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  • Sapporo decides to sell new beer with English mistake on label

    01/16/2021 11:12:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Japan Today ^ | 1/16 | Oona McGee
    It was a sad day for beer lovers across Japan on Jan 8, when Sapporo Breweries put the lid on an exclusive new brew release just four days before it was due to go on sale. According to the company, the new beer, called Kaitakushi Beer Tailored, used the same traditional manufacturing methods as Japan’s first beer factory, Kaitakushi Brewery, founded in Sapporo, Hokkaido, in 1897, and was set to be sold exclusively at FamilyMart convenience stores around the country on Jan 12. However, the beer’s release was pulled from sale before even making it to stores, and the problem...
  • Viral WWII Vet Is 103 and Still Drinks His Daily Coors Light

    12/20/2020 8:22:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    VINEPAIRE ^ | DECEMBER 11, 2020 | Emma Cranston
    With the New Year quickly approaching, a new crop of wellness trends and resolutions will likely pop up. That being said, this WWII Air Force Veteran has an unlikely tip for living a long, healthy life: a daily can of Coors Light. Andrew E. Slavonic, the veteran who went viral in 2018 after connecting his longevity to the beer, turned 103 on Dec. 1. Two years ago, Slavonic first made news when Fox reported that he had enjoyed a Coors Light at 4 P.M. every day for over 20 years. According to his son Bob, Slavonic began drinking Coors in...
  • Woman goes viral after diving into dangerous surf to rescue beer kegs

    12/17/2020 6:53:30 PM PST · by lowbridge · 20 replies ^ | December 17, 2020 | Kenneth Garger
    An Australian woman became a viral sensation for her daring effort to rescue two beer kegs being swept out to sea during stormy weather on Monday. The woman sprang into action as the suds were floating away from a local surf club in the Queensland city of Currumbin. Footage captured by shows her falling in the rough surf just before grabbing a hold of one the kegs.
  • I tried 5 holiday beers, and the best had a juicy citrus flavor that was far too easy to drink

    12/12/2020 10:30:27 AM PST · by mylife · 89 replies
    insider ^ | 12/11/2020 | max kalnitz
    This holiday season you may want to diversify your normal beer consumption and try out a seasonal holiday brew. But there can be so many beers to choose from, you may not know where to start. To make your decision easier, I decided to put five widely available holiday beers to the test. I sampled Samuel Adams' Winter Lager, the Shiner Holiday Cheer Bavarian-style dark wheat from Spoetzl Brewery, Sierra Nevada's Celebration Fresh Hop IPA, Harpoon's Winter Warmer Holiday Ale, and New Belgium Brewing's Accumulation White IPA. Here are the five holiday beers I tried, ranked from my least favorite...
  • Why beer and crisps could be secret weapons in the battle to tackle climate change

    12/07/2020 4:44:57 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    SKY News ^ | December 7, 2020 | By Chris Robertson
    The pub staples of beer and crisps could soon be destined for bigger things after a technology firm worked out how to harness the emissions and waste from their manufacturing processes to tackle climate change. Emissions from beer fermentation in a brewery, which usually produces a high amount of carbon dioxide (CO2), will be captured and mixed with potato waste - so it can be turned into fertiliser. The idea has been developed by UK firm CCm Technologies, which trialled the fertiliser on potato seed beds earlier in the year, and has been adopted by crisps giant Walkers. The Leicester-based...
  • No "keg tree" from Genesee Brewery this year

    12/02/2020 12:03:53 PM PST · by mylife · 73 replies
    WHAM ^ | 12/1/2020 | wham
    Rochester, N.Y. - A holiday tradition at one of Rochester's breweries won't be taking place this year. The Genesee Brewing Company says its Genesee Keg Tree will not be going up. "With safety as our top priority, we made the decision to forgo the Genesee Keg Tree this season," Genesee Brand Director Inga Grote-Ebbs said in a statement. "While we will miss the big party and our favorite seasonal spectacle, we're excited to celebrate in a different way, by sharing two new seasonal beers for fans to enjoy at home." The brewing company is promoting two new creations - Blood...
  • Despite restrictions, crowds expected to flock to KC bars over Thanksgiving holiday

