Here’s How to Nab a Free Cocktail This November to Celebrate Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned Week

Here’s How to Nab a Free Cocktail This November to Celebrate Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned Week
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Get ready to sip and savour the world’s number one classic cocktail, the Old Fashioned, as Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned Week makes a triumphant return to Australia from Saturday, November 4th until Saturday, November 18th.

For 14 days, more than 40 of Australia’s finest bars will be showcasing their unique twists on this timeless favourite, accompanied by special menus and delicious food pairings. 

From Sydney’s beloved Doss House, The Baxter Inn and Chin Chin to Melbourne’s sky-high Strato and local hotspot The Carlton, along with the iconic Caxton Hotel and Foxtrot Unicorn in Perth, and Adelaide’s Nola, these venues are going all out to ensure your Old Fashioned experience is nothing short of something to write home about. 

The cherry on top? Your first Old Fashioned is on the house at all participating venues to kick off the week’s celebrations.

To claim your complimentary bev, all you have to do is head over to the event website here, enter your details, locate your favourite participating bar nearby and activate your voucher when you’re there. 

“We are so excited to bring Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned Week back to Australia this year,” Woodford Reserve Brand Ambassador Carmen Hartwich said.

“Apart from the one-of-a-kind events, my favourite part about Old Fashioned Week is seeing the incredible recipes our top bartenders come up with, nodding to the incredible taste profile of our delicious whiskey.”

As if that’s not enough to get you buzzing, the festivities continue into the second week. On Thursday, November 16th, Athens’ top 50 bar “The Bar in Front of the Bar” will take part in an international bar swap, bringing its bold, quirky concept infused with humour and attention-grabbing zero-waste cocktail creativity to Maybe Sammy in Sydney’s The Rocks. 

Maybe Sammy will, in turn, head to Athens, showcasing what Australia has to offer in a thrilling exchange of cocktail creativity and international camaraderie.

So, don’t miss out on this golden opportunity to celebrate the Old Fashioned and explore all the offerings of Australia’s food and drink scene. Find a participating bar near you and claim your complimentary Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned for the entire month or until all complimentary Old Fashioned vouchers have been snatched up. 

All participating bars are listed below: 

Image: iStock


  • Chin Chin, Sydney
  • Baxter Inn, Sydney
  • Earl’s Juke Joint, Sydney
  • Fortunate Son, Sydney
  • Hickson House, Sydney
  • Doss House, Sydney
  • Shady Pines, Sydney
  • Bancho, Sydney
  • Tokyo Bird, Sydney
  • Jolene’s, Sydney
  • Duke of Clarence, Sydney
  • Cardea, Sydney
  • Pocket Terrigal, Terrigal
  • Stitch Bar, Sydney
  • Jacksons on George, Sydney


  • Good Heavens, Melbourne
  • Roy Hammond, Melbourne
  • Grainery, Melbourne
  • THE CARLTON, Melbourne
  • The Botanical Hotel, Melbourne
  • Black Kite Commune, Melbourne
  • Manchuria, Melbourne
  • Mongkok Tea House, Melbourne
  • Mazo 128, Melbourne
  • Strato, Melbourne


  • Nola, Adelaide
  • Therapy, Adelaide
  • Fumo Blu, Adelaide
  • Fourth, Glenelg 5045
  • Sol Bar (Skycity Casino), Adelaide
  • Bank St Social, Adelaide
  • Memphis Slims, Adelaide


  • The Press Club, Brisbane
  • The Jubilee, Brisbane
  • Caxton Hotel, Brisbane
  • Boston Shaker, Sunshine Coast
  • The Roosevelt Lounge, Gold Coast
  • Loose Moose, Gold Coast
  • Bine, Mermaid Beach
  • Hideaway, Gold Coast
  • Den Divine, Gold Coast


  • The Den, Tasmania
  • Wrest Point, Tasmania
  • Sandy Bay Rd, Tasmania


  • Alfred’s Pizza, Perth
  • Foxtrot Unicorn, Perth
  • Edward & Ida’s, Perth


For more information, head over to the official event website here

Image Credit: Woodford Reserve / iStock


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