It’s hard to overstate this guy’s importance for tiki bars: Jeff Berry literally wrote the books on tiki. Beachbum Berry’s Sippin’ Safari is required reading, if you ask us, as is his Potions of the Caribbean.
This year, Perth bar Helvetica took out not one but two titles, winning the Small Bar of the Year - Critics' Choice award, and the Small Bar of the Year - People's Choice award.
It's November, and with the arrival of this 11th month comes the Melbourne Cup, the steady build-up of punters in the run-up to summer, and the big November issue of Australian Bartender.
There's a lot still to come at Park House Food & Liquor, the new venue that stands where the old Mona Vale Hotel once did, but the first stage has been unveiled and it's looking good.
You guys like your tequila, right? We do too, and we love tequila in cocktails. Below, we've got three classic blanco tequilas, and we've also got five tequila cocktail recipes that caught our attention.
Whirly Bird comes from Anthony Prior, formerly of The Keystone Group, and it's an upbeat place where the chicken is full of flavour, the drinks are considered, and it doesn't take itself too seriously.
There’s just three ingredients in the classic Piña Colada recipe, but it’s not as easy as all that — then again, neither is it difficult. So why has the drink copped so much scorn in the past?
The Waterside Hotel in Melbourne is one of those classic Australian pubs with a long history — it first opened as the Mercantile in 1853 — and it has been given a new lease on life with new owners the Sand Hill Road group.