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Test yourself with last year’s big exam

Fancy yourself as a bit of a boozy bookworm? Do you want to win bragging rights and a trip to Cuba? Well, you can put yourself to the test and see just why the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year spons...

New tequilas coming to town from Brands2Bars

  There's a relatively new — we say relatively, because they began a few years ago  — spirits importer in Australia bringing in the agave stuff from Tequila. Brands2Bars is a venture between Guiller...

Goodbye February – say hello to Bars March

Well look at that — today's the last day of February and for a few of you that means the end of Feb Fast. And it's about time, because the month-long celebration of bar culture that is Bars March kicked off...

Throw some cider in your next mix

You know you’ve all heard it before, that customer who comes up to the bar, flicks through your menu as says: “just make me something good.” And perhaps you’ve been a bit stumped for a drink to make them — ...

Eight top sweet vermouths scored and rated

Generously hosted by Downtown at The Commons Sweet vermouth: for a product referred to in the old cocktail books simply as Italian Vermouth, who better to get on the blind tasting panel this month than n...

For more boozy reads, hit up PUNCH

There's a newish drinks website that has been popping up in our Twitter stream lately, and we reckon you should take a look. Billed as an online magazine that covers wine, spirits and cocktails, PUNCH (punc...

A new online look for Australian Bartender

You might have noticed a few changes taking place here at australianbartender.com.au. Because people these days spend as much time, if not more, on their phones as they do on desktops, we've taken a fres...