Citrus is the secret sauce in so many different cocktails. Yet, even at a time when syrups, bitters, shrubs and cordials are home-cooked with culinary
Trash Tiki , the anti-waste drinks pop up helmed by bartender duo Iain Griffiths (Dandelyan, White Lyan) and Kelsey Ramage (Dandelyan) showcases how tasty
There’s no glossing over it, the 1980s were grim for cocktail culture. Bar owners opted for mechanical solutions to a bartending skills deficit. Rather
Sustainability is a massive trend in the drinks industry right now – and rightly so, given the volume of waste bars generate, and the greenhouse gas
Pineapples are luxuriant and tropical, their rich fruitiness balanced by an enlivening cutting acidity. Pineapple blends harmoniously with all spirits
Easter Sunday is the day that Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead, named, not altogether coincidentally, for the pre-Christian festival of Eoster.
In addition to traditional fresh garnishes, a vast number of bartenders will use dehydrated garnishes, usually in the form of citrus wheel or peels. Using
One of Australia's favourite drinks, most notably during the warmer months, the Spritz is a drink from northern Italy, particularly Venice and the Veneto
I don’t want to be overly dramatic, but there’s a danger that the present bartending trend for sustainability will damage the cocktail renaissance.
The Woodford Reserve Cocktail Challenge places an emphasis on demonstrating the flexibility of bourbon and rye whiskies as showcased by some of Australia's
Consisting of a spirit or spirits (mostly rum), citrus, sugar, water and spice, punch is the earliest cocktail – the drink all other cocktails emanate
Inspired by Charles H Baker’s 1939 inspirational book, Bacardi Brown Forman Brands (BBFB) year-long UK tour of industry workshops and seminars celebrates
Vodka’s success is partly due to it being marketed from the 1940’s as a clear, pure, clean spirit that will mix with anything. Accordingly, it is regarded
In 1947, an American journalist, Stanton Delaphane visited the bar at Ireland’s Shannon Airport where the bartender made him an Irish Coffee. Stan was
The 1990s was the decade when what has been dubbed “the cocktail renaissance” started and what some describe as “craft cocktails” became fashionable.
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