Drink Me | Truffled Martini by Stokebar [Recipe]

Truffle season has arrived (go see our homegirl, The Prosecco Queen, at the Truffle Melbourne Festival this weekend where her Van di Vino will be slinging Truffled Spritzes and Truffled Bloody Marys). Some people “get” the fuss over truffles. Some don’t. As avowed professional gluttons we’re in the former camp. And so […]

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Drink Me | Hot Buttered Winter Gin [Recipe]

This weekend is for roaring fires, huddling in blankets and – with the welcome return of World Gin Day tomorrow – hot gin cocktails. Bass & Flinders Distillery have just released their seasonally spiced Winter Gin, spiked with apple brandy, and have kindly shared with us the secret to their Hot Buttered […]

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Bar News | June 2019

We’ve got fancy gins, award-winning bars and boozy recipe books to add to your collection this month… The Noble Bootleggers Distilling Co (out of The Noble Experiment bar) now have an online store from which you can purchase their experimental gins and aged bottled cocktails. The Cliveden has released its […]

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New Bars | June 2018

Other adventures were calling, so we haven’t done this in quite a while! Let’s catch up now on all the new and new-look bars, distilleries and other assorted boozeries that have flung open their doors over the past few months. — Bouzy A chic wine bar from the Entrecote team. In their own […]

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The Best of Negroni Week 2018

Over 120 local bars are celebrating, that bartender’s old faithful, the Negroni this week. Each will present the original, a twist or even fully-fledged menu of Negronis (with $1 or more of each cocktail sold going to the bar’s chosen cause!) We’ve scoured the Negroni Week 2018 program to let […]

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Upcoming Events | June 2018

Here are the top 10 drinkable things to do in Melbourne this June… Scents of Place Gin Palace debuts gin lunches as a celebration of Australian botanicals. Very rare tickets are still available for June’s events doing double duty for Good Food Month featuring the distilleries Southern Wild, Alchemy and […]

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Upcoming Events | May 2018

There must be something in the (fire)water? Maybe it’s the unusually pleasant weather we’re experiencing? Whatever the reason – though we’re typically ready to start hibernation prep by this time of year – Melbourne simply Is Not Stopping. May is Australian Wine Month, there’s also World Whiskey Day, World Cocktail […]

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