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Should You Avoid Alcohol After Sport?

Are you a sportsperson? Do you often enjoy a couple of beers after a game? You could actually be harming your body. Although drinking alcohol after a sporting activity has become a social ritual among many Australians, drinking alcohol at

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Study Confirms Alcohol Good for the Heart

Yet another study has emerged, this time out of the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil in conjunction with researchers from Stanford University in the United States, proving that moderate alcohol consumption is good for your health. In fact researchers

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The Perfect Cocktail for a Girl’s Night Out

Mixologists and bartenders are taking cocktails to new levels and creating new and improved cocktails all the time. So you, the patron don’t need to stick to the same old cocktail order every week, there’s never any need to be

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Make A Salty Dog Cocktail

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a new cocktail recipe to add to your repertoire. Here’s a versatile recipe that can be made with either gin or vodka and with only 3 ingredients, you can make it anytime

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Alcohol Drinking Trends in 2018

Wine remains the most consumed alcohol in Australia, according to The Roy Morgan Alcohol Currency Report. The report revealed that of all Australians over 18 years of age, 44.5% drink wine and 18.38% drink beer. On average in a four

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How to Enjoy Cheap Wine Without Worrying About The Price-tag

If you’re strapped for cash but still want to enjoy a bottle of wine, there’s no need to spring for the expensive stuff – there’s a way to make a bottle of cheap wine taste better. One way is always

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Experts Want Review of Alcohol Guidelines

Academics from the University of Queensland who are involved in a global alcohol consumption study want the thresholds for safer alcohol use lowered in Australia from 140 grams per week to 100 grams per week. The researchers say reducing alcohol

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Advice for Bartenders Working Busy Shifts

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to brush up your skills, here’s a useful video for bartenders working busy shifts or working in a busy bar for the first time. Here’s a Bartending 101 video you may find useful.

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Reducing Alcohol Related Drowning

Alcohol related drownings are a major problem in Australia and many men in particular are at a risk of drowning when they swim in inland waterways like lakes, rivers and dams, research has shown. Now researcher Dr Kyra Hamilton from Griffith’s

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Best Way to Check an ID at the Bar

One of your key responsibilities as a server of alcohol is to check the IDs of the people you serve alcohol to, to ensure you aren’t serving alcohol to a minor – sometimes this can be tricky or even embarassing.

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