Young Henrys team with Art Gallery of NSW to create an exclusive boutique beer

It seems Newtown brewers Young Henrys have joined in on the adoration of Art Gallery of NSW’s current major summer exhibition, The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, drawing inspiration from the works on display to craft an exclusive boutique brew for the gallery’s Up late with The Greats series. Titled Old Master the brew has been designed to celebrate the free program of events, which has activities running at the gallery every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.... Read More | Share it now!

Regent Place welcomes Diaso and Eat Asia (Sydney)

Central retail and food hub Regent Place is one of the most well located and unique precincts in the CBD, shooting off George Street and offering a diverse line of shopfronts, vendors, and even one of the city’s most popular small bars (Assembly). As part of the precinct’s on-going development, Regent Place has added two of the fastest rising retail brands in the city, giving some substantial space to one-price wonder store Daiso, and comprehensive Asian grocer Eat Asia.... Read More | Share it now!

It’s official: a Jack Daniels and Coke is now called a “Lemmy” in honour of Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister

The American spirits industry and Jack Daniels have clearly been paying attention the change.org lately. With the tragic, recent passing of Motorhead frontgod Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, an overwhelming amount of signatures came rushing through to a petition asking JD to officially re-name Lemmy’s favourite drink as a tribute to the rock legend. Now, the authoritative Food & Beverage Magazine have officially deemed that a JD and coke shall henceforth be referred to as The “Lemmy”.... Read More | Share it now!

Beer DeLuxe brings their 150-strong beer menu to King Street Wharf (Sydney)

A beer venue founded by beer lovers for beer lovers – what’s not to love! With several locations already in operation, major beer haunt Beer DeLuxe is now open at King Street Wharf. They have settled in the old La Cita venue, and have completely renovated it into a multi-story waterfront bar, housing what’s become known as The Beer Bible, a 150-strong beer menu that changes weekly, making it one of the largest beer offerings in Sydney. ... Read More | Share it now!

Renowned cafe ‘bills’ has introduced a new summer food and cocktail menu (Sydney)

Both of Sydney’s bills cafes have long stood as two of the most popular casual dining destinations in their respective areas – Bondi and Surry Hills – and so any change is bound to turn some heads. That recent change has come with a new summer dinner menu that rethinks both the food and drink on offer at both establishments from 5pm, sticking to the seasonal, local aesthetic that mirrors renowned chef and owner Bill Granger and his approach to food.... Read More | Share it now!

Taylors Wines introduce thermo-chromatic ink technology to their bottles

Renowned Clare Valley winery Taylors Wines conducted a study earlier this year, aimed at bringing better wine experiences to their consumers. The study found that 8 out of 10 Australians drink their red wine at ‘room temperature’, a tendency which is actually robbing wine-lovers of the full experience due to Australia’s warmer climate actually having a negative impact on the flavour of good quality varietales like shiraz, pinot noir, and cabernet sauvignon. Fortunately, there’s a technology out there to correct this and Taylors Wines have begun using it to ensure their Taylors Estate and Promised Land ranges are showing off their best possible sides to consumers.... Read More | Share it now!

Bavarian Bier Cafés and Munich Brauhaus strengthen focus on original craft beers and food pairings

All ten Bavarian Bier Cafés across Australia, plus Munich Brauhaus in Melbourne, have switched up their focus a bit, hopping right into the middle of craft beer by launching their very own range of haus-brewed beers, including Munich Lager, Butcher’s Bride Pale Ale, a wheat and barley blend called Hop Dock, and the low carb Blonde Moment. With all these brews coming from the Australian-based Crafty Bavarian Brewing Co., this is a good chance for the public to sip on some local brews made in accordance with authentic Bavarian recipes and 500 years of Bavarian brewing traditions.... Read More | Share it now!

After five years Cockatoo Island’s famous pop-up bar will shut down and relocate next month (Sydney)

After five glorious summers, the team behind one of Sydney’s most endearing, long-lasting pop-up bars, and one of Lonely Planet’s “Top 50 Bars in the World for 2015”, The Island Bar will be waving goodbye to it’s iconic location on Cockatoo Island, with last drinks set for February 29th of this year. The bar’s owners Marco Faraone and Mike Edkins chose not to renew their lease with Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, instead moving their charming blend of shipping containers, pizza ovens, astro turf, and European beach-side style furniture to an undisclosed location in time for next summer.... Read More | Share it now!