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Monday 28 July 2014

Beer

Craft brewer wins trademark battle

An Australian craft brewer has won the right to continue using its name after a two-year legal battle with beer giant SABMiller.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Whale fossil used to brew beer

This craft beer takes ‘natural ingredients’ to a whole new level, as a team have produced a brew made with yeast scraped from a 35 million-year-old whale bone.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks giants gear up for ‘momentous’ year

The end of June may have marked watersheds for both Diageo and Pernod Ricard, respectively the world’s two leading premium alcohol groups.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

China buys 30m cans of beer during World Cup

An online retailer in China claims it sold over 30 million cans of beer during the World Cup.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Tongue-in-cheek beer packaging banned

The packaging of a colourfully named range of beers including Cat’s Piss, Arse Liquor, Puke and Shitfaced have been banned in the UK following complaints.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world media

A stout boasting hints of “buttery fudge and vanilla marzipan” and an “intriguing” AC/DC inspired black pale ale are just two beers featured in this week’s round up.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 London restaurants

There has always been stiff competition in London for the attention of diners and opinions on the capital’s top restaurants tend to differ, but this list is a good place to start.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Brazen thieves steal 10 truck loads of beer

A gang of thieves broke into a German warehouse and stole £1.7million worth of beer, enough to fill 10 trucks, while the country was celebrating its World Cup victory.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Mutant worm could help alcoholics

Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Kirin sales decline in Japan

Sales of one of Japan’s leading beer brands, Kirin, have tumbled further this year and it is falling further behind its competitors.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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