Drink Me | Truffle Fig Cocktail [Recipe]

There are at least a few good things about Melbourne’s blasted winter. ‘Tis the season for mulled mine, hot buttered rum and fireside sip sessions. And truffles! Stokebar have exclusively shared their recipe for the luxurious cocktail below, for those of you with sophisticated tastes. It’s brimming with the earthy flavours […]

Continue Reading

Drink Me | Honey Hot Toddy [Recipe]

A mysterious gaggle of transparent igloos have appeared in the garden of the Auburn Hotel. Inside, brave Melburnians who dare to venture out during winter’s darkest days will find sweet surprises: your own space styled in cosy comfort, cocktails fashioned from American Honey liqueur and snacks spiked with honey from […]

Continue Reading

Upcoming Events | June 2019

Here are the most delectably drinkable events happening around Melbourne in June! Don’t forget to follow our events page on Facebook for all the latest thirst-quenching happenings. 1. World Gin Day This global movement is simply about enjoying gin. What more do we need? How about gin-driven dinners, pop-ups, distillery tours and […]

Continue Reading

New Bars + Bar News | May 2019

NOW OPEN A new hotel bar for Southbank, Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar has an all-Victorian wine line-up by Dan Sims. Our next new wine bar has appeared in Sandringham. Baia di Vino (above; Jake Roden), from the Riserva Wine Bar crew, spruiks European wines and a trio of negronis. Hawthorn […]

Continue Reading

Upcoming Events | May 2019

Winter Igloo Garden at The Auburn Hotel Here’s where to go and what to drink in May! Follow our events page on Facebook for all the latest thirst-quenching happenings. — 1. Winter Igloo Garden A collection of translucent (all the better for people-watching) igloos will pop up in The Auburn […]

Continue Reading

Drink Me | Cheeky Gateaux [Recipe]

Brimming with ripe berries including Tasmanian blackcurrants and just a hint of chocolate, this cocktail recipe simply cries out to replace dessert (or at least accompany a fudgy brownie). Perhaps sip a few of these while you bake a sacrilegious-yet-delicious version of Black Forest Cake; sans the traditional cherries and […]

Continue Reading

Drink Me | The Citrus Grove Sour [Recipe]

Orange and lemons. The bells of St. Clement’s… That nursery rhyme was running through my brain while experimenting with this cocktail recipe for reasons that will become obvious. I even mused over calling it a ‘St Clement’s Cocktail’ for a while until I found out a mocktail exists by the […]

Continue Reading