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Gifts For The Beer Lover

Gifts For The Beer Lover

Perhaps, you are in a quandary concerning the appropriate beer gift for a special friend or a family member. The fact is that brew drinkers are a very diverse group. Some like a good old fashioned brew, while others prefer one of the newer craft brews. Hopefully, the...
Breweries Aim for Consistency in Taste in Multiple Locations

Breweries Aim for Consistency in Taste in Multiple Locations

Today breweries with many locations have the ability to create consistent beer brands and taste. A-B has 12 locations in the United States and Budweiser has 50 breweries located around the world. Red Hook Ale opened two breweries one in Seattle Washington in 1981 and...
The Lowdown on the Language of Beer

The Lowdown on the Language of Beer

As the craft beer phenomenon increases in popularity, the terminology gets stranger and more complicated. But, it doesn’t have to be. We want everyone to have a better handle on all the brew-specific words in the intoxicating world of craft beer, so here are a few: 1....
Get In The Star Wars Spirit With A Themed Beer

Get In The Star Wars Spirit With A Themed Beer

December is when thousands of fans will flock to movie theaters around the globe. That’s because the latest installment in Star Wars comes out. The film is already seeing success when it comes to pre-ticket sales. While many people are waiting patiently, they...
5 of the Oldest Breweries Worldwide

5 of the Oldest Breweries Worldwide

For brewery fans, we are offering a list of 5 of the oldest breweries in the world. These aren’t in order of when they were built, but simply a few of our favorites. St. James Gate In 1759, St. James Gate was founded in Dublin, Ireland. This is exactly where...
Why Beer That Contains Hops May Be Better for Your Liver

Why Beer That Contains Hops May Be Better for Your Liver

Although many people drink beer these days, it is now believed that this type of drink which also contains hops may be better for you than other types of alcohol. Why, you may ask? Hops are small hoppy flowers that are used to create a unique taste and a lot of zest...
Rare and Beautiful Beer Bottles

Rare and Beautiful Beer Bottles

Beer bottles. A subject that has had graphic designer Harvey Shepard fascinated since early childhood, and has inspired him to accumulate quite a collection over the years. The start of his lifelong obsession began on a trip to the grocery store, where he saw a Coors...
Neuroscientist Developing Hangover-Free Synthetic Beer

Neuroscientist Developing Hangover-Free Synthetic Beer

David Nutt, a neuro-scientist from Great Britain, is introducing alcosynth, a synthetic beverage which he says is 100 times safer than alcohol. His product promises to give users the experience of drinking beer without having to suffer the negative effects the morning...
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Making a Difference

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Making a Difference

From beer to donating money to charity, the Canada Oktoberfest brought a lot of cheer and fine spirits this past month. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade for the Onkel Hans Food Drive was a success, generating around $11,500 and about 10,000...
Five Weird and Wild Beer Ingredients

Five Weird and Wild Beer Ingredients

Patrons no longer walk into a bar and order a bottle of lager. Beer drinkers have evolved into connoisseurs of craft beers and specialty brews. If you’ve ever attended the Edmonton Beerfest, you know that the flavor possibilities are endless. We’ve...

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