Tag: World Cocktail Week

Last Man Standing – The Magnificent 7 Champion Crowned

Last Thursday – World Cocktail Day – saw crowds pile in to George Street’s Ivy to watch the Magnificent 7 Final Shootout and celebrate the anniversary of the cocktail.

After a full day of grueling competition – following a year long program – Sydney’s Luke Redington, from Eau-De-Vie, took out the top honours after an entertaining performance in front of the large consumer crowd.

World Cocktail Week Events Heating Up!

Thursday May 6 officially marks the beginning of World Cocktail Week – the week in which the cocktail loving world will celebrate the 204th anniversary of our favourite drink category being defined in print.

So What is World Cocktail Week Anyway?

With the 204th anniversary of the cocktail fast approaching 4bars.com.au thought it was apt to tell the story of the cocktail’s first definition in print and why we celebrate May 6 – 13 as World Cocktail Week.

VIDEO: World Cocktail Week Australia 2009

Celebrating 4 years of World Cocktail Week in Australia, the industry witnessed Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne hosting celebrations supported by SIGNÉ in conjunction with Yakusan. Follow the adventures throughout World Cocktail Week 2009 in this video…

World Cocktail Week Launch at Hugos Lounge, Sydney

A collection of snaps from the launch of World Cocktail Week held at Hugos Lounge on Wednesday May 6. The event was organised by Yakusan and proudly supported by Signé; the luxury spirits division of Pernod Ricard Australia. Proceeds from the night went to the aid of the Museum of the American Cocktail. Bartender magazine and 4bars.com.au are proud media partners for the Australian events and were on hand to catch all the action.

CLASSIC: Morning Glory Fizz

Hopefully by now you’ve managed to get hold of David A. Embury’s The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks which was re-released last year. Last December, to celebrate its return we thought a little picker-upper, corpse reviver, eye opener, bracer or brain duster, like the Morning Glory Fizz, might just do the trick in blowing the cobwebs off this much lauded tome…