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INTRODUCING BOTTLEBOX

Our legendary army of Equity Punks certainly know what’s going on when it comes to everyone’s favourite beverage. Having invested in our craft …

The '100 per cent owned Aussie Beer' ... made in China: Brewery fined for fooling drinkers with this imported green and gold tipple

• <b>Independent Liquor Group fined $10,200 by the ACCC for false advertising</b>• <b><br>Beer claimed to be '100% Aussie' but is actually brewed in China</b>• <b><br>'Aussie Beer'</b> …

Top 7 Session IPAs

Traditionally, beer drinkers have enjoyed spring and summer time beer styles such as light lagers, bocks, Kolsch’s. The ga…The post Top 7 Session …

Beer

A Brief History of Sour Beer

On a quiet June afternoon at Philadelphia’s Monk’s Cafe, William Reed, a former Boston Beer Company brewer, popped the top on part of an experimental batch that he’d brewed in 1996. Originally made at the request of Tom Peters, the happy pasha of Monk’s, it was a Flanders red ale called Brewhouse …

Been there readers' tips: UK microbreweries and craft beer pubs

From pubs selling locally brewed craft ales to microbreweries with a talent for creative and intelligent mixing of hops; where's your tip for the UK's finest? Send in your tip via GuardianWitness and the best tip wins a two-person tent<p>Microwbrewing is not just about men with beards. Inventive, …

BrewDog reports sixth consecutive year of growth

Turnover was up from £18m in 2013 to £29.6m and annual profit was up 69% from £2.9m in 2013 to £4.9m last year.<p>In 2014, BrewDog opened 12 new bars, …

Beer

The 25 beers you need to try before you die

Today is National Beer Day, apparently. It’s an unofficial holiday celebrating the Cullen-Harrison Act signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt which ended prohibition in 1933.<p>Thanks to the Cullen-Harrison Act, all of us can now enjoy our favorite beers out in the open while simultaneously …

The lager picture

GULLIVER considers himself something of a connoisseur of beers from around the world. Actually, perhaps the better word is "acquaintance". Virtually …

Economics

Totally Awesome Scientists Discover Magnets Can Prevent Unwanted Beer Spew

Here’s a thing you probably didn’t know about exploding beer: When you uncap a bottle and it spews a totally unprovoked amount of its contents — an …

Why J D Wetherspoon's is fast becoming my favourite craft beer bar

Food & Wine Magazine | Recipes, Menus, Chefs, Wine, Cooking, Holidays, Entertaining

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A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers

It makes sense that some of the world’s oldest continuously operating businesses are breweries: Demand for beer is almost as sure a thing as death …

Star Wars-themed beer is no match for this fully operational legal team

Lucasfilm is taking a brewpub to court over the name of a beer in order to protect it's line of Star Wars themed wines, reports the Post-Standard.<p>The brewmasters at Empire Brewing Co. in Syracuse, New York conceived of a bock beer, a dark brew commonly served in the fall, that had an "extremely …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Beer

Credit: Shutterstock (Edited)<p>Some mistakes in life are big, like cheating on your SATs or accidentally getting yourself imprisoned and caned for vandalizing a truck in Singapore, but others are THE BIGGEST, like drinking beer all wrong. So, in an effort to avoid getting you mentally caned by beer …

Germany's Greatest Drinking Festivals

01 of 08<p>Starkbierzeit translates to "Strong Beer Time" and is a love fest for some of Germany's strongest beers. Started in the 17th century by …

Wikipedia

Beer Bottle Bowling Pins = Your New Favorite Drinking Game

There’s no doubt the Solo cup has aided us in having some of the most epic weekends during our college days — and maybe even some more recent ones, you party animal you! But we’re <i>just</i> about ready to graduate to a next-level drinking game that leaves the famous red cup behind. So long, Solo! Say …

Alcohol

Yo-Ho Brewing: A Window Into Craft Beer in Japan

Japan is the world's 7th largest beer producer, and beer and beer-like beverages accounted for 67% of Japan's 9 billion liters of alcohol consumption in 2006. Until 1994, Japanese tax laws, enacted to protect domestic brewing, set minimum production limits that instead ensured the dominance of the …

Lil Miles, Sydney's Oldest Barmaid, Still Serving Beers At 91 (PHOTOS)

Sydney's oldest barmaid Lil Miles has never been a drinker, but after four decades in the job at her family's Bells Hotel in Woolloomooloo the 91-year-old still hasn't tired of pulling beers.<p>"I'll keep going," said the diminutive great-grandmother, even though the Sydney pub scene has changed …

The 20 Best Beer Towns In America

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive.<p>This is great for beer lovers, and beneficial on the supply side as well, as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

Beer

The Best Summer Beers: Our Taste Test Results, 2013 (PHOTOS)

The weather's heating up, which means you're probably swapping out your mashed potatoes for potato salad and your meatloaf for burgers. That's all well and good, but don't forget about changing up your beer. The heavy ones you've been drinking all winter -- you know, like stouts and spicy dark ales …

Top 10 U.S. Craft Breweries by Sales Volume

Cans of beer will be snapped open in millions of American backyards this Memorial Day weekend, and while brews from the big companies like Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors will, naturally, be in the hands of many, more and more people are turning to beers from smaller craft brewers.<p>Indeed, …

Too much confusion on all sides about problem drinking

Prague

It's five years since I've been to Prague and I dare say things have changed. I'm off there on Monday for a few days with some of my more cultured …

Beer and Booze at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2013

Top 10 Worst Beer Names

With almost 3,000 breweries in America alone, we’re apparently running out of unique names to adorn the beer labels. Here’s our list of the <b>Top 10</b> …

Flying Dog Brewery Horn Dog (10.2%)

Now this is how I want all Barley Wines to taste.<br>Horn Dog is a deep, dark mahogany beer with a bubbly head and a smell that’s spiced appels and pears …