drinks

This Is What Your Coffee Grind Should Look Like, Based On Brew Method

Extra coarse, coarse, medium, fine and extra fine — you know that for different coffee-brewing methods you need a different grind. But what exactly do the grinds look like? This photographic guide can help.


Aussie Start-Up Launches 'Anti-Energy' Drink

Koala Karma is a “relaxation beverage” billed as the antitheses of energy drinks like V and Red Bull. In place of caffeine, guarana and other alertness-boosting ingredients, the drink comes with a chilled-out mix of passionflower, hops, chamomile, tryptophan, valerian and magnesium citrate.


This Graphic Guides You To The Healthiest Beer, Wine And Cocktails

Most of us don’t think about how many calories are in a beer or glass of wine. But those calories still count if you’re trying to be healthy. This graphic from the folks at Greatist shows you exactly how heavy that oatmeal stout really is.


The Best Ways To Keep Opened Wine Fresh

If you’ve started a good bottle of wine, you may have wondered how to keep a half-poured bottle fresh overnight or for a few days. You could re-cork it, but air is an open wine’s worst enemy. Wired tested some alternatives that make the grade.


Infuse Beer With Flavour Using A Coffee Plunger

If you’re interested in pushing the envelope and expanding the flavour of your beer, it turns out you don’t have to do a complicated soak or extract a bunch of oils. All you need is a coffee plunger.


After Hours: Best Cocktail And Bar Apps

Cupboard full of booze but no cocktail ideas? Planning a party but can’t get the mix right? These handy apps will turn your phone into an instant cocktail recipe guide.


Study Investigates Crucial Debate: Do Stubby Holders Keep Beer Cold?

Researchers and students at the University of Washington in Seattle have conducted a very important study proving, once and for all, that stubby holders do in fact keep drinks cold. Here’s the science behind it.


Keep Drinks Upright With A Roll Of Tape

Worried your drink is going to be knocked over? Sticking it inside a big roll of tape can keep it from spilling.


Pair Any Dish To The Perfect Wine With This Handy Chart

Pairing wine with food doesn’t have to be a fussy process. While some wines go better with certain foods, picking the right one can be as simple as picking a varietal you like. This chart can help you when it’s time to order.


Use Lollipops As Cocktail Stirrers

Add some zing to your next cocktail party by using lollipops to stir your cocktails and choosing lollipop colours that go well with your drink.