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Sydney’s cocktail frenzy
Monday, July 10, 2017
Sydney’s bar scene is booming, with lots a new little pop up bars and hidden laneway cafes opening up every other day or so. You’ll find bars under libraries, behind book shops, in old record shops or sign less in lone alleyways. Sydney is turning it up and the ol’ ‘going for a drink with your mates’ is becoming a...
Five Easy Peasy Lemon-Squeezy Cocktails
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Just as there’s more than one way to fry a fish, there’s more than one way to make a cocktail and anybody who’s an expert will most probably tell you you’re doing it wrong anyway, so you may as well go ahead and get creative! Like many things, it comes down to your tastebuds. Some will want a little more...
11 Pet Hates of a Bartender
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
1. HAVE YOUR ORDER READY WHILE AT A BUSY BAR If you've been waiting in a queue, how have you not had time to think about what you want? If everyone knew what they wanted, instead of 'umming' and 'ahhing' once they finally make it to the bar, they'd all get served a lot quicker! 2. JUST A GENERAL ORDER...
And They’re Off!! Melbourne Cup Cocktails!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Get your bets down and sink a couple of these amazing cocktails in celebration of your Melbourne Cup winners! It’s the race that stops a nation and when we’re all watching it, the nation needs a drink! Whether you’re heading to Flemington for the festivities or taking the afternoon off with your office to huddle around a TV and cheer...
The Best Spring Cocktails!
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A new season brings new flavours and spring brings on the lovely fresh taste that makes us eager for summer! Spring has officially sprung and that means we get to sample some cool, refreshing cocktails to match the lovely weather! With summer around the corner, spring is the perfect time to shift to lighter drinks and away from...
Who Fancies A Bacon Cocktail?
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Don't wait until the hangover to get your bacon fix, start with a bacon cocktail and you can't go wrong! You read that right. With the advent of the cocktail scene in both Sydney and Melbourne, Australian bartenders are experimenting with all kinds of new and exciting flavours and bacon is just one of them! When you pick up a...
Happy Whiskey Sour Day!
Monday, August 25, 2014
Rejoice! Transform this boring Monday with a cocktail classic!
It may be a boring Monday but get ready to celebrate - today is officially Whiskey Sour Day!!
An old-school cocktail that is so simple to make, the whiskey sour has been part of the cocktail landscape since it was first printed in a Wisconsin newspaper in 1870!
There are a...
The Best Coffee Cocktails!
Thursday, August 14, 2014
What's better than a lovely coffee or an amazing cocktail.....hang on a minute! We thought we would combine our two loves here at Sydney Bar School with coffee and cocktails making a heady mix!! Coffee cocktails are becoming more and more common on cocktail menus the world over and there are many variations to be had using different techniques and...
Winter Cocktails to Warm the Soul!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
It might not get far below zero but it still feels cold enough to drink these winter drinks! The weather is closing in and temperatures are dropping. While Winter may not last for that long in Australia, or be particularly harsh, you still feel the cold. What better way to stave off the winter chill than with a heap of...
Get To Know Your Cocktail Glasses!
Monday, July 21, 2014
It sounds boring, but it is pretty important when you are making a cocktail - the glass can make all the difference!
It is all well and good knowing how to make a great cocktail but you’ve still got to know what glass to serve it in.
It might seem like it makes no difference but different measures are used...