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Get Ready for Gin Month

November is Gin month at bars and clubs and even if you’ve never been a fan, gin has been growing in popularity in recent years. Gin month also happens to coincide with the launch of the world’s first cannabis gin,

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Here’s Why You Should Start Drinking Whisky

In Australia we love our beer and our wine but whisky is something that’s been reserved for special occasions. But we should be breaking out the whisky more often, not  only because of its quality and the care that goes

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These are The World’s Biggest Selling Spirits Brands

One of the most important aspects of the job, especially in hospitality is knowing what your patrons want. In a bar, restaurant, pub or club that will involve serving alcohol and you’re probably well aware of what spirits your patrons

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How To Knock Back A Boilermaker

A Boilermaker, (the combination of beer and shot whisky) has had a reputation of being a manly drink but now there’s a new appreciation for this 2 part drink and a new way to drink it. Here’s a more sophisticated

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“Experiment With Whisky” Expert Says

Glenfiddich’s Malt Master Brian Kinsman tells bartenders to experiment with his whiskies instead of simply sticking to the conventional whisky and coke. Recently speaking at the release of the 1977 Rare Collection Cask No 15176 which will retail at $4352

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Japanese Whisky at Its Best

The Japanese have become experts at whisky making, since they began making it in the 1920s. Here’s one of the drinks that best showcases their whisky – The Japanese Highball. It’s called a highball because it’s usually served over ice

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Want to Start Appreciating Whisky, Here’s What You Should Know

If you want to start drinking whisky but don’t know where to start, there’s an article on HuffingtonPost.com.au that can give you some guidance as to what to drink and how to drink it. With an array of whiskeys available,

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What Irish Drinkers Think About American Cocktails

The Irish are known for giving the world such alcoholic treasures as Guinness and Jameson, and its pretty well known that they know their alcohol. So let’s see what they think of these American cocktails?

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Ice is Best for Whiskey

A recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, and posted on Menshealth.com.au claims that a small amount of water, for example from ice, can actually make your whiskey taste better. This is contrary to the widely held belief that

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Classic Whiskey Cocktail

Here’s a Prohibition era whisky cocktail with rich depth in taste and history. If you’re a fan of the sweet and sour quality of vermouth and the sweetness of grenadine, this is the perfect cocktail for you, it’s also so

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