Tag: Jason Williams

Parched March good times roll on

As Parched March 2013 heads into its third week, the good times are rolling and the Parched March cocktails are flowing at the unique Sydney charity bar odyssey’s 76 participating bars.

Keystone looks skyward for new CBD bar

With Sydney’s CBD basements slowly fllling up it was only a matter of time before bar owners started to look up, as the team at Keystone have now done. “It’s called the Rook,” said group director Paul Schulte, “it means a playful bird that hangs out up high.”

Wine or Cocktails? Which is the top drop?

Come on down to theloft tomorrow night to watch Keystone’s Group Cocktail Manager, Jason Williams, go head to head with Group Sommelier, Sarah Limacher. Who will be the most convincing? Chardonnay and a Merlot – or a Cobbler and a Punch?

Cocktail Experiment: Flavoured Vodka

Some might say that flavoured vodka has come, gone and long had its day – but after seeing some of the cocktail creations that theLoft team whipped up recently it’s obvious that a bartender’s heart can still beat for this flavoured tipple.

2nd to 9th Place Most Influential List Interviews

The Most Influential List is a celebrated biennial industry initiative launched by Australian Bartender magazine in 2009 that aims to showcase the home-grown talent that makes the Australian bar scene what it is today – a thriving and developing culture, full of creative and passionate people that work hard for you.

Bartender Magazine’s Most Influential List Top 10!

The Top 10 for the Bartender Magazine Most Influential List was announced last night at a sensational celebration held at one of Sydney’s newest and trendiest venues – The Norfolk Hotel in Surry Hills. The pub was packed out with a huge range of industry personalities for the highly anticipated announcement.

World Class Announces Australian Champ

June 8 saw the Australian final of the year long World Class program. Over two gruelling days 10 bartenders selected from three rounds of the World Class Program – The Ketel One Vodka Martini Awards, The Tanqueray No. Ten Classic Cocktail Awards and the World Class Dark Spirits Experience – battle it out to see who will represent Australia in the World Class Global Final held in Athens this month.