Tag: whisky

Cocktails and Desserts World Class Cocktail Week

World Class Cocktail Week 2017: the best events at the top bars

World Class Cocktail Week is one of our favourite parts of May at The Plus Ones. (And that’s not just because we were interviewed on the World Class website, honest.) It’s the perfect excuse to pretend winter isn’t happening, and…

Eau de Vie Appreciation Society Melbourne

Eau de Vie’s Appreciation Society series

Down a laneway and behind an unmarked door is something special. Eau de Vie is a speakeasy cocktail bar that combines class, theatricality, and experienced staff. There are few things more pleasurable than taking a seat at the bar and…

Melbourne’s best November events: fill your diary with these

We’ve got it all for you in November. Craft markets. Outdoor films. An espresso martini festival. There’s also a party called ‘Choose Your Own Queer Adventure’, alongside the annual harvest of the first French grapes for a special wine. Mark these…

Whisky Trivia with The Whisky Social

It’s a temperate Wednesday night and as Melbourne trudged home, a few brave and quietly exuberant souls made their way to Franklin Street to Captain Melville for Whisky Trivia. I arrived way too early and had the distinct pleasure of meeting…

Balvenie Whisky and Cheese at BarNone

I have a serious soft spot for the crew at BarNone (and East of Everything). After they hosted a $30 whisky and cheese matching night, that soft spot has turned into a sink-hole of love. The event highlighted Balvenie single…

Independent’s Day whisky festival

Smooth, smoky, oaky, peaty. Our tastebuds were treated to a waterfall of whisky flavours at the inaugural Independent’s Day whisky festival. For single malt lovers the event was a dream come true. Independent bottlers from Scotland, Australia, and beyond were on show…

Canadian whiskey tasting at The Noble Experiment

After spending an evening at a whiskey masterclass last year, I was sure I knew everything there was to know about the wonderful drink. Turns out I was missing a whole lot of specialised knowledge, especially regarding Canadian whiskey and…