Sydney’s getting an espresso martini festival next month

All hail the espresso martini, a genius fusion of caffeine and alcohol created by a fellow named Dick and a never to be named supermodel. Regardless of how it came to be, the more important thing is there’s an official festival idolising the signature cocktail heading our way. Following its recent success in Melbourne last year the Mr Black Festival of the Espresso Martini is heading to Sydney and we are ready to embrace the boozehound/coffee snob within.... Read More | Share it now!

169 Darlinghurst and Mr Black introduce espresso martini on tap (Sydney)

Nestled above well known hot spot Tatler, the drinking and dancing destination that is 169 Darlinghurst has been sitting pretty since opening earlier this year, amassing a dedicated following thanks to some very well priced, delicious food and an artistic interior. Surely that following is about to grow with this latest collaboration, a link up with awarded coffee liqueur Mr Black that has resulted in the ever-popular espresso martini being introduce to their menu. So what, right? Everywhere does an espresso martini now, there’s even a bar dedicated to the famous cocktail. Don’t be so quick to judge, there’s a rather unique difference – these espresso martini cocktails are on tap.... Read More | Share it now!

Mr Black’s caffeinated cocktail classes impress at The Rocks Aroma Festival (Sydney)

Be prepared for a heady, hilarious and more importantly, intriguing experience when settling in for a schooling on caffeinated mixology by local cold pressed coffee liqueur gurus Mr Black. National Brand Ambassador, Malcolm Gandar knows how to spin a good yarn and has an ungodly knack for incorporating the deliciousness of Mr Black and a perfectly brewed espresso with a myriad of unlikely ingredients to create cocktails which are deceptively easy to drink and make (but fanciful enough to impress one’s friends).... Read More | Share it now!

On the Shelf: Mr Black x Campos Panama Geisha Coffee Liqueur

Now that they’re very well established and have a high repute behind them, awarded Australian coffee liqueur Mr Black have once again teaming up with the legendary Campos Speciality Roasters for a special collaboration brew, their second in less than a year. In December of last year we took a look at the first collaboration between the two brands – which is still very much in high demand, or so I’m told; now they have gone and taken this whole thing to the next level, sourcing what is currently the most highly sought after coffee bean in the world – Panama Geisha – to create a premium edition Mr Black that will be very limited in availability. We got to try some at a recent event held at Neil Perry’s famous Rockpool Est. 1989 – one of the last brunches ever for the iconic restaurant, before they close and re-open as Eleven Bridge.... Read More | Share it now!