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I’m a light eater. As soon as it gets light, I start eating.
Thanks to a war between European brewing companies, it’s never been easier to catch a healthy beer buzz. Or get yourself totally sloshed. Scottish microbrewery BeerDog is releasing Sink the Bismarck!, a beer that weighs in at 41% ABV.
Polluted Glasses are 10 oz. glasses shaped like a 55-gallon barrels with etched radioactive signs on them.
The Brewzer Keychain Pocket Tool from PocketToolX may be the only keychain bottle opener that you will ever need. It is made out of high-grade, long-lasting, hardened stainless steel and has a slick beer bottle shaped hole to clip it on your keyring.
Another integration of technology into our everyday bottle openers… this time, for the geeks. The Popdrive Bottle Opener has an integrated 1 GB thumb drive.
A limited study in Africa has found a connection between mosquitos and beer. Scientists in someplace named Burkina Faso had men drink either a locally brewed beer or tap water. They found that the mosquitos were more attracted to the beer drinkers than the teetotalers.
I can’t tell you how often I kick back to watch a movie with a tall, cold bottle of beer, power up the home theater, and… crap… no bottle opener. Oh, how I wish my remote control had a bottle opener in it.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Time to get your green on. Most people get into the spirit with green clothes or accessories or beer… but there are those who dye everything around them an emerald hue.
National sales of craft beer grew 10.3 percent in 2009, despite the fact that overall beer sales in the United States fell by 2.2 percent, according to figures released Tuesday by the Brewers Association.
People sensitive to the taste of fat tend to eat less of it and are less likely to be overweight, according to Australian research that found human tongues can detect fatty tastes in addition to the five others — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and protein-rich.
Can a drink a day keep the pounds away? Perhaps for the ladies. New research suggests that women who regularly consume moderate amounts of alcohol are less likely to gain weight than nondrinkers and are at lower risk for obesity.
The dreaded morning-after feeling could be a thing of the past after scientists in South Korea came up with a technique that allows drinkers to avoid a hangover by adding extra oxygen to drinks.
If brewers could make a zero-calorie beer, would you even want it? More and more big-label brewers are trying to wring calories from popular brands of beer. Why? Because sales of light and ultra-light beers are up and brewers keep trying to go lower. As advances in beer science (and marketing) continue, consumers keep buying the stuff.
The Super Bowl® commercials have always been at least as popular as the game. People who don’t really watch football (I usually get bored around the 3rd period) watch the biggest game of the year so they can see what the ad wizards have come up with for $6 million dollars a minute (actual guesstimated rate). And what of beer?
If “having it your way” has always been a burger with a cold beer on the side, then Burger King may finally have the happy meal you’re looking for. Can you say fast-beer restaurant?
Do you like beer? Do you have a functioning cardiovascular system? A Tacoma, Washington based blood center offers donors a deal: Give a pint of blood, get a pint of beer.