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Now Open: The Bitters Lab

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Founded by the same crew as the Only Bitters online emporium, The Bitters Lab is anything but. There are trove of tonics, syrups, vermouths, tinctures, garnishes and glistening vintage bar equipment and crystal glassware – in addition to the many bitters – to be unearthed here. I’m like a kid

The DrinkMelbourne Guide to Good Beer Week 2016

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Mead. Moonshine. Whiskey. Tequila. Cocktails. Good Beer Week 2016 will surprise you with what on offer rather than hops and froth. Here’s our guide to this year’s beer festival for spirits aficionados. — 1. Wilfred’s Bar (the sometimes open bar above The Local Taphouse) has teamed up with Garage Project’s head

Coffee Cocktails that aren’t Espresso Martinis

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Forget Espresso Martinis. Coffee and cocktails can be love each other in different ways. As originally told to The Urban List Melbourne. – We know you go nuts over Melbourne’s unofficial mascot, the Espresso Martini. But coffee can play nice with drinks other than the originally titled Pharmaceutical Stimulant. In

Upcoming Events: March 2016

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Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s top 6 tipsy events in Melbourne this month… – 1. Anyone for Pimm’s? Get out of town and into The Convent Gallery in spa country for a pop-up party dedicated to the posh British tipple. Lawns games will appeal to your competitive side. Saturday 12 or Sunday 13

Drinks On Demand

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In case you missed it, I recently told The Urban Listers how to get drinks delivered to your door in Melbourne. — Whether you’re time-poor, a Saturday night agoraphobe, or a drinker with special tastes, drinks on demand have arrived in Melbourne: so why did it take us so long to realise that

Moonshine in Melbourne

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(Not this kind of moonshine.) In case you missed it, I recently told The Urban Listers how, why and where to drink Moonshine in Melbourne. – Until recently, the concept of moonshine conjured up thoughts of Deliverance and duelling banjos for me. Then it started popping up on legit drinks lists at Melbourne

Upcoming Events: February 2016

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Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s top 10 tipsy events in Melbourne this month… – 1. Sail away to a tropical island frame of mind with this Tiki Time tropical cocktail workshop by bar master Fred Siggins. We only have one question: do you like pina coladas? Part of North South Feast West. Friday

New Bars: February 2016

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The Imperial Hotel New year. New bars. New drinks! — – There’s been much ado about this new, vaguely Seinfeld-ian, bar. You must have heard of George’s Bar already, named after arguably the most unlikable character iconic 90’s sitcom.  The bar itself is quite loveable though with its Bloody Mary

New Bars: January 2015

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Any excuse for a Summertime outing; here’s a bunch of new Melbourne bars and other quaff-able happenings to scout out. – 1. Adore the food at Town Mouse? You’re sure to love the vino at new inner city wine bar Embla (it’s by the same team). Melbourne 2. You’ll find rosé,

DrinkMelbourne’s Last Minute Gift Guide 2015

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Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s 2015 last minute gift guide for sophisticated barflies.  1. Tipsy – A drinker’s guide to wine, beer, whisky, gin, sake and more by Clare Burder of The Humble Tumbler – $24.95 2. Denver & Liely – These strikingly shaped tumblers are designed to take the prefect nip of