Article Index: last update 3/1/22

This page will point you to all the over 200 articles on the website.

Note, I also publish daily on Instagram to keep things lively, plus articles on my facebook page and an article here on the website weekly- so make sure you follow me there as well.

I’ve grouped the posts into four categories, Reviews, Insights and Various, plus a section of cocktail recipes and insights.

Most are written by myself, but I’m fortunate to have some passionate and informed guest contributors from around the world to add their voices to the mix. As always, I welcome your thoughts, feedback, questions and suggestions for future articles, and if you’ve interested in becoming a contributor too or are a distiller and have a release you’d like reviewed, please contact me.

Phillip

Last updated 3 January 2022

Handy Pages

  1. Australian Rum Makers List updated 3 January 2022
  2. Australian Vodka Makers List updated 3 January 2022
  3. Australian Single Malt, Rye + Blended Whisky Makers List updated 3 January 2022
  4. Australian Gin Makers List updated 3 January 2022
  5. Australian Vermouth Makers List  updated 1 November 2021
  6. Australian Distillers making hand sanitiser updated 9 June 2020
  7. About Tonic Water,+ Reviews (plus what’s available in Australia) updated 3 January 2022
  8. Buying Australian Spirits Online updated 15 November 2020
  9. Events and other Services  updated 3 January 2022
  10. Japanese Gin updated 13 November 2021 
  11. Martini Whisperer YouTube Channel  (external channel)
  12. Media Appearances, podcasts, interviews etc updated 1 November 2021
  13. New Zealand Gins updated 1 November 2021

Various

  1. Updated Australian Distillery Lists and Upcoming Reviews – October ’21
  2. Three Canberra Events Coming up – May 2021
  3. 2019 Australian Gin Advent Calendar
  4. 2018 Australian Gin Advent Calendar
  5. 2017 Australian Gin Advent Calendar
  6. 10 Gins for the Commercial Bar
  7. 10 Australian Spirits to Know 
  8. Australian Drinks Festival July 2016
  9. Australian Gin Book 
  10. Buying Australian Spirits Online  
  11. Canberra Cocktail Bar List  updated 5 January 2020
  12. Canberra Centre VIP Opening Masterclass July 2017
  13. Canberra Martini Survey 2016
  14. Canberra Region Distilleries 2021
  15. Cocktail and Distillery Tour of Japan in September 2019
  16. Consulting Services
  17. Event: French Gin Degustation Dinner, November 2017
  18. Event: November 16 2017 Canberra Design Festival
  19. Floriade Presentations 2014
  20. Good Food Month Degustation Dinner in Canberra 2014
  21. Giveaway Competition: Three Fold Gin (January 2020)
  22. It’s a Wrap: World Martini Day Day Dinner 2016
  23. Japanese Gin List updated June 22 2019
  24. Lawrenny Estate Live September 2021
  25. Martini Appreciation Soirees + Masterclass events
  26. Martini: A Memoir
  27. New Zealand Gin List updated 15 May 2019
  28. Top 5 Melbourne Martinis
  29. The 10 Must-have Gins for home
  30. Top Shelf Boutique Drinks Show Melbourne 2014
  31. The Centenary Martini
  32. Two Special Upcoming Events  February 2018
  33. Vive Le French Gin

Cocktail Insights + Recipes

  1. 2019 Original Cocktail Recipes: Part 1
  2. 2019 Orignal Cocktail Recipes: Part 2 – Spritzers
  3. Cocktail Shakers + Mixers 101
  4. Canberra Gin Dinner Recipes December 2021
  5. Dry Vermouth
  6. How it all started for me and 3 cocktail recipes (video)
  7. Fall Spritz at the Canberra Centre
  8. Ice, Ice, Baby
  9. Martini Garnishes
  10. Mulled Wine and Winter Warmers
  11. Negroni Week 2019 Recipes
  12. Orange Bitters
  13. Recipe: French Gin Degustation Dinner
  14. Recipe: La Martini Deluxe
  15. Recipe: The Bardot
  16. Six Martini Pitfalls
  17. The Six Types of Martini (and no, they’re not what you think they are)
  18. The Dry Martini
  19. The Espresso Martini
  20. The Dirty Martini
  21. The Cold Light Martini & Play
  22. Vodka Martinis
  23. Why Gin Martinis?


