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Rockin’ the suburbs with hard liquor and fresh juice

Space is a premium at this Enmore small bar, so they’ve devoted what they have to the important elements of a good night out. Their playlist provides punters with a solid rock’n’roll education – in a 15 minute block we hear the Stranglers, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Millencolin and the Jim Carroll Band – and for extra reading material old playbills from Muddy Waters, Little Richard, Stevie Wonder, Chuck Berry and Elvis are cover the walls. There are a handful of stools around the bar and five tables up the front, while up the back there are two big booths for slightly larger groups or couples getting romantic over their shared love of the Models. Cocktails are $17 and they have six on the list. On a hot, sweaty evening refresh yourself with an Eastside, which uses lime juice, mint, cucumber, sugar and a generous glug of gin to great effect. Don’t like fussy drinks? These guys know that everything tastes good with freshly pressed apple juice so you can order it with cinnamon whisky, Bison Grass vodka or your standard issue vodka, Irish whisky, spiced rum, tequila or gin for ten dollars a go. All that juicing still too much hoo ha? They stock US brews like PBR, Sierra Nevada, Anchor and Budweiser, plus Peroni, Asahi, Coopers Green, Feral, and a Cold Stream cider. Booze, pizza, tunes. What more do you want? 

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By Emily Lloyd-Tait   |  

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Address
44 Enmore Rd, Newtown 2042

Telephone 02 9516 2345

Price per person including drinks $10.00 to $50.00

Open Tue-Sat 5pm-midnight; Sun 5-10pm

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