This one is from Jacob Goss, the operator of The Rum Diary bars in both Melbourne and Newcastle. He’s been hosting these events for a while now, and we’re lucky that he is bringing it to Sydney for Sydney Bar Week thanks to Bacardi and De Kuyper and our good friends at The Lobo.
Ground floor restaurant, Loam, and the Lobby Bar are now open for business, while the rooftop restaurant and bar, Kiln, helmed by Chef-Partner Mitch Orr and designed by Fiona Lynch Office is opening soon.
The boutique marques will include Lallier champagne, Bisquit and Dubouché cognac, Montelobos mezcal, Ancho Reyes liqueur, Appleton Estate rum, Espolon tequila and O’ndina gin.
The Spirited Talks at the Indie Spirits Tasting are always a lively affair — join some spirited experts and Australian Bartender Magazine Founder & Operator of Piccolo Bar, David Spanton, for three short and sharp talks. Seating is limited; first-in, best dressed.
To celebrate the culmination of the NBA 75th Anniversary Season, Hennessy is also inviting fans to an exclusive Hennessy x NBA Season Closing Party on July 1 at the Ivy Penthouse in Sydney.
Primed to reinvigorate the local nightlife landscape and restore Sydney to its former late-night glory, Club 77 will be open seven nights a week until 4am with free entry Monday to Friday. Along with the best DJs and live music in the city, guests can expect a revamped New York inspired fit out, elevated by a brand new food, drink and cocktail offering.
What goes into a bar becoming a bartender’s bar? It could be the proximation to a bunch of other bars, a late-night license and something to snack on after a shift. Perhaps an extensive back bar, Resch’s on tap and the ability to get a drink into your hand swiftly.
Brandy’s raisiny richness has always been something to return to in the colder months; a comforting hug. You can drink it neat, of course, but when it comes to mixed drinks there are really only two seminal brandy cocktails: the Brandy Crusta and the Sidecar
It’s time to register your brand in the Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits. Simply fill in the online survey below between June 1 & June 30, 2022. Once all the nominees are compiled, the trade will have the chance to vote and finally we will host the countdown live at the Indie Spirits Tasting during Sydney Bar Week on Sunday 4th September at the Potts Point Hotel.
The Exchange are excited to welcome new QLD Brand Ambassador, Jack Stacey to the role which he commenced in May 2022 following the relocation of Brady Retschlag to Melbourne.
The idea sprouted to take on a short-term lease and turn the café into a bar for the summer holidays. After a series of “que sera” moments over the summer, the pair decided to officially open their first bar and restaurant in December 2020, just a stone’s throw from Sawtell Beach.
The time has come to throw your shaker in the ring (or nominate your favourite bartender) to compete at this year’s Bartender of the Year competition! It’s happening during Sydney Bar Week (3-7 September). Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name, email address & mobile number of the person competing.