Brisbane, get set for a spirited weekend this May. Back for its third year, the Indie Spirits Tasting is coming to Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall on Sunday 27 May.
Jägermeister recruited six of Sydney’s finest to create a drink that best compliments this German favourite. Take a look at what Burrow Bar’s Jet Hauge came up with.
If you’re thinking tiki drinks, no doubt you’ll often be thinking rum drinks. You’re often not thinking amari, or bitterness at all, but that’s what this Jungle Bird recipe brings to the table.
This year, Project Botanicals paid homage to the worldly locations of Bombay Sapphire’s sustainably sourced vapour-infused botanicals. This unique story came to life as an interactive sensory adventure, with an immersive audio visual experience designed by Future Classic artist Ta-Ku, and culinary surprises by Studio Neon’s Aaron Teece in collaboration with some of Australia’s top cocktail bars including Mjølner, The Barber Shop, Union Electric and Bar Moncur, all tasked with creating exquisite Bombay Sapphire libations.
Paul Hammond is the guy at the helm of Sydney cocktail bar, Bulletin Place, and has the enviable — or unenviable, depending on your mindset — task of maintaining the high standards and dedication to hospitality that has seen the bar crowned as the Cocktail Bar of the Year an unprecedented four years in a row.
Get their recipes, and meet the BACARDÍ Legacy Three Most Promising: Vini Wang from Adelaide, James Irvine from Sydney, and Zachary Underwood-Mynott of Brisbane.
The Salty Sailor is a take on the Espresso Martini from new Brisbane pub, Little Big House: spiced rum courtesy of Sailor Jerry, some in-house syrup to tailor it just so, and garnished in the end with some toasted marshmallow.
Thanks to the success of their Sydney restaurant and bar, Mjølner, the Speakeasy Group will be opening a Melbourne out-post of the Viking-inspired eatery this year, on Hardware Street where Nieuw Amsterdam once operated. We asked Speakeasy’s Sven Almenning what to expect when Mjølner Melbourne opens this year, and what else they have in store for the year.
The January issue of Australian Bartender has gone live in the app — find out what’s in store in Australia’s only monthly bar magazine this month.
Well, although it feels like Sydney Bar Week was only just a few weeks ago, it’s time for you to mark your diaries and block out dates on the roster — Sydney Bar Week is back again in 2018.