Category Archives: Blog

The Woes of Second-Hand Alcohol Consumption

A recent post on mentioned a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol Drugs, that found that 1 in 5 Americans experience second hand drinking damage annually. The writer suggested that Australian figures may be even higher. According toProfessor Robin Room, of the The Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La […]

Bartenders – 5 Pouring Methods You Should Know

If you’re a beginner bartender, you’ll quickly realise that forming a good relationship with your patrons is important, not only so you can serve alcohol responsibly but also because it affects your tips. Flairbartending has become popular because it elevates the role of the bartender and patrons love it. If your bartending skills aren’t quite […]

What to Say to a Pregnant Person Drinking Alcohol

As part of our duty under Responsible Service of Alcohol we must serve alcohol in a way that does not cause harm, but what about serving alcohol to a pregnant person? We’ve seen it over and over again, articles written by experts warning us of the dangers of pregnant drinking but how do you tell […]

Vodka Cocktails to Try at Home

Vodka is the perfect spirit to base your cocktails upon because it’s a fairly neutral flavour, meaning you really get creative with your creations. In case you need some inspiration, here are 5 quick and easy vodka cocktails to make today!

How to Be a Smart Drinker if You’re on a Diet

Are you a social drinker, who enjoys having a few drinks amongst friends? The problem is that if you’re on a diet or just watching your weight, those evening trips to the pub may actually be more damaging to your diet than you realise, especially if your preferred drinks are mixed with high calorie mixers. […]

Do Drinkers Live Longer?

The issue of whether or not drinking alcohol is beneficial to your health is a contentious one with alot of conflicting research, some suggesting that moderate consumption can extend life by benefiting the heart and others suggesting that there is no safe alcohol levels. Moderate drinking which is described as between 2 and 7 glasses […]

One in 33 Seek Treatment for Alcohol Abuse in The NT

According to a new study, one in 33 people in the NT are seeking help for alcohol problems. Sadly experts believe people experiencing mild and moderate alcohol issues are not getting adequate assistance. The study found 42,871 cases of people accessing alcohol treatment in 2016/2017. This means that one in 33 people sought treatment. The […]

Poll Reveals Australians Confused about Alcohol Risk

A recent poll revealed that 9 out of 10 Australians consider themselves “responsible drinkers”, despite a quarter of respondents drinking to get drunk at least once a month. The number of drinkers who drink alcohol to get drunk has significantly increased in the last decade, together with alcohol related harm. Experts say people are confused […]