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Cooking With Bourbon - Barfly Magazine (Press)

Author: Matt Wooler - Thursday, December 08, 2016

When I started writing about whisky back in 2008/2009 cooking with whisky was not a thing really. Certainly not discussed in any serious manner. In fact even now it is not a thing but I am certainly working towards it. Recently I posted som ...discover more

Closing Off - Southern BBQ Boilermakers Session 1

Author: Matt Wooler - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thanks for attending We returned to Crooked Tailor (http://www.crookedtailor.com/) on Saturday 22 October for our first Southern BBQ Boilermakers Session 1. Whisky is always great on its own but we often find our selves double parked with a beer  ...discover more

Closing Off - Whisky Manipulations Hot & Cold

Author: Matt Wooler - Friday, September 23, 2016

Thanks for attending Saturday 17th September saw our second Whisky Manipulations session for the year at Pocket Bar Darlinghurst. Titled Hot & Cold we teamed up with Sydney Cocktail Club to try 3 Australian whiskies from New Worl Whisky Disti ...discover more

Night With The Nail - Drambuie Brand Relaunches

Author: Matt Wooler - Friday, September 09, 2016

We have all encountered it at some stage or for some it was their first sudo introduction into whisky. I know I was enjoying Drambuie (http://www.drambuie.com) before I was a dedicated whisky fiend back in the 90's. Wednesday 7th Septemb ...discover more

Enjoying Hibikiness with Mike Miyamoto

Author: Matt Wooler - Thursday, March 03, 2016

In building the Dramnation brand, there are whisky labels that we clearly see as brands we like or want to feature during out whisky tasting experiences. When an opportunity comes to spend some time talking to Global Brand Ambassador for Suntory  ...discover more

Chance To Wise Up On Whisky - Hills Shire Times (Press)

Author: Matt Wooler - Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Once again Dramnation makes its way into the local news paper after the completion of our tasting Whisky Manipulations (/news-tips-and-tricks/closing-off-whisky-manipulations). Always good to see the support of the local community. For t ...discover more

On The Crooked Judging Panel

Author: Matt Wooler - Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Getting involved in the whisky scene sometimes delivers those things out of the blue you don’t ever think you would be involved in. I have been to many cocktail competitions and get excited to watch the action as bar tenders put on a s ...discover more

The Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2016 National FInals

Author: Matt Wooler - Tuesday, September 01, 2015

As we see The Hills districts spirits trade grow with new bars opening up so to will these localities attract the attention of events such as the Australian National Finals of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2016 (http://www.angostu ...discover more

The Bar That Jack Built On Tour 2015

Author: Matt Wooler - Saturday, August 15, 2015

Brown-Forman (http://www.brown-forman.com), one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies, has featured well in our tastings with their premium whisk(e)y brands Jack Daniels (http://www.jackdaniels.com) and Woodford Reserve ...discover more

The Crooked Tailor - Whisky Bar In The Hills

Author: Matt Wooler - Monday, July 13, 2015

The time has come where a dedicated cocktail & whisky bar comes to the The Hills! The Crooked Tailor is the 6th bar addition to the larger Pocket Group (http://www.pocketgroup.com.au). The Pocket Group is a grouping of bars literal ...discover more


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