Masterclasses

Sydney Whisky Fair 2017
August 25-26

The Oak Barrel will hold a series of intimate, sit-down whisky masterclasses in the weeks leading up to the 2017 Sydney Whisky Fair.

Taking place in the Cellar Room of our Sydney CBD store, it’s a chance to get up close and nosing with distillers, producers, experts and other whisky lovers.

Details and ticket information will be available on this page as the masterclasses are confirmed.

Wednesday 14 June

An Evening With Bakery Hill’s David Baker

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT

An evening with David Baker, founder and distiller of one of Australia’s pioneering single malt distilleries, Bakery Hill. He returns to The Oak Barrel for the first time in years. What’s he been up to these past years? Making lots of whisky…

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Tuesday 20 June

Limeburners Winter Solstice: Peated Whisky Evening

At The Oak Barrel
THANKS!

To celebrate the arrival of Darkest Winter second release, WA’s Limeburners whisky return to The Oak Barrel with a bag full of powerful, peated expressions…

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Wednesday 19 July

Glenfarclas 1966 Masterclass With Ian McWilliam

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

Glenfarclas legend Ian McWilliam will be at The Oak Barrel to pour vintages from 1966, 1977, 1978, 1987 and more…

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Monday 24 July

Adelphi Masterclass With Alex Bruce

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT

A journey through independent bottler Adelphi with Scotch whisky legend Alex Bruce…

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Tuesday 25 July

Smoky Whisky Masterclass With Islay’s Port Askaig

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT

Smoke, peat and more smoke as we journey to Islay with whiskies up to 30-years-old…

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Tuesday 15 August

An Evening With Sullivan’s Cove’s Patrick Maguire

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT

Because we wanted to share our only bottle of Sullivan’s Cove’s new $750 Special Cask with you and the bloke responsible the distillery. Let’s look to the future of Sullivans Cove.

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Wednesday 23 August

Heartwood: Making Stuff Up As We Go Along

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – Thanks!

The man behind Australia’s most infamous Tasmanian whisky bottler. We’ll be digging into the archives for this one.

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Thursday 24 August

Australian Whisky Dinner

At The Oak Barrel
ON SALE NOW

A very intimate sit down dinner and tasting with Australian whisky producers. Only 20 spots.

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