Posts tagged cocktail
SPRING SPRUNG

Aptly named Spring Sprung, this margarita twist takes the uniqueness of the Charles Oates Apple Spirit in all its dry, crunchy and crisp glory and uses it as a placeholder for what would normally be tequila. The result will knock your socks off.

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THE DEN COCKTAIL No. 4 || COSMIC EGGNOG

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!

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THE DEN COCKTAIL No. 3 || MAGIC PILL

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.

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MARIONETTE APRICOT BRANDY LIQUEUR

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

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THE DEN COCKTAIL No. 2 || THE HILLS HAVE IRES

Here we bring you the second chapter in the ode to our residency at The Den during Dark Mofo this year. By popular demand, we bring you the extrapolated version of what was our best seller over three mad weeks - The Hills Have Ires.

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THE DEN COCKTAIL No. 1 || MASTER & MARGARITA

The MASTER & MARGARITA is a very simple twist on a classic formula that anyone can make at home. It was also one of our most aromatic cocktails during an unforgettable three-week popup at The Den during Dark Mofo 2018.

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5 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT EWEN DAVIES

Late last year (suspiciously close to Jesus' birthday) we had a very special arrival in Tasmania. A strange, eerie character from the North.. the kind you would see in a Hans Christian Anderson tale.

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CLUMSY BEAR VODKA MARTINI

Den Klodsede (Clumsy Bear) Vodka has wallops of flavour, and is made with utter care. It tastes like sweet malt, has strength, and yet no sharp edges. These characteristics make it a superb basis for a vodka martini so, without further ado, we present to you the Clumsy Bear Vodka Martini;

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THE BLOODTUB

The Bloodtub, so named for the small barrel it is served in at this year’s Winter Feast, is the Rob Roy inspired cocktail offering from the ever inspiring Sullivans Cove Distillery at Dark Mofo this year. 

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THE SACRIFICIAL LAMBRUSCO

The Sacrificial Lambrusco was created in collaboration with The Den’s Adam Brooks and is one of the most unusually brilliant and infinitely considered drinks on our Dark Mofo menu. 

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THE HILLS HAVE IRES

With the rage and wrath suggested by its name, The Hills Have Ires is a cocktail that embodies the satanic undertones of Dark Mofo and mellows them, fuses them and ultimately comes 180 degrees to smolder in a martini glass and whisper bold thoughts and firey dares.

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HUORLEANS COCKTAIL

The Huon Valley’s answer to the quintessential Sazerac. We like to call our version the Huorleans Cocktail and think it rivals its famous counterpart giving it a solid run for its money.

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ONE ON ONE COCKTAIL

MACq01 Hotel on Hobart’s waterfront is turning 1 and we’ve teamed up with the Story Bar to make the welcome cocktail of all welcome cocktails. All hail the One on One and Happy Birthday MACq01.

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PHANTOM SPIRITS BARBADOS RUM.

We’ve all heard of Danish design and, whilst this is usually thought of more in terms of architecture, furniture and the like, a motley crew of Danes has more recently set the spirit world on fire (pardon the pun). 

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THE KIR FROM 'ROUND HERE

Marrying an immensely popular cult classic in the cocktail world - The ‘Kir’ - with locally sourced produce, resulted in this luscious little number we like to call ‘The Kir From ‘Round Here’.

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SMOKE ON THE ORCHARD

'Smoke On The Orchard' (thanks for the inspiration Deep Purple…smoke on the water, fire in the sky…) combines the aromatics of Charles Oates Apple Spirit and cunningly balances them with the malted, peaty depths of Rogbjørnen (The Smoky Bear) Peated Vodka which adds that little extra  backend warmth alluding to the mouth-watering taste of an apple pie fresh out of the oven.

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STREET EATS 08/12 MENU - FEAT. EWYON DAVIES

This weeks Street Eats menu has been brought to you by the dark mind and impure thoughts of Ewyon Davies. A 14yr veteran of the hospitality industry, Ewyon (pronounced yoo-wen) knows his way blindfolded around the tins and spirits.

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SHORT-PRICED FAVOURITE

The Short-Priced Favourite was made by Spirit People's Angus Burton around the time of one Melbourne Cup week at Franklin Restaurant Hobart and featured in The Australian Newspaper.

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FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE

The Flight Of The Bumblebee is an elegant drink made with Vestal Vodka, and is a wonderful celebration of good ingredients mixed with purpose.

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