Brad Thomas Parsons - aka Mr Bitters - is an award-winning cocktail and spirits writer.

William Edwards is the founder of Archie Rose Distilling - the first successful Sydney-based distillery for over 100 years.

Mark Livings is a co-founder of Lyre's Spirit Co, a range of non-alcoholic spirits that is re-defining the category.

Trish Brew, formerly of the Gin Palace, is the first Australian ambassador for Fever-Tree.

Martin Hudak is bridging the gap between coffee and cocktails as Mr Black's Global Coffee Ambassador.

John Roberts is the owner of Bushwick Country Club - the birthdplace of the iconic Pickleback shot.

Andrew Derbidge is Director of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Australia, and the man behind Whisky and Wisdom.

Tim Philips-Johansson is a Senior Consultant at Sweet & Chilli, a multi-venue owner and Australia's most awarded bartender.