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Ancestors of modern yeast strains domesticated in 1600

A new study conducted in Belgium has found that the wild ancestors of most modern beer and winemaking yeast strains were domesticated in around 1600.

Friday, September 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Hoppy days: Little Creatures comes to HK

Australian craft brew company, Little Creatures has set up shop in Hong Kong’s Kennedy Town.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Scientists brew beer from 220-year-old yeast

A group of Australian scientists have brewed a beer from 220-year-old yeast salvaged from a shipwreck, which they claim to be the ‘world’s oldest beer’.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Brewer holds prices due to ‘troubling’ pub closure rate

British beer producer Adnams will freeze its beer prices in support for the UK pub industry, which it says is facing “extremely challenging” conditions.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Super computer brews beer that ‘tastes of joy’

An IBM super computer has helped brew a beer that “tastes of joy and optimism”, after analysing thousands of social media messages sent over the New Year period.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 1 Comment »

Five steps to take before opening a brewery

Are you opening a brewery? If so, you might be overwhelmed by all the legal requirements, or confused about which ones apply to you. Todd Bryant is here to help.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

US passes 4,000-brewery milestone

America now has over 4,000 beer breweries in operation, just tens short of its all-time record, the country’s Craft Beer Association has announced.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

MillerCoors cuts 520 jobs with brewery closure

US brewing giant MillerCoors is shutting its Eden, North Carolina brewery over the next 12 months, forcing 520 job losses as it battles a “fragmented” beer market.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Sewage beer given the go-ahead

A group of American home brewers has been given the green light to serve beer brewed using recycled sewage water.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Wild grass identified as source of barley disease

A disease found in wild grass has been identified as a source of leaf blotch, a fungal pathogen that can destroy large crops of barley.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 No Comments »

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