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Sydney's best late-night drinking spots


When the Barry O'Farrell Band-Aid solutions (aka the lockout laws) were introduced in February, it became difficult to find a late-night drink in the city.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Sep 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Young Henry's unveils gin at Small World Street Festival in Marrickville

New endeavours: The Newtown brewery is expanding into gin and events.

Finally a gin Sydney can call its own. The team at Young Henry's, not content with brewing international award winning beers and a knock-out cloudy apple cider, are targeting the end of the year to...

Drink | Callan Boys | Mon Sep 15 11:21:43 EST 2014

Modus Operandi offers craft beer in jumbo can


The Mona Vale brewery has unveiled the "CANimal" - a 946mL one-use can filled with beer that doesn't taste like floor cleaner.

Drink | Callan Boys | Fri Sep 12 13:18:27 EST 2014

Quaffers: Jerry Schwartz's gift of beer to Canberra


The Sydney brewer holds his head high alongside Canberra's own craft brewers.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

Blood Moon Australian tonic syrup hits crowdfunding target

Blood Moon Tonic.

An Australian tonic water alternative has smashed its crowdfunding goal within days of opening its campaign.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Sep 09 08:49:14 EST 2014

Rockpool's David Doyle stung by wine fraudster

David Doyle

The co-owner of Rockpool Bar & Grill was candid in court about his exposure to the Rudy Kurniawan fraud.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Putting almond milk in coffee to the test

An almond milk latte at Patch cafe.

Sales of almond milk are now outstripping soy in the US, but how does it taste in coffee?

Drink | Matt Holden | Mon Sep 08 23:56:46 EST 2014

Is it time to give prosecco a second chance?

Is it time to give prosecco another chance?

Prosecco has come a long way in reputational terms since its nadir in 2006.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Mon Sep 08 23:31:56 EST 2014

Quaffers: Craft brewers on rise


Quaffers: There's a growing band of brewers tapping into the craft scene.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: How decaf coffee is made

D is for decaf: A Toby's Estate coffee.

Decaf? Meh, say most coffee drinkers. We want the caffeine buzz as well as the coffee flavour.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Zierholz may move to Kingston


Quaffers: Brewer Christoph Zierholz hopes to move his Fyshwick brewery and bar to Kingston.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Aug 26 23:45:00 EST 2014

A beginner's guide to wine collecting

Wine cellar

Loving wine is like loving people; there comes a time when fleeting encounters will no longer do. You want to take things to the next level.

Drink | Amy Cooper | Tue Aug 26 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: A hot chocolate - in a pod machine?

Hot chocolate.

It's easy to make hot chocolate at home. So why would you make one in a pod machine?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Aug 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Restaurant wine lists too trendy


Something has gone very wrong with Australia's top restaurant wine lists. The rare and trendy dominate, with far too few Australian offerings.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Aug 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Re-corking clinics let collectors perform 'health checks' on vintage wines

Winemakers uncork the vintage bottles before giving the owner a taste and then re-corking.

More than 10,000 bottles of vintage wine will be opened, sniffed, sipped and re-corked at a series of Penfolds 're-corking' clinics.

Drink | Kim Stephens | Wed Aug 13 09:51:42 EST 2014

Quaffers: Matso's beers sampled in Broome


A trip to Kimberley revealed welcome brews that are perfect after a long dusty drive.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Aug 12 23:45:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: London coffee culture steps up a notch


London cafes have changed dramatically since the days of a white with two sugars in a Charles and Di mug.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Brown Magpie wins trophy at Boutique Wine Awards

Wine awards

Brown Magpie was the star at this year's Boutique Wine Awards, winning the trophy for ''top wine of show'' with its 2013 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to break a no-BYO policy


Want to take a bottle of wine to a no-BYO restaurant? That's OK - as long as you take the right approach.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: Australians rescue France from terrible coffee


Surprised how bad the coffee in Paris was, a group of Aussies did something about it.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014