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Saturday 19 April 2014

Beer

Pubs granted World Cup licensing extension

Pubs in England will be allowed to stay open for longer during the country’s World Cup matches after a consultation ordered by the PM deemed it an “occasion of exceptional national significance”.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Student jailed after buying water sues state for $40m

A 20-year-old student who was jailed after alcohol control officers mistook a case of water for beer has launched a US$40 million lawsuit against the state of Virginia.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Could insufferable self-righteousness stifle craft beer?

Dan Fox responds to criticism following his controversial article on craft beer and Big Beer last week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

US craft beer exports rocket

Exports of US craft beer rocketed by 49% this year with a total of 282,526 barrels valued at US$73 million shipped in 2013.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer-marinated meat lowers cancer risk

Marinating meat in pilsner or black beers before throwing them on a coal-fired grill can apparently help lower potentially harmful amounts of carcinogens.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Beer brewed from prehistoric whale fossil

Yeast found on the 35 million-year-old remains of a prehistoric whale is the latest bizarre ingredient to be used to brew beer in an effort to engage people with science.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery boss killed by avalanche

The boss of the German Augustiner Brewery has been killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Man takes up 40-day beer only diet

A Canadian has sworn off food and pledged to sustain himself on just beer, tea and water for the 40 days of Lent.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top beers in the worldwide press

Nick Anderson recommends an American wild ale brewed with apricots, loquats, and cherries and aged in oak barrels, while Jason Henry picks a “smoky lager”.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Star Trek Klingon beer ‘Warnog’ launched

Warnog, the official beer of Star Trek’s infamous Klingon baddies, is set to be unleashed onto the US market.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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