Month: April 2020

The Coffee Cocktail is typically served after dinner, a digestif classic cocktail that contains no coffee whatsoever. Coffee Cocktail – Photo © Cocktails & Bars The classic Coffee Cocktail was first published in Jerry Thomas’ 1887 edition of Bartenders Guide How to Mix Drinks. In the book, the author states, “The name of this drink
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How to Support Bars during COVID-19, Wild Turkey’s New Master’s Keep Cornerstone Rye, Bar Trigona, Shaken Not Broken and more in this week’s industry news. Riberry Gimlet by Isabel Bondi / Isabel at Home – Photo © Cocktails & Bars How to Support Bars During COVID-19 With the outbreak of the coronavirus resulting in the
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Before Sullivans Cove French Oak was named “World’s Best Single Malt” at the World Whiskies Awards in 2014 which catapulted the Tasmanian whisky to world stage, I met with Patrick Maguire, Sullivans Cove Whisky Master Distiller and Chairman of the Tasmanian Whisky Producers Association in 2012. This article is part of the ‘Looking Back’ series.
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Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of Tequila is the third part of our lockdown cocktail series for the home bartender with just one spirit and fresh or pantry ingredients. Lockdown Cocktails and a Bottle of Tequila – Photo © Cocktails & Bars When you think of a bottle of tequila, you may think shots but
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When it comes to making cocktails at home, there are several ways to get creative with our DIY cocktail projects. DIY Cocktail Projects – Photo © Cocktails & Bars Whether it’s infusing flavour into spirits, making shrubs, liqueurs or your own modifiers, this article has it covered. Here are 14 of our favourite and popular
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John Quinn, Global Brand Ambassador of Tullamore DEW visited Sydney in July 2014 and hosted a deconstruction blending session and tasting of the Irish Whiskey. We caught up with him after the seminar to chat about the new distillery and trends in Irish Whiskey. This article is part of the ‘Looking Back’ series. John Quinn
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Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has released the Spirited Awards Regional Top 10 Honorees 2020 divided into regions in the United States (East, Central and West) and Internationally (Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific, The Americas (Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada). Here is the full list of the Spirited Awards Regional Top 10
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Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of Rum is the second part of our series of cocktails for the home bartender with just one spirit and fresh or pantry ingredients. Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of… Rum – Photo © Cocktails & Bars Following from Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of… Gin, here are 14 rum
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Bill Samuels Jr is the son of Maker’s Mark founder, former President of Maker’s Mark and Maker’s Mark Chairman Emeritus. During his visit to Sydney in 2013 to launch Maker’s Mark 46, I had the privilege of a one on one candid interview with Bill Samuels Jr. This article is part of the ‘Looking Back’
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Easter isn’t usually associated with cocktails but why should children should have all the fun. Easter Cocktail Recipes – Photo © Cocktails & Bars When it comes to Easter cocktail recipes, chocolate, eggs, rabbits, carrots, hot cross buns and even lamb come to mind. In this cocktail article, we’re featuring Easter-themed cocktails to take you
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The Hot Toddy has its place as a winter warmer but once you’ve tried the Penicillin Hot Toddy, there’s no going back. Penicillin Hot Toddy – Photo © Cocktails & Bars The humble Hot Toddy meets Sam Ross‘ Penicillin with a splash of warm apple cider. The recipe is simple to prepare. There’s no shaking,
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Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of Gin is the first part of our series of cocktails for the home bartender with just one spirit and fresh or pantry ingredients. Lockdown Cocktails & a Bottle of… Gin – Photo © Cocktails & Bars In the current climate of social distancing, lockdown and self-isolation, many people are
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