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I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. —
Scientists have identified the chemicals that lead to the bitter aftertaste of skunky bottled beer. Chemicals present in beer’s hops break down over time, forming other compounds that result in the unpleasant taste.
A new beer to be launched in Auckland, New Zealand Thursday morning has “alcohol watchdogs” concerned about its promotion as a “breakfast beer.”
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.
This is no cave… it’s an oven mitt. The official Star Wars Space Slug Oven Mitt, to be exact. Yep, a Star Wars oven mitt… officially licensed and everything. Buy this mitt, and you’ll be the coolest Corellian in your kitchen!
A long time ago, an iconic director created a masterpiece that changed the way we all looked at science fiction. I’m speaking of course, about George Lucas and the Princess Leia gold bikini.
Check out these two classic Pabst Blue Ribbon commercials from the 50’s. They’ll have you singing the jingle all the way to the beer distributor.
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.
Beer is beer, and wine is wine, but what the heck are we supposed to make of cider? Cider tasting might actually have more in common with wine tasting, but wine people don’t seem to want to adopt it as their own, and so it’s become something of a step-child to beer aficionados.