“Why is beer pitched as ‘refreshing,’ ever, to anyone? I don’t drink beer to refresh my palate. I don’t drink it in order to stop being thirsty. If I want to simultaneously […]
This ad looks real enough. Though why anyone would want to associate their brand with Charlie Sheen – or suggest it’s good for recovering alcoholics – is beyond me.
1) It’s a sad time here at the headquarters of Beer is Your Friend (Note: I mean “headquarters” in a totally abstract and wanky sense. It’s not as if this blog makes […]
“Beer has a diuretic effect that favours urine production. It’s also a bladder irritant that sends the signal to our nervous system too early, telling us to empty our bladders.” Dr David Charbit quoted […]
Jeez, I’d forgotten Mark Richards made a Tooheys ad.
1) Stouts and porters can be offputting for some newcomers to the world of good beer. It’s related to the colour; it’s an impenetrable dark colour as compared to the amber and […]
“People are kidding themselves if they think they are getting fresh product, they are not in some parts of the world.” Charlie Bamforth From ‘Nine-month best before dates ‘ridiculous’ says beer professor’ […]
I’ve got a soft spot for beer ads that feature a bear.
1) There’s a bottle shop in Wollongong’s south that I’d say stocks the widest range of beers in the city. It’s Cellabrations at Warilla Hotel, which is completely unexpected, because who’d have […]
“Aurosa was born to prove that women can succeed anywhere without having to adapt and sacrifice their natural femininity. Women have been disregarded in the beer industry but owing to determination and […]