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The End of the Campari Year

Back in 2011, I bought a bottle of Campari only to discover (with my eldest brother) how little I fancied it.  Its bitterness was a slap with truly impressive follow-through: lingering far longer than expected or desired, like unwelcome houseguests. 266 more words


Dante NYC Negroni Happy Hour 

Love Negroni’s? Dante NYC recently won Best Negroni in NYC. They have an entire Negroni Menu with a dozen variations on one of my favorite drinks. 227 more words

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Gypsy Eyes


  • Green chartreuse rinse
  • 1.5 oz Dry Gin
  • 1/2 oz Aperol
  • 1/2 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 oz Simple syrup


Shake gin, Aperol, lime, grapefruit and simple syrup with ice. 20 more words


A perfectly balanced Negroni

Another beauty enjoyed last night at Centre Bar and Grill Bentleigh. This Negroni is perfectly balanced and one of the best I have ever had. Made with gin, @campariofficial and @rossoanticoaperitivo .

Margaritas Out And About

Wild Turkey: Risky Whiskey or Science Under the Influence?

This is a story about how poorly humans understand risk. This is also a story about the power of marketing. It also is a pathetic tome of misplaced energy, twisted values, and the ultimate first-world problem. 1,303 more words


Black Pearl Fitzroy

Last night I escaped school holiday madness and headed to @black_pearl_fitzroy and Bartender Nathan Mixed me up this really fabulous cocktail with @tequila_arette Reposado, @campariofficial , lime, orange bitters, agave and cherry infused port (locally sourced from Red Hill) I was amazed by his creativity and the ambiance of this fabulous little bar in Fitzroy. 7 more words

Margaritas Out And About

Loves of my life #3

It’s taken a while to write this post for a couple of reasons.  Firstly because I didn’t quite know how to introduce why this was one of the loves of my life and secondly because I didn’t want to blow the trumpet as it were. 607 more words