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Behind the Barrel’s impressive selection is a team of knowledgeable, liquor loving, friendly experts. We’ve created the Barrel Blog to help share our expertise, guide you through the wonderful world of liquor and have a whole heap of fun along the way.

Cheese, Beer & Wine Pairings
Lifestyle

Cheese, Beer & Wine Pairings

Picking the right wine & beer to go with your cheese board Whether you prefer a glass of vino or…

7 Occasions for An Ice-Cold Beer
Lifestyle

7 Occasions for An Ice-Cold Beer

And the right beers to choose Beer, glorious beer! While most people don’t necessarily need a special occasion to justify…

The Best Gins Available in Australia Right Now
Lifestyle

The Best Gins Available in Australia Right Now

Let’s get one thing straight from the start… Gin is an absolute ripper spirit! From local boutique releases, to flavour…

The Barrel’s Guide To Red Wine Title Image
Guides

The Barrel’s Guide To Red Wine

We hear you; the world of red wine can be a little daunting, particularly for beginners. But the good news…

Amaretto-Sour-Cocktail
Cocktails

Amaretto Sour

The Amaretto sour is a cocktail showcasing a distinct nutty flavour, silky texture and sour nuances. This luxe cocktail is the perfect way to cap off a long week and kick off the fun of the weekend.

Aperol-Spritz-Cocktail
Cocktails

Aperol Spritz

The Aperol Spritz is the classic Italian Aperitivo, perfect for evoking those glorious Italian summer vibes. Looking to Jazz up your Insta picnic pics? You can’t go wrong with this refreshing and aesthetically pleasing cocktail made from just 3 primary ingredients.

Blackberry-Lemon-Thyme-Fizz-Cocktail
Cocktails

Berry Lemon Thyme Fizz

The Berry Lemon Thyme Fizz is a refreshing effervescent cocktail with beautiful berry notes complimented by the savoury aromatics of thyme. Enjoy 1, 2 or even three of these lovely cocktails at your next picnic.

Cosmopolitan-Cocktail
Cocktails

Cosmopolitan

Sweet with a hint of tang, the Cosmopolitan is a popular blushing pink cocktail. The Cosmopolitan cocktail is made with vodka, triple sec and cranberry juice as the primary ingredients. This cocktail is perfect with friends before a night out or as part of a cocktail night adventure.