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….

The Island Rumaway

Perpetual holiday or spoiling the sweet island life? Marc Rodrigues, former Diageo executive and current owner of Nusa Caña, discusses the trials and the overall triumph of leaving behind the daily grind of the corporate world to start up his own Indonesian rum brand. explore DRINKS: What is your history in the alcohol industry? Marc…

Cocktail of the Week: Blood Orange Margarita

A delicious, bitter sweet cocktail that’s sure to become your new favourite drink this spring. Makes 1 drink GLASS Coupette INGREDIENTS 30ml Altos Plata Tequila 15ml Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur 15ml Campari 10ml Fresh lime juice 30ml Blood orange juice 10ml MONIN Agave Syrup GARNISH Blood orange wedge METHOD Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker…

Cocktail of Week: Passoã Gin Crush

Spring is here and now’s the time to get excited about long warm nights, picnics and Sunday sessions with friends. Passoã is the exotic passion fruit liqueur tantalising your taste buds to bring you into the moment. Perfect for those feel good moments; Passoã is the ideal cocktail mixer to share amongst friends. Makes 1…

Cocktail of the Week: Bloody Mare (Red Snapper)

We’re bucking the trend and saying this popular drink should be seen more often than at 10am on Sunday mornings. Why not start the night with refreshing tomato juice and a kick of spice? You might also notice another ingredient that’s different here – yes, we’ve replaced vodka with gin for extra flavour. See what…

Cocktail of the Week: Sloe Gin Fizz

We are loving gin cocktails at the moment, particularly following the explosion of these botanical spirits in Australia, giving us new flavours to play with. And what better drink than a Sloe Gin Fizz to while away a wintery evening with? It’s delicious, slightly sweet and a little bit fizzy. Makes 1 drink GLASS Highball…

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…

World Tequila Day: 5 Delicious Cocktails to Try

Señores and señoritas, our favourite day is upon us. This Monday 24 July, we will bring out the fiesta spirit and celebrate World Tequila Day, and what better way to do just that with a delicious cocktail in hand. Not your classic margarita, we love the colour and flavour of these 5 recipes. They’re simple…

Seasonal Sips – Winter Cocktails

SPONSORED Dark spirits like whiskies, rum and Cognac are the order of the day in winter, as the time spent mellowing in oak barrels imbues the spirit with smooth, complex and spicy characters which lay a solid foundation to a good winter cocktail. Smoky Tea Old Fashioned Glass: Old Fashioned glass Ingredients: 45ml Lagavulin 16…

Top 3 Brandy Cocktails To Try This Winter

sponsored Brandy has been warming the souls and pleasing the palates for centuries. For reasons unknown to us, brandy never seems to be in vogue, however that’s about to change. Word on the street is brandy is back and it’s what the Don Drapers’ of this era are drinking. Here are our top three brandy…

Last Drinks: The Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned

SPONSORED As the mercury drops and we embrace our winter woolies, there’s nothing more satisfying than ending the night on your favourite dram. So put up your feet, relax, and enjoy the Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned, a classic American cocktail, steeped in history and big on taste. Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned GLASS: Old Fashioned glass…

The Perfect Serve This Winter

SPONSORED Rekorderlig Spiced Äpple is the ideal drink for the winter days, made with a blend of the finest apples infused with cinnamon and vanilla, and is, of course, perfect to share. Served warm and garnished with a slice of orange, it engages the senses and brings a little sunshine to the cooler months. While the…