Bars & pubs, Drinks, gin, Richmond, Spirits and cocktails, Vodka

Drama at Der Raum

It’s about theatre. And Der Raum does it well. Gin – there’s a selection of all the good stuff – is chilled with liquid nitrogen. It boils in a glass jug with clouds spilling down its sides and along the bar counter. When the ice clears from the surface, it is safe to sip. And it is a good martini. A very clean martini. It’s not one that will bitch slap you in the face – although I like those. […]

Drinks, gin, Melbourne

Vote now on your favourite gin

The Guardian has a great article on gin: “Gin, the drink that once seemed terminally unfashionable, is undergoing a revival and is once again the darling of cocktail aficionados.” Dorothy Parker: “I love to drink martinis, Two at the very most After three I’m under the table After four I’m under my host” With the arrival in Australia of Hendrick’s a few months back it looks like there could be a gin resurgence coming, perhaps to rival vodka. A while […]