Month: August 2009

Der Raum’s Winter Cocktail List

Der Raum have announced the launch of their winter cocktail list and we thought we’d share with you some of their latest releases and stunning drinks photography.

Beefeater 24 Launch

The launch of Signe’s newest product, Beefeater 24, was accompanied by the requisite fanfare for such a super-premium drop. In glamourous London style, Ben Davidson and the Signe team, headed on a bar crawling jaunt (while sipping tea) around the country. Here are all the latest snaps…

Global gurus of the bar industry flock to Sydney BarShow 09

Sydney BarShow 09 has attracted some of the biggest names of the global bartending industry – such as Jim Meehan, Julio Bermejo, Tom Estes, Philip Duff, Simon Ford, John Gakuru, Jonathan Downey, Jacob Briars and Lorena Vasquez- firmly cementing its position as a must-attend international event for the bar trade.

Rum Club Sydney Wrap Up – Pusser’s Rum

On Monday, 3rd August, a nearly full tasting room for the latest Sydney Rum Club was very positive news indeed. Upon arrival attendees were treated to the classic Painkiller cocktail – a potion of Pusser’s Rum, coconut cream, orange juice and nutmeg. The room consisted of liquor reps, media personalities, bartenders (keen to expand their knowledge) and rum lovers alike.

The Edge, Geelong

Located a stone’s throw from Geelong’s CBD, across from Steam Packet Gardens and offering enviable waterfront views, The Edge is offers both dinning and drinking in intimate, stylish surrounds.

The Riverview Hotel, Balmain, Sydney

Built in 1880, The Riverview Hotel is a heritage-listed delight of a pub tucked away on a side street in Balmain. Formerly owned by Olympian Dawn Fraser, The Riverview was recently sold and refurbished, re-opening last November with a top-notch British chef, a great dining room and a sense of history.


The Theme Magazine Bar & Restaurant Awards for 2009 have announce their finalists (or shortlist) as they call it. The ‘New Bar’ and ‘UK Bar’ categories always create generate a lot of interest in our offices, especially if anyone is heading over to the UK before the chill sets in..