Shady Pines Saloon celebrates 10 years of shelling peanuts, pouring whiskey, and providing honky tonk good times next month.
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You know the Swillhouse Group for their bars, of course — The Baxter Inn, Shady Pines Saloon, and world class dive-cum-beer bar Frankie’s Pizza — but they’ve now got into the brewing game with Frosty’s Beer Company.
Each year at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, an individual is recognised with the award for Outstanding Contribution. But this year is a little different.
Last night, after a great day of Bar Week workshops and Bartender of the Year judging, the top end of the bar town got down to Potts Point and up the stairs to Sweetheart’s Rooftop BBQ for this year’s Most Influential List Party.
From the guys, formerly known as the Shady Pines lads, previously known as the guys from Baxter Inn, and perhaps now more easily referred to as the Swillhouse group, comes Frankie’s Pizza.
Every bartender worth his tips has at some point thought about opening their own bar – be it a cocktail bar, dive bar or gin joint, the urge to open something you can call your own is often what keeps us going through all the late nights, double shifts and vomiting drunks (the tequila helps, too).