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Sunday, 8th September

Bartender Rum Brunch at Brix Distillery

Sunday, 8th September
12pm to 3pm

Brix Distillery
350 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

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The Bartender Rum Brunch aims to bring together bartenders from the industry to discuss & taste their favourite spirit - RUM! Showcasing a variety of rums from around the world & held at Brix Distillery, this brunch is a great opportunity for the industry to come together, discuss & taste a variety of quality rums & enjoy some great food from the Brix kitchen. Brands on show include: Brix Distillers, Husk Distillers, Red Mill Rum, Sailor Jerry, Archie Rose, Angostura & Havana Club.

Each brand Ambassador will give a short educational talk on their brand whilst bartenders sip & discuss the rum. Cocktails featuring each product will also be available on the day. 

House of Angostura 200 Years Party

Sunday, 8th September
5pm to 7pm
Venue TBC

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House of Angostura celebrates 200 Years of Trinidad and Tobago’s iconic Angostura Rums and Bitter’s where every sip tells a tale. Stay tuned for more.

Mix Haus Another Big Mix Up!
ALL FEMALE BAR TAKEOVER

Sunday, 8th September
7pm to 9pm
Now & Then
222 Clarence Street, Sydney

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Join us now & then for an all-female bar takeover, showcasing some of the best bartenders from across Australia. Come and celebrate your favourite female coworkers, peers and bartending idols, drink some delicious custom-made cocktails, and sing along (badly) to some powerhouse tunes.  Mix Haus is a not-for-profit organisation cofounded in 2021 by Shirley Yeung & Pippa Canavan with the aim of creating a community for women in hospitality. The core mission is to promote, support and educate women in hospitality in order to create equal opportunities.

Nostalgia Night @ Pleasure Club

Sunday, 8th September
11pm to late

Pleasure Club
6 Wilson Street, Newtown

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As part of Bar Week 2024, Pleasure Club is hosting an unparalleled cocktail competition that promises to be the highlight of Newtown's social calendar. Esteemed bartenders from Melbourne's renowned Purple Pit and Hobart's celebrated Rude Boy will converge at Pleasure Club, engaging in a spirited battle of mixology mastery utilising incredible products from Absolut, Jameson, Unico Zelo and Fever-Tree.

​Explore the Reàl World of Flavour with Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell

Sunday, 8th September
3pm to 5pm

The Emerald Room 
235 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst

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Join the Reàl team of industry ambassadors and international guest, The award winning Global Ambassador for the Rum Category Ian Burrell and Bill Hinkebein for an afternoon of delicious cocktails, education and entertainment. Following Ian’s presentation, guests will leave with a generous Reàl gift bag.

Rum State of Mind
 

Sunday, 8th September
7pm to 9pm
Venue TBC

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Join us for an unforgettable evening delving into the world of rum, featuring tastings from Planteray, Husk, and Ron Matusalem. Enjoy a captivating 2-hour event with expert panel discussions featuring local and international guests, welcome drinks, canapés, and spot prizes. Discover rum like never before with Proof and Company. 

Idiot Savant Prizes

Sunday, 8th September
9pm to 11pm

Ramblin' Rascals
60 Park Street, Sydney

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Idiot Savant organisers, Charlie Lehmann & Alice Newport have worked hard to make sure this year’s event is inclusive of the whole country and that they shine a light on the amazing venues and absolute ridiculousness around the country. “We’re working with people in each city to make sure everyone knows they’re part of Idiot Savant,” says Lehman. They’ve bought Jess Arnott (WA), Josh Nicholson (VIC), Marnie Bugeja (QLD), Rohan Massie (TAS), Anneliese Grazioli (NT), Sean Howard (SA) and Stu Inger (ACT) to champion the awards in each state and territory.

True to the pair behind the awards, and in total Idiot Savant style, they’ll be hosting a huge party as part of Sydney Bar Week on Sunday, September 8th, from 9pm to late — first in, best dressed on the day.

Monday, 9th September

Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year Competition sponsored by Hendrick's Gin & Monkey Shoulder Rounds 1 & 2

Monday, 9 September
10am to 3pm

The Hook
13-15 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross

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Register now to compete in the industry's most prestigious bartending competition with a massive prize of a trip to Scotland up for grabs. Round 1 is the written test with the Top 8 proceeding to the second round cocktail and blind tasting challenge. To register your interest, simply email amy@spantonmedia.com before 20 August.

LOCALITY, STORY, FLAVOUR
Archie Rose X The Waratah: Grower’s Lunch

Monday, 9th September
1pm to 3pm
The Waratah
308-310 Liverpool St, Darlinghurst

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Archie Rose and The Waratah invite you to the Grower’s Lunch, a celebration of the very best of Australian ingredients, growers and producers. Enjoy a curated menu and guided cocktail experience, featuring native and locally sourced ingredients. More than words on a page, this lunch is an opportunity to hear from the growers, providores, foragers, and producers who carry us through every sip and every bite.  

This is one you don’t want to miss!

CAMPARI ACADEMY:    Perspectives Food Symposium

Monday, 9th September
5pm to 7pm

Venue TBC

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Dave Arnold, globally renowned food scientist and author of the revolutionary cocktail bible ‘Liquid Intelligence’, will be hosting an exceptional Campari Academy Perspectives. Dave, along with some special guests, will explore four techniques in two hours, delivering an unforgettable aperitivo. RSVP today via the Campari Academy website!

Club Pernod

Monday, 9th September
9pm to 11pm
KX Social Club
24 Bayswater Road, Potts Point

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Pernod Ricard presents 'Club Pernod' at KX Social Club (AKA World Bar) at Sydney Bar Week 2024. The event promises an unforgettable evening where guests have the chance for full brand immersion through a journey of discovery across three floors and multiple rooms. Featuring curated cocktails, Live DJ's and interactive activations this exclusive event offers industry professionals and enthusiasts a unique opportunity to network, enjoy tasting sessions, and experience the excellence of Pernod Ricard's brand.

