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Things to do in Amsterdam – Visit the Kattenkabinet

The Kattenkabinet, or Cat Cabinet, in Amsterdam is a different kind of museum. Dedicated to the memory of a ginger cat named John Pierpont Morgan, …

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Four Must-Visit Spots for Shopping in Amsterdam

These shops combine one-of-a-kind experiences with a side of history—some of the locations have been around since the 1700's.<p>Amsterdam is the perfect …

13 Questions for Claire Parker

Claire Parker, the Executive Creative Director of our Amsterdam Studio, lived in many great city’s all over the world before she settled in …

Heineken's snub to SAB revives beer deal speculation

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - SABMiller’s rejected bid for smaller brewer Heineken has revived talk about deals that could reshape the global beer industry in coming months.<p>Dutch company Heineken said at the weekend that it had been approached by SABMiller about a takeover, but that it had rebuffed …

IKEA spoofs Apple with launch of "Bookbook" – its new print catalogue

<b>News:</b> the catalogue for IKEA's 2015 collection is presented as if it were the latest tech offering from Apple in this short movie revealed on one of …

9 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Sheetz

Few convenience store chains have as many fans as Sheetz.<p>The 62-year-old, family-owned chain has 460 stores in just six states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. The company has 1.2 million fans on Facebook and it ranked 87th on Forbes' list of 100 Best …

How to make a great Altbier (German Ale)

I’ve made several alt style beers for my neighborhood parties. I always am asked “what kind of beer is this”, which is quickly met with blank stares …

Beer

Bringing Strange Beer to the Masses at the Extreme Beer Festival

As craft brews become more commonplace and the average craft drinker becomes comfortable with big IPAs, double stouts and saisons, brewers are faced …

A Quick, Drunk History of Milwaukee

At one point in its history, Milwaukee was the self proclaimed “Beer Capital of the World”. The Wisconsin city had access to wheat (it was the world …

Permanent erection lawsuit against BMW thrown out

The California man who claimed that he suffered from a 20-month erection after a four-hour ride on his BMW K1100RS motorcycle (similar model pictured above) has had his case dismissed. It seems the court found his claims too hard to believe.<p>Henry Wolf filed a product liability lawsuit against BMW …

Nikka Whisky From The Barrel

If you live in the States, you'd be hard pressed to find Nikka Whisky From The Barrel. Although the Japanese whiskey brand has six other expressions in the American market (all worth exploring), this particular blend hasn't made its way to bars and liquor stores yet—though you can get it online for …

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Interview: Brian Nation of Midleton Distillery

During a recent tasting of the components that make up the newest bottling from Irish whiskey Redbreast 21, Brian Nation was thrilled about his new position as Master Distiller of the Midleton Distillery. Nation now fills the shoes that were worn by Barry Crockett, who took the reigns from his …

Whiskey

IPA Nation: How this ale became craft beer's most popular style

In the red hot world of craft beer, one style of beer is hotter than all the rest—the India Pale Ale.<p>The style, which is known for its strong hop …

Craft Beer

Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon

Happy Friday from sunny CA. Enjoying a @sixpointbrewery Hi-Res outside. #sbw2014 #saclivin

Tasting Notes: Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey

In 2001, Ralph Erenzo acquired thirty acres of land on the west side of the Hudson in Gardiner, New York, that included Tuthilltown Gristmill — a …

Jelly Belly introduces beer-flavored jelly bean

Add another one to the weird Jelly Belly flavors. The company now has a draft beer-flavored jelly bean.The jelly bean tastes like a Hefeweizen-inspired ale, according to Jelly Belly' Candy Companys website.<p>Note: There is no alcohol in the jelly bean.<p>Development of the draft beer flavor took three …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Making Full Bodied Beer at Home

1 comment<p>For many beer styles such as traditional ales, browns, porters and stouts, a full body beer style is very desirable. Full body beers have …

How we made the Space Hopper

<b>Aquilino Cosani, designer</b><p>In the early 1960s, I was watching a documentary about kangaroos and I realised that children never look as happy as when they're jumping. So I decided to make a toy that let them bounce around like kangaroos.<p>I tried out various prototypes for the bouncy ball part. It was …

The Top 5 Beers in the World

Everywhere you look on the internet, you’ll notice that people absolutely love lists. We are being bombarded with “top 10 of this” and “7 best of …

Alcohol

9 Gifts for Beer Geeks

More by Jackie<p>As the presence of craft beer grows in the hearts and minds of America, so does the opportunity to find unique and creative gifts to …

Craft Beer

Arduino Controlled Beer Brewing Machine!

[the_meatloaf] just put the final touches on his fully automated beer brewing machine using an Arduino.<p>The project was part of his computer …

SantaCon in Pictures

BrewDog on Twitter: "Dear (fake) BrewDog China... An open letter to some flattering fraudsters - http://t.co/WVV4oTA0Wa http://t.co/3k38VbkWMg"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>BrewDog</b><p>“@<b>brewdog</b>: Dear (fake) BrewDog China... An open letter to some flattering fraudsters - …