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Barley-based beer goes gluten-free for the first time

The Pionier gluten-free beer will be available in Germany from today. While beer menus has become more accomodating for those with an intolerance to gluten, the options still involve some departure from the traditional recipe to avoid grains as the source of the starch. But Australian scientists have developed a type of gluten-free barley that […]

April 16th, 2016
Topic: ALCOHOL, Barley, GRAINS Tags: ,

Most wine bottles are lying about their alcohol content we are told

Behind the picturesque rows of grapevines at vineyards around the world, winemakers are bending the truth. It’s not the sort of thing most wine drinkers would have noticed, because it’s happening behind the scenes, before bottles are shipped out, and it’s tough to tell by taste. But it’s hard to imagine anyone would appreciate it. […]

February 2nd, 2016
Topic: ALCOHOL Tags: , , , ,

APPLE GROWERS CHALLENGE THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY IN AUSTRALIAN PROPOSED TAX CASE

APPLE CIDER GROWERS TAKE ON THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY TAX ASK Cider Australia, a coalition of cider growers, producers and manufacturers is pushing back against lobbying efforts in Canberra by the spirits industry to overhaul the way alcohol is taxed that would see the tax on a glass of cider quadruple. Supported by Foster’s, currently the […]

April 1st, 2013
Topic: ALCOHOL, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , ,