Sydney Are You Ready For The Mr Black Festival?

mr black festival

After shaking Melbourne in 2016, the Mr Black Festival is about to stir up Sydney.

Something dark and mysterious is coming to Sydney. Coffee and cocktail lovers unite! The Mr Black Festival of the Espresso Martini arrives in May. Following the success of the festival’s debut in Melbourne last year, Mr Black is ready to celebrate our universal love of coffee and cocktails. From Friday 26th to 27th May, some of the nations best roasters and bars will be on hand to brew speciality concoctions. The perfect pick me up for your weekend.

mr black festival

After tickets sold out in 60 seconds for 2016’s festival, Mr Black founders Tom Baker and Philip Moore are ready to unleash their liqueur onto the streets of Australia’s biggest city.

Established in 2012, Mr Black has become one the nation’s trendiest brews. Setting out to make the best coffee liqueur in the world, distillers, Baker and Moore, are using the festival to unite festival goers and their love for everything bitter.

The Mr Black Festival will test your coffee connoisseur knowledge at a raft of martini and cold brew demonstrations. With free tastings aplenty, you will be bouncing off The Rocks at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.


Be careful not to overindulge on the abundance of caffeine tasters. Save yourself for the main event, finely mixed cocktails by Ketel One and MONIN. Coupled with the delicious Mr Black bitterness you will surely be heading back for seconds.

What’s more, decadent foodies: Loving Earth Chocolate, Young Henrys and Byron Bay Cookie Co are joining the coffee party. If you want to quash your coffee cravings then Mary’s Burgers will treat your salivating savoury desires.

So, loosen your belt buckle and get ready for a caffeine hit like no other.

When: Friday 26th – Saturday 27th  May
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal @ The Rocks
Cost: $30+BF, available here 

To receive a complementary espresso martini, make sure you are one of the first 200 ticket buyers for the Mr Black Festival.

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