Aperol Spritz is actually a Prosecco based cocktail made in Italy and served mostly in northeast Italy. It has become a symbol of Italy and in this video you’ll learn how to make the awesome cocktail.
Teenage drinking may be more problematic than we originally thought, with new research showing that it could lead to alcohol abuse problems in adulthood. Many parents believe they are helping their kids by giving them alcohol, instead of them sneaking around with friends and drinking but the study of more than 9000 young people found […]
Craft beer retailer Beer Cartel recently published its list of the Ultimate Top 50 Beers in Australia, using ratings from more than 100,000 beer drinkers across the country. Something that may surprise you is that there are more stouts on the list than any other style of beer. In fact 31% of beers on the […]
In the hospitality industry, it’s usually the chefs that get all the glory but the front of house staff (FOH) are the one’s actually making the chef’s dream a reality by making sure people actually get to enjoy it, so treating them well and keeping them motivated is important. It’s also important for your business, […]
The demand for cocktails at Australian venues is growing but in a busy venue, how do you keep up with the demand? A recent post on TheShout.com.au addressed this issue by pointing out how Kingpin in Melbourne, a bar within the Crown Casino Complex caters to its high volume crowds as quickly as possible. According […]
The women who consumed 8 beers a day while pregnant and caused foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in her second child, also almost lost her child. The mum battled alcoholism for more than 6 years and would get drunk daily. She also hid alcohol around the house from her husband. She first started drinking at 15 […]
Ever wondered what impact Dry July really has on your body? Although the Dry July Challenge is actually a bid to raise money for cancer, many people are adopting the concept of Dry July to help them control their drinking and to ‘detox’ but is there any value to it? The campaign began in 2008 […]
If you’re watching your weight, especially if you’re on the popular Weight Watchers programme, you’ve probably contemplated whether all your hard work will be outdone by a few alcoholic drinks. According to Weight Watchers, the occasional drink is permitted in moderation. On the programme light beer and wine are good choices if you really must […]
A study from Curtin University found that counting drinks is useful in cutting alcohol. Adding ice to drinks, which dilutes it and having a designated driver have also been found by the Perth based study to encourage people to drink more. The study tracked Australian adult drinkers over a 4 week period to see if […]
If you find yourself somewhere with a bottle of wine you just can’t resist but with no wine opener in sight, here’s a cool trick to open a wine bottle with a spoon. Whether you want to save the day or just look cool, learn this trick.