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Friday 25 April 2014

Beer

World has new strongest beer

A 67% beer has been created by a Scottish brewery, which already held the record for brewing the world’s strongest ale, after fans said the first was “too weak”.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 3 Comments »

Texas beer accused of promoting ‘rape culture’

A Texas beer company has been criticised for using the tagline, “goes down easy” to advertise one of its beers –“Dallas Blonde”.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Family search for wedding ring that was swapped for beer

A woman in Canada is trying to track down her grandfather’s wedding ring, more than 60 years after he swapped it for a pint of beer.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Man banned from driving after consuming ’90 cans of beer’

An Australian man has been banned from driving after being caught over the limit and admitting that he had drunk 90 cans of beer the previous day.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

London pub wins English Heritage award

A 1930s art deco pub in London, which was saved from redevelopment by four local residents, was last night named among the winners of an English Heritage competition for preserving local heritage.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Half of children have seen parents drunk

Nearly half of all 10-14 year olds in the UK have seen or think they have seen their parents drunk at least once claims drinks charity Drinkaware.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Medieval beer heads to Scotland

A forgotten Belgian beer, recreated using ingredients and techniques from hundreds of years ago, has been introduced to Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland ahead of the rest of the world.

Friday, October 18th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A bumper week in the drinks trade featured cocktails, whisky, wine and chocolate as well as a candidate for the next cover of the drinks business.

Friday, October 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Illicit beer costs Malaysian government $78m

Smuggled, counterfeit and unregulated foreign beer in Malaysia is costing the government there US$78 million a year in lost taxes.

Friday, October 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Carlsberg invests £513m in China brewery

Work has started in Dali, China on the construction of a new Carlsberg brewery, which will aim to produce 15 million hectolitres by 2015.

Friday, October 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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