Tag Archives: alcohol consumption

Levitating Cocktail Takes Bartender to Diageo final

A bartender from Melbourne’s Boilermaker House, Jack Sotti has just made the finals of the Diageo Reserve World Class Global Competition. Sotti made it into the top six with a levitating cocktail. The competition held in Cape Town began with 54 bartenders who have now been narrowed down to just 6. Read more at http://www.hospitalitymagazine.com.au/beverage/australian-bartender-makes-diageo-final-with-levit  

Simple and Sophisticated Cocktails

There’s nothing like some champagne to celebrate a special occasion or your favourite holiday, but sometimes champagne on its own can get boring. Here’s a recipe that won’t ruin your expensive champagne, and it’s easy and delicious. Watch the video below to learn more.  

Colorado Brewery Developing Cannabis-infused Beer

With cannabis now being legal in Colorado it is not surprising that a brewery is developing a cannabis-infused beer. Aurora-based Dude’s Brew has been working on its cannabis beer for the past 2 years and it is expected to be released later this year. The series will feature several brews infused with high-dosages (no pun […]

The Ultimate Negroni Recipe

For those who prefer a savoury taste, the Negroni is the perfect cocktail… What you’ll need: 1 1/2 ounces gin — London dry gin 3/4 ounce Campari 3/4 ounce vermouth — Italian vermouth cocktail glass What to do: Shake well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a twist […]

Beware the Consequences of Drinking Games

According to an article on DailyTelegraph.com.au drinking games in pubs and bars are encouraging reckless alcohol consumption across NSW. Bars in the state are apparently enticing patrons to consume more alcohol with novel ideas using milk bottles, buckets and even plastic bags. Greens MP John Kaye said the State government needed to increase penalties for […]

Australians’ Alcohol Habits By Age

Contrary to what most people tend to think, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research show that 66% of Australians aged between 18 and 29 consume alcohol in any given weeks, compared with 69% of those aged 30 and older. Research says older Australians opt for their favourite wine more often than people under the […]