Black-tea ice cubes, sultana swizzle sticks, honeycomb, vodka, gin, rye and more all shaken and stirred and muddled and served for your pleasure - meet the drinks (and their makers) you'll find at the year's biggest cocktail carnival
To get that effect where you can see Guinness settling down from light to dark requires a mix of 70 per cent nitrogen and 30 per cent carbon dioxide which causes what's called "surge and settle". Prop up the rosewood bar with a pint – though the main view is on to Victoria Road, inside is enough to keep you occupied. Sink back with a single malt whisky or a soothing ale. This St Pat's kicks of with a roving fiddler, Irish dancing galore and $5.50 pints of Guinness all day.