Articles Tagged with beer

Taco Booze? Taco Bell To Serve Alcohol At New Chicago Location [Video]

Will You Soon Get Booze At Taco Bell

Would you like to order booze with your tacos? Taco Bell is testing the waters with a new location in Chicago, Illinois. According to the Daily News, the booze-friendly restaurant will be opening this summer with alcoholic versions of existing Taco Bell beverages. Taco Bell restaurants in Spain, Japan, and South Korea already offer the… Read more »

Anheuser-Busch Cans Water, Not Beer, To Aid Texas Flood Victims

Anheuser-Busch generally cans water at their Cartersville brewery three times a year.

Anheuser-Busch has begun canning drinking water at its Cartersville, Georgia, brewery in order to aid flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma who lack access to a source of clean water. The production of water at Anheuser-Busch’s brewery began last week but ramped up on Thursday, according to CNN Money, meaning that the first shipment, totaling… Read more »

Blue Moon Lawsuit Says MillerCoors Deceives Craft Beer Drinkers

Blue Moon Lawsuit Says MillerCoors Deceives Craft Beer Drinkers

A Blue Moon lawsuit claims that the beer company MillerCoors is deceiving craft beer drinkers by the way they are marketing their Blue Moon brand name. The Blue Moon suit was created as a class action lawsuit by Evan Parent, who claims MillerCoors falsely portrays Blue Moon beer as a hand-crafted, independently-owned product. In a… Read more »

300-Year-Old Beer Recipe Revived By Virginia Brewery

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A 300-year-old beer recipe was revived by Ardent Craft Ales of Richmond, Virginia. The unique recipe was discovered in a cookbook, which includes handwritten recipes for beer, food, and medicinal remedies. The book, which belongs to the Virginia Historical Society, is part of a collection dating back to the 1700s. As reported by Edge Boston,… Read more »

Could Fruit Flies Help Create Tasty New Beer? Scientists Think So

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Octoberfest is in full swing in many communities, so beer can be found flowing freely throughout the night. However, you may also find that pesky fruit flies are also attracted to the aroma of beer. Until recently, it was a mystery as to why fruit flies seemed so attracted to the yeasty aroma of beer…. Read more »

It Ain’t Miller Time: Heineken Rejects Takeover Bid

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If you’re a purist when it comes to a certain Dutch beer, you can breathe a sigh of relief today. That’s because Heineken rejected a bid by close rival SABMiller to take over the Netherlands-based brewer. As reported by CBS News, on Sunday Heineken released a statement claiming the family-owned beer company turned down the… Read more »

Is Light Beer On The Way Out? Sales Projected To Hit 10-Year Low

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It looks like American’s taste for beer is becoming more sophisticated as sales of light beer are projected to hit a ten-year low by 2015. Once among the most popular, sales of Bud Light, Coors Light, and Miller Lite are becoming less enticing as specialty and craft brews are becoming a common trend among beer… Read more »

New Self-Serve Beer Machines Arrive At Target Field

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Baseball fans would argue there’s very little that tastes better than a hot dog and a beer at the stadium of your favorite team. The concept is a staple of American culture, so it’s no surprise that something came along to bring the tradition into the next century. Yesterday, Target Field introduced self-serve beer machines,… Read more »

Trappist Beer To Be Brewed In America By Monks For The First Time

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Trappist beer has been uniquely brewed in Europe for more than a century by monks known as ‘Trappists’. The monks are Catholic Cistercians, and are renowned for making some of the best beer in the world. Until now Trappist beer has been brewed in only eight monasteries worldwide; six in Belgium, one in Holland and… Read more »

Netherlands Bar Accepts Bitcoins For Beer

Bitcoins For Beer

A bar in the Netherlands is now accepting Bitcoin payments for beer and other beverages. The EMG Faktors bar uses a new Point of Sale (POS) system that accepts a customers virtual currency in place of traditional payments. Dutch company Bitcoin Café developed the NUVOPOS as a way to accept Bitcoins on the go. The… Read more »

Man’s Stomach Brews Its Own Beer, Makes Him Randomly Drunk

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A man in Texas has a stomach that ferments and produces its own beer. The 61-year-old man recently stumbled into a Texas hospital complaining of dizziness. Doctors performed a standard blood alcohol test and found that his levels had reached 0.37 percent, five time the legal driving limit in Texas. After being admitted into the… Read more »

Hydrating Beer From Australia Won’t Leave You With A Hangover

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Hydrating beer as a concept is a great one, but does it really work? And if so how? Australians are world renowned for their love of beer and already produce a number of high quality beers including Fosters and Castlemaine XXXX. Researchers at Griffith University’s Health Institute in Queensland, Australia have come up with an… Read more »