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Celebrated annually on the first Friday of August, International Beer Day (IBD) was conceived in 2007 by Jesse Avshalomov at a bar in Santa Cruz, California
In Mexico tequila does not tend to be served mixed. Instead it is most often served straight at room temperature in a two-ounce ‘caballito’ shot glass
In 2016, veteran Kiwi bartender Hayden Lambert opened Above Board, an intimate venue with a focus on cocktails and hospitality in Melbourne's inner-city
The most luxurious of all spirits, cognac has a velvety warmth capable of lifting the most grim of wintery nights. As my hero, David Embury, says in his
Located in the prime position of Brunswick St in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, Press Club is a steampunk vibe bar focusing on cocktail finesse and live
Somebody somewhere has attributed a day of the year to pretty much everything – for instance I’m writing this on Bikini Day (5th July) and I’m looking
When Wimbledon kicks off the British summer has officially begun. Cue hordes of tennis fans making their annual pilgrimage to sit on Aorangi Terrace in
Just over an hour north west of Melbourne you'll find The Lost Ones, art gallery and cocktail bar in the country Victorian city of Ballarat, a fitting
Housed on Melbourne's Lonsdale Street, Boilermaker House, as the name suggests, is a venue with an emphasis on whisk(e)y and beer, housing 900 plus whiskies
Housed in Melbourne's inner north suburb of Collingwood, Above Board is the brainchild of veteran bartender Hayden Lambert. Head up the stairs via craft
Cocktails are something of a luxury. You don’t just ping a cap and pour – they take a degree of time and skill to mix, so deserve a decent and appropriate
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.
Award winning and Heritage listed, The Gresham is located on the famous Queen St in Brisbane city. Originally designed for the Queensland National Bank
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
Hidden in Electric Avenue, up the stairs and through a wardrobe lies Jack Rabbits, a whisk(e)y and cocktail focused bar based on a 1920s prohibition speakeasy.
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