Tag Archives: alcohol consumption

2017 Alcohol Consumption Decline Reverses

According to data released by the IWSR, total alcohol consumption around the globe has increased in 2017 compared to 2016. The slight increase of 0.01 per cent follows a decline of -1.25 per cent in 2016, so any growth is positive for the industry. The largest increase in global volume consumption was attributed to wine […]

Benefits of Cutting Back on Drinking

According to a paper released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), an organisation of cancer doctors, minimising the amount you consume can lower your risk of several types of cancer. Doctors also warned that people living with cancer remain at risk for other cancers too, so its crucial that they recognise alcohol’s role […]

Essential Rum Cocktail Recipe

It is believed that the first distillation of rum happened in the 17th century on the sugarcane plantations of the Caribbean. Since then rum has become a firm favourite the world over, not just on islands where sugarcane, the main ingredient for rum, is grown. If rum is your thing, you’ll want to watch this video […]

Australian Alcohol Trends

As a member of the hospitality industry its important to give the customers what they want, so learning the current trends in alcohol is a good idea. According to The Australian Bureau of Statistics craft beer is one alcoholic beverage that is enjoying popularity among Australian drinkers as well as gin, Shiraz and Sauvignon blanc. […]

Turning Kitchen Ingredients into Cocktails

It may sound unusual but if you’re an adventurous drinker this is the cocktail for you. The Artichoke Negroni Created by Gastronomista The recipe involved first soaking the artichokes in a mixture of gin. 45ml. Artichoke Gin 45ml. Cocchi Americano Bianco 30ml. Cynar Stir with ice and strain into a low-ball glass with a large ice cube. Squeeze […]

Government Crackdown on Alcohol Promotions

Authorities in NSW are concered about what they deem as “dangerous” alcohol promotions. Officials say they are honing in on dangerous promotions and giant martinis and alcohol laden lollies are the latest on their radar. The Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing released a list of reckless alcohol promotions for the last financial year. Of the […]

Worries about Brisbane Vapour Alcohol Bar

With health experts condemning it, a Brisbane show director has defended the vapour cloud bar where guests absorb alcohol through their eyes and lungs. We first heard of the concept when it began in London but it recently made its way to our shores as part of the Fear & Delight dinner and stage show at […]

Forget About Its Strange Name and Give This A Try

The name of this drink conjures up the idea of a bitter, awful tasting liquid in my head, but despite the name this drink is delicious. Ignore its medicine-look and give it a try today, even if it doesn’t have the same healing properties as the name (and appearance) eludes to… Ingredients needed: 60ml. blended […]