Tag Archives: Beer

Australia’s Top 50 Beers List Released

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 […]

How Weight Watchers Can Still Enjoy Alcohol

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 […]

Opening Wine without a Wine Opener

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.  

Most Expensive Places in The World to Drink

New research has revealed that Sydney is one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy alcohol. The comparison website Finder.com.au revealed the average cost of a beer in 177 cities. The most expensive city to buy a beer is Dubai, where a pint will set you back $15.10. In Sydney you’ll pay […]

Why Some Drinks Make Hangovers Worse

We’ve all experienced it, that one alcoholic beverage that seems to make us feel more “hungover” than others. But why is that? Ultimately a hangover is caused by dehydration, so drinking plenty of water before, after and in between each alcoholic beverage is the key to avoidance. However this isn’t always possible.So what drinks should […]

Heavy Drinkers Have More Bacteria in Their Mouths, Study Claims

In case you didn’t know we all have good and bacteria in our mouths and it’s vital to our health. But according to a study published in the Microbiome journal heavy consumption of alcohol could negatively influence the oral microbiome composition or bacterial composition in the mouth. Researchers say drinkers, especially heavy drinkers have more […]

220 Year Old Yeast Used to Create Shipwreck Beer

A shipwrecked brew made with yeast from a 1796 merchant ship has finally reached its destination, more than 200 years later. The brew which was contained on a ship in 1796 left Calcutta, India for Sydney with rum, wine and beer, more than 30,000 litres of it. The ship ran aground in 1797 just north-east […]

Hotel Fights Back with $5 Beers

What has been dubbed the “beer war” in Perth has seen many pubs and bars drop their prices to attract drinkers. In fact the latest establishment to drop its pint prices is the Claremont Hotel, offering $5 pints of Wild Yak as a one off promotion for its Sunday session. The venue already has $5 […]

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