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Venues Investigated for Suspected Supply of Alcohol to Minors

A bar in Clifton in Queensland is facing fines of up to $10,000 under the Liquor Licensing Act after allegedly providing an underage boy with alcohol. Police received tip-offs that the Clifton establishment was supplying alcohol to minors and increased

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The Perfect Bar for Harry Potter Lovers

There’s a bar in New York City that’s a real hit with the Harry Potter fans serving magical concoctions. If you’re looking for some Halloween inspiration, look no further.

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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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Melbourne Bar Named Best Internationally

An Australian bar, Melbourne’s Black Pearl has won big at the 2017 Spirited Awards, held in New Orleans recently. The Black Pearl won the Best International Cocktail Bar award, just ahead of its 15th birthday next month. The bar also

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What You’ll Need for That Home Bar

If you’ve always wanted to start a home bar, here are a few of the basic equipment that you’ll need to get started, other than your serving glasses and actual alcohol. This will really help if you want to make

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Late Night Licence Extensions in Sydney met with Mixed Reviews

There have been a number of extensions granted to venues in Sydney’s CBD and the Kings Cross District, 14 in total. The three latest venues to be added to the list of venues granted an additional half-hour to their trading

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Levels of Intoxication Increase Around Midnight

A covert drinking study has revealed that levels of intoxication in Australian nightclubs and bars rises by 11 per cent every hour after midnight. Another indicator of heightened levels of intoxication were the number of men and partygoers under the

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Comment Sought on Small Bar Laws

Liquor and Gaming NSW have announced a review of small bars in the state, of which there are currently 50 operating in NSW. Members of the public and the industry are invited to provide feedback on small bar liquor laws.

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These Are NSW’s Best Wines

New South Wales’ best wines have been named at the 2015 Pier One Sydney Harbour NSW Wine Awards. The biggest winner was Nick O’Leary Wines which took the Wine of the Year title for its 2014 Shiraz. These were just some of

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What’s The Difference Between an Old Man Bar and a Dive

Esquire is one of the influencers of male culture globally so this article on ‘difference between an old man bar and a dive’ really got my attention. In the post the writer breaks down the subtle signs that differentiate the

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