Two Birds Limited Edition Double Sunset Ale

Two Birds Brewing has released Double Sunset, its second beer in the 500ml Limited Release series. Double Sunset is a double red ale, and is a bolder version of crowd favourite Sunset, with a higher alcohol content, coming in at 7.3% ABV. For this beer, the brewing team turned the malt up to 10 and…

Coopers Releases 2017 Vintage Ale

Coopers 2017 Extra Strong Vintage Ale has been released, and this year the brewers revised the grist recipe, changing the brew for the first time in a decade. Managing Director and Chief Brewer, Managing Director and Chief Brewer, Dr. Tim Cooper said, “The new grist recipe included a special blend of caramalt to provide a…

Sydney Brewery’s Agave Ginger Cider Takes Home Gold!

The golden boys behind Sydney Brewery have taken out the top spot yet again, winning gold at the 2017 Royal Hobart Show with their Agave Ginger Cider. This innovative hybrid cider is made from fermenting organic agave syrup and ginger with the brand’s quality Sydney Cider, to create a sweet and zesty blend. This award-winning…

Wild Turkey Bourbon release limited edition Master’s Keep 1894

The famous Wild Turkey Bourbon has released the latest expression in its limited edition Master’s Keep series, 1894. This product is an Australian only release and honour the oldest rickhouse (warehouse) on the Wild Turkey estate, and a place where Master Distiller Eddie Russell first fell in love with bourbon. Eddie was recently in Australia…

You’re Invited to Taste Some of the World’s Best Pinot Noirs!

It’s not every day that you have the opportunity to taste some of the world’s best pinot noirs together with some of the industry’s all-time greats. The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting (SIPNOT) is inviting you to come along to the Museum of Contemporary Art this September for an evening of canapés and fine wine….

The Journey to One of Australia’s Best Whiskies

Where the coast meets country, in the westerly city of Burnie, Tasmania is an unlikely cooperative of dairy farmers producing some of Australia’s best whisky. In 1997, at a time when the rest of Australia wasn’t concentrating on locally made spirits, the visionary dairy farmers at Betta Milk set about quietly crafting their own premium…

Omission Beer Hold First Beer Yoga Session in Melbourne

Yoga and …beer, yes, you heard right! On the wave of goat yoga, dog yoga and a plethora of others, America’s Omission Beer, the US’ number one selling gluten free beer brand, has hosted the first beer yoga session at The Emerson in Melbourne. Held on July 11, the 45-minute session on the rooftop featured 20…

Celebrate a world of tequila at Sydney’s Tio’s on Sunday July 30

Sydney’s finest agave spirits bar, Tio’s Cerveceria is inviting all fans of tequila to come along in celebration of World Tequila Day, which was officially on Monday 24th July. This Sunday, July 30, Tio’s will be showcasing some delicious, independent tequilas, both in neat form and in some bespoke cocktails. Tio’s have run a month-long…

Cocktail of the Week: Penicillin

The Penicillin is the perfect seasonal sip for this time of year. A rich, smoky and warming cocktail to keep the chills away, made with whisky, fresh lemon juice and honey syrup. GLASS Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label Whisky 15ml Lagavulin 16 Year Old Scotch Whisky 30ml Fresh lemon juice 15ml MONIN…

Melbourne’s West Gets a Dose of Hops and Fine Drops with Mr West

One of Melbourne’s fastest growing suburbs, Footscray, is set for the arrival of Mr West – a one-stop shop for all things craft, artisanal and obscure. The bar and bottelshop forms a multifaceted space that showcases co-owners Caleb Baker and Josh Hodges passion for all things liquor. Rather than settle on a theme or single focus…

Lose Yourself in Good Food and Great Music

Sydney’s premier art, music and food event is returning to the Domain this spring, bringing together a talented line-up of Australian artists with a tasty array of treats whipped up by some of the city’s best restaurants. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club and to celebrate…

The Dark Side

Dark beers to the uninitiated can be viewed as an acquired taste, or ones that takes some getting used to, but in fact, these beauties aren’t far removed from some of their pale, golden counterparts. Often the roasted malt being the main point of difference and what gives it a dark colour. While dark ales, dark…