Recipe: Salted Watermelon Margaritas by Los Vida

The most popular tequila cocktail in the entire world gets a fruity summer twist thanks to new Melbourne Mexican bar Los Vida and their Salted Watermelon Margarita. – Salted Watermelon Margarita 40ml tequila blanco (Los Vida recommends Calle 23) 15ml dry sherry 10ml Aperol 20ml fresh lemon juice seedless watermelon […]

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Recipe: No Way Frosé. Yes Way Prosé!

Handpicked Wines have come up with an alternative to 2016’s much-hyped frosé. Their version gives Prosecco its time in the spotlight (or in the blazing Melbourne summer sunshine as it were). It’s *so* easy to recreate at home as a grown up dessert and the drop dead gorgeous garnishes make […]

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Where to Celebrate Pisco Sour Day 2017 in Melbourne

Our Peruvian friends celebrate National Pisco Sour Day annually on the first Saturday of every month. And with the BOM forecasting mid-30s weather tomorrow, we should get in on the bounty of refreshment that this classic tipple offers up as well. The cocktail possesses that holy combination of zingy citrus, […]

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Recipe: The Rory

Please excuse us; we’re unashamedly been down a new Gilmore Girls rabbit-hole for the past couple of days. Lorelai and Rory’s junk eating habits are infamous – Pop Tarts, pizza, Chinese take-out, pancakes, Red Vines, burgers, Mallomars – so our binge-watching Netflix menu is easily sorted. But what drink will […]

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Recipe: Hot Mexican Coffee by Mr. Black

This is one of the most excellent coffee cocktails I’ve ever had in my mouth. And you know I’ve done the research. Hot Mexican Coffee by Mr Black. 45ml Mr Black Coffee Liquor 10ml Crawleys Spiced Honey and Apple Syrup (you want a bottle of this in your home bar […]

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Oysters with Lagavulin Whisky and Chardonnay Mignonette

Imagine fresh, briny oysters paired with smokey whisky to take your next Spring/Summer backyard gathering or Friday night wind-down to the next level. Sometime 1806 chef Nuno Gabriel developed this stellar recipe for Lagavulin distillery’s 200th anniversary celebrations and the release of their limited edition 8 year old whisky in […]

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Coffee Cocktails that aren’t Espresso Martinis

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 […]

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