How To Make An Old Fashioned

With World Whisky Day this weekend what better way to celebrate than with a classic Old Fashioned. Here’s our step by step guide. Step 1: Add a sugar cube to an Old-fashioned glass and hit it with 2 dashes of Angostura bitters. Step 2: Add a bar spoon of cold water and break down the sugar cube…

A Bottled American Cocktail With An Australian Twist

Starward has just released its latest bottled cocktail series, the limited edition Red Manhattan, in collaboration with Adelaide Hills Distillery. Described as a classic American cocktail reimagined with an Australian twist, the series is inspired by the signature Starward Whisky red wine barrel characteristics. The tipple is a distillery batched cocktail, made with Starward’s single…

How to Make a Fig and Honey Sour

SPONSORED GLASS: Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS 30ml Esprit de Figues Liqueur 30ml Fresh lemon juice 30ml Glayva Honey Liqueur 15ml Fresh egg white METHOD: Pour the Esprit de Figues Liqueur, fresh lemon juice, Glayva Honey Liqueur and fresh egg white into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Add fresh ice to an Old Fashioned glass. Strain…

How to Make an Esprit de Fizz

SPONSORED GLASS: Champagne Flute INGREDIENTS 30ml Esprit de Figues Liqueur Champagne Lemon METHOD: Pour Esprit de Figues Liqueur into the Champagne flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist. GARNISH: Lemon twist Drink Responsibly

Hayman’s Gin Supper Club

Bringing its iconic English gin to Australian shores this month, Hayman’s Gin, produced by England’s oldest gin distilling family, has teamed up with The Lord Dudley Hotel to give Sydneysiders the Hayman’s Gin Supper Club. This unique culinary experience combines an exquisite menu with top-quality gin in an exciting food-pairing collaboration steeped in English flair….

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…

AUSTRALIANO – the Perfect Aussie Day Drink

It’s Australia Day tomorrow, and what better way to celebrate than with a barbeque and your favourite cider. This year, we’ve taken the humble cider and created an easy-to-make cocktail that will keep you festive all day. Meet: the Australiano. AUSTRALIANO GLASS: Stemmed pilsner glass INGREDIENTS: 150ml Sydney Cider 20ml Campari 20ml Regal Rogue Rosé…

RECIPE: Lemon, Lime and Batch Bitters

We’ve got the perfect drink for the long hot summer. it’s lemon. it’s lime. and it’s batch bitters! Recipe below. Lemon, Lime and Batch Bitters GLASS: Large Wine Glass INGREDIENTS: 5 x Dashes Batch Aromatic Bitters 15ml Fresh Lime Juice Lemonade Ice METHOD: Cover the inside of the glass with five dashes of Batch Bitters….

Summer Cocktail Hour with Ben Davidson

Summer in Australia is a great time of year. With long balmy days and an abundance of fresh seasonal produce, it’s the perfect time to entertain and treat your guests to delicious and refreshing cocktails. Ben Davidson, explore Drinks Curator has created refreshing summer drinks that taste great, are simple to mix and will have…