Under the guise of many names, the simplicity of the ginger highball sometimes lacks lustre beside its contemporaries. A simple recipe; whisky with a long pour of ginger ale, but with this simplicity, there is an emphasis on its ingredients.
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Our family motto at William Grant and Sons is Stand Fast. It means that we stand strong and we stand together through tough times, adversity and hardship.
They’re the brand ambassadors, and we’ve spoken to them for our annual feature on some of the country’s best, to get their advice on how a bartending career can move into an ambassadoring role, and what they want to see in the industry in the year ahead.
For bourbon to be labelled as such, US regulations state that it must be distilled to not more than 160-proof from a fermented mash of not less than 51 per cent corn and stored in charred new oak. But this still leaves a lot of room for different styles, as were to find out with the line-up of bourbons here.
The last few years have seen an explosion in the popularity old time American whiskey made from rye. Aside from a handful of brands — if there was indeed that many — rye whiskey was essentially extinct in this country, with scant interest even in its homeland of the US of A.
The much-anticipated opening of the Wild Rover, after a couple of setbacks, is finally here. Opening at the end of next week, the two-level bar from James Bradey and Warren Burns (owners of Grandma’s) will hold 120 people, with the same drinks and food across both levels — downstairs it’s expected will be a quieter affair, and upstairs, with a plan down the track to have live music, is expected to be a little more boisterous.