Cocktail of the day
Today is Mozart's birthday
27 January 2020
Inside the new Bar Totti's
Merivale's famed Italian joint has made the transition from Bondi to the CBD
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When god was creating the world he looked to the Czech Republic and Slovakia and said here, there will be bartenders.
Paige Aubort's name is pretty prolific in the Sydney bar scene. In fact the name Paige Aubort is pretty prolific across Australian hospitality and, if
Bar Bushfire Shake-Up
The Made in the Shade Group has gathered Melbourne’s leading bars for a night of cocktails, pizza and an auction to support the current bushfire crisis.
Melbourne Cocktail Festival
Melbourne is to host its first ever cocktail festival this February 26 – March 1, putting the spotlight on its renowned bars and hospitality community.
World’s Top 100 Cocktails
By the time Harman Burney Burke wrote his Burke's Complete Cocktail and Tastybite Recipe Book in 1936 there were already so many cocktails that he decided
Drink trends predicted
2019 was the year of gin, Porn Star Martinis, Espresso Martinis and overpriced soft drinks masquerading as spirits, but what trends will emerge or grow
Champagne is a sparkling wine exclusively from within the tightly defined Champagne region of France. It is made from Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot
Ten Drinks That Changed the World
Writer and bartender Seki Lynch explores celebrated spirits around the globe, from the likes of vodka and gin, to the lesser-known baijiu and shochu.
In its simplest and truest form, a Martini is a mix of gin and vermouth, perhaps with a dash or two of bitters, and garnished with an olive or a twist.
Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Song)
Adapted from a recipe created by Alex Kratena, London, England. Alex's original recipe calls for Del Maguey Chichicapa mezcal.
Considered as one of the leading international cocktail competitions, Patrón Perfectionists 2019 encompassed bartenders from 30 countries and cruise liners
Dunkel & Stürmig
Created by Dirk Hany at Bar am Wasser, Zurich, Switzerland.
To produce a decent (i.e. distilled) gin requires a two stage process – first a base ‘neutral spirit’ is made and then this is flavoured by through
The cocktail scene here is great, says Nicole Sykes, the general manager at London's Satan's Whiskers. There are great cocktail bars in every neighbourhood
Cocktails are indulgent treats so it's fitting to garnish one treat with another. And whether they be candy, sweeties, confectionery, chews or chocolate
Bartenders' Choice Awards
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Bartenders' Choice Awards, an annual awards ceremony recognising and celebrating greatness in the Nordic hospitality
The following cocktail bars predominantly all lie within the city centre with many in walking distance of each other.
Duvel Triple Hop Citra
Each spring, from 2007 to 2016, Duvel released a special third hop edition of their Begium IPA with this dry-hopped Citra proving the clear favourite.
Deliciously silky, the Snowball cocktail was huge in the 1970s and is now enjoying a well-deserved renaissance. This champagne enhanced recipe is by yours
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Ian Burrell, London, England.
Adapted from a 2015 recipe created by Aisha Sharpe, New York City, USA. For non-USA readers, a Tootsie Roll is chocolate-flavoured caramel candy that's
Adapted from a recipe created by Phil Ward at Mayahuel, New York City, USA.
Grapefruit Drop Crusta
Created in October 2019 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Clocktower, Rye, Sussex, England.
I've met exceptional people through bartending, says Mattia Pastori, the bartender behind Italy-based consultancy company Nonsolococktails.