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Good Beer Week to Return to Melbourne this year

Good Beer Week is returning to Melbourne this May from the 10th to the 19th and will feature a number of events around the city and state of Victoria. Beer is one of Australia’s favourite drinks so this year’s event

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Can A Beer Expert Tell the Difference Between Cheap Versus Expensive Beer

If a beer expert can’t tell the difference between a cheap beer and an expensive one then it’s probably not worth the price difference. In this video a beer expert does just that, can he guess just from tasting which

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Why Yeast Can Impart 500 Flavours to Beer

Yeast is a crucial part of the wine-making, baking and even beer-making process since ancient times. Various strains of yeast have their own characteristics and impart varying flavours. According to Lisa White, co-owner of White Labs, yeast is a miraculous

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Australians Drinking Less Alcohol- Roy Morgan Finds

According to Roy Morgan’s Alcohol Consumption Currency Report September 2018, the Australian population is drinking less. The report found that in a 4 week period 67,9% of the population 18 and over consumed at least 1 type of alcoholic drink.While

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How To Avoid Excessive Drinking

If you’ve noticed your drinking getting a little excessive or if your body’s been taking the strain of too much alcohol, you may find these tips helpful in avoiding excessive drinking, Drink slowly. One of the biggest problems causing excessive

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Qatar Introduces 100 per cent Sin Tax, Doubling Price of Alcohol

Qatar, hosts of the 2022 World Cup have recently announced a massive tax on alcohol – sin tax, which was implemented across the nation on January 1. The price of alcohol doubled overnight after a government official confirmed the 100

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Hay-fever Sufferers, Swap Beer for Gin and Tonic

A UK  study has found that changing your tipple of choice can improve the symptoms of hayfever you may be suffering from. For non-allergic reactions, the study says swap the beer and wine for the classic gin and tonic. Although

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What You Should Drink this Festive Season if You’re Watching Your Weight

The festive season is once again upon us and before you blow all the hardwork and calorie counting you’ve done this year, here is a guide of the best options when it comes to drinking. Remember that alcoholic drinks are

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Sommeliers Ingenious Wine Glass Invention

Sommerlier and wine educator Jessica Bell has developed plastic wine glasses that actually enhance the taste of wine rather than spoil it, like other cheap plastic glasses do. The idea came to her after visiting a venue that didn’t allow

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The Worlds Most Popular Beers

Beer is a $661 billion industry and craft beer sales continue to rise. There are however a few big beer brands that continue to dominate the market. According to a report by Bank of America Merill Lynch these are the

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