Beer, Wine & Spirits

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Ageing Spirits On The Lees

You’ve probably heard of wines, in particular champagne, aged on the lees, you’ve also probably heard of some spirits distilled on the lees, such as

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Jameson Cold Brew Returns to Aus

Fans of Irish Coffees, Espresso Martinis and nips of whiskey in their post-dinner espresso – this one is for you. Jameson Irish Whiskey are bringing

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Never Never Triple Juniper Gin

Never Never's signature Triple Juniper Gin made by firstly steeping juniper in neutral spirit for 24 hours. This infusion if filtered and fresh juniper

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Chivas Regal Extra 13 Oloroso Sherry Cask

Released in July 2020 and aged or 13 years in oloroso sherry seasoned casks, this blended Scotch whisky is one of four releases in the Chivas Extra 13

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New-look Jäger to Raise Funds for Nightlife Industry

You may have noticed a different looking bottle of Jägermeister on the shelves of your local BWS or Dan Murphy’s lately. This isn’t a new flavour

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Judging by a Label – The Aesthetic of Natural Wine

Just because the wine label is cool and subversive, does that make it good wine?

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Indigenous Australia’s Fermented Beverages

The stunning drinks of pre-colonial Australia have long been ignored and forgotten. Australia was not the dry continent we have been lead to believe.

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Verjus in Cocktails

Verjus / verjuice is often spoken of as the holy grail of cocktail ingredients - but what exactly is it?

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Redbreast 27 Year Old

Released in March 2020 as the oldest permanent expression in the Redbreast range, the 27 Year Old blend includes a portion of whiskey that was matured

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Havana Club Tributo 2020

This, the fifth Tributo limited-edition was released at the 2020 Habanos Festival (Havana, Cuba) with only 2,500 bottles available globally.

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Learn to taste wine at home

With restaurants and wine bars shut to us, Sydney's much-loved sommelier Jasmine Natterer guides us through tasting wine at home.

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Bushfire grapes are being distilled into spirits

Archie Rose, a Sydney-based distilling company, have just taken a big gamble. They've purchased 50 tonnes of the Hunter Valleys smoke-tainted grapes and

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Brush up your agave knowledge with Happy Gilmour

Sydney's own tequila expert, currently running the tiny mezcaleria that is Cantina OK, breaks down what you need to know about how tequila is made.

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Tequila Down Under

Alex 'Happy' Gilmour looks at the state of the agave industry across Australia, from shots on a Friday night with mates to making the right choices for

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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.

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Norden Aquavit

Robyn Cleveland, a career bartender and founding president of the Detroit Chapter of the USBG, fell in love with aquavit when he first tried it while in

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Vecchia Romagna Tre Botti

A blend of brandies aged in three different types of cask: French oak barriques, large Slavonian oak casks and tonneaux previously used to age Italian

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Camus Port Cask Finish Cognac

The second limited edition of Camus' Port Cask Finish was released in September 2019 and this second edition was finished in casks previously used to age

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Caperitif

Caperitif is an aromatised wine made by infusing Chenin Blanc and Muscat wines with Quinchona bark (quinine) and 34 other botanicals, many of which are

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Kinahans The Kasc Project Blended Whiskey

The Kasc Project explores previously untried methods of aging whiskey in hybrid casks, in the case of batch #1 a blend of grain and malted barley matured