Articles Tagged with beer

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

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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 »

Starkenberger Beer Pools In A Castle, An Alcohol Lovers Dream

Starkenberger Beer Pools In A Castle, An Alcohol Lovers Dream

The Starkenberger beer pools might sound like a myth, but apparently they’re not. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, three pints of beer number the brain by up to 20 percent, so you better not inhale deeply when taking a dip in the Starkenberger beer pools. Considering that those from North Dakota and California drink the most… Read more »

Beer Belly A Myth, Researchers Say

Beer Belly Just A Myth, According To Medical Science

The beer belly myth is getting the boot thanks to a food science professor who says the science doesn’t add up. Typical wisdom for many holds that drinking beer regularly, rather than wine or liquor, leads to a protruding midsection. But medical science disagrees. “There’s nothing magical about the alcohol in beer, it’s just alcohol,”… Read more »

Beer Is Good For You

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According to Dr. Manny Alverez of Fox News, beer is good for you. Responding to a question from a reader, Dr. Alvarez points out the potential health benefits associated with drinking beer. In moderation of course. Although lighter beers might be a consideration when counting calories, the dark beers actually contain a higher concentration of… Read more »

FOIA Being Used To Scoop Up White House Beer Recipe

President Obama Beer Lover and Microbrew Fan

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is targeting the White House in an attempt to secure the recipe for President Obama’s favorite White House ale. Last week the President during a campaign stop told a voter that he always travels with White House Honey Ale. The President then brought out a bottle of the homebrew… Read more »

Beer Cam

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It’s like a kiss cam but far more romantic and moving.