For those times when the local bar feels a little too out of reach, we present Cocktail Porter.
Making cocktails at home sounds appealing in theory. Until you realise you’re missing crucial ingredients, spill sticky sugar syrup all over the counter tops and haphazardly measure out quantities, resulting in a less than pleasant drinking experience. Here to change the way we entertain at home is Cocktail Porter.
This new service takes the guess work out of DIY cocktail making, delivering bartender-designed cocktail kits directly to your door.
Founded by Cameron Northway, the Sydney-born concept is accepting orders for deliveries right across metro Australia. Northway’s experience in the drinks sphere is extensive, as founder and managing direct of drinks experience agency Sweet&Chilli and co-founder of Bondi’s hatted bar and restaurant, Rocker.
So how does it work? Well a different cocktail is delivered each month, with each kit containing easy-to-follow recipes, pre-measured premium spirits, tailored mixers and quality ingredients. You get some reasonable bang for your buck, with Monthly Member boxes coming in at $135. With each kit making a minimum of 14 cocktails, that means you’re spending less than $10 per drink.
If you’re not looking to commit to the full monthly subscription service, Cocktail Porter also offers flexible subscription options, allowing you to pause or cancel at any time. One-off purchases are also available, if you’re looking to get a taste of the service, or looking for an epic gift idea.
Cocktail Porter will launch with four signature one off classic cocktail boxes and a limited edition Monthly Membership Box. Each cocktail is tailored to include a unique, bar quality twist. Think an espresso martini with grated dark chocolate, a classic gin martini with your choice of different flavoured vermouths, Treacle Old Fashioned, a Bloody Mary with a dash of turmeric vinegar and limited edition Spring Cup Spritzer, a summer spritz packaged with Tanqueray London Dry Gin & Ciroc Ultra-Premium Vodka to create two different flavoured cocktails.
For more information and details on the kits, you can check out the website here: https://cocktailporter.com.au