Article Index: last update 1/10

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 1 October 2021

Handy Pages

  1. Events in 2021- what’s coming up  updated 30 September 2021 > COVID19 Lockdown update
  2. Australian Rum Makers List updated 1 October 2021
  3. Australian Vodka Makers List updated 1 October 2021
  4. Australian Single Malt, Rye + Blended Whisky Makers List updated 1 October 2021
  5. Australian Gin Makers List updated 1 October 2021
  6. Australian Vermouth Makers List  updated 1 September 2021
  7. Australian Distillers making hand sanitiser updated 9 June 2020
  8. About Tonic Water + Reviews (plus what’s available in Australia) updated 8 February 2021
  9. Buying Australian Spirits Online updated 21 March 2021
  10. Canberra Cocktail Bar Directory updated 8 February 2021
  11. Canberra Region Distilleries 2021 updated 7 June 2021
  12. Events and other Services
  13. Japanese Gin updated 22 June 2019
  14. Martini Whisperer YouTube Channel  (external channel)
  15. Media Appearances, podcasts, interviews etc updated 8 August 2020
  16. New Zealand Gins updated 31 May 2021
  17. Virtual Martini Masterclasses and Gift Vouchers now available 

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. Dry Vermouth
  5. How it all started for me and 3 cocktail recipes (video)
  6. Fall Spritz at the Canberra Centre
  7. Ice, Ice, Baby
  8. Martini Garnishes
  9. Mulled Wine and Winter Warmers
  10. Negroni Week 2019 Recipes
  11. Orange Bitters
  12. Recipe: French Gin Degustation Dinner
  13. Recipe: La Martini Deluxe
  14. Recipe: The Bardot
  15. Six Martini Pitfalls
  16. The Six Types of Martini (and no, they’re not what you think they are)
  17. The Dry Martini
  18. The Espresso Martini
  19. The Dirty Martini
  20. The Cold Light Martini & Play
  21. Vodka Martinis
  22. 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. Dasher and Fisher Gins 
  30. Diamond Glacier 33 Vodka
  31. Everleigh Premixed Cocktails
  32. Ferdinand Saar Dry Gin 
  33. Fleurieu Distillery – River’s End Whisky  Special Guest Contributor – Chris
  34. Fire Drum Vodka
  35. Forty Spotted Gin
  36. Forty Spotted Gin Summer Release 
  37. Four Pillars Dry Gin
  38. Garden Tiger Gin
  39. Gin Loot Subscription Pack
  40. Grasslands Gin
  41. G Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  42. Harahon Norwegian Small Batch Gin  special guest contributor -Jens
  43. Hernö Pink BTL Gin special guest contributor -Jens
  44. Headland’s Distillery’s Gins and Illawarra Plum releases
  45. Heavy Water Oz Vodka
  46. Hobart No.4 Gin
  47. Imbue Distillery Gin Range
  48. Japanese Gin
  49. Jensen’s Bermondsey London dry gin
  50. Kangaroo Island Vodka
  51. Kalki Moon Dry Australian Premium Gin
  52. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Dry Gin – part 1  Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  53. Kyoto Distillery Kinobi Kyoto Sei Navy Strength Gin – part 2 Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  54. Loch Distillery Gin Liqueur
  55. Loch Gin
  56. Lord Howe Island Distilling Co Gins
  57. Lucky’s Bar at QT Canberra
  58. Melbourne Gin Company
  59. Moore’s Vintage Dry Gin
  60. Molly Speakeasy Bar Canberra 
  61. McHenry Classic Dry Gin
  62. McHenry Federation Gin
  63. Maidenii Dry Vermouth
  64. Mr Black coffee liqueur
  65. NB Gin 
  66. NB Vodka
  67. Nonesuch Distillery Sloe Gin
  68. Nonesuch Distillery Dry Gin
  69. Norrbottens Distilleri Mountain Dry Gin  Special Guest Contributor Jens
  70. Orange Bitters
  71. Original Spirit Company Dry Gin 
  72. Pink Moon Saloon Special Guest Contributor – Scarlet Decoy
  73. Prohibition Bathtub Cut Gin
  74. QT Lucky’s Bar Hotel Canberra 2014
  75. Sakurao Gin Original Special Guest Contributor – Simon
  76. Sandy Gray Gin 
  77. Santa Fe Spirits Wheeler’s Gin
  78. Seacliff Vodka 
  79. Settler’s Artisan Rare Dry Gin
  80. St. George Spirits 
  81. Stone Pine Gin
  82. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  83. Stockholms Bränneri Dry Gin – Navy Strength Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  84. Stockholms Bränneri Oak Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  85. StrangeLove Tonic Waters
  86. Tasmanian Tonic Water Company
  87. The Everleigh Pre-Mixed Cocktail range
  88. The Botanist Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens 
  89. The Barbershop, Sydney Special Guest Contributor  – Scarlet Decoy
  90. The Canberra Distillery Gin
  91. The Lawrenny Range
  92. The Retiring Gin
  93. The West Winds Cutlass Gin
  94. The West Winds Gin- Maidenii Voyage Release
  95. Threefold Gin (new in 2020)
  96. Tonic Waters available in Australia(and a quick history)
  97. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 1
  98. Top 10 Melbourne Cocktail Bars list Part 2
  99. Underground Spirits Gin and Vodka 
  100. Unexpected Guest Distillery Gins  
  101. Vive La French Gin 
  102. Vestal Vodka
  103. Wheeler’s Western Dry Gin
  104. Windspiel Premium Dry Gin Special Guest Contributor -Jens
  105. Winter Warmers and Mulled Wine 
  106. Wildbrumby Stallion Navy Strength Gin 
  107. Young Henrys Noble Cut Gin
  108. X-Gin

Insights