A Festive Spirit(s) Gift Guide | 2019

Whether you’re shopping for a boozy present (the best kind for grown-ups) or treating yourself, my seasonally-inspired craft spirits guide wraps up plenty of gift ideas for you below in a big red bow. Plus these suggestions are all-Australian! Below you’ll find Christmas whisky, Christmas rum, Christmas liqueur…and. all. the. […]

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Drink Me | Kusabi Martini [Recipe]

Featuring cucumber and a decent kick of wasabi, this cocktail is both hot and cool at once. Inspired by Imperial Measures Distilling’s Ounce gin ‘Bold‘ taking out the Champion Gin title at the 2019 Australian Distilled Spirit Awards, Captain Baxter‘s resident “cocktail slinger” Rebecca Beckett has created this gin cocktail […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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