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Friday 22 August 2014

US

Google adds ‘drunk train’ feature to maps

Google has added a so-called “drunk train” feature to its maps app to help guard against late night revellers missing their last train home and getting stranded on a platform.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Dennis Sodomka recommends a “powerful, dry gem” of a Pinot Grigio from Slovenia, while Dave McIntyre showcases some “exceptional” wines from Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Students invent first hangover free alcohol

Three US college students have claimed to have invented the world’s first alcoholic malt beverage capable of preventing a hangover.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Johnny Manziel gets ‘fan beer’

Recently drafted, hot-shot NFL quarterback, Johnny Manziel, has become the face of a fan’s craft brew.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Drunk fish are leaders to sober tank mates

Fish when drunk become hyperactive, swim faster and exhibit aggressive behaviour elevating them to the status of leader among their sober tank mates, according to a recent study.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer can fingerprint leads to rape arrest

A fingerprint on a beer can left at the scene of a rape 30 years ago has finally led to the arrest of a suspect.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

New York’s Irish pubs under threat

Rising rents and the ongoing boom in craft beer are threatening to put many of New York’s traditional Irish pubs out of business.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rapper sues spirits company over ‘Pit Bull’ cocktail

US rapper Pitbull is suing The New Amsterdam Spirits Company, a subsidiary of E&J Gallo Winery, for naming one of its vodka cocktails “The Pit Bull”.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH toasts $4m Burgundy sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating another record breaking sale of Burgundy in Chicago that was 100% sold and made over US$4 million.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury rejects US takeover bid

Troubled wine group Treasury Wine Estates has dismissed a bid from US equity firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), worth just over AU$3 billion.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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