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Why Do People Love Coffee And Beer? It’s Not The Taste, Says Study

For many people, coffee and beer are essentials. Why? In a new study, researchs reveal that it’s not the taste but the 'buzz' that’s behind everyone’s addiction to their beverage of choice.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2019

Steady Supply Of Beer Kept Ancient Wari Empire Intact For 500 Years

Before the Incas of Peru, there were the Waris. This ancient civilization that lasted for five centuries was kept stable by festivities, and a local beer-like drink called chicha de molle.

Ancient April 21, 2019

Ohio Man Del Hall To Give Up Food And Drink Only Beer During Lent

Del Hall, an employee at a brewery in Cincinnati, will consume only beer and water during the 46 days of Lent. He said he was inspired by German monks in the 1600s who only drank bock-style beer during Lent.

Feature | Health March 13, 2019

Study Takes On 'Beer Before Wine' Drinking Myth

Will drinking wine before beer, as a popular age-old adage suggests, ease next day's hangover? A total of 90 people participated in a study that involves heavy drinking for science.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2019

Researchers Uncover Secret To Lager Yeast's Effectiveness

Researchers identified the aspects that give lager beer its cold and crisp traits that many people around the world love. In two papers, they demonstrated how modern lager yeast became accustomed to the cold and sugar-hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 31, 2019

Bud Light Unveils New Nutritional Labels On Beer Cans For Calorie Counters

Bud Light revealed the new package design that includes the product's ingredients and nutritional information. According to Anheuser-Busch, the move is to better inform the consumers about what they consume and help them make better choices.

Public Health January 14, 2019

Iron Age Swedes Brewed Beer For Large-Scale Mass Production

Researchers discovered new evidence that the Swedish had been making beer for large-scale productions since the Iron Age. The findings were made in Uppakra, an important economic, political, and religious center at the time.

Ancient June 21, 2018

The Best Of Both Worlds: A Company In Canada Is Making Cannabis Beer

A Canadian company is trying to brew non-alcoholic beer made from cannabis, with a projected launch next year. That comes with its own set of challenges.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

Man's Massive Tumor Thought To Be Beer Belly For Years: Can Beer Really Cause A Belly Bulge?

Can drinking beer really lead to a beer belly? There are various ways in which beer can cause fat storage in the belly, and men are more at risk.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2018

Lab Brews Beer Without Hops Using Genetically Modified Yeast

Using genetically modified yeast, scientists produced beer with a flavor similar to those of naturally hopped brews. A brewing expert described it as having the flavor characteristics of Fruits Loops and orange blossom.

Feature | Science March 21, 2018

Drinking Alcohol Helps Better Than Exercise If You Want To Live Past 90 Years Old

According to the findings of a long-term study, drinking alcohol helps more than exercise in living past 90 years old. The study also found that hobbies, coffee, and being a bit overweight contribute to a longer life.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2018

Beermaker Budweiser To Send Barley Seeds To International Space Station

Budweiser confirmed its plans to send 20 barley seeds to the International Space Station on Dec. 4. The company will use the seeds in two experiments that will study how they would react in a microgravity environment.

Space November 22, 2017

Newly Discovered Planet System Trappist-1 Was Named After A Famous Beer Brand

TRAPPIST-1, with its seven Earth-like exoplanets, had been exciting all. Its name alone carries quite an appeal, as it is named after a popular beer brand in Belgium, the homeland of the scientists who discovered the planetary system.

Space March 16, 2017

Budweiser Announces Ambitious Plan Of Brewing Beer On Mars

Budweiser has announced that it intends to brew microgravity beer on the red planet. The company has partnered with CASIS and will be conducting experiments aboard the ISS.

Space March 14, 2017

5000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Tastes Fruity: Stanford Students

Stanford University students successfully recreated a 5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe uncovered by scientists last year. The result was a fruity, cider-like concoction.

Ancient February 9, 2017

Glass Hazard Prompts Brewery To Recall Bottled Beers

A packaging flaw has prompted Sierra Nevada to issue a voluntary recall of some of its beers. What are the products affected by the brewery's recall?

