Tom Collins with a Japanese Twist at Sake On a night like this you’d be happy to escape the heat by taking a trip back to 1870′s New York (Tom Collins era) by way of Toyko this revamped classic cocktail. A few of these alongside a plate of Sake’s jalapeño-spiked kingfish sashimi by the Yarra River… Read on
Drinks, Cocktails and Recipes
My Fair Lady at SocieTEA A sunny daytime tipple; in the vein of a mimosa or a bellini. It doesn’t taste very potent yet, surrounded by the historic opulence of Werribee Mansion and plied with petit fours at high tea, who really minds? T2 French Earl Grey tea, Bombay Sapphire Gin, peach schnapps, fresh lemon,… Read on
While the emergence of mulled cider is taking some of the limelight there’s a few of us who are still searching for the classic warming Winter drink; Mulled Wine. I tend to make it myself adding a bit of sweetness, a little citrus, a splash of suitable fortification and whatever spices I feel like, but… Read on
It has arrived. Your first full weekend of Dry July to tempt you away from sobriety. I highly recommend continuing to frequent your usual watering holes and liquor traders to show them your support, Ocsober and Feb Fast included. We’re grown ups apparently; it’s not that hard to go out and not have a single… Read on
Blood Red Snapper at The Waiting Room Deeply savoury with a welcome bite, this take on a classic Bloody Mary will leave you feeling revived in a snap. One for lovers of borscht and gin rather than vodka. Local Gin, Beetroot, Capsicum, Celery, Tomato, Lemon & Spice
‘Sip’ is where DrinkMelbourne showcases our absolute favourite drinks around town. These are the concoctions for which you’d travel to a destination out of your way. More ‘Sip’ posts coming soon!