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Live fast, die young and leave a big fat corpse. — , The Simpsons
Right off the bat, I’d say having my own personal beer counter is a double-edged sword. I’d like to know how many beers I’ve had, but on the other more realistic hand, I would not like to know. Either way, BeerStat can tell me.
In Charlie Sheen’s continued blitz to be a part of every tweet, stream and channel, the newly unemployed actor crafts his winning warlock skills into a faux cooking show for Funny or Die. Watch out Food Network, Charlie’s coming for you.
We love when we read that alcohol is good for you. According to the HealthDay department at U.S. News, drinking light to moderate amounts of alcohol may actually lower the risk for developing both Alzheimer’s and some forms of age-related dementia.
For the past week (or longer) New Orleans has given itself over to good food, lots of drink and excessive debauchery. It’s Fat Tuesday, and that means the marathon party known as Mardi Gras is in it’s home stretch.
For some time now I have been drinking a here-to-fore unnamed beverage that I think may be the matching bloodtype for a certain new phrase that is winning the nation. I’d like to submit a cocktail of Red Bull, Jager and Grenadine as Tiger Blood.
Inventor Eric Fitch is going to “save the earth, one beer at a time.” The mechanical engineer has invented a patented device that turns brewery waste into natural gas that’s used to fuel the brewing process.
We like to think everything tastes better with beer… now science brings us another step closer to understanding why beer-battered fried food tingles our taste buds so.
National drugstore chain Walgreens has gotten into the beer business. Starting in December, the Illinois-based retailer began offering a house brand called Big Flats 1901, noted for its affordability: 50 cents a can, or $2.99 for a six pack.
The beer industry is notable for creating useless contraptions for the dispensing and distribution of beer, so it’s nice to see something that actually looks useful. The Bottoms Up Beer Dispenser fills beer cups through the bottom of the cup, you know, like magic would.
Early Celtic rulers of a community in what’s now southwestern Germany liked to get their drink on with beer according to an article in Science News. Let’s party like it’s 500 B.C.!
It’s been a Polish national drink for centuries, but for years Żubrówka has been banned in the United States. Now, after decades of work on two continents to formulate and brand a legal version of the alcohol, its producers are taking a shot at the American market.
Scientists have confirmed what many people have suspected for years… if you need hangover relief, simply take some caffeine and a painkiller.
The Brewers Association has voted to change their designation of “small” in its definition of a “craft brewer” and ups the amount of beer that an independent brewery can produce.
Four Loko, my high-alcohol, super-caffeinated, hard-to-get Saturday morning breakfast treat is being recycled into ethanol and other products after federal authorities told manufacturers the beverages were dangerous and caused users to become “wide-awake drunk,” according to the AP.
CES officially starts today in Las Vegas. Since gadgets and social networking parties (the old-school, meatspace type) are typically part of the scene, electronics manufacturer Nvidia has brought both together with the “kegputer.”