beverage Archive

  • These days, life has slowed down a little and I don't have to suck down my caffeine as I powerwalk from meeting to meeting. So even though I was visiting the Di Bella Coffee drive through on Abbortsford Road in Bowen Hills, I decided to park the car and stop on in.

    Stopping in on the Di Bella Drive Through

    These days, life has slowed down a little and I don't have to suck down my caffeine as I powerwalk from meeting to meeting. So even though I was visiting the Di Bella Coffee drive through on Abbortsford Road in Bowen Hills, I decided to park the car and stop on in.

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  • Since I'm abstaining due to breastfeeding, I sent the SO to attend the Nant Whisky tasting at the new Emporium Barber CBD opening. Here's what he experienced.

    Nant Whisky tasting at the new Emporium Barber CBD

    Since I'm abstaining due to breastfeeding, I sent the SO to attend the Nant Whisky tasting at the new Emporium Barber CBD opening. Here's what he experienced.

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  • Kettle & Tin held its 3rd Annual Chili Cook off and having visited the event last year, we knew to get there early to beat the afternoon heat, and of course, sample the contestants’ entries.

    Brewsvegas’s Kettle & Tin 3rd Annual Chili Cook off

    Kettle & Tin held its 3rd Annual Chili Cook off and having visited the event last year, we knew to get there early to beat the afternoon heat, and of course, sample the contestants’ entries.

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  • Spicers Balfour Hotel is a bit of a black sheep. The Spicers name is well known for luxury accommodation, with […]

    Breakfast at the Balfour Kitchen

    Spicers Balfour Hotel is a bit of a black sheep. The Spicers name is well known for luxury accommodation, with […]

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  • SOFI Spritz is an all natural, all Australian take on the classic Italian spritz. She's made from locally grown Riesling grapes, blood orange, bitters and citrus zest, blended to create a complex, bitter-sweet taste and a crisp, refreshing finish. With no added sugar, she has plenty of sparkling water and a lower alcohol content than most wines (1.3 standard drinks per bottle).

    SOFI Spritz

    SOFI Spritz is an all natural, all Australian take on the classic Italian spritz. She's made from locally grown Riesling grapes, blood orange, bitters and citrus zest, blended to create a complex, bitter-sweet taste and a crisp, refreshing finish. With no added sugar, she has plenty of sparkling water and a lower alcohol content than most wines (1.3 standard drinks per bottle).

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  • Even though I didn't quite get the breakfast I wanted, we certainly got a very positive service experience from The Burrow  and I really hope to go back to have those Wookie Waffles.

    Not quite the breakfast I wanted at the Burrow, West End

    Even though I didn't quite get the breakfast I wanted, we certainly got a very positive service experience from The Burrow and I really hope to go back to have those Wookie Waffles.

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  • PUK Espresso was an unexpected find - I had just attended The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz session at Kangaroo Point and was on my way home via the Cityhopper when I stumbled upon this little off-the-beaten-track establishment.

    PUK Espresso

    PUK Espresso was an unexpected find - I had just attended The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz session at Kangaroo Point and was on my way home via the Cityhopper when I stumbled upon this little off-the-beaten-track establishment.

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  • It's been too long since we dug down for yum cha and the ones we usually hit up were either too far or it would be too difficult to find parking. Talk about being lazy. Then we remembered that Bamboo Basket had just opened an outlet at Portside in Hamilton, a much more reasonable drive with better chances of scoring a park than its South Brisbane location.

    Bamboo Basket Portside

    It's been too long since we dug down for yum cha and the ones we usually hit up were either too far or it would be too difficult to find parking. Talk about being lazy. Then we remembered that Bamboo Basket had just opened an outlet at Portside in Hamilton, a much more reasonable drive with better chances of scoring a park than its South Brisbane location.

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  • For those of you on the north side, you're lucky - you now have the Phoenix Bar at the Bracken Ridge Tavern. It opened last year after extensive renovations and the White family have done a great job in bringing a little bit of the city to the north side.

    Phoenix Bar at Braken Ridge Tavern

    For those of you on the north side, you're lucky - you now have the Phoenix Bar at the Bracken Ridge Tavern. It opened last year after extensive renovations and the White family have done a great job in bringing a little bit of the city to the north side.

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  • Brewsvegas has signed up over 35 venues in Brisbane’s thriving craft beer culture with and the festival has just shy of 80 events planned for the week. That's a lot of places to hit up, so here are three kicking off this weekend that have piqued my interest.

    The inaugural Brewsvegas

    Brewsvegas has signed up over 35 venues in Brisbane’s thriving craft beer culture with and the festival has just shy of 80 events planned for the week. That's a lot of places to hit up, so here are three kicking off this weekend that have piqued my interest.

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