Tag Archives: Responsible Service of Alcohol

The Illegal Drink Replacing Alcohol in Canada

A new drink that also happens to be illegal is replacing alcohol in Canada, in shot sized bottles with a fancy label. The single serving bottles look similar to the small bottles of rum or vodka we’re used to seeing but the clearish-yellow liquid is far from it. According to Health Canada the substance called […]

Drinking Moderately Over the Summer Holidays

The Summer holidays are what we wait all year for but many people have a tendency to over-indulge especially when it comes to alcohol consumption. Schoolies is one of those days when things get really out of hand. While many young people are shunning alcohol at rates never before seen in the country, due to […]

Don’t Try Freezing Your Vodka

Apparently freezing your vodka isn’t such a good idea after all. While we’ve been placing our vodka in the freezer for years, an expert now says putting your vodka in the freezer only dulls its flavour. Grey Goose creator Francois Thibault, sticking vodka in the freezer is the number one mistake people make with vodka. […]

Moderate Drinking the Drinks Buzzword for Generation Z

According to reports, Australians are drinking less alcohol than they have at any time over the past 50 years because many are becoming more conscious of their health, fitness and well-being. This shift has prompted a re-think of the product development departments of major alcoholic beverages companies particularly given that millenials have become so accustomed […]

Study Claims Alcohol Dangerous for Diabetics

A recent study found an alarming correlation between people who have diabetes and suicide – in relation to alcohol consumption. Researchers discovered that mental health problems associated with diabetes may lead to a higher risk of death by suicide in people with this condition. The research was conducted by academics at the University of Helsinki […]

Darwin Mayor Says Floor Price Won’t Help

The alcohol floor price introduced in the Northern Territory has been controversial but the latest voice to add to the criticism is Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis. The mayor says the alcohol floor price won’t work because true alcoholics will pay any price at all to get their fix, this comes after NT Consumer Affairs […]

Study Finds Over 50s Misusing Alcohol More

Research presented at an international alcohol conference recently claims that adults over the age of 50 in Australia and New Zealand are increasingly drinking at hazardous levels and requiring hospitalisation. The researchers from Massey University, the University of Auckland and the University of New South Wales found that now it’s vital for aged-care workers and […]

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