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Thursday 30 October 2014

Beer

Plastic beer bag wins design award

A plastic, vacuum-sealed beer bag carrier held together with velcro has won the praise of judges at an international design competition.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

Man finds dead lizard in beer

A man was taken ill after almost swallowing a rotting lizard found floating in his beer.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Godzilla owners sue brewery

The Japanese owners of the Godzilla franchise have forced a brewery in New Orleans to change the name of one of its beers after filing a lawsuit for copyright infringement.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Big brewers face competition probe in Oz

Two of Australia’s biggest brewers are facing an investigation into whether they breached competition laws after claims they are aiming to shut out smaller brewers and monopolise the market.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Underground beer cooler launched

A beer cooler that keeps beers cool outside by storing them underground has been launched by a Dutch firm.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Queen confirms bill to protect pub tenants

The Queen has formally recognised a bill to introduce a new statutory code to protect tied-pub tenants in England and Wales.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Ban on Cantona Kronenbourg ads revoked

A decision to ban a series of Kronenbourg adverts in the UK over claims it falsely implied its brewing and hop production took place in France has been reversed.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 beers in the world media

Will Hawkes recommends an ale brewed in collaboration by a UK and Norwegian brewery, while Todd Haefer picks an “exceptional” fruit flavoured quadruple ale.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol-detecting laser developed

Catching drink drivers could soon be as simple as pointing a laser, thanks to a device that can detect the presence of alcohol inside a moving car.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pub tenants get protection under new laws

The UK Government has announced new statutory laws to protect publicans tied to large pub companies from unfairly inflated rents and excessive beer prices.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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