A quick note on how to find the products we once imported. I was very happy to hand every product over to companies that I respect and people who have helped me enormously since I started Spirit People in May 2014.Read More
Backing up on Sunday we will be mixing a few spritzes and pouring from a short list at Capulus Espresso on Watchorn St, Hobart. Simple and delicious is our MO and today will be no different. Lily from Events With Audrey is producing the event and pouring wines from Giorgio de Maria. Giorgio himself will be on the pans, whipping up paninis, risotto and fresh Fico pasta.Read More
Tonight we are popping up inside Night Mass at Dark Mofo with Phantom Spirits cocktails until 2130 and natural wine from Campbell Burton & Living Wines, Willie Smiths Wild Cider, & beefy pies until 2am (or 6am…)
Come along before Night Mass for some damned and delicious Phantom Spirits Rum libations.
Rock. On.Read More
We’re back at the party! This Friday at Moonah’s excellent cafe -oaster Shake A Leg Jr, we have a sweet-as list of drinks to keep the winter blues and electoral news at bay - at least for a moment.
This is also going to be our last event for over a month, and Events With Audrey is going to make sure it damn-well looks the part.Read More
This Saturday May 11th from 3-7pm. Saddle up and get along to celebrate Australia’s strongest woman and her motto: “Be the draft horse”
We’ve prepared a hella tasty selection of equine-themed seasonal drinks for you to load up on while checking out the gym, checking out the gym members, and to loosen your joints before riding the mechanical bull - and if that’s not a gym you want to join I don’t know what is.Read More
The Cappellano Barolo Chinato is sublimely aromatic and refreshing, and at 18% abv it’s easy to enjoy a good couple of quaffs. I prefer a large serve over ice as a strong aperitif or a gentle digestive.
However Giorgio recently challenged me to make a mixed drink with it, so I came up with this for the popup at Monks & Co and I’m delighted to add this to my repertoire as it’s about to go onto high rotation.Read More
Named like a 90s hip-hop song, “Generous” is the combination of Argalà Genepy Gin with apricot that I’ve been fiddling with for the past three years. Often simplest is best, and the dry Australian Style negroni served as inspiration. Marionette’s excellent and slightly tannic Apricot Brandy Liqueur provides the perfect structural foil for the ethereal genepy and bright apricot aromatics, while the earthy Bio Bitter all but disappears beneath the others while anchoring the drink and providing just a lick of bitterness.Read More
Kicking off our new era we have a bunch of events this weekend. Street Eats Franko runs per usual this Friday night with a cracking coiffure-themed menu. Why? Well, because the following day I’m popping up next to a live jazz band behind one of Events With Audrey’s mobile bars inside venerable city barber Monks & Co. The event? Mid-Town Street Party.Read More
I’d like to say a huge thank you to those of you who have ever stopped by to read, talk or taste any of the spirits we introduced to the Australian market for the first time:
Romano Levi Grappa
Argalà artisanal liquors
Puni Single Malt Whisky
The Clumsy Bear Vodka
Hartshorn Sheep Whey Vodka
The Retiring Gin
Stählemühle Aqua Vitae
Säntis Malt Whisky
Phantom Spirits Rums
and Marionette Liqueurs in Tasmania
Like her namesake, Audrey is daring, clever, beautiful, timeless and full of charm and witticism. Unlike her namesake, this Audrey is an elegant caravan bar for hire throughout Tasmania.
Audrey was conceived by the entrepreneurial brilliance of Lily Kirkland. Everyone, meet Lily, Lily meet everyone. Now lets find out a little more about Audrey.Read More
“So off I set, and by the time I was completely agreeing with Arthur’s summary and while still chatting with Thomas, he served me up the Mexipiñada as a parting shot. How good is this? I thought. “The drink has to look good,” he said.
“Not only that, this is one of the tastiest, simple drinks that I ever had in that city.”Read More
We sat down with Katie Hepper, of The Understory, to talk about the poetic resonance of her graphic and illustrative work and her ability to take natures tiny, often overlooked details and elevate them to works on paper that are unique, humble and beautifully inspired.Read More
Saint Clair Vodka from Lawrenny Estate is a welcome change after a lengthy period of cocktail trends all but masking the taste of the spirits they contained. This is one highly aromatic and proudly Tasmanian spirit and we are thrilled to include it in our portfolio.Read More
And here we come to the fourth and final chapter of our The Den x Spirit People cocktail series with a cracker of a drink - the Cosmic Eggnog!Read More
Introducing the 3rd chapter in our series of cocktails served during our residency at The Den during this years Dark Mofo winter festival. What can we say about this drink? It's genre-bending, palate-defying, unusual, sexy, invigorating and yet still downright classy.Read More
Since the release of their inaugural cocktail staples - a sweet, smooth but oh so dry cassis and a stunningly complex yet versatile orange curaçao - the next addition to the burgeoning Marionette portfolio of liqueurs has been much anticipated. We are thrilled to announce that they have now released the perfect addition, an apricot brandy.Read More