“The Grasshopper cocktail was presented by Philip Guichet participated in a prestigious cocktail competition in New York City. It was placed seconnd. This is the only drink in history that I know of that it is so famous coming off as in second-place. Crazy!”
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The book I smuggled out was “Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined”. When I think of the legendary bar that is EO New York it brings back memories of Sam Ng’s amazing stories of his time working there.
“Sadly, The Bowery mixed its last cocktail on January 26, 2020 but will never be forgotten. Stephanie Canfell and Cam Birt’s baby came to life back in late 2003 and would become one of the most important bars not just for Brisbane’s drinking scene but Australia’s as well.” – Dan Gregory
The team at Spanton Media are eagerly awaiting the end of 2020! A year that will go down in history, that’s for damn sure. So while we sign off on the final hours, we thought we would recap some of the biggest stories of the year and tip our hats to some of the clever folks who have contributed articles in 2020. Now let’s move on to 2021!
“You will have plenty of drinks to mix from these pages, with the specs looking sharp and good to go for most of them. The two I have made are from Mr Hess himself. The first is Champagne Antoine, if you’re like me and sometimes love your drink bone dry then this will hit that spot.”
“I found myself needing to dust off a book and dig deep to satisfy our spirited guests looking for more smooth sippers. The Savoy Cocktail Book had all the answers I needed and is a must for any bartender to have on their shelf.”
“I have spent the last three years living in one of the most amazing places on earth and two years with an amazing team at Evolve. The family and I will be heading north to sunny Brisbane and I’m very lucky to be jumping straight into a new role as GM for the Goodfellas Group.” – Dan Gregory
Hobart’s Macq01 Bar Manager, Emma Azon-Jacometti, has her say about how the the Tasmanian bubble has taken to the #supportlocal movement with gusto
This month, Dan Gregory pays tribute to the late Gaz Regan with an homage to two of his cocktails – the Tart Gin Cooler and the Copper Swan Cocktail