Tag: Whisky

Explainer: Kelvin Low from The Elysian Whisky Bar talks ‘Whisky versus Whiskey’

“It was not only until after Prohibition that Scotch whisky surpassed Irish whiskey sales. Since Irish whiskey was more popular, and considered by many to be better in quality to Scotch whisky, many American distillers tried to associate their products with Irish whiskey and therefore adopted the Irish spelling of whiskey.”

Whisk(e)y on the Rocks: a new tasting show in Sydney this week

Running from Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 November, Sydneysiders can enjoy exploring Australia’s oldest precinct as it transforms to host incredible experiences from the world’s best whiskies thanks to Yakusan and The Rocks precinct


Inside The Cumberland, a small Manly speakeasy making waves

“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.