“Where it gets tricky (and the really fun part) is how to recreate these with the impression of a natural fermentation process. For example, mead can take up to 3 months to turn around into a drinkable product.”
The Roosevelt have a few signatures that use this hyper cooling and somewhat flashy style of cocktail production. The one featured here is all about the tropics. So pull up a bar stool and hold onto that tropical dream while while the wintry air gets chilly around us.
What we really wanted to do was make some banging drinks that fit all eventualities. Firstly, we wanted to create something refreshing, easy to make and perfect for a day off. Following that, something stirred down and boozy for after a shift, and finally something for any occasion that would always get a double thumbs up reaction.
With a range of over 100 tequilas and mezcal and an abundance of agave spirits, Sinaloa aims to showcase the diversity and depth of Mexican spirits through their bar.
“I would love to have a drink and chat with any badass woman, full of stories to tell. Not bad if it was a Rickstasy (a mix of vodka, Southern Comfort, banana liqueur and Baileys) with Amy Winehouse or a Pomegranate Martini with Madonna.”
“I don’t care about awards, who the chef is or how fancy the fit-out looks. The first thing I look for is ‘do they do what they say on the tin’?”
An urban distillery in the heart of Fremantle’s bustling West End, Republic of Fremantle was established in 2019 and now has three gins on offer. You can sample at them at the upcoming Indie Spirits Tasting during Sydney Bar Week.
Thank you to all those who applied for The Scholarship program by The Blend. With over 200 applicants, we are happy to announce the list of successful Scholars for 2021.
The team at Australian Bartender magazine are proud to announce that the Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits countdown is returning this year after a smash hit launch in 2020. The countdown is dedicated to recognising the hard work of our many local distilleries around the country.
Memphis Slim’s is a Chicago-inspired cocktail den with pool tables and dart boards to keep you amused. Live music, with a focus on the Blues (as you’d expect) is the go on the weekends.
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It has been even more incredible for us at the CAMPARI ACADEMY to be able to kick off 2021 with our ‘The Spritz Explained’ & ‘Mai Tai (R)evolution’ Training Programs, and for the first time since 2019, being able to host our Masterclasses around Australia.