Embracing cocktails’ future: Aore Island Resort leads with Lyre’s

Lyres spirit alcohol drink

Swanky cocktails by the pool are not just a thing of the past; they’re evolving to meet the needs of a booming non-alcoholic drinks market that’s making its mark even in the relaxed beachfront bars of Vanuatu’s luxurious island resorts. “We’ve certainly seen a huge shift,” says Lisa Gray, owner of Aore Island Resort. “A […]

Melbourne’s best bottomless cocktails at Brogan’s Way, Richmond

Negroni Spagliato cocktail

Bottomless cocktails, delicious tacos, and a cozy atmosphere – who says you have to wait until summer to enjoy all of these things? Thanks to Brogan’s Way Distillery and Bar in Richmond, cocktail-lovers can indulge during the colder months too. Starting on 20th May, Brogan’s Way is hosting Bottomless Cocktail sessions on selected Saturdays from […]

Your favourite Aussie bartenders add local flavour to 4th of July cocktails


The 4th of July may pass Australians by with nary a thought, but what if we told you it was worth celebrating this year with an American classic cocktail in hand, but with a local twist.  Partnering with ‘Cheers! Spirits from the USA’, 22 well-known Australian bartenders and mixologists lent their expertise to creating a […]

Keep love in the air with these Valentine’s Day drinks

Aberfeldy scotch whiskey cocktail drink

The day of love is almost upon us. Valentine’s Day is this 14 February so if you’re in need of a few beverage ideas for the menu, consider yourself on the right track with some of these winning cocktail ideas. Patron, Starlight Sangria This easy to make cocktail is best as a pre-dinner romantic punch […]

Learn how to make a winning Chilcano cocktail recipe with an Aussie twist

Queensland Yacht Club cocktail

Who doesn’t appreciate a refreshing and fruity cocktail on a warm summer day? And a winning cocktail recipe to boot!  After a fierce competition featuring 26 original recipes to find the best Chilcano cocktail in the country, Alicia Clarke from Double Deuce Lounge in Sydney was crowned the Chilcano Champion in the first-ever Aussie Pisco […]

Salud! Pucara Pisco has landed in Australia

Pucara Pisco

It is said the Pisco Sour originated in Lima, Peru over 100 years ago. It has stood the test of time and to this day, is a very popular cocktail the world over.  So lovers of the Pisco Sour will be super excited to hear a premium Pisco has hit the Australian market, called Pucara […]

Disaronno and Diesel: When two iconic Italians collaborate


You can drink it straight, add a dash to your coffee, make cocktails with it and even add a splash to your G&T. With its almond base, Amaretto is one of those liqueurs that divides people. You’re either a fan, or not. And that’s okay, because that in itself is a great conversation piece over […]

LONDON: Botanist Gin and Little Yellow Door make new chlorophyll cocktail

Botanist cocktail

Notting Hill is known for a lot of things – thanks Hugh Grant – and now, it’s got another notch on its belt thanks to The Botanist Gin and local watering hole, The Little Yellow Door. Together they’ve made the city’s first chlorophyll-based brunch cocktail, served at the eclectic late-night cocktail bar to emulate the […]

Rosetta Sydney does Negroni Week: Top 6 cocktails to try

The Cut Bar & Grill - Smoked Negroni

Rosetta in Sydney is stepping up to the plate this Negroni Week, 24-30 June, by pumping out six new creative variations of the quality beverage. They’ve taken the classic Negroni to the next level, each putting their own unique spin on the famous Italian cocktail for Negroni Week and will donate – along with every […]

Top cocktails to make using Tia Maria

Tia Maria and cocktails on the bar while a bartender works behind

Aaaah, the 80’s. What a decade to celebrate. Not only was it famous for power suits, shoulder pads, big hair and awesome music like George Michael – it was also about this time the very first Espresso Martini recipe was created using Tia Maria. Yes, the Espresso Martini is over 40 years old – believe […]