The Black Velvet cocktail has the very highest of origins. Its creation is attributed to the bartender on duty at the Brooks’s Club in London in 1861, the day after Queen Victoria’s husband Prince Albert died.
One of the most influential bars ever to sling drinks in Australia was the Bayswater Brasserie.
Irish whiskey is in boom times not just here but around the globe, selling something like 11.4 million nine litre cases of the stuff across the world in 2019, up from six million in 2010. But what is Irish Whiskey? How is it made, and how is it defined?