This Saturday night marks the rebirth of the site upon which Melbourne cocktailing institution, Der Raum, once stood. While Der Raum is moving to Munich, Bar Economico is being raised in its place. “The site is too special to me to sell,” said owner, Matt Bax, “so I wanted to give it a new life and it needed to be different to get away from the shadow of Der Raum.”
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Bar Americano – possibly Melbourne’s smallest bar – has recently signed leading European bartender Jakob Etzold as head bartender. “Jakob joins us from Berlin’s famous Stagger Lee Bar,” said Bar Americano owner Matthew Bax…
Melbourne certainly knows a thing or two about the phrase – ‘good things come in small packages’, and Bar Americano is just another example of what can be achieved within a small space if your concept and vision are spot on. This is the newest offering from Matt Bax (executive bartender & owner Der Raum, Melbourne) and like his well established and award wining cocktail bar this latest venture focuses on the finer touch, and offering an intimate experience that you might have expected in a bygone era.
Der Raum have fended off winter’s chill by running hot in this year’s Australian Bar Awards nominations and by releasing more smoking additions to their cocktail program.
We’re always excited to see what the guys at Der Raum are up to with their drinks. The guys are particularly excited about the new technique applied in the Velvet Fog, and promise they will be looking at further ways to develop this through the year with some more interesting stuff coming out for autumn & winter.
The votes are in for Bartender magazine’s Most Influential List in association with Diageo’s Alchemy. Read on to find out the who made the Top 50 based on your trade votes…
After the resounding success of April’s Death & Company session, it is our great pleasure to announce the second installment in The Melbourne Temperance Societies current Worlds Best Signature Cocktails series as the Der Raum team will once again turn their hands to the unique creations of one of the world’s most highly renowned cocktail venues.