Okay, so we’re a couple of days late, World Whisky Day was actually on Saturday 16 May but its never a bad time to have a whisky drink. These recipes from Metro.co.uk are delicious all year round! Honey Smash by Marian Beke at Nightjar 50ml Jack Daniels Tenessee Honey Wild Spearmint 15ml Bee Pollen Syrup/Honey 40ml Watermelon […]
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Cocktail enthusiasts be sure not to miss this! The program for the World Class Cocktail Week which begins May 25th has now been released and will be held at some of the most prestigious venues in the country. The Rook, The Roosevelt, Chophouse and The Animal in Sydney; and Mr Wow’s Emporium, New Gold Mountain […]
According to The Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian drinking rates are at their lowest in 50 years. They revealed that there were 9.7 litres of pure alcohol available for consumption for every Australian aged 15 years and over in 2013-14 – the equivalent of 2.1 standard drinks per person per day. See more here.
FARE recently released its annual alcohol consumption poll claiming that 75 per cent of Australians believe that the nation has a problem with alcohol abuse. The Australian Hotels Association (WA) have rejected the findings. Its CEO Bradley Woods says that there are problems with the poll’s distribution of respondents. What do you think? Read more here.
Euromonitor, a market research company has predicted that in Australia, total alcoholic drinks volume is up 0.2 per cent in 2014, representing 2.8 billion litres of alcohol. Some of the other findings include: People around the world are also switching to brown spirits rather than white spirits. In the world of beer, craft beer’s consumption is […]
Part of Responsible Service of Alcohol means not serving or selling alcohol to minors and asking for IDs to prove that customers are the age they say. Yet a professor at Curtin University claims that at least half of young people find it easy to buy alcohol. He was speaking on ABC’s Radio National. Professor Mike Daube said […]
Employees in the hospitality sector have apparently been shown to have some of the highest numbers of ice users- according to data from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey. Other than trade workers, employees in the hospitality industry are the highest users of ice (methamphetamine) in the Australian workforce. See more here.
Would you believe that the size and shape of your glass can affect the amount of beer you drink? Well according to the results of a recent study, it can. Two studies from the University of Bristol in England indicate that drinkers can slow down their drinking just by choosing the right glass or marking […]
Whether its a matter of enjoying your favourite cocktail or savoring your meal at a Michelin star restaurant, we all want our senses to work at their optimum including our sense of taste. According to a post on News.com.au, on average, people lose half their taste receptors by the time they turn 20 years old.While […]
Official statistics released recently indicate that lock-out laws have had a positive effect on Sydney’s night life. Lockout laws, limiting the sale of alcohol in the CBD and Kings Cross and access to alcohol has been given a thumbs up by top criminologist and director of the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Don Weatherburn. The bureau’s […]