Tag Archives: Beer

Drinking at a 50 Year Low in Australia

According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians are consuming less alcohol than they have in the last 50 years. The data reveals that 186 million litres of pure alcohol was consumed in 2016/17 across Australia, this is the lowest amount since 1961-62. Overall this equates to 9.4 litres of pure alcohol for […]

What to Drink if You Can’t Drink Alcohol

According to a DrinkWise study, the number of people in Australia choosing to abstain from alcohol for various reasons is increasing. In 2017, the study found that 20 per cent of Australians abstained from alcohol – this was a 9 per cent increase from the previous decade. But if you’re thinking of cutting back on […]

Wines That Beer-lovers will Appreciate

If you’re a beer lover trying to break into the world of wine, it can be a challenge. With so many varieties, makes and price ranges it can be daunting trying to find the right one for you. A post on BusinessInsider.com.au provided some wine options for people who love their beer. If you like […]

New Cannabis Beer Brewed in Canada

Canada’s Province Brands are the first to develop a beer brewed from cannabis. The marijuana beer is not a new idea but previous brews infused beer with THC etc. This is the first beer brewed from the stalks, stems and roots of the cannabis plant. Scientists at the company have been working on the brew […]

Young Americans Destroying Their Livers due to Binge Drinking

According to a new study, an increasing number of young people in America are dying from liver disease. Researchers found that both men and women were binge drinking to the extent that liver disease is rapidly increasing in the country. Mortality due to cirrhosis and liver cancer in the United States, 1999-2016: observational study” was […]

A Layman’s Guide to Beer

Other than wine, beer is undoubtedly the most popular alcoholic drink around the world. But there are so many varieties and brands that it can become confusing. Here’s a quick guide to beer to give you a clearer understanding of your favourite drink, Pale Ale The is the most popular beer style in Australia and […]

Want to Enjoy Beer without Getting a Beer Belly? Read this!

Many people avoid beer because of phrases like “beer belly” or “beer gut” but it actually is possible to drink beer without gaining weight, or more specifically expanding that waist line. According to the experts beer doesn’t contribute any more calorie input that any other food or beverage so knowing how many calories there are […]

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.