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Rum Cocktails

Rum is making a serious stamp on the modern cocktail scene and aficionados on the wonderful liquid are not short to be found, either behind the bar or in front of it.
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Absinthe Cocktails

Needing some inspiration for absinthe cocktails? Check out these concoctions from October's Bartender magazine.
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The Mary Pickford

Born in 1892 as Gladys Smith, Mary Pickford - and indeed the cocktail that bears her name - may well have faded from the limelight had it not been for her smart decision to adopt a stage name. Pickford was a legend of the silent movie era staring in hundreds of movies until her retirement in 1933.
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The Dry Martini

The 1906 Hoffman House Bartenders Guide published what can be considered the first recipe for the Dry Martini.
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The New Pal

Who ever said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Well, this month's How To proves the naysayers wrong by teaching an aged cocktail - The Old Pal to be precise - how to bust a move in the 21st Century.
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The Original Bacardi Daiquiri

With the Original Bacardi Daiquiri being the Official Cocktail of Sydney BarShow Week we thought it was only fitting that we feature this delicious classic in the months leading up to the show. So without further ado here is the story of the Daíqurí.
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Der Raum Fends Off Winter Chill

Der Raum have fended off winter's chill by running hot in this year's Australian Bar Awards nominations and by releasing more smoking additions to their cocktail program.
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CLASSIC: The Avenue

April's issue of Australian Bartender magazine saw a couple of bartenders submit variations on a superb 'forgotten classic' known as - you guessed it - The Avenue.
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Der Raum’s Autumn Menu

The 4bars news desk eagerly awaits each seasonal update of Der Raum's award winning cocktail list. The latest release to pop into our inbox is their enticing new autumn menu.