Brewing

Constellation Brands buys Funky Buddha brewery

Constellation Brands has acquired Florida's Funky Buddha, the state's fastest growing craft brewery, for an undisclosed sum.

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.

Manchester brewery to revive historic barrel-aged brews

Manchester’s Beer Nouveau has launched a ‘heritage barrel-ageing programme’ to recreate recipes and methods used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Silverback gorilla turns brewer

Patrick, a 394-pound silverback gorilla, has helped with the making of a limited edition beer at Riverbanks zoo in South Carolina.

US passes 4,000-brewery milestone

September 30th, 2015

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