Raise a Glass to Oz – Spirited Ways to Celebrate Australia Day

Australia Day, celebrated on January 26th, marks the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788. It’s a day filled with festivities, from barbecues to fireworks, and what better way to get into the spirit than with some uniquely Australian cocktails? Whether you’re an Aussie wanting to pay homage to your roots or someone who simply loves the Land Down Under, these cocktail recipes will add a burst of Australian flair to your celebrations.

The Great Aussie BBQ: Drink Pairings

  • Lamb Chops: Pair with a Coopers Pale Ale, a beer that’s as Australian as kangaroos.
  • Shrimp on the Barbie: Complement the seafood with a crisp Australian Chardonnay.

Celebrate the Aussie Way

Australia Day is a time for unity, celebration, and embracing all things Australian. Whether you’re enjoying a Shit on the grass Shot, or sipping on a Lamington Cocktail, these cocktails and drinks offer a taste of Australia that everyone can enjoy. So, raise a glass and say cheers to Australia Day! 

Australia Day Cocktails & Drinks

Theming Cocktails by Colour – A Palette of Patriotism

When celebrating Australia Day, why not go all out and theme your cocktails by the national colors? Not only does this add a vibrant visual element to your festivities, but it also gives you a creative way to showcase Aussie pride.

By theming your cocktails by color, you’re adding an extra layer of celebratory spirit to Australia Day. Whether you opt for the national colors or the colors of the Aussie flag, these drinks are sure to make your celebration as vivid as it is delicious. Cheers, mates!

Here’s a selection of green and “gold” (yellow), as well as blue, white, and red drink themes to consider:

Blue Cocktails & Drinks
Red Cocktails & Drinks
White Cocktails & Drinks
Green Cocktails & Drinks
Yellow Cocktails & Drinks