Month: June 2010

Behind Bars Trivia – Heat 2

Polish your sleeve garters, tighten those suspenders and dust off your first edition bartenders’ guides as round two of the Behind Bars Trivia is almost here. In conjunction with Diageo’s Alchemy, this is the second of three heats to be hosted, culminating with a final in September in Sydney.

Australian Bar Awards Finalists Announced!

The wait is over! Finalists for the 2010 Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards have been decided after tallying a record number of trade votes. With voting up 27 per cent from 2009, this year’s awards are set to be the biggest to date.

Woodford Reserve’s Cocktail Derby Crowns National Champ

The Woodford Reserve team have had a busy couple of months travelling around Australia to find a winner for the Woodford Reserve Cocktail Derby. This innovative new cocktail competition is part of new horse racing program for the top-shelf bourbon brand in Australia and their goal was to find the nation’s top tipple to compliment the program.

Sou Soul

A soulful offering to reinvigorate palates south of the Yarra

Eau-De-Vie Ambassador Sessions – Installment #2

The first Monday of every month, Eau-De-Vie is inviting a brand ambassador to prove they’ve still got the chops to step behind the bar and shake, stir and strain potent potables for a paying crowd. The first installment saw Nick Van Tiel from Diageo’s Reserve Brands step up to the plate whilst 5 July will see Brown Forman ambassador Shae Silvestro attempt to woo Eau-De-Vie’s guests.

The Boilermaker

Why this hot drink combo needs to be handled with extreme care