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.

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.

The New Who’s Who at Byblos, Brisbane

Last year, Byblos in Brisbane took out the Best Drinks Selection Prize at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards. This year, General Manager Gareth Eden has been recruiting a team of new staff to inject some new life and a new perspective into the mix.