Back when Bundaberg Rum first decided to start creating special blends of rum aged in small barrels, they had their vat maker create a small oak barrel to test the idea. Charred on the inside, the barrel quickly turned the rum into an unpalatable liquid.
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The toughest thing about the new Kraken Black Spiced rum that hits bottleshop shelves this month is resisting the urge to bellow “Release the Kraken” every time you pour yourself a glass.
Bundy is a staple of the Australian culture. An icon. A classic. But although it has been distilled for 124 years, it was only three short years ago that the company decided to branch out into finely crafted, barrel-aged blends.
Making whisky is a science long mastered by distilleries around the world – getting that perfect blend of flavours isn’t something that just happens, people! But only Elements of Islay wears whisky’s scientific background on the bottle.
It’s a good year to be a whiskey drinker. After more than a decade, Jack Daniels is launching its first new whiskey in Australia, blending a proprietary honey liqueur with Jack’s classic Old No. 7 whiskey.
You’re planning a big barbecue for the weekend, and need to grab a slab to keep your mates happy. But which bottle shop has the best price for your particular beer of choice? This app will let you know.
Head to the vodka aisle in Dan Murphy’s and you’ll be overwhelmed by the number of flavour combinations and permutations on offer. But none of them shines a light to 360′s recently released Glazed Donut variety
Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Bacardi has just released its first major product innovation in 15 years. Bacardi Oakheart offers a flavoursome spiced rum perfect for the modern day adventurer.
Some men, like EFTM’s very own Damian Francis, don’t like drinking beer. But that doesn’t mean they should be put into camps and re-educated on the beauty of the world’s most popular alcoholic beverage. Especially given all the other amazing uses beer can be put to.
They say that the devil is in the details. They say that sometimes, the devil is a gentleman. And as I found out this week while tasting Jim Beam’s new Devil’s Cut bourbon, both are very true.