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Mike Hammer drinks beer because I can’t spell Cognac.
Documentation and iMovie special effect Ken Burns has turned his insightful eye to alcohol. PBS will begin airing his new three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film Prohibition on Sunday, October 2nd.
A brewer in Florida is harnessing the flavor of the hand-rolled cigars Tampa is famous for in his craft beer. Cigar City Brewing is using ingredients such as Spanish cedar, guava, Cuban espresso and citrus woods to craft beers that taste of Tampa’s heritage.
Never resting (or relying) on the simple taste of it’s flagship beers, Belgian-owned Anheuser-Busch InBev has partnered with technology company Spear to introduce a new interactive label for Bud Light. Your Etch-a-Brew awaits.
A new study reports that beer is an excellent recovery beverage for marathon runners. But you won’t be stumbling across the finish line… the beer was effective only if it was nonalcoholic. Damn.
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut maintained his relished title today, winning his fifth straight mustard belt in Coney Island’s hot dog eating contest. Chestnut choked down 62 dogs and water-soaked buns on Nathan’s Famous stage – falling short of his 2009 world record of 68 dogs but ending with a healthy nine dog lead over his nearest […]
Keeping your grill surface clean is important… don’t just “burn it off” or expect last week’s burger gristle to make this week’s chicken breasts taste better. So when I stumbled upon the Grill Daddy Pro Grill Brush, I decided to give it the Brian’s Belly once-over.
Duff Beer, our favorite fictitious brew enjoyed by our favorite fictitious Simpson’s character, is making the rounds in several bars in Latin America. Duff is apparently available in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Chile.
There’s some hubbub on the net about a fashionable new brew coming out of Denmark from Carlsberg Group. Copenhagen–named after the international city of fashion and design–is being marketed toward “modern women and men.” But “especially women.” They’re selling beer like shiny baubles instead of tasty bubbles.
NPR has a piece about the jovial, mustachioed Italian chef whose image has graced the cans of ravioli and beefaroni that have been a staple in many American households for several generations.
A recent Rasmussen Reports survey found that 69% of American beer drinkers choose domestic beers over imported ones, light beer over regular beer, and their top choice is Budweiser; which, umm, is not a light beer.
The New York Public Library announced it will be partnering with a brewer to recreate Founding Father George Washington’s beer recipe.
According to the Internet, oddball British beer makers BrewDog have created a special brew called Royal Virility Performance that is laced with Viagra.
Do you dream of cold draught beer flowing from your own personal tap? Well, put down that can of suds and pick up a screw gun because this is our step-by-step guide for building your own customized double-faucet kegerator.
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.”