Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza

By Paolo Zupp The first shipment of the Quetza range of Beers and Ales has arrived at Dan Murphy’s Smithfield, and lovers of the amber liquid are lining up outside to get their first taste. Herbert Wang (above), of Baja Roca Blanca, was one of the first to pick up a carton of the launchContinue reading “Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza”

The beer that ended a civilisation

By Paolo Zupp A team of scientists from William Bligh University (WBU), in conjunction with Mexico City’s Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), have successfully brewed a version of the pre-Hispanic corn beer that was favoured by the Aztec civilisation. It has been postulated by historians that the extreme predilection of Aztecs for Quetzalcoatl Bitter, as itContinue reading “The beer that ended a civilisation”

Murchison returns from Mexico: chimichangas were disappointing

By Shirley Higgins-Croft The Plain Dealer’s Editor in Chief, Murray Murchison has returned from assignment in North America and has talked about his disappointment with being unable to provide regular reports from Mexico. “The problem is that I’m with Vodaphone,” said Murchison from quarantine in Parramatta Park. “I only seem to be able to getContinue reading “Murchison returns from Mexico: chimichangas were disappointing”