Beneath Driver Lane is a new Melbourne bar that's just opened from Hamish Goonetilleke, the guy behind Fitzroy’s Rum Diary Bar and Rum Diary Spiced Rum.
With nearly 500 entries submitted, deciding upon The Perfect Blend finalists for 2018 was no easy task. 10 judges on the panel completely blind-judged each individual entry...
This weekend, they'll be hosting their first session interstate, when Coleman's Academy lands in Melbourne on Sunday.
Moutai, the most revered spirit in China, revealed the much-anticipated winner of their ‘Enter The Dragon’ cocktail competition at an industry wrap party at Hot Sauce, QT Melbourne on Monday night. Ray Letoa from New Zealand’s Roxy Cinema was crowned Moutai Master, with his cocktail ‘Descendant’s Elixir’.
New Sydney bar, Door Knock, opens to the public on Friday this week, and we've got a look at their first cocktail list.
On Monday 13 November Woodford Reserve held its third annual 2017 Australia Cocktail Competition at Marble Bar in Sydney. 155 bartenders across the country entered to win the prestigious title and a major stake in the $10,000 prize pool. Matt Linklater from Black Pearl in Melbourne is the champion who won with the Natural Order cocktail.
Respected Sydney restaurateur and hotelier Maurice Terzini (Icebergs and The Dolphin) has partnered with fashion designer Justin O'Shea to launch Goldy Gin, a gin that is designed to taste like, well, gin.
How does a bar make the World’s 50 Best Bars list? What makes a bar a world-beater? During Sydney Bar Week, this was the topic up for discussion at the Business of Bars Conference at The Whisky Room at The Clock Hotel. On the panel were some heavy hitters: Luke Whearty, from Operation Dagger, Chris Hysted-Adams from Black Pearl, Jason Williams from Proof & Company and 28 Hong Kong Street, and Jason Scott from Swillhouse — all of whom are from bars on the World’s 50 Best list — along with award-winners Mike Enright from The Barber Shop, Jeremy Shipley from Solotel, and Hayley Morison from Beam-Suntory.
They've taken their punk anti-waste popup on tour around the globe, and now Trash Tiki will popup at Sydney's Ramblin' Rascal Tavern in December.