Category Archives: Bar

The legacy of family: Wild Turkey launches Master’s Keep Revival

Aged 17 years in brick and wood rickhouses and 86.8 proof, Master’s Keep is the longest aged whiskey released by Wild Turkey in the U.S.  It’s recipe harks back to a classic released decades earlier by Eddie’s father and distilling partner, Jimmy Russell.

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An evening with our fathers: (George Campbell, Whisky & Tailor)

To mark the launch of Master’s Keep Revival in Australia, Wild Turkey held an intimate event at Saké in Sydney for media and their fathers.  Guests enjoyed the first taste of Master’s Keep Revival alongside a dinner menu inspired by the bold flavours of the new premium blend while special guest, chef Andy Allen, talked about the role and power of family and revival in his journey as a chef.

(Pictured: The RNB Diary, Host & MC – Marco, Georgia Dawes & Christopher Haggarty – Lifestyle Influencers)

 

Wild Turkey stakes its reputation on its traditional recipes that have been maintained since the 19th century with tactful innovations like the ones presented in the Master’s Keep series.   The fourth rendition sees Eddie Russell re-visit his father’s concept with a sherry signature cask finishing on 15 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

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Add the complexity and unique flavour of Russell’s Reserve Private Select Limited Edition to your cocktails

The growing appeal of private batch and single barrell programmes has paved the way for great depth in the landscape of bourbon for the most serious of conoisseurs.   In an Australian exclusive, Wild Turkey recently launched Russell’s Reserve Private Select Limited Edition bourbon, hand-picked by Master Distiller Eddie Russell.  Deeply complex with flavours of caramel, liquorice and vanilla, with subtle nuances derived from the barrel in which it matures, try these two cocktail recipes when entertaining your guests.

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Kahlua’s study finds half of the people who missed a life moment were trying to capture it on Social media

shutterstock_254896714.jpgActively championing the sentiment of life, in a Kahlua survey of millennials, over 90% said it’s important to live in the moment, while more than half have missed an important moment because they were trying to capture it for their social media chanels.  The irony!

Kahlua-ZeroLikes-ExhibitionThe Zero Likes Given exhibition by Kahlua, hosted by ‘Orange is the new Black’ actress Jackie Cruz, calls on people to remember what real life is about and to enjoy life in the moment.   The initiatives hopes to liberate as an opportunity to brush up on skills that involve genuine human connection by substituting their virtual sense of selves and appreciating real life moments.

Kahlua’s study also found more than a third of people check for likes a minute or less after posting.
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How the Veniceans celebrated 100 years of Aperol

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Aperol celebrates its 100th Birthday in Venice, bringing guests from around the world together to toast to the iconic orange aperitif

Going back to the birthplace where the iconic bittersweet orange aperitif originated, the centenary of one of the world’s most distinguished brands was felt throughout the entire city of  Padova and Venice.

Reflecting on the brand’s rich history since 1919 and turning towards the future, Aperol shared the milestone with guests who flocked in from all parts of the globe using the universal languages of art, music and Aperol Spritz.

This signature cocktail single-handedly leads the global Spritz category, earning Aperol its rightful place in the International Bartender Association’s list (IBA), as the key defining ingredient of the Spritz Veneziano.
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Smoke: “Raising the bar”

Embracing the winter sun’s rays after work, hitting that outdoor lounge oasis with illustrious views of the harbour and a rustic interior for luxury share plates with attendants doting over your every need.   It’s the sophisticated treehouse that defined Barangaroo when it first opened and redefined our elite expectations of drinking and dining in the city.

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4 cocktails to try on World Gin Day

Chief mixologist and founder of Gin Lane & Spritz Bar, Grant Collins will be flooding Kensington Street with a day full of celebrations to mark World Gin Day.   From 12pm-5pm sip your Saturday away with the special Happy Hour gin cocktails at Sydney’s home of gin cocktails, Gin Lane.  Then, as the sun sets, make your way to Spritz Bar to enjoy
5-7pm Happy Hour featuring creations showcasing unique and authentic Victorian gins from Patient Wolf Gin Co., Hemp Gin, Lyre’s and Four Pillars.  Prior to Spritz’ Happy Hour, the venue will let drinkers get up close and personal with a “Meet the Makers” gin tasting session from 1-4pm.

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3 new whisky experiences at Highlander Bar – Sir Stamford, Circular Quay

Scottish culture immerses Circular Quay’s Highlander Whisky Bar in the Sir Stamford property.  At the launch on Friday 10 May,   Jacky Cheung, General Manager  revealed three new offerings centreing around whisky.

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