    11/25/2020 6:09:42 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    KCTV-5 ^ | November 25, 2020 | by ABIGAEL JAYMES, SHAIN BERGAN
    KANSAS CITY, MO -- Despite an ongoing pandemic that has killed at least 5,326 Kansans and Missourians, Kansas City area bars are expecting a lot of people out on the town to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving - sometimes referred to as Drinksgiving or Blackout Wednesday - is a famously busy day for bars. But this year comes with new rules amid the pandemic. At Chicken N Pickle in Kansas City, MO, they are having to turn some customers away from their pop-up Christmas bar "Snowbound" because the reservations filled up so quickly. Bars like Chicken N...
  • Waffle House teams up with Georgia's Oconee Brewing Company to produce a bacon-flavored beer

    11/17/2020 5:47:54 AM PST · by mylife · 32 replies
    cnn ^ | 11/16/2020 | allen kim
    Bacon and beer is a match made in heaven. Bacon beer, on the other hand, could be something even better. Waffle House, the iconic restaurant chain, has teamed up with Georgia-based brewery Oconee Brewing Company to offer the first Waffle House-branded beer called Bacon & Kegs. Leslie Tillery, Oconee's media director, said the collaboration first came about after she reached out to Waffle House in January to gauge interest in collaborating on a beer.
  • They are already making a Joe Biden Beer…because we will need alcohol to make it through his administration?

    11/14/2020 4:06:24 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 25 replies ^ | 11/13/20
    Not to suggest that a certain contingent of this country is excited, but there has been made the announcement that even before he has been inaugurated, Joe Biden has already inspired products named after him.
  • Overturned semi spills cases of beer across lanes of highway

    11/06/2020 12:01:10 PM PST · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 4, 2020 / 3:40 PM | By Ben Hooper
    Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Authorities in Indiana said an overturned semi truck spilled cases of beer across the lanes of a highway in Dearborn County. The Dearborn County Sheriff's Office said the truck overturned Wednesday in the westbound lanes of U.S. 50 in Dillsboro. The sheriff's office posted a photo to Facebook showing the truck and its spilled load after the mess was cleared from the roadway. No serious injuries were reported in connection with the crash.
  • Top 50 Beers of 2020

    10/27/2020 9:46:10 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 143 replies
    Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine ^ | 10/27/2020 | the readers of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine
    How Are Readers’ Choice Lists Determined? We polled thousands of our magazine and newsletter subscribers and asked you for everything from your favorite beers and favorite breweries to what hops you love to brew with. The results of that poll are presented here under the headers labeled “Readers’ Choice.” (2019 rank is listed in parentheses) 1. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (2) 2. Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted IPA (1) 3. Russian River Pliny the Elder IIPA (3) 4. Guinness Extra Stout (11) 5. Allagash White (8) 6. Brasserie Dupont Saison Dupont (6) 7. Founders All Day IPA (10) 8. Cigar City...
  • Yuengling, Hershey's fan-favorite chocolate porter makes comeback in bottle form

    10/01/2020 12:02:51 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    MyNews4 ^ | September 29th 2020 | Stefanie Dyga
    A sweet fan-favorite collaboration is back for a limited time. Last year, Yuengling and Hershey's joined forces to create a limited-edition Chocolate Porter that was only available on draft in 14 states. Now, the companies say the drink is making its comeback and will be available in both draft and bottle forms — this time in 22 states. With a 4.7% ABV, the brew blends Hershey's chocolate with caramel and roasted malts and pairs well with barbecued meats, cheeses, and of course, chocolate. The Chocolate Porter 12-pack will be available for purchase now through Valentine's Day. You can click here...
  • Leinenkugel's is giving away Oktoberfest beer to people who listen to 60 seconds of polka music

    09/22/2020 6:33:02 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 79 replies
    JS Online ^ | September 21, 2020 | Kathy Flanigan
    Leinenkugel's wants to give you free beer. All you have to do is listen to polka music. The brewery is giving away a six-pack of Leinie's Oktoberfest, but participants must "enjoy 60 seconds of traditional polka music to unlock the beer claim." Clearly, this is a Wisconsin company. The registration page says to "enjoy some traditional German music for 60 seconds and we'll give you a code to redeem a six-pack of Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest on us. Danke!" There's a clock that counts 60 seconds before you unlock a number to text "prost" and redeem the beer. But wait — there's...
  • Who Invented Beer?

