Article Index: updated 28 / 12 / 2022

This page will point you to all the over 250 original articles on the website.

Note, I also publish 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 more.

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 28 December 2022

Final article of the year: It’s a wrap for 2022! 

Handy Pages

  1. Australian Rum Makers List 28 December 2022
  2. Australian Vodka Makers List updated 28 December 2022
  3. Australian Single Malt, Rye + Blended Whisky Makers List updated 28 December 2022
  4. Australian Gin Makers List updated 28 December 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 28 December 2022

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 2022
  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. Exclusive Martini Whisperer Face masks
  20. Floriade Presentations 2014
  21. Good Food Month Degustation Dinner in Canberra 2014
  22. Giveaway Competition: Three Fold Gin (January 2020)
  23. It’s a Wrap: World Martini Day Day Dinner 2016
  24. Japanese Gin List updated June 22 2019
  25. Lawrenny Estate Live September 2021
  26. Martini Appreciation Soirees + Masterclass events
  27. Martini: A Memoir
  28. New Zealand Gin List updated 15 May 2019
  29. Top 5 Melbourne Martinis
  30. The 10 Must-have Gins for home
  31. Top Shelf Boutique Drinks Show Melbourne 2014
  32. The Centenary Martini
  33. Two Special Upcoming Events  February 2018
  34. 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. Is Winter the perfect season for a Martini? 
  10. Martini Garnishes
  11. Mulled Wine and Winter Warmers
  12. Negroni Week 2019 Recipes
  13. Orange Bitters
  14. Recipe: French Gin Degustation Dinner
  15. Recipe: La Martini Deluxe
  16. Recipe: The Bardot
  17. Six Martini Pitfalls
  18. The Six Types of Martini (and no, they’re not what you think they are)
  19. The Dry Martini
  20. The Espresso Martini
  21. The Dirty Martini
  22. The Cold Light Martini & Play
  23. Vodka Martinis
  24. 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. Beachtree Distilling Co. Gins 
  15. Blood Moon Tonic
  16. Blue Bottle Gin
  17. Berlin Brandstifter Gin
  18. Bass + Flinders Gin
  19. Botanic Australis Gin
  20. Brooklyn Gin Special Guest Contributor – Jens
  21. Brunswick Aces – non Alcoholic spirits
  22. Black Market Cocktail Bar Special Guest Contributor – M
  23. Blind Tiger Organic Gin
  24. Casa Noble Tequila – Blanco (Part 1) Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  25. Casa Noble Tequila – Part 2 Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  26. Canberra Distillery, Original Release
  27. Catcher & Co Bathtub Gin
  28. Causes and Cures Semi Dry Vermouth 2017
  29. Causes and Cures Vermouths
  30. Cure Tonic Syrups
  31. Dasher and Fisher Gins 
  32. Diamond Glacier 33 Vodka
  33. Everleigh Premixed Cocktails
  34. Ferdinand Saar Dry Gin 
  35. Fleurieu Distillery – River’s End Whisky  Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  36. Fire Drum Vodka
  37. Forty Spotted Gin
  38. Forty Spotted Gin Summer Release 
  39. Four Pillars Dry Gin
  40. Garden Tiger Gin
  41. Gin Loot Subscription Pack
  42. Grasslands Gin
  43. G Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  44. Harahon Norwegian Small Batch Gin  special guest contributor -Jens
  45. Hernö Pink BTL Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  46. Headland’s Distillery’s Gins and Illawarra Plum releases
  47. Heavy Water Oz Vodka
  48. Hillmartin Gin Distillery Gins 
  49. Hobart No.4 Gin
  50. Imbue Distillery Gin Range
  51. Japanese Gin
  52. Jensen’s Bermondsey London dry gin
  53. Kangaroo Island Vodka
  54. Kalki Moon Dry Australian Premium Gin
  55. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Dry Gin – part 1  Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  56. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Sei Navy Strength Gin – part 2 Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  57. Loch Distillery Gin Liqueur
  58. Loch Gin
  59. Lord Howe Island Distilling Co Gins
  60. Lucky’s Bar at QT Canberra
  61. Melbourne Gin Company
  62. Moore’s Vintage Dry Gin
  63. Molly Speakeasy Bar Canberra 
  64. McHenry Classic Dry Gin
  65. McHenry Federation Gin
  66. Maidenii Dry Vermouth
  67. Mr Black coffee liqueur
  68. NB Gin 
  69. NB Vodka
  70. Nonesuch Distillery Sloe Gin
  71. Nonesuch Distillery Dry Gin
  72. Norrbottens Distilleri Mountain Dry Gin  Special Guest Contributor Jens
  73. Occitan London Dry Gin
  74. Orange Bitters
  75. Original Spirit Company Dry Gin 
  76. Pink Moon Saloon Special Guest Contributor – Scarlet Decoy
  77. Prohibition Bathtub Cut Gin
  78. QT Lucky’s Bar Hotel Canberra 2014
  79. Sakurao Gin Original Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  80. Sandy Gray Gin 
  81. Santa Fe Spirits Wheeler’s Gin
  82. Seacliff Vodka 
  83. Settler’s Artisan Rare Dry Gin
  84. St. George Spirits 
  85. Stone Pine Gin
  86. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  87. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin – Navy Strength Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  88. Stockholms Bränneri Oak Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  89. StrangeLove Tonic Waters
  90. Summerleas Distillery Strength Gin 
  91. Tasmanian Tonic Water Company
  92. Tempus Two Gins
  93. The Everleigh Pre-Mixed Cocktail range
  94. The Botanist Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens 
  95. The Barbershop, Sydney Special Guest Contributor  – Scarlet Decoy
  96. The Canberra Distillery Gin
  97. The Lawrenny Range
  98. The Retiring Gin
  99. The West Winds Cutlass Gin
  100. The West Winds Gin- Maidenii Voyage Release
  101. Threefold Gin (new in 2020)
  102. Tonic Waters available in Australia(and a quick history)
  103. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 1
  104. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 2
  105. Truffle Mad Gin 
  106. Underground Spirits Gin and Vodka 
  107. Unexpected Guest Distillery Gins  
  108. Vive La French Gin 
  109. Vestal Vodka
  110. Vicar’s Son Gin Range 
  111. Wheeler’s Western Dry Gin
  112. Windspiel Premium Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  113. Winter Warmers and Mulled Wine 
  114. Wildbrumby Stallion Navy Strength Gin 
  115. Young Henrys Noble Cut Gin
  116. X-Gin

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