Month: January 2010

The Singapore Sling.

The Singapore Sling

When it comes to the Singapore Sling, what we are fairly clear about is that…

The Scofflaw Cocktail

The Scofflaw Cocktail

The Scofflaw Cocktail, is a concoction that has disappeared off the radar a bit, but is certainly a tipple worthy of whirl. Fortunately the origins and formula of this drink are no secret. It was first compounded at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, 1924, during the height of American Prohibition. Ironically, if it wasn’t for a ban on the consumption of alcoholic beverages this drink may have never existed.

Morning Glory Fizz

Morning Glory Fizz

Johnson’s Morning Glory Fizz recipe calls for Scotch, sugar, lime and lemon juices, egg white, “syphon selters or vichy water” and a few of dashes of absinthe. Embury, notorious for the strength of his drink recipes, calls for a full “pony” or 30ml of absinthe. The recipe displayed below is a trade off between the two.

Dale DeGroff's Sazerac

Dale DeGroff’s Sazerac

Like Bourbon Street, Jazz and Creole cooking, the Sazerac cocktail is quintessentially New Orleans. Supposedly…

The Bitter Truth Releases Elixier

Always looking to the legends and forefathers of the bartending craft when creating new classics the Bitter Truth have now invoked the work of the ancient alchemists, with their latest creation Elixier: “a digestive liqueur that blurs the lines of conventional wisdom.”

The Laneway, Brisbane

Leading Queensland architecture and Interior design firm, Arkhefield, have contributed their designs to one of the first laneway transformations in Brisbane City as part of the ‘Vibrant Laneways and Small Spaces’ program. The venue, aptly named “The Laneway”, and co-incidentally run by ex-The Bowery bar manger, Ryan Lane, is part of the well renowned and award winning Urbane restaurant…

Black Pearl Staff Strip Down for a Good Cause

Head to Black Pearl on Sunday, 31st January and buy a nude calendar of the Black Pearl team. Yep, that’s right, the boys and Tash have all stripped off to create a 2010 calendar to raise some funds for Prostate Cancer Research.