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World's Oldest Cheese, Found in Ancient Tomb, Was Also Very Dangerous

Humans have been producing and consuming cheese for a very long time, as the recent discovery of 3,200-year-old cheese in an ancient Egyptian tomb …

Archaeology

Ancient Ceramic Cups Reveal Oldest Direct Evidence of Beer in Mesopotamia

Archaeologists have long known beer was important in the ancient world, but mainly from writings and drawings—finding actual archaeological evidence …

Archaeology

Have We Seen the End of the 9-Ingredient Drink?

As a bartender, I’ve always believed in the nobility of restraint. Allow a drink’s constituent parts to speak for themselves, and more often than …

Los Angeles

The Do’s and Don’ts of Chilling Wine

The temperature of your wine plays an important role in how it tastes. Here’s how cold your wine should be and a few tips to help it get …

Wine

How Scotland is Bringing Back Its Lost Alcohol

Travel<p>With many Scotch distilleries closed or forgotten, whisky makers look to the past to rethink the country's heritage spirit.<p>During the last century, almost half of Scotland’s distilleries have been shut down, with many destroyed or forgotten. Global recession, world wars, and overproduction …

Whiskey

African-American Craft Beer Brewers Unite To Host A Festival Of Their Own

To tell how the nation's first black beer festival came to be held in Pittsburgh, you might start with a beer.<p>Maybe it was that introductory Sam Adams Boston Lager that longtime Michelob and Heineken guy Mike Potter drank more than a decade ago. "It had a completely different profile, a completely …

Beer

A Life in Oak: Observing The Fall of Japanese Whisky

Beyond master distillers and brand ambassadors, many figures instrumental to the whisky industry rarely see their stories told. Yet, the stories are there and each one helps shed light on each category’s success. This particular tale delves into Japanese whisky and Japan’s traditional spirit, …

Whiskey

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer

INTRODUCING A QUOTA for craft beer taps in pubs could help bolster Ireland’s craft beer industry, according to one brewery that’s seen the challenges …

This Handy Infographic Illustrates What Company Owns Which Brewery

This Handy Infographic Illustrates What Company Owns Which Brewery

Rest of Whiskey Storage Warehouse Collapses in Kentucky

Louisville, Ky. (AP) -- Whiskey barrels were piled in a mountainous heap Wednesday after the rest of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed in …

Whiskey

Kentucky Bourbon Warehouse Collapses, Spilling 9,000 Barrels of Whiskey

Louisville, Ky. (AP) -- Thousands of whiskey barrels crashed into a massive heap Friday when a large section of a decades-old storage warehouse …

24matins.uk

Sport<p>Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were sent packing from the World Cup on Saturday as French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe made his case to …

Rethinking Bitterness In Dry-Hopped (Hazy) Beers

Past research has shown that more extreme dry-hopping regimens can reduce IBUs in beer made with kettle hops bittering, New Belgium Brewing’s Ross …

Trump’s Trade War Just Firebombed The Bourbon Industry In Kentucky

Last July the European Union, Mexico, and Canada warned that if President Donald Trump enacted trade tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, they’d be forced to enact retaliatory tariffs on US exports. For some, it seemed unthinkable that the president would toss Molotov Cocktails into the …

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Bad News: We're Facing a Whiskey Shortage

Time to stock up.<p>Bad news, whiskey lovers: It might be time to start hoarding bottles of your favorite spirit.<p>Due to the ever-increasing popularity of Irish whiskey, distilleries in Ireland might run out of juice to sell, John Teeling, father of the Irish whiskey boom, told the <i>Irish Times</i>.<p>“Soon …

Hailstones 'the size of pigeon eggs' devastate Bordeaux vineyards

Hailstorms have devastated thousands of acres of prime Bordeaux vineyards, prompting the French government to promise support for winegrowers, some of whom have lost their entire crop.<p>Cyril Giresse, a winegrower, said hailstones “the size of pigeons’ eggs” destroyed grape buds and left vines bare …

Silvaner, a Lovely yet Unloved Spring Wine, Needs Friends

With the overwhelming number of wines available today from all over the world, in a vast diversity of styles, many made from grapes virtually unknown a generation ago, consumers have had to resort to shortcuts and workarounds to slice through the confusion.<p>Some buy only wines made from familiar …

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

Bordeaux 2017 Vintage: Taking the Good with the Bad at En Primeur

The 2017 red Bordeaux may not live up to the extraordinary 2015 and 2016 vintages, but it is the year for the region’s white dessert wines to …

Wine & Spirits

4-5-18 – Bon Bon Vivant and Two Dummies Food Tour - New Orleans Food Trucks Coalition and Rally

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Food Trucks

Flavoured, low-alcohol Scotch? Distilleries test whisky's limits

Demand for more variety in Scotch whisky from fast-growing emerging markets and the request for lower alcohol varieties among health-conscious …

3-29-18 – Pastry Chef Ruby Bloch – Dr. Brian King and Shelley Buchanan on Bloody Marys

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3-22-18 – French Quarter Fest Food – Bloody Mary Fest – Hogs for the Cause

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Ghost Restaurants And The Impact On Commercial Real Estate

<i>By Liz Wolf</i><p>A hot, new restaurant concept is taking off in densely populated cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C., but …

Indonesia’s local spirits: alcohol’s history and geography in the world’s largest Muslim nation  | South China Morning Post

The Japanese have sake, the Koreans can’t get enough soju, and the Chinese are partial to baijiu. So how about locally made alcohol in …

3-15-18 – Agave Week – Bourbon and Bluegrass

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Leading Bordeaux Wine Merchant Accused of Massive Fraud

French prosecutors have accused a leading Bordeaux négociant and bulk wine bottler with "flagrant" wine fraud. On March 15, Bordeaux's criminal …

Americans drinking tequila in protest of President Trump, report claims

No longer relegated to rounds of party shots, tequila is having a moment in the spotlight as the new drink of choice for those with a refined palette …

Oldest message in a bottle found on Australian beach

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman from Australia has found the world's oldest known message in a bottle nearly 132 years after it was thrown into the sea, experts say.<p>Tonya Illman discovered the bottle half-buried in the sand on a beach in Western Australia, just north of Wedge Island, 180 kilometers (112 miles) …

Western Australia