It's the competition that takes the best bar backs from around the country and pits them against one another to see who is the best of them all.
At the workshop, bartenders will taste through a number of Lesley’s experiments and innovations with a number of liquids never before tasted, let alone in Australia.
One of those events is this Australian Aperitivo event, being held down by the water at Barangaroo in vermouth-focused bar, Banksii. Featuring the Australian likes of Maidenii, the Melbourne Gin Company, and Okar, you'll get an appreciation for how native botanicals can be employed in both food and drink.
There is a wealth of ingredients out there that are indigenous to Australia, and you'll be able to learn more about them at this masterclass during Bar Week hosted by Adelaide Hills Distillery and Something Wild.
Sydney Bar Week is less than five weeks away, and on Sunday the 17th of September, Bacardi is bringing some of Australia's best bartenders together in a BACARDÍ Classics Softball battle of the states.
There's no event quite like the Indie Spirits Tasting, and it rolls into Sydney in just five weeks time during Sydney Bar Week. Here's the killer stats: there's some 150-plus brands that will be available to taste on the day at Restaurant Hubert, with some 45 exhibitors and 25 — yep, count 'em — Australian distilleries being represented on the day.
Our biennial list of who’s who in the Australian bar industry is back — the 2017 Bartender Magazine Top 100 Most Influential List sponsored by Angostura aromatic bitters.
If you score a ticket to the Indie Spirits Tasting, you'll get to meet this trio from Manly Spirits Co. Distillery — David Whittaker (Founder/director/distiller), Tim Stones (lead distiller), and Vanessa Wilton (Founder/Marketing Manager). Here, they tell us a bit about their own journey from dream to bottle.
Sydney Bar Week is not far away — it all kicks off on the 16th of September — and Tio's is once again hosting the Bartenders Brunch on the Sunday 18 September.
Australian expat Jason Williams and Atlas head bartender Roman Foltan are making the trip from Singapore to The Barber Shop and they're planning on bringing the full Atlas experience.