“The biggest ever study looking into how different alcoholic drinks affect the emotions has found that spirits are far worse than beer or wine for triggering bouts of depression and unexpected weeping.” […]
“To make it appeal to more people we could have added sugar to it, probably given it some oak treatment,” Kraus says. “Put it in barrel and then age it to build […]
While I’d been researching and writing a little book called The Slab, there’s one thing that would increasingly irritate me. That would be this idea of Australia as a nation of beer […]
You know how it is. You’re at some social event, be it office drinks, a birthday party, a wedding or whatever. They’ve even supplied the drinks too. You have a look through […]
A week or so ago, Little Creatures posted a notice on their website that they’d run out of Australian and New Zealand hops. For the time being, they’d have to rely largely […]
Grape vs Grain Charles Bamforth Cambridge University Press, HB, 209 pages Bamforth’s book delves into a topic dear to my heart – why, in so many way, wine has such a classy […]
Drinking wine rather than beer for the first time in ages. A 2004 semillon from the Barossa. Doesn’t have much of a head in the glass.
It was sauvignon blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand that got me seriously interested in good beer. See, while I liked a good beer, there was a time when my […]