Now in its fifth chapter, BACARDÍ Legacy was established to challenge the best contemporary bartenders in the world to create their own cocktail Legacy – that will stand the test of time and ensure that both bartender and beverage are remembered like the illustrious classic cocktails of the past. Drinks such as the Daiquiri and the Mojito are now revered as classic and are as much part of the unique legacy of Don Facundo Bacardi Masso as the rum itself.
Month: July 2017
Today we’re talking amari, that Italian (or Italianesque) category of liquors that range from bittersweet to gag-inducing, bracingly bitter.
Thanks to Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux, you’ve got access to a huge number of digitised old cocktail books from the 1820’s to the 1940’s — and the best part is you can download old cocktail book PDFs for free.
With Sydney Bar Week just some seven weeks away, it’s time you got your flights and accomodation booked, tickets and RSVP’s sorted, and to plan out your week.
Melbourne bar The Everleigh undergone a major revamp of the interior of the bar, which, whilst maintaining the elegant feel to the place, has now made the bar more appealing to those who want to sit right in the middle of the action.
The Never Never Distilling Co. was formed after three friends decided to join together, pool their cash and collective experiences, and buy a still. Having spent my entire adult life working in or around bars, I wanted to create something that celebrated what bartenders like to drink.
Ollie has been no stranger to The Perfect Blend competitions and this year won the Professional category. Not only winning bragging rights but the bartenders trip of a lifetime to the home of bourbon; Kentucky to meet with master distillers and visit Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark distilleries.
Daniel Knight is one half of the ownership duo behind Sydney bar of old, Hinky Dinks. He and business partner Jeremy Shipley built the bar into one of Sydney’s favourites before selling it back in 2015.
The Cheat Sheet, a crib notes kind of guide to the stuff you should know about stuff. Here, brush up on how tequila is made.