• Australian Antarctic Stations Ban Long-Standing Homebrewing Tradition

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    In the frigid and often desolate regions of Antarctica's research stations, homebrewing has become a staple of culture and community. But recent limitations on alcohol consumption put forth by the Australian Antarctic Division threaten this long-standing tradition.
    Under recently updated policies , homebrewing is no longer permitted due to the “inability to safely manage consumption, hygiene standards, and alcohol content,” according to the AAD. Without access to in-house alcoholic beverages at their stations, expeditioners will soon have to rely on whatever drinks are brought to...
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