Whisky Discovery

Ignite An adventure into Whisky

Whisky appreciation & Education

Do you have an interest in the world of whisk(e)y? Held every month at various locations our single tasting events will introduce you into this expanding world of whisky. Alternatively we specialise in a corporate events, private parties or occasions, and have developed a 4 part group education course for private, business or on-premise learning.

Based in The Hills districts of Sydney, journey with us to discover what is great about whisky and why it is fondly known as The Water Of Life. Appreciate whisky while expanding your sensory experiences through nose, taste, touch & a scent of nostalgia.


Smoke Stacks Session 1

Smoky Winter Loving

Winter is coming and that means it is time for peat, smoke, and beguiling whiskies. Smoke Stacks is the whisky experience for the lover of all whiskies that linger with a smoky breeze to truly delivering a bush fire in the mouth.

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Hot & Cold - Whisky Manipulations Session 2

Cocktails & Whisky

Join Dramnation & Sydney Cocktail Club in exploring the virtues of whisky manipulations at Pocket Bar. Learn about & taste a selection of whiskies neat. Then let us show you how these whiskies can be manipulated in a series of hot and cold cocktails and try those cocktails for yourself! Paired with matching cleansers and light food from Pocket Bar, this session may or may not also include a cocktail show involving fire and ice but you'll have to come along to find out!

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Southern BBQ Boilermakers Session 1

Brilliant Fathers Day Gift

The concept of a boilermaker is not new but it is certainly fun. This casual tasting experience takes 3 Bourbon and or Rye whiskies matched with 3 beers matched with 3 bites of BBQ. While enjoying these match ups we will talk in detail about how brewing and whisk(e)y are fundamental to each other, educate about how whisk(e)y is made, and share tips on infusing whisk(e)y into BBQ.

This will make a brilliant Fathers Day Gift or simply come along yourself as we explore how these combinations work so well together.

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A Whisky Course For Beginners & Intermediate Appreciators

The Dramnation Whisky Appreciation Course

Whisky is an amazing thing to appreciate but getting started can be daunting. Our tailored Whisky Appreciation Course aims to introduce individuals into the dynamically expanding world of whisky by delivering an in-depth showcase of whiskies over stepped classes. Our aim is to ensure attendees complete these tailored courses with valued information that can easily be put into practice either commercially or domestically. Perfect for training staff at restaurants, cafes and bars these courses also aim to empower individuals make confident, educated decisions when selecting or purchasing whisky at retail liquor chains or individual specialist stores.

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The latest News & Views from Dramnation

Jack Daniel's - A Journey Through 150 Years Of Craft & Cocktail Culture

Author: Matt Wooler - Friday, August 12, 2016

This excitable time in whisky is not just limited to the growth of product in the category. Social interaction with a brand is just as important as the products that are released. Many brands are starting to switch into the idea that consumers wa ...discover more

Closing Off - Wine Cask Whiskies Session 1, 2016

Author: Matt Wooler - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Thanks for attending On saturday 30th July we feel we brought something special to The Hills in whisky with our master class focusing on Wine Cask Whiskies at Crooked Tailor (http://www.crookedtailor.com/) bar. An amazing experience of sweet fini ...discover more