South Thai: Tanqueray gin, fresh mint, lime juice, kaffir lime leaf
Larb of prawn with lime and chilli.
From the outset it has to be said that as a whole, Germany knows how to do things properly. Being an all or nothing kind of person, it’s always admirable the way in which any endeavour is meticulously perfected, as that’s the approach I would take myself. The evergreen Porsche 911 is a great example of german sentiment and character.Just like the 911 with a boxer flat six engine, there are things that should never change because why try and improve perfection? The rules for the making of the Nuremberg sausage which includes ingredient purity are protected by law much like Germany and Belgium’s famed Beer Purity Laws.
Nestled in a room within the Worker’s club on Brunswick street, The Lumber Yard is a quiet, comforting space lovingly adorned with articles of olde. Note as well, an early model offset smoker barbeque in the corner as well, that can be calibrated for standard and reverse flow.
Thai green curry ($18)
With tropical fruits, pineapple and passionfruit at the tip of the tongue, it reveals a nice straw body, with a nutty honey finish. Despite it’s almost unbelievable maturity in taste it still has a lovely fizz on the tongue, like Diemen pepper berries. How appropriate.
Hellyer’s 12 y.o. gives you the best of both worlds here, 12 y.o. vibrance, without the sharp edges, with an 18 y.o. body and complexity. Well worth trying and most definitely world class.
The Food Society were invited to sample Hellyers Road Distillery’s latest offering.