Proximo Spirits are launching the Maestro Dobel Tequila range here in Australia. The brand is born from over 250 years’ experience in Tequila creation and is using that knowledge to expand innovation in the category with two world first styles included the range.
“When pairing flavours, try to avoid like-for-like garnishes such as a pineapple wedge on a Pina Colada or a lime wedge on a Daiquiri. Similarly, I really discourage the use of sweet-on-sweet garnishes, like serving an Old Fashioned with a piece of fudge or caramel nut brittle.”
Australia’s most highly-awarded gin producer, Never Never Distilling Co. have collaborated with Asia’s most exciting new bar ARGO to create a gin that elevates the martini to lofty new heights.
The update is that we are moving to a digital-only Bar Awards for 2021 on Tuesday, 21 September and cancelling the Sydney Bar Week event line-up for 2021.
“We don’t have many scotches at Lobo but we always have The Caribbean Cask. It’s always been a favourite of mine and it just ties so well to us being finished in rum casks.” – Chloe Natterer, The Lobo, Sydney
“Our venue relies on the guests’ experience so a huge part of it is the staff and making sure they are happy, it’s the most important thing and everything else is there to support that. Staff are by far number one.” – Naomi Palmer
“There’s no point having all these awesome bottles if we can’t share them with the people that want to try them. Half serves is such an easy way to let people compare, try something a little more pricey, or simply try something really punchy without feeling it too much the next morning.” – Bryce McDonough, Burrow Bar
Personally, I struggle to stay still so lockdown sucks for me. But what I’ve tried to focus on is keeping myself active and engaged with my friends and colleagues.
Vote now to be a part of the 2nd Annual Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits countdown to find Australia’s favourite local spirit brand!
Sweet&Chilli are looking for a Training Coordinator to join their growing hospitality training department. Great opportunity for someone with at least two years hospo experience.
It’s been a long wait. You, the Australian bar industry, have had your say over three months of voting (and a year’s hiatus), and now the results are in: these are the finalists for the 20th annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards.
There are so many gins on the market these days and what better way to sample them than to visit one of the country’s leading gin bars. At each of these 12 finalist bars, you’ll find a carefully curated gin selection and gin cocktails to match.