Where to find Archie Rose this Winter, 2019
There’s no excuse to hibernate this Winter with Archie Rose events popping up together with our cultural partners across the country. Here’s where to find our signature spirits in the coming months.
Romeo & Juliet at La Boite Theatre, Brisbane
25 May - 15 June
Australia’s oldest and boldest theatre, La Boite presents a modern-day reimagining of Shakespeare’s ultimate romantic tragedy. We’ll be there to soothe hearts with a custom cocktail served at La Boite Bar. Inspired by the star-crossed lovers, ‘Archie Rose By Any Other Name’ features Archie Rose Original Vodka, cucumber and watermelon syrup, Creme de Violette and citrus garnished with a basil leaf.
Monet: Impression Sunrise, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
7 June - 1 September 2019
Take the trip to Canberra for National Gallery of Australia’s latest exhibition — Monet: Impression Sunrise, an unmissable opportunity to see a masterful painting that became emblematic of a worldwide cultural movement. The exclusive exhibition brings together Monet’s work with other significant impressionist artists to examine the founding of an art movement - a defining moment in art history. Don’t miss Monet’s famous painting from the Musée Marmottan, the 1872 work Impression, Sunrise, from which the movement takes its name.
Sydney Film Festival, Sydney
5 June - 16 June
Calling all film buffs! The Sydney Film Festival is back for its 66th year with a world-class program of premieres, talks and parties. We’re bringing a little extra spirit to this year’s line-up with tastings, signature serves and cocktails available from the Archie Rose Bar in the Sydney Film Festival Hub at Town Hall. Don’t miss our cocktail created for the occasion, the ‘Sydney Club’ featuring raspberry-infused Signature Dry Gin, citrus, sherry and a pinch of sea salt. Check our team’s picks for the fest (and other boozy films) here.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Adelaide
7 June - 22 June
This June, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival presents Hot Gin Punch, a juniper-fuelled musical extravaganza featuring the festival’s biggest stars. A celebration of all things gin (what could be better?), Hot Gin Punch promises a night of mischief and mayhem at the Famous Spiegeltent, with ticket holders receiving an Archie Rose G&T on arrival. We’re also serving Signature Dry Gin at all seven bars for the duration of the festival.
Belvoir Theatre - Things I Know to be True, Sydney
8 June - 21 July
Things I Know to be True brings together director Neil Armfield and writer Andrew Bovell on the Belvoir stage for a story of love, family and the sweet pain of finding out the truth. Before you head in to the theatre, grab a Signature Dry or Distiller’s Strength G&T or Archie Rose Negroni from the Hal Bar.
Bell Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing, Sydney
Opens 20 June
A romance thwarted by dastardly plots. A razor sharp battle of wits. A timeless Shakespearean comic gem. Much Ado About Nothing is the latest production by world-class theatre, Bell Shakespeare. We’re thrilled to be their drink of choice and will be serving up a special cocktail for the VIP opening night.
MELT Festival, Brisbane
27 June - 7 July
Brisbane’s wonderfully diverse queer community will be centre stage this June at MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture. There’ll be art, parties, theatre and signature Archie Rose cocktails, served at Brisbane Powerhouse’s two bars, Mary Mae’s and Bar Alto.
Archie Rose Conversation Bar with Peter Evans & Jane Montgomery Griffiths
1 July 2019
The Archie Rose Conversation Bar is a regular event series held in our bar mezzanine, featuring some of Australia’s most brilliant cultural arbiters and tastemakers. In July, we’re joined by Artistic Director Peter Evans and actor Jane Montgomery Griffiths from Bell Shakespeare theatre company to discuss Shakespeare’s nightmarish vision of a society in crisis in Titus Andronicus. Expect compelling food for thought along with cocktails curated by the Archie Rose Bar Team and complimentary nibbles.
AGWA Foundation Preview & VIP Event: The Botanical: Beauty & Peril, Perth
From wildflower rooms to bushfire photography, The Botanical: Beauty & Peril showcases nature at its most vivid, immersive and inspiring. On opening night, enjoy a suitably botanical Archie Rose G&T from their bar. We’re also hosting the Archie Rose Elements of Gin Tasting, a whirlwind tour of distilling gin in Australia with Archie Rose Brand Ambassador, Nick Baxter, complete with spirit tastings and a Signature Dry Gin on arrival.
Carriageworks Winter Night Markets, Sydney
Friday 19 July
This year’s Carriageworks Winter Night Market, curated by Biota’s James Viles, will celebrate ingredients wild, seasonal and ethically sourced. Archie Rose joins Australia’s best chefs and producers, serving cocktails and drinks featuring sustainably sourced, local ingredients foraged by our Master Distiller Dave Withers and forager Diego Bonetto, with wild botanicals sourced within 30km of our distillery in Rosebery.
Australian Museum: Capturing Nature Exhibition
Open until 21 July 2019
Travel back to a time when photography was revolutionising science, art and society with the Australian Museum and Capturing Nature. Witness Australia’s earliest natural history photographs, period cameras and some of the original skeletons and taxidermied animals featured in the photographs. We’re proud to be a supporting partner for this never-before-seen exhibition.
Life of Galileo, Belvoir Theatre
3 August - 15 September
This August, the Belvoir Theatre presents Brecht’s classic play of individual liberty and societal suppression. Galileo, featuring Colin Friels as the eminent scientist, is perfectly pitched drama that takes on new life in our deeply political age. Before settling in for the show, enjoy a Signature Dry or Distiller’s Strength G&T or Archie Rose Negroni available from the Hal Bar.
Titus Andronicus, Bell Shakespeare at the Sydney Opera House
27 August - 29 September
Shakespeare’s epic revenge tragedy, Titus Andronicus, takes to the Sydney Opera House stage in August. Undoubtedly the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, the play brings together Director Adena Jacobs and actor Jane Montgomery Griffiths as Titus Andronicus in a compelling story of political intrigue, corruption and murder. We’re over the moon to provide the liquid inspiration for the show, offering Archie Rose signature serves to all guests.
GOMA: Archie Rose Whisky x GOMA Dinner, Brisbane
Just in time for Father’s Day, we’ve teamed up with award-winning GOMA Restaurant for an exclusive dinner event. Be guided through tastings of Archie Rose’s Six Malt New Make and White Rye before indulging in a three-course dinner created by Executive Chef Douglas Innes-Will and team, paired with Archie Rose cocktails, finishing with an exclusive tasting of our soon to be released Rye Malt Whisky. Salute!
Images supplied by our Cultural Partners.