Hickson House Bartender Tennis 2024

Monday, 9th September
12pm to 2pm
Trumper Park Tennis Centre,
2 Quarry Street Paddington

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Want to win the right to call yourself Australia’s best tennis-playing bartender? This fun (yet competitive) Mixed singles and doubles tennis tournament is open to all hospitality professionals. Compete with other legends of the Industry to lift the Hickson House Bartenders Tennis Trophy. Not playing? You can still join us for a drink at the Clubhouse Bar and cheer on your mates. Alongside a serving of tennis, we will be laying on a line-up of refreshing cocktails, courtside tunes, oyster bar and  a delicious BBQ lunch. Great prizes for the winners

Starward Whisky Event

Monday, 9th September
3pm to 5pm
Venue TBC

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Join the award-winning Starward Whisky team as you go on a journey of their whisky portfolio. Whether you prefer single malt or double grain, American or French oak influences, or a blend of approachability and complexity, we have a whisky to suit every drinker's taste. More details coming soon.

BARTENDER MAGAZINE BARTENDER OF THE YEAR FINAL &
'All Star Line-up' sponsored by Hendrick's Gin & Monkey Shoulder

Monday, 9th September
7pm to 9pm
Rooftop of Jacksons On George,
176 George Street, Circular Quay

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Back for another fantastic year, and brought to you by Hendrick's Gin & Monkey Shoulder, the final of Australian Bartender of the Year will take place on the gorgeous rooftop of Jacksons On George, followed by a surprise epic all-star line-up bar takeover! Definitely not one to miss! No RSVP required. First in, best dressed. To register your interest to compete please email amy@spantonmedia.com

Tuesday, 10th September

HAUS OF ALLIES presented by Mix Haus

Tuesday, 10th September
1pm to 3pm

Venue TBC

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Mix Haus presents a panel discussion tackling one of the tougher issues we face in the hospitality industry: How to make our workplaces safer spaces for women. Our speakers will be discussing strategies to prevent and deal with harassment and assault from both coworkers and guests alike, and talk about what you can do to be a good ally to your female/AFAB coworkers and friends. Mix Haus is a not-for-profit organisation cofounded in 2021 by Shirley Yeung & Pippa Canavan with the aim to create a community for women in hospitality. The core mission is to promote, support and educate women in hospitality in order to create equal opportunities.

AFTERLIFE – TO THE BONE NATIONAL FINAL

Tuesday, 10th September
7pm to 9pm
Ace Hotel, Kiln
Level 18, 47-53 Wentworth Ave, Sydney

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Join us for the AFTERLIFE National Final, where the Top 6 Espolon - To The Bone cocktails will come to life before your eyes. Witness as we crown this year's champion, who will walk away with a grand prize of $10,000. Don't miss out on this memorable evening celebrating creativity, skill, and the spirit of competition!

Silent Pool Gin Presents Bar Us x Maybe Sammy: Guest Shift

Tuesday, 10th September
9pm to 11pm
Maybe Sammy,
115 Harrington Street, The Rocks

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The brilliant team from Bar Us in Bangkok, Thailand (50 Best Discovery, and a Top Four Finalist for Best New International Cocktail Bar in this year's Tales of The Cocktail Spirited Awards) will be down for a one night only takeover at Maybe Sammy brought to you by the delicious Silent Pool Gin!

Del Maguey Cocktail Comp Finals

Tuesday, 10th September
5pm to 7pm
Centro 86, Basement,
86-88 Pitt Street, Sydney

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Join us for a night of fierce competition as bartenders from all over showcase their skills using Del Maguey Mezcal. Witness the creativity and talent as they craft unique and delicious cocktails.

 

Come cheer on your favourite bartender and enjoy a night filled with fantastic drinks, great company, and unforgettable moments. Don't miss out on this exciting event!​​

The Blend x Canadian Club Snow Party!

Tuesday, 10th September
9pm to 11pm

The ultimate party place… The Cliff Dive!
16-18 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

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Bringing back the thrills and chills to Bar Week! The Blend teams up with Canadian Club to bring the snow, slushies and (pizza) slices to bring you the ultimate apres-ski style party!

 

Plus the latest CC Bad Sweaters for the first 100 people through the doors.

Wednesday, 11th September

Yonekichi Maeda Scholarship Takeover! Jac Landmark & Sujeet KC

Wednesday, 11th September
1pm to 3pm

Now & Then
Level 1/222 Clarence St, Sydney

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The Yonekichi Maeda Scholarship is a Perth based initiative funded by Mixellany Publishing (London) dedicated to training bartenders in the art of Japanese cocktail craftsmanship. Supported by insert brand here and Sydney Bar Week, Bar High Five trained bartenders Jac Landmark and Sujeet KC will showcase what they learned under master bartender Hidetsugu Uneo with the help of Natalie Ng's powerhouse team at Now and Then. Guests will get a booklet of recipes and service information collected from their time at Bar High Five.

BAR AWARDS OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

Wednesday, 11th September
11pm to late
Venue TBC

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Celebrate with your industry peers at the official Bar Awards after party.

Location to be revealed soon so stay tuned.

23rd Annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards

Wednesday, 11th September
5pm to 11pm
Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont

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The night of nights for the Australian Bar Industry!

Now in its 23rd year, the Bar Awards celebrates the very best in the bar industry and acknowledges all the hard work that goes into making our industry a world beater.

This year's event will take place on Wednesday, 11th of September this year at Doltone House.

Tickets are exclusive to finalists and sponsors.

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