By now anyone worth their Glenlivet 18 has heard of Archie Rose, the Rosebery-based distillery making some of Australia's finest boutique spirits (and serving them up with locally made sodas, botanicals and fresh juices at their in-house bar).  On December 11, Archie Rose production manager and leading whiskey expert Dave Withers will be schooling aficionados in a 90-minute masterclass all about the world's best whiskey - where to get it, how it's made and how to make the most of it.

More interested in sipping than studying? On the night you'll try six of the world's best single malt whiskies from around the world, matched with food from Jones the Grocer. The whiskies include Old Pulteney 12 Year Old (Highlands, Scotland), Lark Classic Malt (Tasmania), GlenDronach 12 Year Old (Speyside, Scotland) and Bain's Mountain Cape Single Grain (South Africa).

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Wish list whiskey: where to get the world's best

The whiskey appreciation night will set you back $120 per person and is taking place at jones the grocer in Westfield Sydney; email or call (02) 8072 7755 for bookings.

Wish list whiskey: where to get the world's best

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