"Overall, the national data showed a 10% increase in the number of standard spirit drinks purchased in the three months to June, the equivalent of an extra 21 million standard spirit drinks, or 266,000 litres of alcohol."Naturally, the Rudd guv'mnt is dismissing the data as selective and misleading.
(Much in the same way they dismiss scientific evidence, economic evidence, and so on and so forth.)
Ah, Australians: binge drinkers one day; pissed as neuts the next.
Alocpops sales down, spirits booming