Say Aloha to Lost Luau

Sydney rum lovers, get to Lost Luau this summer. Popping-up at 28 York Street from 1 December, this Hawaiian-themed pop-up bar will be serving tiki style drinks and island bites until the heat abates. Take a mini-vacation from work, and sip on tropical classic cocktails adorning pineapples, coconuts and umbrellas all afternoon or evening. Feeling hungry?…

Around The Block with Clint Amos

From NRL player to Bacardi-Martini Australia sales representative, Clint Amos has shown he’s up for a challenge. Over the last few months he’s taken on his toughest challenge yet, as a contestant on the current season of the hit reality TV show, The Block. explore DRINKS caught up with Clint for a couple of cocktails recently…

How to Make a Walk on Water Cocktail

SPONSORED POST GLASS: High ball INGREDIENTS 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label 120ml Cloudy apple juice 15ml Vanilla juice 15ml Fresh lime juice METHOD: Add ingredients to a high ball glass. Add ice. Stir. Garnish. GARNISH: Lime wheel and apple slices. Drink Responsibly

How to Make a French 75 Cocktail

SPONSORED POST INGREDIENTS 45ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice 15ml Sugar syrup 60ml Champagne METHOD: Add all ingredients into a shaker, add ice and shake. Strain into a chilled coupette glass. Top up with Champagne. GARNISH: Lemon peel twist

Boy oh Boy Does Project Botanicals 2017 Look Good!

Stop what you’re doing and book your ticket for Project Botanicals 2017. Trust us on this one. It’s back. It’s big. And it’s breaking everything we thought possible within our cocktail and culinary imaginations. Project Botanicals: ‘A Journey to The Edges of Food, Music & Imagination’ is a four-course degustation that will take consumers in…

How to Make a Golden Fizz Cocktail

SPONSORED POST 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label 30ml Fresh lemon juice 30ml Honey water (50:50) Soda water 1 Lemon METHOD: Add all ingredients to a highball glass and add ice. Top with soda water. Stir. GARNISH: Lemon wheel and a lemon peel twist

What to Drink This Melbourne Cup Day

Looking for something to drink this Melbourne Cup Day? Try one of these five Champagne cocktails to get you in the spirit. All recipes make 1 drink FEATURED COCKTAIL: CHAMBORD MIMOSA INGREDIENTS 15ml Chambord Liqueur Dash of orange juice Top with sparkling wine GLASS: Champagne flute METHOD: Add Chambord and a dash of orange juice to…

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…