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Monday 3 August 2015


Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Buffalo Trace ‘fails’ with 27-year Bourbon

Bourbon distiller Buffalo Trace will not be releasing a 27-year aged whiskey for sale to the public after the cask was declared a “failed experiment”.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Jealousy breeds alcoholism, claims study

People whose self-esteem is tied to the success of their romantic relations and who regularly experience feelings of jealousy are more susceptible to alcoholism, a study has claimed.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Pabst heading back to Milwaukee

Pabst Brewing is to return to its roots next year with the opening of a new brewery near the site of its original home in Milwaukee – but not to brew its signature beer.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Study finds drinkers either ‘Mary Poppins’ or ‘Hemingway’

A new study in the US has categorised people’s drunken personalities as either: “Mary Poppins”, “Hemingway”, “Nutty Professor” or “Mr Hyde”.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux sale: why NY?

Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

An appeal by convicted fraudster Rudy Kurniawan to have his 10-year sentence reduced has been challenged by a US attorney.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

New York region eyes AVA title

A northern corner of New York State that boasts just 15 acres of vineyard and cannot reliably cultivate vitis vinifera has submitted a request for AVA status.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Naked man found drunk in pig barn

“I just like pigs”, was the explanation given by a man found naked and drunk in a pig barn, from which he had already been banned.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Bar cuts women’s bill to highlight pay gap

A New York bar has taken extreme measures to highlight the gender pay gap by charging women only 77% of their total bill.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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