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An Unusual Brew
Cascade is probably best known for its popular light beer. But Australia’s oldest brewer is taking advantage of Tasmania’s unrivalled terroir to produce a new beer that highlights its unique produce.
Der Raum Packs Up
Der Raum is relocating to Munich under the name Gamsei, but the new Bar Economico will be stepping up in its place – and taking a surprisingly different direction in the process.
Making Australia’s Gin with The West Winds
We sit down with Jeremy Spencer of The West Winds Gin to learn more about how their true blue gin is made and what gives it such an Australian character.
Key Of Sea at Hamer Hall
On Friday night a collection of Australian musicians from different backgrounds, with different musical taste and education came together to perform at Hamer Hall. Our photographer, Peter Tarasuik was backstage.
With their unique flavour profiles, the use of Japanese spirits in cocktail culture is on the rise. We chatted with Japanese beverage expert Andre Bishop to find out more.
Bringing Vermouth Back
We sit down with bartender and vermouth lover Shaun Byrne to learn more about his new Australian vermouth company Maidenii and why the beverage it is so often misunderstood.
Melbourne Music Week - What a Blast
From raves in a crumbling city building to Tim Sweeney at the NGV and Goblin on the Town Hall's grand organ, Melbourne Music Week has come to and end, and so we bit adieu to one hell of a week of tunes with this gallery by our photographer Kristoffer Paulsen.
The Importance of Ice
Ice is one the most important cocktail ingredients and yet its often overlooked. So we asked a professional to show us how to create bar quality ice at home.
10 Years of Happiness
This weekend, Double Happiness will be celebrating its 10th birthday. We speak with owner Tom Rattigan to gain some perspective on the much-loved Melbourne bar’s story.
The Smoker’s Section
Like fine wine or coffee appreciation, cigar culture possesses several intriguing elements. We sat down with Vernon Chalker and Jonathan Vanek of Ra Bar to find out more.
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Heading out this week
Ballet & Fashion at the National Gallery of Victoria
3rd November – 19th May
Warwick Thornton: Mother Courage
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
5th February – 23rd June
Dior and Yamamoto: The New Look
16th March – 28th July
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Lewis Carroll's Alice Books
20th March – 23rd May