Tickets are still on sale for this year’s Australian Cocktail Month, which begins this Sunday and this year features 145 bars across 12 cities with a wide range of local and international brands also taking part.

Founded by industry legend Penny Sippe, Australian Cocktail Month is all about championing Australia’s cocktail industry as well as the bar, bartenders and brands that make the industry so vibrant. This year especially is also about welcoming guests back into venues following the closures, lockdowns and restrictions of the last two years.

Tickets are on sale now – head to to preview the 145 bars participating and grab your ticket today.

The $20 (plus booking fee) ticket will enable guests to enjoy delicious Australian Cocktail Month cocktails at any of the partner venues in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Geelong, Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Wollongong.

The menu will be available at participating venues, with cocktails priced at $14, and non-alcoholic options at $10.

Guests can use the ticket at any of the 145 bars across the 12 cities, including venues like Jangling Jacks, Hickson House, Apollonia, Sammy Jnr and the soon to open Jolene’s in Sydney. Included in the 24 venues taking part in Melbourne are Black Pearl, Lover, Caretakers Cottage, Nick & Nora’s and The Everleigh, while Maybe Mae, Hains & Co, Alfred’s Bar, Bar Torino and Hennessy Rooftop Bar amongst others will be welcoming guests in Adelaide. Brisbane bars offering the Australian Cocktail Month menu will include The Gresham, Savile Row, Death and Taxes, Blackbird and Frog’s Hollow Saloon.

A tight precinct of six bars each in Canberra, Darwin, Geelong, Gold Coast, Hobart, Newcastle, Perth and Wollongong will complete the offering. The Australian Cocktail Month website has the full list of participating bars.

The cocktails will feature a range of local brands including Archie Rose, Brix, Farmer’s Wife, Feels Botanicals, Four Pillars, Great Ocean Road, Hickson Road, Idle Hour, Karu, Milton Rum, Morris Whisky, Mr Black, Needle & Pin, Poor Tom’s, Prohibition Liquor Co, Regal Rogue, Saint Felix, Starward and West Winds.

While international brands like Bombay Sapphire, Citadelle, Fords, Hendrick’s, Malfy Limone, Peddlers and Warner’s Rhubarb will be on offer. In the Tequila front Patrón and Sesión will be showcased, while whisk(e)y fans can enjoy cocktails made with Balvenie, Benriach, Buffalo Trace, Glenfiddich, Shanky’s Whip and Sheep Dog cocktails.

Grey Goose and Titos will provide the perfect opportunity for bartenders to create spectacular cocktails, and Bacardi, Diplomatico, Plantation and Rumbullion will delight the rum lovers and finally Hennessy and Stambecco round out the spirit offering.

Australian bartenders will be mixing these spirits with the best as Monin syrups and purees along with the highly prized Fever-Tree mixers round out the products bartenders will be using to craft their Australian Cocktail Month creations.

Tickets are on sale now – head to to grab yours today.

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Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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