Cocktails

Olive Oil Washed Martini

Olive Oil Washed Martini

The Olive Oil Washed Martini is a savoury cocktail that uses the fat washing technique. Fat washing involves flavouring alcohol with liquid fat and…

The Montevit Cocktail

The Montevit Cocktail

The Amaro Week cocktail series continues with The Montevit Cocktail, an amaro cocktail with housemade aquavit. The Montevit cocktail is based on “The Occidental”…

Rabo de Galo Cocktail

Rabo de Galo Cocktail

The Amaro Week cocktail series continues with Rabo de Galo, an amaro cocktail using Brazil’s national spirit. This amaro cocktail takes us to Brazil…

Spirits

Stone Pine Seasonal Orange Blossom Gin

Stone Pine Seasonal Orange Blossom Gin 2015

Stone Pine Seasonal Orange Blossom Gin is a seasonal release gin produced at Stone Pine Distillery in Bathurst NSW. Only 400 individually numbered bottles…

Hobart No 4 Gin

Hobart No 4 Gin

Back in 2015 when we visited Sullivans Cove distillery in Tasmania, something was quietly distilling. The award-winning single malt distillery has released Hobart no…

How to / DIY Projects

How to Make Simple Syrup

How to Make Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is the most basic cocktail ingredient and an easy one to make at home. Simply put, it’s made of equal parts sugar…

How to Order a Martini

How to Make the Perfect Martini

Ask a bartender for a Martini, and you’ll often be faced with some decision making. Would you like it made with gin or vodka,…

How to Make Clarified Milk Punch

How to Make Clarified Milk Punch

Think clarified milk punch and the thought of milk and cocktails might seem like an odd combination. But this classic method of preserving drinks…

Bars

Bar Americano Melbourne

Bar Americano Melbourne

Wander down Howey Place, an alleyway off Little Collins Street, then down another alleyway past curious street art and garbage bins and you’ll find…

Polit Bar Canberra

Polit Bar Canberra

Perched above Manuka’s Franklin Street is Polit Bar, a venue that likes to inject a dose of fun into the Canberra bar scene. Opened…

EDV Melbourne

EDV Melbourne

There’s a feeling of familiarity upon visiting EDV Melbourne for the first time if you’re from Sydney. You take a stroll down an alleyway,…

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News

New Bars June 2016

New Bars: June 2016

Our monthly round-up for June 2016 of new and upcoming bars including bar news. Previously known as Zanzibar in Newtown, Websters Bar has (re-)opened…

New Bars May 2016

New Bars: May 2016

Our monthly round-up for May 2016 of new and upcoming bars including bar news. Melbourne is to get its own Gin Lane, a two storey…

Latest Posts

Cocktail Trends 2017

Top 10 Cocktail Trends 2017

In the first of our 3-part cocktail trends 2017 series, we reflect on the year that was and present the cocktail trends that dominated…