October 2010 saw the highly anticipated new Appleton Estate Rum Tiki campaign take off. Although long associated with tiki, this is the third year that Appleton Estate has designed their own, customised Tiki mug for bartenders.
Month: November 2010
The former site of The Middle Bar has undergone a drastic makeover to become LO-FI.
Rum is making a serious stamp on the modern cocktail scene and aficionados on the wonderful liquid are not short to be found, either behind the bar or in front of it.
Inspired by the ubiquitous small bars littered throughout Brazil, Boteco has created a warm and intimate space for patrons to hide away and nibble on fantastic treats and enjoy great drinks.
Chambord, the iconic black raspberry liqueur that has been a stalwart on the back bar shelf is set to show of its new ‘Blinging’ look with a newly released contemporary design.
Inspired by a children’s nursery rhyme, Papa Goose is a new offering on the already jam packed Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Chef and Owner Neale White and his designer brother Lance White have created a stylish new venue with an industrial core based around steel beams, heavy wood and exposed air conditioning units.
Over September Australia was graced by the presence of the world’s foremost cocktail historian David Wondrich – the author of Imbibe! Mixxit organised two invite only sessions for lucky trade guests in both Sydney and Melbourne.
What better time than Sydney BarShow Week for Schweppes Tonic to put a new edge on an age old concoction and ramp up the creative juices that fizz and flow through every passionate bartender by inspiring them to create Australia’s Best Gin & Tonic.
Check out these shots from the 1oth Anniversary Bartender Magazine Bar Awards held at the Hilton Hotel on Wednesday 22 September.
Once again, Sydney played host to the premier bar trade event and 2010 saw record numbers turn out for Sydney BarShow Week’s trade days.