July the 24th might not be much of a special day to you, but for us? Well, no it’s just another day. However some wiseguy declared it National Tequila Day in the USA, and since then it’s becoming something of a thing here, too. And why not? Any excuse to drink tequila on a Monday, we say.
Month: July 2017
“We’re absolutely ecstatic winning an award in a category like this!” says Black Pearl’s Chris Hysted-Adams, who was in New Orleans with fellow Black Pearl bartender Nathan Beasley.
Editor Sam Bygrave rounds up the week’s highlights from australianbartender.com.au, and shares what he’s been reading (and listening to) to calm a serious case of Tales of the Cocktail envy.
You should always go full tiki, and that’s what Chicago tiki bar Three Dots and a Dash as done with their latest menu — take a look here.
Need a grapefruit and lavender bitters? There’s a brand with that. Or perhaps, no, you need oolong tea notes with your grapefruit bitters? There’s a bitters for that, too. Garlic Cocktail Spice? Unicorn Tears? You get the idea. So, just how many bitters do you need?
The standalone conference during Bar Week has taken place each year since 2005, and during the four 45 minute talks, some of the country’s best operators and industry personalities will be tackling topics that aspiring bar owners will want to know about.
We’ve written before about the Daiquiri, of course, but today is the 19th and that means we’ll be sipping these two Daiquiri recipes to celebrate World Daiquiri Day today.
The Test Pilot was copyrighted in 1941 by Beach, the drink has appeared elsewhere under different names, like the Space Pilot (at Tiki Ti in Los Angeles), the Jet Pilot (at the Mai-Kai Restaurant in Florida), the Ace Pilot and the Astronaut.
Patrón is challenging the world’s best bartenders to create a cocktail worthy of a perfectionist. This is your last chance to enter — entries close 21st July.
“We have bars that make outstanding drinks, and bars that are aesthetically beautiful. But the best bars engage people in so many ways. There’s nothing like Australian hospitality.”