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The 18th Amendment Bar is regularly featured in the media in both online and offline publications newspapers, online sites, events and radio.

Here is some of our recent press coverage:

Geelong's very own speakeasy now open for business

Drinks World, 8 August 2017

Bartender and the man behind Camorra Liqueurs, Gorge Camorra has opened The 18th Amendment Bar in the Victorian city of Geelong, which pays homage to the prohibition period and celebrates the efforts of undeterred bootleggers and back door bartenders who were responsible for growing illegal ‘speakeasy’ venues across America, and in the process creating some of the most well know classic cocktails that still feature as bar calls to this day…..

The 18th Amendment Bar is open for business

Forte Magazine, 2 August 2017

After eight months of renovating and six years of planning The 18th Amendment Bar is finally open for business.

A 1920s Prohibition style cocktail bar that will boast our regions largest range of premium spirits and liqueurs including over 130 different whiskies from around the world.

The brainchild of Australian hospitality veteran, Gorge Camorra, the venue will also feature barrel ageing cocktails…..

Two Aussies to compete in elit art of martini Global Final

Drinks Guide, 29 June 2017

The Melbourne finalists were:

Blake Hall – The Store Room, St. Kilda

Emma Cookson – Polly Bar, Fitzroy

Chris Hinds – Polly Bar, Fitzroy

Indra Saryani – 18th Amendment Bar, Geelong …..

You’ll need to enter via the metalworks to enter The 18th Amendment Bar

Australian Bartender, 15 May 2017

Expect Geelong’s biggest spirits selection when new bar The 18th Amendment Bar opens in June.

The 18th Amendment Bar is the brainchild of Australian hospitality veteran, Gorge Camorra, and has been in development over the last five years, according to manager, Damien Kos. They’ve been waiting on the “right venue to reveal itself,” he says, and “in October of last year it did and we have been renovating since.”…..

Beer Cocktail Anyone?

Geelong Business News, 9 February 2017

While many beer enthusiasts would shudder at the idea of mixing beer with anything but beer, we can absolutely understand the appeal. The list of cocktails that Gorge Camorra has put together highlights the numerous mixology awards that he has accumulated and demonstrates his ability to blend diverse flavours to bring us delicious summer drinks…..

Geelong’s West End: Gorge Camorra set to open up new cocktail and spirits bar on Little Malop St

Geelong Advertiser, 26 November 2016

GEELONG’S cocktail king has moved into Little Malop St, as the building’s former owner refunds party booking deposits.

After buying the site last week, award-winning barman Gorge Camorra has been getting his hands dirty as he turns the former function room into a prohibition-style speak-easy.

Taking its name from the law that banned alcohol in 1920s America, The 18th Amendment bar will feature liqueurs­ and spirits with degustations, tastings and molecular mixology……

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