Ginger Ale vs Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer vs Ginger Ale

Both are refreshing beverages on their own and modifiers in mixed drinks. But what is the difference between ginger beer and ginger ale? Ginger…

Baijiu Cocktail Firewater

Baijiu Cocktails: Firewater

Today August 9 is World Baijiu Day and here’s a cocktail recipe to celebrate China’s national spirit. Pronounced bye-joe, Baijiu is a high proof…


Hosting a Whisky Tasting at Home

How to Host a Whisky Tasting at Home

You’re a whisky enthusiast and you’ve assembled an impressive whisky collection you’d like to share with privileged friends. You may have attended numerous formal…

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Essential Glassware for a Home Bar

Essential Glassware for a Home Bar

You’ve built your bar, stocked it with essential spirits, mixers and modifiers and bought your bar tools. Now it’s time to look at the…

Essential Bar Tools for a Home Bar

Essential Bar Tools for a Home Bar

Now that you’ve stocked your newly-built home bar with essential spirits and mixers and modifiers, it’s time to get your bar tools in order….


How to Build Your Home Bar

How to Build a Home Bar

When it comes to home entertaining, cocktails and spirits-based drinks tend to take a back seat to wine or beer. With more discerning drinkers…

Moya’s Juniper Lounge Redfern

Moya’s Juniper Lounge Redfern

As more bars in Sydney are embracing a greater food focus, this new addition to the scene harks back to where it all began…

PS40 Sydney

PS40 Sydney

The Sydney bar scene enjoys a mosaic of diversity, from themed bars to speakeasies, bars within distilleries and award-winning bars with a singular spirit…

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World’s 50 Best Bars 2016

World’s 50 Best Bars 2016

Drinks International has announced its World’s 50 Best Bars 2016 with New York’s The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog taking the top position. Australia…

Bar Awards 2016

Bar Awards & Bartender of the Year 2016

The Australian Bar Awards for 2016 were held last night at Doltone House with over 600 bar industry professionals in attendance. Presented by Australian…

New Bars September 2016

New Bars September 2016

Our monthly round-up for September 2016 of new and upcoming bars including bar news. The Speakeasy Group (Eau de Vie, The Roosevelt, EDV Melbourne,…

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Bridge Bon-Appetit Sydney

Bridge Bon Appétit

A transportative experience awaits at the newly-opened bar, Bridge Bon Appétit. Perched on the mezzanine level above Restaurant Hubert‘s dining room, Bridge Bon Appétit…


How to Make the Perfect Caipirinha

It’s National Cachaça Day today so here’s how to make the Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail. It may be difficult to pronounce but it couldn’t…