Hayden Lambert is one of the country’s best proponents of the classically structured drink; here he shares the way he approaches his craft.
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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.
Australian Bartender got to know Mr Lambert, a two-time Bartender of the Year in Ireland and who previously ran the award-winning Merchant Hotel in Belfast, through his vocal and sometimes controversial opinions on Twitter (others would say he just calls it as he sees it). When Matt Bax tapped him to head up the bar at Melbourne’s Bar Americano, he leapt at the chance. Meet the talented Mr Hayden Lambert.