On the 21st of June 2017, dozens of Sydney’s most dedicated Jack Daniel’s fans faced the cold to come to MyBottleShop and discover more about their favourite (Tennessee) whiskey. Diving into the history, methods and style of the storied brand was Jack Daniel’s Brand Ambassador Stuart Reeves. Stuart’s passion for the spirit shone through in his sermons on everything […]
Author: Alex Radovan
Bondi Espresso Martinis: Bondi’s Best Baristas in a Bottle
Undoubtedly, Sydney’s best coffee scene is Bondi. There, sun-bleached baristas brew every day for both their livelihood and passion: the fierce competition to craft the perfect cappuccino or the ideal espresso. When the sun sets on this stylish seaside suburb, residents roll up their yoga mats and make their way to the bars. There, they continue […]
Fanatical about Fiji Rum? Read on!
As Fiji is, geologically speaking, a fairly young country, the island retains its very rich volcanic soils with virtually no erosion. As a result, its sugar cane is organically grown and among the best in the world. This, combined with pure Fijian water and the perfect tropical climate for maturation, makes Fijian rum some of the finest […]
The Twelve Styles of Caribbean Rum
Depending on the island where your drink was distilled, Caribbean Rums bring as much variety as the islands themselves. Some come close to whiskey, while others are closer to sugar-water. Below is a guide to the best of these islands and their signature spirits: Cuba Cuban rum tends to come clean and crisp, with a […]
Widow Jane New York Grain to Bottle Bourbon
Produced in the heart of Brooklyn, New York, Widow Jane Whiskey is made from the very bed-rock of the city. Literally. Rosendale limestone, which holds high the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty, filters an incredibly smooth water which makes superb whiskey. They source their name from that of the quarry where they source this […]
A New Whey to Enjoy Gin
The beauty of gin is that it gives license to variety. Beyond juniper, just about any botanical can be macerated and made into this magnificent drink. With this in mind, Tasmania’s Hartshorn Distillery has decided to use (or, rather, ewe-se) distilled sheep’s whey as part of their incredible, experimental new Hartshorn Sheep’s Whey Gin. How […]
This Seven Year Old Whiskey Distillery is NYC’s Oldest.
It’s hard to believe that the Kings County whiskey distillery, which was founded in 2010, could be the oldest in New York City. But tough regulation following the cities’ Whiskey Wars and Prohibition Laws kept NYC distilleries underground for decades. It wasn’t until 2002, when New York saw the success of their wine industry, that they created a limited […]
2017’s Most Awarded Whisky is Indian
While they come from a place relatively unknown in the world of whisky, Paul John have produced an array of award-winning whiskeys in the warm climes of Goa, India. Given the temperature of the sub-continent, as well as its access to premium water and Himalayan grain, it’s not surprising that they could craft such incredible […]