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Test yourself with last year’s big exam

Fancy yourself as a bit of a boozy bookworm? Do you want to win bragging rights and a trip to Cuba? Well, you can put yourself to the test and see just why the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year spons...
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New tequilas coming to town from Brands2Bars

  There's a relatively new — we say relatively, because they began a few years ago  — spirits importer in Australia bringing in the agave stuff from Tequila. Brands2Bars is a venture between Guiller...
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Goodbye February – say hello to Bars March

Well look at that — today's the last day of February and for a few of you that means the end of Feb Fast. And it's about time, because the month-long celebration of bar culture that is Bars March kicked off...
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Throw some cider in your next mix

You know you’ve all heard it before, that customer who comes up to the bar, flicks through your menu as says: “just make me something good.” And perhaps you’ve been a bit stumped for a drink to make them — ...
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Eight top sweet vermouths scored and rated

Generously hosted by Downtown at The Commons Sweet vermouth: for a product referred to in the old cocktail books simply as Italian Vermouth, who better to get on the blind tasting panel this month than n...
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For more boozy reads, hit up PUNCH

There's a newish drinks website that has been popping up in our Twitter stream lately, and we reckon you should take a look. Billed as an online magazine that covers wine, spirits and cocktails, PUNCH (punc...
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A new online look for Australian Bartender

You might have noticed a few changes taking place here at australianbartender.com.au. Because people these days spend as much time, if not more, on their phones as they do on desktops, we've taken a fres...