Martini Clinic Session #2 Live on Zoom, 10 January, 5pm

For such a simple cocktail, so much often goes wrong with the Martini: the mixing, ratios, temperature, choice of ingredients,…

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Review: Unexpected Guest Distillery Gins

I thought I’d finish the reviewing year with something guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. What’s not to…

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Spring Cocktails with Underground Spirits

Each year in Canberra, Australia there is a wonderful Spring festival, Floriade. For the past couple of years I’ve been…

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The Six Types of Martini (and no, they’re not what you think they are)

We’ve all been there, I suspect quite often, these past few months. It’s that time of day when we reach…

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Review: Norrbottens Destilleri Mountain Dry Gin

Norrbotten’s Distillery is another exciting new Swedish distillery. Sweden’s northernmost distillery was started by three friends for over three years…

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Review: Prohibition Liquor Co. Navy Strength Gin

I’m a lucky chap. Kind folks send all sorts of things to drink, appreciate and provide feedback on. Sometimes they’re…

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Craft Spirits Still Making in Australia

Image courtesy of Stillsmiths, Tasmania If you spend anytime scrolling at pretty pictures of makers of spirits on social media,…

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The Lawrenny Distillery Range

A few years ago I had the pleasure of taking the road less travelled whilst driving about Tasmania.  The tiny…

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Canberra Region Distilleries

My adopted home town of Canberra, Australia’s capital turns 107 this March 9, 2020, Happy Birthday! With it’s modern, well…

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