Vanguard Luxury Brands are bringing out Germany’s market leading herbal liqueur, Kuemmerling. The half bitter liqueur was created by a travelling chemist called Hugo Kuemmerling in 1938 and is made with “angelica, crisped mint, pimento, liquorice, wormwood, resin of guaiac, cinnamon bark and calamus.”
Month: December 2013
We get out for a night of beers, dive bars and eats in Brooklyn. From the Brooklyn Brewery, to award winning Clover Club, Brooklyn has your drinking needs sorted.
Suntory Australia have announced that they are taking on the Australian distribution of the iconic Zubrowka vodka as of February 1 2014.
Not many brands can claim to have faced the adversities Bacardi has: they’ve seen fires, earthquakes, Prohibition and exile, just to name a few. And their new “Bacardi Untameable since 1862” campaign — which kicks off with the commercial shown below — is designed to capture those elements of the company’s family history.
From gin to mezcal, absinthe to armagnac, and whiskies all across the globe, the variety and quality of what we can get our hands on is increasing every day! One of the most remarkable renaissances has been happening in Peru, and I headed there at the most important time of the year, la vendimia (the harvest), to visit a whole load of bodegas, bars, and even a school of wine and pisco!
Last night saw the big trade launch celebrating the arrival of Coors into Australia. Some 350 guests from throughout the Sydney drinks industry gathered at the Coogee Bay Hotel for the party, which saw the Coors Explorers (resplendent in icicle-lade beards and frost-bitten faces, no less) bursting from Coors beer fridges in a blizzard of snow and abseiling into the venue from up on high.
A group of Sydney bartenders were treated to a whip around Sydney harbour (and outside the heads) on the Old Pulteney Clipper and checked out four fantastic expressions of what is known as the maritime malt…
From bar closures to a raft of new openings, award winners and the spirit of the summer (we reckon it could be mezcal): here are the biggest news stories of 2013 — as read by you!
It’s that time of year again: the lads from Melbourne’s Black Pearl are parading their pastiest parts, showing off their bartender tan and stuffing santa hats with their swizzling sticks in their 2014 calendar.
Patron’s XO Café has been a big hit with punters, and now they’re releasing a dark cocoa version of the popular tequila liqueur.