We used to say if on a bad day you ended up at Mea Culpa and on a good day you started there, then everything was going to be okay.
So whether you want to explore some whisky, cocktails or meet some new wines from people who know what they are talking about and have something to teach you – or you just need a drink at the end of a long day – here are some tips for how to whisky and visit bars whether you’re alone or with friends.
Originally posted at Auckland Scene When do you know this bar thing is getting out of hand? When you order a drink at on a Monday night (on the night in question, a semi-traditional Whiskey-Mac with equal parts Irish Whiskey and ginger wine over ice with lemon, no mixer) and the bartender looks at you,… Continue reading Bar Scene Babe Does Grand Central: From Auckland Scene
When the Golden Dawn opened in December, there was much talk around town. For some of the young bartenders around town it was the place to work with Jacob Briars aka The Vodka Professor compiling a stunning drinks list and backbar selection of spirits. And despite the flurry of new bars in Britomart, there are… Continue reading Bar Scene Babe Does The Golden Dawn: from Auckland Scene.
I’m currently writing a series of reviews & stories about my travels around town for the wonderful BloggeratLarge.com (Megan Singleton!) I’ll post them here as well. Be sure to join the fun on the Auckland Scene Facebook page for all the latest updates about this great city. There’s something about having a local that makes… Continue reading Bar Scene Babe Does The Corner Store: from Auckland Scene
If there’s one thing that ought to be done in preparation for the one day, soon to be opened McGills… it’s imbibing at a few favourite locals. A few places & sources you should know and take note of: http://www.thesauce.net.nz – website of Beam Global Brand Ambassador Ben Stuart, it’s a sweet little website with… Continue reading A Few Good Spots