Beneath Driver Lane, in the heart of Melbourne’s bustling central business district, lies a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered by those who love a good drink and a great atmosphere. This speakeasy-style bar is a true gem, offering a unique and intimate experience for those who crave something different.
Beneath Driver Lane, located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, has recently launched an exclusive tasting experience for gin and vodka lovers. The Republic of Fremantle, a premium distillery located in Western Australia, is now offering private tastings of their exclusive gin and vodka in the exclusive vault at Beneath Driver Lane.
The Republic of Fremantle is known for its exceptional craftsmanship and their unique and flavourful spirits. The distillery has gained a reputation for producing some of the finest gin and vodka in Australia, and now, visitors to Beneath Driver Lane can experience these spirits firsthand.
The private tasting experience at Beneath Driver Lane is a luxurious affair, with guests being led to the exclusive vault by Business Development Executive Alessandro Nardini. Once inside, guests are treated to a tasting of the Republic of Fremantle’s premium gin and vodka, along with expert commentary on the distilling process and the unique characteristics of each spirit.
The intimate nature of the tasting experience allows guests to fully appreciate the complexity and depth of the spirits, as well as gain insight into the distillery’s philosophy and approach to crafting exceptional gin and vodka.
As you descend the stairs into the basement, you are transported to another era. The dimly lit space is adorned with vintage decor and moody lighting, creating an ambience that is both elegant and mysterious. The centrepiece of the bar is the impressive marble bar, which stretches the length of the room and serves as the focal point for guests to gather around.
The cocktail menu is equally impressive, featuring a range of classic and modern concoctions that are crafted with precision and care. The bartenders at Beneath Driver Lane are true professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in mixology that is evident in every drink they create. Whether you prefer a classic Old Fashioned or something more adventurous like the Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, there is something for every taste.
In addition to the fantastic cocktails, Beneath Driver Lane also offers a selection of fine wines, craft beers, and spirits. The food menu is also worth mentioning, with a range of delicious small plates that are perfect for sharing with friends or enjoying as a light meal. From the three-cheese toasty that melts in your mouth to rustic charcuterie boards, each dish is expertly prepared and bursting with flavour.
By Melinda Sullivan.