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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Starward’s Next Step

Starward founder, David Vitale is ushering in the fourth wave of Australian whisky. The first began when fledgling local distillers became established in the 1860s. It lasted until Geelong’s Corio whisky packed up shop in the 1980s. Despite being infamously undrinkable – and colloquially known as ‘COR 10’ like a petrol brand […]

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Drink Me | La Cumparsita by Palermo [Recipe]

So it’s International Coffee Day. A time for all caf-fiends to join as one in celebrating their daily brew. Around here of course, we prefer to take our espresso in martini form. But any old espresso martini recipe simply will not do. So today, Palermo share the secret to their […]

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