day.
Images supplied by our Cultural Partners.
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