“It has been massively challenging but also massively rewarding,” says Pete Ehemann. He’s talking about the process involved in setting up The Cumberland, a speakeasy cocktail bar a street back from the beach in the Sydney suburb of Manly — the first time he’s had a piece of a bar himself.
We asked Whisky & Alement owners Brooke Hayman and Julian White what their keys to success are, and what they’re doing to celebrate the milestone.
The Indie Spirits Tasting events are known for being a platform to launch new products into the booming Aussie craft spirits market, here are just a handful of brands that have announced they will be unveiling brand new products at the show.
The Gidley’s Jonothan Carr pulled together this drink from their menu, the Gilded Highball: rye whiskey, Dom Benedictine, and cereal milk whey.
Former long-serving whisky ambassador for The Exchange, Dan Woolley, is set to release his own single malt whisky independent bottling brand: Highwayman.
Copper Dog is a unique blend of eight single malts inspired by Speyside and the Copper Dog pub at the Craigellachie Hotel, located on the idyllic banks of the river Spey in the Scottish Highlands.
On that panel, we had Greg Sanderson of Speakeasy Group; whisky ambassador Laura Hay; Kyle Hamilton from Boilermaker House, Melbourne; and international guest, Ludo Ducroq, the global director of education and advocacy at The Glenmorangie Company.
This Mamie Taylor recipe was popular right across the States until Prohibition. Following Repeal, this very refreshing beverage unfortunately never took off again – more the shame.
Here’s the Scotch whisky rules, how distilleries innovate and differentiate within the rules, and 10 scotch whiskies worth giving a go.