Reviews

  1. 2019 Tokyo World Gin Day Festival Part 1 of 2 Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  2. 5 Melbourne Cocktail Bars (reviews)
  3. 24 Australian Craft Gins tasting notes – 2019
  4. 24 Australian Craft Gins tasting notes – 2018
  5. 24 Australian Craft Gins tasting notes – 2017
  6. 36S Rakia
  7. 36S Blood Orange Gin 
  8. 495 Russian Vodka
  9. Applewood Distillery Gin
  10. Antipodes Gin
  11. Archie Rose Signature Dry Gin
  12. Aussie Tipple Company Range 
  13. Bareksten Navy Strength Gin Special Guest Contributor – Jens
  14. Blood Moon Tonic
  15. Blue Bottle Gin
  16. Berlin Brandstifter Gin
  17. Bass + Flinders Gin
  18. Botanic Australis Gin
  19. Brooklyn Gin Special Guest Contributor – Jens
  20. Brunswick Aces – non Alcoholic spirits
  21. Black Market Cocktail Bar Special Guest Contributor – M
  22. Blind Tiger Organic Gin
  23. Casa Noble Tequila – Blanco (Part 1) Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  24. Casa Noble Tequila – Part 2 Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  25. Canberra Distillery, Original Release
  26. Catcher & Co Bathtub Gin
  27. Causes and Cures Semi Dry Vermouth 2017
  28. Causes and Cures Vermouths
  29. Cure Tonic Syrups
  30. Dasher and Fisher Gins 
  31. Diamond Glacier 33 Vodka
  32. Everleigh Premixed Cocktails
  33. Ferdinand Saar Dry Gin 
  34. Fleurieu Distillery – River’s End Whisky  Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  35. Fire Drum Vodka
  36. Forty Spotted Gin
  37. Forty Spotted Gin Summer Release 
  38. Four Pillars Dry Gin
  39. Garden Tiger Gin
  40. Gin Loot Subscription Pack
  41. Grasslands Gin
  42. G Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  43. Harahon Norwegian Small Batch Gin  special guest contributor -Jens
  44. Hernö Pink BTL Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  45. Headland’s Distillery’s Gins and Illawarra Plum releases
  46. Heavy Water Oz Vodka
  47. Hobart No.4 Gin
  48. Imbue Distillery Gin Range
  49. Japanese Gin
  50. Jensen’s Bermondsey London dry gin
  51. Kangaroo Island Vodka
  52. Kalki Moon Dry Australian Premium Gin
  53. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Dry Gin – part 1  Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  54. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Sei Navy Strength Gin – part 2 Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  55. Loch Distillery Gin Liqueur
  56. Loch Gin
  57. Lord Howe Island Distilling Co Gins
  58. Lucky’s Bar at QT Canberra
  59. Melbourne Gin Company
  60. Moore’s Vintage Dry Gin
  61. Molly Speakeasy Bar Canberra 
  62. McHenry Classic Dry Gin
  63. McHenry Federation Gin
  64. Maidenii Dry Vermouth
  65. Mr Black coffee liqueur
  66. NB Gin 
  67. NB Vodka
  68. Nonesuch Distillery Sloe Gin
  69. Nonesuch Distillery Dry Gin
  70. Norrbottens Distilleri Mountain Dry Gin  Special Guest Contributor Jens
  71. Orange Bitters
  72. Original Spirit Company Dry Gin 
  73. Pink Moon Saloon Special Guest Contributor – Scarlet Decoy
  74. Prohibition Bathtub Cut Gin
  75. QT Lucky’s Bar Hotel Canberra 2014
  76. Sakurao Gin Original Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  77. Sandy Gray Gin 
  78. Santa Fe Spirits Wheeler’s Gin
  79. Seacliff Vodka 
  80. Settler’s Artisan Rare Dry Gin
  81. St. George Spirits 
  82. Stone Pine Gin
  83. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  84. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin – Navy Strength Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  85. Stockholms Bränneri Oak Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  86. StrangeLove Tonic Waters
  87. Tasmanian Tonic Water Company
  88. The Everleigh Pre-Mixed Cocktail range
  89. The Botanist Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens 
  90. The Barbershop, Sydney Special Guest Contributor  – Scarlet Decoy
  91. The Canberra Distillery Gin
  92. The Lawrenny Range
  93. The Retiring Gin
  94. The West Winds Cutlass Gin
  95. The West Winds Gin- Maidenii Voyage Release
  96. Threefold Gin (new in 2020)
  97. Tonic Waters available in Australia(and a quick history)
  98. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 1
  99. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 2
  100. Truffle Mad Gin 
  101. Underground Spirits Gin and Vodka 
  102. Unexpected Guest Distillery Gins  
  103. Vive La French Gin 
  104. Vestal Vodka
  105. Wheeler’s Western Dry Gin
  106. Windspiel Premium Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  107. Winter Warmers and Mulled Wine 
  108. Wildbrumby Stallion Navy Strength Gin 
  109. Young Henrys Noble Cut Gin
  110. X-Gin

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