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RUM,
RASCALS
& REVELATIONS

With Sydney Crime Historian, Max Burns-McRuvie 

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RUM, RASCALS & REVELATIONS​

I. THE SPIRIT OF EARLY SYDNEY

THURSDAY, 27TH JUNE, 6PM, $115PP

History and drinking have always gone hand-in-hand in Sydney. While some convicts brewed beer in secret, their jailers rolled in rum by the shipload: with 65,000 litres arriving on the First Fleet alone. In the fledgling convict colony New South Wales, it wasn’t long before hard liquor became standard currency and no good story started without it.

This event will bring to life our rum-infused heritage of robberies, escapes, rebellions, murders, rum-runners, street gangs and sly-groggers as we sample the true spirit of Sydney in style.

Settle in for an evening of debauchery and craft Rum drinks as Sydney Crime Historian Max Burns-McRuvie takes you on a full-sensory journey of tastes and tales.

- EXTREMELY LIMITED SPOTS - 

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27 June 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Brix Distillery,
350 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
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THE DETAILS

 

WHERE: Brix Distillery

 350 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

$115PP, 6PM 

INCLUDED IN EACH TICKET:

 

Welcome Drink

Brix Rum Flight

Charcuterie Board from the Brix Kitchen

An evening exploring Sydney's debaucherous Rum-infused history led by Sydney Crime Historian, Max Burns-McRuvie

Extremely limited spots available.

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MAX BURNS-MCRUVIE

 

Max Burns-McRuvie is a Sydney Crime Historian and Event Host who specialises in Australia’s early drinking habits and notorious stories of centuries past. His unique fusion of tastes and tales has brought to life Sydney events such as Cocktails and Crime Stories, History Through Whisky, Gin City Sin City and Spritzers & Serial Killers.

Max is also the owner-operator of local tours business Journey Walks and leads culture, crime and history tours of old Sydney suburbs such as Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Kings Cross, The Rocks, Balmain, Millers point, Manly and Paddington.

Max holds a Masters of Museum and Heritage Studies from Sydney University and his thesis explores Sydney’s original ‘culture guides’ printed in the 1870s/80s: revealing where to stay, what to do and how to drink in this city 150 years ago.

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