The great majority of countries are drinking less alcohol than they did 20 years ago. You heard that right. Yep, Australia included.
Tag: Tim Philips
What is it that propels a drink from the hands of one bartender in one bar, to becoming a bartender favourite in bars across the globe? This London Calling recipe provides some clues.
Mixologists, it’s time to talk… As I’m handed my cocktail, an innovative foraged-woodruff-distillate-highball, I remember…
“I hate picking trends, because you should never try to follow them.” We talk to #3 on the 2015 Most Influential List sponsored by Angostura Aromatic Bitters, Tim Philips.
Last night, after a great day of Bar Week workshops and Bartender of the Year judging, the top end of the bar town got down to Potts Point and up the stairs to Sweetheart’s Rooftop BBQ for this year’s Most Influential List Party.
Sydney bar Vasco’s head bartender, Luke Ashton, took out the Diageo World Class competition last week and doing so secured $100k towards the opening of his own bar.
Ashton beat competitors from all over the country in the multi-round competition, inlcuding second place’s Evan Stanley (The Black Pearl), and Rinna Kato (Bacchus) who finished in third.
Bulletin Place has been a breath of fresh air in the Sydney CBD thanks to the focus on fresh produce — their five strong list of cocktails is determined by what is the best fruit at the market each day. It’s an approach that chefs have taken for some time, as bartender and co-owner Tim Philips will tell you.