Bar News | October 2019

Here’s everything you need to know – and sip – this month! – Two honorary/ex-Melburnians are involved with launching Singapore’s very first spirit and first ever gin. Can you believe they’ve never had a spirits distillery in one of the – other – bar capitals of the world before? Tanglin […]

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7 New Bars | October 2019

Here are the shiniest new places for your tastebuds to explore this month… Bourke Street Green This bar is a breezy, leafy little glitch in the high rise Matrix that is the western end of town. Original cocktails at the open-air venue champion local liquors from labels including Marionette, Tiny […]

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Un Festival de Agave in Melbourne!

September sees a perfect storm for the agave curious and those already converts to agave spirits; mezcal, raicilla – and the most famous/infamous – tequila, among them. We are in the midst of Mezcal Week right now (8-15th Sep), then comes Mexican Independence Day (16th Sep), that date toasting to […]

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5 New Bars + Bar News | September 2019

Here’s your excuse to try somewhere or something new this month… NEW BARS Bodriggy Brewpub This big, beautiful former mechanic’s warehouse space has been transformed into an active brewery and expansive beer bar (there’s *plenty* of wine and cocktails too). Here you’ll spy items salvaged from the MCG and the […]

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New Bars + Bar News | August 2019

Presenting your monthly excuse to try somewhere new… NEW BARS Eazy Peazy  The team behind – one of Australia’s only sake labels – Toji Sake, presents Eazy Peazy. Naturally, the Japanese bar and eatery is influenced by the sake-making process (spot the rice-laden interiors, from the walls to the ceiling). […]

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What’s On | August 2019

  Here are the most drinkable events happening all around Melbourne this month! Don’t forget to follow our events page on Facebook for all the latest thirst-quenching happenings. – 1. Spirit of the Wild Embrace – rather than endure – the final month of winter at The Boatbuilder’s Yard pop-up.  Heat up […]

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Cutler & Co. Celebrates 10 years with Starward

  As part of their continuing 10th birthday celebrations this year, Andrew McConnell’s Fitzroy bar and dining room Cutler & Co. has acquired one rather special barrel of Starward whisky to call its very own. There will only be 250 bottles of this limited edition drop ever available to purchase […]

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5 New Bars & Bar News | June/July 2019

Get out of the house! Cheers to the most notable new bars in which to escape this winter. Bar Margaux Joining The Everleigh and Heartbreaker family, Margaux seems to take the best of both venues (serious cocktails and good times, respectively) to create an underground bar meets brasserie that stands […]

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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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