Drink Me | Merry Cherry Cocktail [Recipe]

This cocktail recipe is inspired by seasonal cherries and Xmas! We could pretend we’re trying to up our antioxidant intake via the star ingredient cherry juice…but really we just wanted to recreate something that tastes like festive, liquid cherry pie. ‘Tis the season for gluttony after all! That said, do […]

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Bar News | December 2017

We’re wrapping up all the news that fit to drink from the past month into sippable portions… — Congratulations to Surrey Hills’ The Dolphin Hotel (pictured, above) – designed George Livissianis – for scooping up the ‘Best Bar Design’ title at the 2017 Eat Drink Design Awards. Nods also to […]

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New Bars | December 2017

Summer is here. So it’s only fitting this fresh crop of bars tend to take advantage of the outdoors, gin and tonic weather, zesty flavours and/or subterranean lairs. Check out the 17 newest Melbourne bars you should visit this December. Missed last month’s openings? Catch up here. — Longsong The bar […]

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Upcoming Events | December 2017

    This month’s events line-up takes an even-more-festive-than-usual turn with season appropriate outdoor sessions and ‘check out of work way early’ vibes. At DrinkMelbourne HQ we’re still deciding on a gameplan for Dec 31 and Jan 1; so do tell us in the comments below what are your plans […]

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Drink Me | Sun Sparkle Sour by Waterside Hotel [Recipe]

Australian summer in a glass. That’s what this Sun Sparkle Sour cocktail tastes like. Developed by Sand Hill Road’s head cocktailer Kevin Peters, the recipe is inspired by memories of every mum’s tropical cheesecake; you know that no-bake version that’s only a pack of Philly cheese, a tin of sticky condensed […]

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Introducing | Here’s Looking at You Kid Spirits

What soundtrack makes vodka taste better? Here’s Looking At You Kid Spirits (HLAYK) is the brand new Melbourne distillery seeking to answer that question. An impromptu enrolment in a gin masterclass, while on a trip to Scotland, was the catalyst for head distiller (and chef/early pioneer of Melbourne’s food truck scene) […]

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Bar News | November 2017

Wrapping up all the news that fit to drink from the past month… — – Two Australian bars have been awarded places on the The World’s 50 Best Bars list. At number 22, Fitzroy’s Black Pearl (pictured, above) is named as the best bar in all of Australasia and is […]

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