Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and CBD will never
need to utter these words again: “Oh no, that’s the last of the
wine and ciggies,”
following the introduction of the late-night alcohol deliveryservice from
new website, www.jimmybrings.com.au.
themselves modern day party saviours,
Jimmy Brings is a late-night liquor delivery business offering premium wines,
spirits, mixers, cigarettes and even condoms to businesses and residential
addresses across Sydney’s East.
been there. It’s 10pm, you’re about to finish your
last beer and even if you had the inclination to schlep to the local bottle
shop, it closed its doors hours ago,” says Nathan Besser, one
half of Jimmy
Brings is the brainchild of Besser and David Berger,
two 30-something entrepreneurs from Bondi who saw a very large gap in
Sydney’s delivery market. Like most great ideas, it was conceived
late one Saturday
night over a couple drinks. Or more precisely, a fast-dwindling supply of
can get almost anything delivered in cities like
New York, but in Sydney alcohol delivery services do not exist.
We thought we
could fix that problem, and do it properly, by offering an
eclectic range of
white, red and sparkling wines, as well as boutique beers and
premium service extends to their spirit range, with
Jimmy Brings selling products like Sailor Jerry Carribean Rum, Aberlour
Single Malt and Grey Goose. They can also hand-deliver mixers,
tobacco products and the pièce de résistance:
not just alcohol stock that people are often left
unprepared. You have a squeeze around your house and sometimes
one thing leads to
another and you need a condom.”
always the romantics, Besser and Berger are more
interested in helping people woo their lover than the wham, bam,
thank you ma’am.
Their answer: the ‘Dom & Dom’ package.
likes to feel a little special and we thought
we’d turn kinky into sexy by offering the Dom and Dom package,
which includes three
Ansel Condoms, a bottle of 2002 Dom Perignon and a box of Lindt Chocolates.
Who could resist that?” asks Berger.
resident Cameron Brooks obviously couldn’t.
“Jimmy Brings was a lifesaver. I thought of almost everything when
I invited a new
friend over last week. I made her dinner, hired a DVD and even bought a bunch
of flowers. I underestimated how alluring I can be and, well, let’s just
say, without Jimmy Brings, the night wouldn’t have been such a success.”
its success in Sydney’s East, Besser & Berger
are now in the process of rolling out Jimmy Brings nationally.
where does the name Jimmy come into it? “We have a
friend who doesn’t drink so he would always be assigned
designated driver for
late-night beer runs. And then one day he went overseas and we
were left to our
own devices. We used to say ‘I really wish Jimmy could bring over
Everyone needs a Jimmy in their life,” says Besser.
or call 02 9300 8884.
Brings is open seven nights 6pm-12pm (10pm on Sundays). Minimum order is $25
and delivery fee is $5.50.