Tag Archives: spirits

What to Avoid if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, some health experts advocate cutting down on alcohol especially if you enjoy cocktails or the more high calorie drinks. The occasional alcoholic drink won’t do your diet harm but one drink that you may want to keep away from is high-alcohol craft beer.That is because it is full of […]

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 […]

This Cocktail Makes Gin The Star

Gin use to be known as a grandma’s drink but recently it has become popular again with a number of pubs and bars even offering artisan and specialist gins. Gin is a low calorie wonder, so if you’re watching your weight, opt for this spirit, just don’t drink it neat. Here’s an awesome cocktail to […]

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 […]

Roy Morgan Reports on Australia’s Spirit Consumption

The latest Australian spirit consumption findings have been released and according to it, more than 25 per cent of Australian adults consume spirits at least once in an average of 4 weeks. Although wine is still the most popular alcoholic beverage, followed by beer, spirits are third and are consumed by 26.2 per cent of […]

Cheap versus Expensive Tequila – Taste Test

Tequila is growing in popularity in Australia but are the expensive varieties we see being imported from Mexico really worth the cost? According to experts the best tequila comes exclusively from certain regions in Mexico and is made of only blue agave plant, but to the untrained palate is there really any difference in taste? […]