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Mar
5
Fri
Absinthe Day
Mar 5 all-day
Absinthe Day

Some consumers hear the word absinthe and shudder, likely because they haven’t explored the possibilities of the strong spirit. Take this as your chance to change that by getting creative with cocktails, mixers, or even the traditional absinthe drinking method.

Mar
7
Sun
International Women’s Day Lunch 2021 | Bloodwood NSW @ Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
International Women's Day Lunch 2021 | Bloodwood NSW @ Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar

Join Nip of Courage the day before International Women’s Day at Bloodwood, Newtown to celebrate women’s achievements in the emerging Australian craft distilling industry.

Bloodwood is a community focused restaurant and bar that strives to provide bold and heart felt food and drinks with a support local ethos.

Anybody and everybody is welcome to come along and meet some amazing female pioneers helping to shape the Australian  craft distilling industry. You will receive a cocktail on arrival and then you will enjoy an ‘Australian Spirits Flight’ during lunch.  Bloodwood’s Claire Van Vuuren will create a menu that is bold, packed with flavour and inspired by the spirits that we will be tasting on the day. Tickets include: Food, Cocktail on arrival, spirits flight, wine, beer.

Mar
8
Mon
Boss Babe Bar Takeover @ Howlin Wolf
Mar 8 all-day
Boss Babe Bar Takeover @ Howlin Wolf

Good Times Only x Spirits Platform x International Women ’s Day 2021
The Good Times Only Group along with support from Spirits Plat form are proud to welcome some o f our hospitality industries finest to take over the Howlin Wolf in Wollongong for a huge International Women s Day event.

Monday, March 8 sees Atlanta Pahulu (Bulletin Place) Place), Alex Dahlenburg (Mjolner), Lucy Pallet-Jones (Silk and Grit) & Zoe Hookway (Four Pillars Lab) join GTO s Krips Long (Howlin Wolf), Amy Thompson (Dagwood Bar + Kitchen) and the Boss Babe Crew (Good Times Only Group) for an epic regional takeover.

Various proceeds from the event are being donated to UN Women. Good Times Only is releasing a limited edition IWD21 Shirt (design by Mint Illustrations), with all profits from the shirt sales also going to UN Women.

 

Mar
17
Wed
St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 all-day
St. Patrick's Day

Punters love a good theme, and this is the perfect one for the drinks industry. Celebrate all the great things Ireland has to offer bars this St. Patrick’s day with Irish whisky, coffee, bar snacks and decorations.

Mar
22
Mon
Pub Leaders Summit 2021
Mar 22 all-day
Pub Leaders Summit 2021

The Pub Leaders Summit, returning for its fifth edition on Monday 22 March 2021, is a must-attend event for Australia’s leading pub operators and senior managers. This edition will be delivered in a hybrid format, making it possible to attend physically or virtually.

Mar
27
Sat
International Whisk(e)y Day
Mar 27 all-day
International Whisk(e)y Day

It’s a dram good time to celebrate all things whisk(e)y. In such a huge and vibrant category, this day is best celebrated by helping consumers navigate the range of whisk(e)y products behind the bar and discover a new favourite tipple. Sláinte!

May
13
Thu
World Cocktail Day
May 13 all-day
World Cocktail Day

Is there anything better than a tasty, well balanced cocktail? We think not. World Cocktail Day is a time to appreciate the art of the cocktail and the innovator mixologists who create them. Celebrating this one is as fun for you as it is for the consumer – think special menus and experimental concoctions. Get inspired now with our cocktail recipe collection here.

Jun
13
Sun
World Gin Day
Jun 13 all-day
World Gin Day

What a day this is, a celebration for the powerhouse that is gin! The category is booming right now as we all know, so there’s many products you could choose to mark the occasion. But with the current COVID-19 pandemic and it’s impact on the economy, why not take the opportunity to support a local producer? Australia’s Gindustry is recognised the world over for it’s quality and innovation, that’s sure worth celebrating!

Jun
19
Sat
World Martini Day
Jun 19 all-day
World Martini Day

One of the most classic cocktails there is, the Martini deserves it’s own day of celebration. Added bonus: in the midst of the local craft spirit boom, you’ve got the chance to shake (or stir) up the traditional recipe in more ways than ever and appeal to new customers while you’re at it.

Jul
11
Sun
National Mojito Day
Jul 11 all-day
National Mojito Day

A favourite among consumer and trade alike, the humble Mojito is one of the most popular cocktails worldwide. Its day of celebration happens to fall on World Rum Day too! Whether you like your Mojito traditionally refreshing, or you spice it up with a little flair or twist, it’s the perfect opportunity to appreciate one of the most perfect drink inventions.