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Thousands protest controversial laws

Reclaim The Streets is a protest and a street party. THOUSANDS of Sydneysiders have met in the CBD to protest the city’s controversial lockout laws as part of the Reclaim the Streets rally and festival. The multistage mobile festival kicked off at Hyde Park at 1pm today, before taking to …

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You spend HOW MUCH on beer?

Watch a selection of the best beer ads from around the world Cheers! IT’S Father’s Day this weekend. And naturally, our thoughts turn to beer. We Aussies love it. We drink lots of it. But how much do each of us spend on this favourite liquid refreshment? We hadn’t given …

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Best wine in the world named

Watch rare footage of Penfolds Grange creator the late Max Schubert revealing how his revered red was born and what makes it so special. Thanks to Penfolds and Milton Wordley. Penfolds’ chief winemaker is still in shock at the accolade for the 1971 Grange vintage. Picture: Mark Brake THE naming …

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Ugh. Now hipster Coke is a thing

Mexican Coke reportedly tastes better than the Australian version because it is made with corn syrup. Source: Twitter A TRENDY Sydney cafe, not satisfied with the normal soft drinks that plebs are drinking, is going to great trouble to stock only single-source Coca-Cola imported from Mexico. Reuben Hills, in the …

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Gage Roads wins seven beer awards

Seven beers from WA Gage Roads have won awards at the Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne. Source: News Limited LOCAL craft brewery Gage Roads flew the flag for WA, with seven of its beers winning recognition at the Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne. Gage Roads was also named …

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Coffee just became absolutely revolting

Yep, that’s exactly what you think it is: this woman is extracting coffee beans from elephant dung. Picture: Christophe Archambault Source: AFP IN THE lush, green hills of northern Thailand, a woman painstakingly picks coffee beans out of a pile of elephant dung, an essential part of making one the …

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Should we follow Singo’s lead?

John Singleton has been told he needs to cut out the drink or face an early death. Source: News Corp Australia IT ALL usually starts harmlessly enough. A few drinks after work — tonight maybe. Or at lunch, or over the weekend or at home before collapsing with exhaustion onto …

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One thing you’re doing wrong with wine

Wine: It’s all in the smell. Source: News Corp Australia THERE is a very simple way to tell if a wine is good or not. The smell. It may sound easy but it’s surprising how many people don’t use this all important, and totally free, litmus test when choosing to …

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