We’re looking at two bartenders to watch in 2019: Kate McGraw, and Evan Stroeve from Bulletin Place.
Paul Hammond has for the last few years been the guy driving things at the award-winning Bulletin Place — here’s how he experienced Bartender of the Year.
Priscilla Leong has been a regular fixture at the pointy end of our Bartender of the Year sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper for a number of years now, with Top 8 finishes in 2017, 2016 and 2015 under her belt.
In 2014, Jenna Hemsworth made the Top 8 of the Bartender of the Year. In 2015, she came back with a stellar performance and placed second on the podium. And, after a year off in 2016 and a Top 16 finish in 2017, this year was her year. Ladies and gentlemen, Jenna Hemsworth is the 2018 Bartender of the Year.
70-odd bartenders sat the exam. 16 made the second round. And after the Top 8…
In this Root Beer Fizz, Surly’s bar manager Simon Hopkins pairs the great American spirit with another iconic American drink, A&W root beer.
Want to up your bourbon knowledge? Seek out Simon Hopkins at Surly’s for a drink. He’s got the fervour and the passion of a bourbon evangelist — heck, you’ll learn a thing or two in the process.
If you’re looking for a post-prandial drink — and one that’s nice and stiff — you might like to sip on this one from Surly’s in Sydney.
Bopp & Tone is named for the grandfathers of the Applejack owners, Ben Carroll and Hamish Watts (Carroll’s grandfather, 94 year old Anthony ‘Tone’ Adams, was the guest of honour at the official launch).
What is it that propels a drink from the hands of one bartender in one bar, to becoming a bartender favourite in bars across the globe? This London Calling recipe provides some clues.