For those of you who are on the other side of lockdown, the Melbourne bar, restaurant and hospo community is hurting. Physically, mentally and financially it’s fucking heartbreaking.
Tag: Above Board
Across August and September, Maybe Mae will be hosting a series of pop ups in support of the Melbourne bar industry called Melbourne, Maybe?
On 11.59pm, Wednesday 8th July, Melbourne headed back into stage three restrictions once again. We chat to some Melbourne operators to see how they’re doing
Hayden Lambert, bartender and owner of Melbourne’s award-winning bar, Above Board, steps us through his creative process.
Some of the recipes below hew closely towards a classic construction with but a few ingredients, and more than a couple get geeky and utuilise fermentation techniques.
Hayden Lambert is one of the country’s best proponents of the classically structured drink; here he shares the way he approaches his craft.
The Gentleman Caller cocktail at Above Board is a simple affair, but the ingredients come together in such a way as to give you something greater than the sum of its parts.
Not all cocktails need to be eye-watering mixes of overproof spirits; sometimes a couple of quality liqueurs and a judicious splash of citrus is all you need to create a complex, intriguing cocktail, like this one here: Buckley’s Chance.