Interesting Facts about Wine

Interesting Facts about Wine

Wine. We know it’s made from grapes right? But did you know that women are generally better wine wine tasters than men as women have a better sense of smell? Here are some other interesting facts about wine. Red wines are red because fermentation extracts color from the grape skins. White wines are not fermented with the skins present. There … Read More

More Interesting Stuff about Booze!

Booze - it's what bars are all about. Whether you're a scotch drinker, a cider man, a wine lover or just enjoy a nice cold one at the end of the day (or the start in some cases), bars are where you'll slick your thirst. But here's some things you may not have known about some of the drinks you ... Read More

20 things worth knowing about beer!

Beer. We love it. It is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar. The starch and saccharification enzymes are often derived from malted cereal grains, most commonly malted barley and malted wheat. Most beer is also flavored with hops, which add bitterness and act as a natural preservative, though other flavorings such as herbs ... Read More

The RBar guide to shots

A shot, or shooter, is a neologism for an alcoholic mixed drink that contains 30 millilitres (1.0 US fl oz) of two or more spirits. Some shots also have a non-alcoholic ingredient and are generally drunk quickly, rather than being sipped. Shots can be shaken, stirred, blended, layered, or poured. Shot glasses or sherry glasses are the usual drinkware in which shots ... Read More