On his recent trip to Australia for Sydney Bar Week, Cocktail Kingdom founder Greg Boehm said that his new bar, Golden Cadillac, is opening soon.
Month: October 2013
They’ve undergone a beautiful renovation and recently reopened. The fitout is a classy one, with lots of royal blue and timber — and it also has one of the best views of Sydney of any pub going around…
Want to take on a growing project, create a cocktail list and drive the marketing activities for 1888 Eatery & Bar? 1888 is an exciting newly opened hotel and they are looking for you!
Brisbane has welcomed a new bar, described as a “counter-culture whiskey lounge”, to Fortitude Valley. Called Sabotage Social, the focus is on top quality drinks without the attitude that sometimes goes along with it, according to co-owner Bradzilla Cochrane.
Two bars from Northbridge in Perth — Mechanics Institute and Ezra Pound — have taken out the top gongs at the Small Bar Association of WA’s Small Bar of the Year Awards 2013.
With the bar boom in full swing there’s never been a better time for access to new hooch, with the arrival of new distributor Icon Beverages on to the scene. “Our desire is to build a portfolio of brands that offer consumers and customers something truly unique and enjoyable,” said Icon Beverages owner Manuel Bonnici. “Each of the brands we have chosen does this.”
It’s a widespread and much loved end to the night. You shut the doors, close the bar and then crack a beer for staffies. But, in NSW at least, you could be breaking the law.
Sydney pub operators Drink ‘n’ Dine will this week throw open the doors to their new venue above the Norfolk Hotel, House of Crabs — described as “part crab shack, part dive bar, part Coyote ugly on acid.”
There’s been a lot of action on all things Angostura of late — if you haven’t checked out this year’s winner of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge make sure you click here — and there’s more to come with the visit to Australia by master distiller John Georges.
Paul Mant, a name most people equate with ridiculously cool London bars — not to mention the Reematch!!! Beeyatch!!! event — has now relocated to Sydney to work with the Merivale Group, taking over where Mike Enright left off. Australian Bartender took the chance to chat with our country’s most recent English immigrant to talk bars, booze and plans for the future…