    08/27/2020 10:27:38 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies ^ | Updated: Sep 7, 2018 Original: Jan 8, 2014 | Evan Andrews
    The first fermented beverages most likely emerged alongside the development of cereal agriculture some 12,000 years ago. ========================================================================= If you’re searching for an original brewmaster to toast the next time you knock back a cold one, you might be out of luck. It’s difficult to attribute the invention of beer to a particular culture or time period, but the world’s first fermented beverages most likely emerged alongside the development of cereal agriculture some 12,000 years ago. As hunter-gatherer tribes settled into agrarian civilizations based around staple crops like wheat, rice, barley and maize, they may have also stumbled upon the...
  • Man uses Bud Lite to keep wildfire flames away from California home

    08/27/2020 6:39:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 50 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 24, 2020 / 2:51 PM | Ben Hooper
    Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A California man attempting to defend his home from a wildfire said he turned to an unusual source of help when his water was shut off: several cases of Bud Lite beer. Chad Little said he decided to stay behind when his family evacuated their Vacaville home last week as the LNU Lightning Complex Fires approached their neighborhood. Little said he had hoses set up around the house to provide a consistent source of water to keep the flames away from the house, but he started worrying when the water to the area was shut off....
  • Beer could taste different because of climate change, scientist says

    08/23/2020 12:58:55 PM PDT · by PROCON · 83 replies ^ | Aug. 19, 2020 | James Leggate
    For years, an increasing number of scientists have warned about the side effects of climate change like rising oceans and unpredictable changes in weather patterns.But this may be the most serious repercussion of climate change identified to date: Beer may taste different. That's according to the research of Colleen Doherty, an associate professor of molecular and structural biochemistry at N.C. State University.Doherty studies the connections between time and stress in plants, according to the university. In a recent post on the university's website, she explained how changing temperatures will affect hops and other beer ingredients. Growers have cultivated different varieties...
  • No one asked for it, but Mustard Beer is a thing; you can find it in North Carolina

    07/31/2020 3:36:24 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 46 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | July 30, 2020 | Drew Jackson
    Not even beer is safe from the turmoil of 2020. Craft brewery Oskar Blues has teamed up with French’s mustard for the cookout collaboration no one asked for. Beer mustard already exists, but this is not that. Instead Oskar Blues and French’s are making a mustard beer, a hazy golden wheat beer brewed with lime, lemon, tangerine, passionfruit and a not insignificant amount of yellow mustard. The beer clocks in at 5.2% alcohol. Oskar Blues, one of the county’s largest craft breweries, has a brewery and taproom in the Western North Carolina mountain town of Brevard. French’s makes probably the...
  • Local breweries sell ‘Black is Beautiful’ branded beer, raising funds to fight police brutality [SC]

    07/03/2020 2:44:01 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 46 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | July 3, 2020 | Kristen Cheatam
    GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Breweries here in Greenville and across the country are making efforts stand in solidarity with the Black community and with those who have lost their lives to police brutality. As of Friday afternoon, Liability Brewing Company, Birds Fly South Ale Project and Fireforge Crafted Beer are the only breweries in the Greenville area that are participating in the ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer campaign. After seeing protests nationwide and in Greenville, owners at Liability Brewing Co. said they reached out to their friend in the Black community to ask about ways they can help support those fighting...
  • June 4 in sports history: 10-cent beer plus MLB equals toxic brew

    06/04/2020 7:19:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Yardbarker ^ | June 4, 2020 | Staff
    1974: 10-cent beer on a warm night in Cleveland? Hey, what could go wrong? Early in the Rangers-Indians game at dumpy Municipal Stadium, inebriated young fans among the crowd of 25,000 ran onto the field during "Beer Night," some wielding knives and chairs, according to an Associated Press report. Firecrackers were occasionally heard — some were even thrown into the Rangers dugout. Then a naked guy ran onto the field in the sixth inning.
  • Brewing beer may be an older craft than we realized in some places

    05/21/2020 7:06:24 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 19 replies
    Science News ^ | May 7, 2020 | Maria Temming
    Microscopic signatures of malting could help reveal which prehistoric people had a taste for beer. Ancient beer is difficult to trace, because many of beer’s chemical ingredients, like alcohol, don’t preserve well (SN: 9/28/04). But a new analysis of modern and ancient malted grain indicates that malting’s effects on grain cell structure can last millennia. This microscopic evidence could help fill in the archaeological record of beer consumption, providing insight into the social, ritual and dietary roles this drink played in prehistoric cultures, researchers report online May 7 in PLOS ONE. Malting, the first step in brewing beer, erodes cell...