Public Health January 24, 2017

Can You Brew Beer On The Moon? Experiment To Test If Yeast Fermentation Possible On Lunar Surface

A team of engineering students designed an experiment to determine if yeast can survive to ferment beer on the moon. How would the lunar brewery work?

Space January 22, 2017

American Brewers To Add Beer Nutrition Labels By 2020

Major brewers in the United States will soon add nutrition labels on beer bottles and cans. The measure will help consumers make 'better and healthy decisions,' an expert said.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 14, 2016

Want To Stop Drinking? Scientists Pinpoint Neurons That Could Prevent Alcoholism

A new study suggests that activating a certain 'no-go' type of neurons can help prevent a person from wanting to drink alcohol. The study may offer hope in reducing the prevalence of alcoholism.

Neuroscience July 8, 2016

'Mortal Kombat' Is Getting A Beer Line

Ever wondered what some of your favorite 'Mortal Kombat' characters tasted like? Now you can know with Sound Brewery's new set of 'Mortal Kombat X'-themed beers.

Life & Style June 4, 2016

Ancient Pottery Reveals Ingredients Of 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe

Ancient Chinese pottery revealed 5,000-year-old beer ingredients. The discovery suggests that people during that time had already developed advanced beer-making techniques.

Ancient May 23, 2016

This Smartphone App Will Tell You If Beer Has Gone Stale

Here's good news to beer drinkers: a group of chemists has developed a smartphone app that can tell if your cold brew has gone stale. After all, no one likes stale beer.

May 20, 2016

These Six-Pack Rings Are Designed To Save Marine Life: Find Out How

Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida, has teamed up with advertising agency We Believers to launch the first 'Edible Six-Pack Rings.'

Earth/Environment May 20, 2016

Forget Budweiser: You Will Have Cold America In Your Hands This Summer

Budweiser owner Anheuser-Busch InBev is redesigning its packaging for beer cans and bottles to replace the name of the brand with 'America.' The move is a part of the brand's 'America is in Your Hands' summer campaign.

Life & Style May 11, 2016

‘Olympics of Beer’ Announces Winners: What’s The World Beer Cup?

For 2016, the World Beer Cup saw more than 6,500 entries from nearly 2,000 breweries across 55 countries. Rightfully called the 'Olympics of Beer,' the event showcased the best of the best in craft beers.

Life & Style May 11, 2016

New Technology May Harvest Mars’ Endless Supply of CO2 for Bubbly Beer

The CO2 Craft Brewery Recovery System is based on technologies designed to harvest, liquefy and store gas on the red planet.

FUTURE TECH April 14, 2016

Drinking Alcohol Enhances Levels Of Breast Cancer Causing Gene

Alcohol intake can increase the risk of breast cancer. It enhances the levels of a cancer-causing gene, BRAF.

Life March 17, 2016

Beer Key Ingredient May Help Cure Cancer

Beer contains healthful ingredients that can fight disease. Scientists say they are closer to creating medicine out of beer hops to kill cancer cells.

Life March 16, 2016

Guinness Proposes A Dark Beer 'Stoutmoji' Be Added To The Emoji Keyboard

Guinness wants the Unicode Consortium is bring more beer variety to the emoji keyboard by adding a dark stout.

Internet Culture March 9, 2016

Nurse Assisted With Surgery After Downing Four To Five Beers

A drunken nurse in Pennsylvania assisted in surgery after drinking four to five beers. The 59-year-old male nurse staggered into the hospital, helped prepare the patient and had difficulty logging into the hospital's computer system.

Life February 29, 2016

This Beer Was Created Using A Combination Of Social Media And Data Science

A company called Havas Helia has crafted a new beer using data from social media combined with top beers from around the world, as determined by IBM Watson.

Internet February 12, 2016

Britons Warned To Cut Alcohol Consumption To Less Than One Drink A Day

The new UK guidelines move away from the long-held belief that drinking small amounts of alcohol is good. The guidance aims to reduce incidence of alcohol-related illnesses and deaths

Life January 8, 2016

Want To Avoid Christmas Weight Gain? Practical Tips To Stay Fit During The Holidays

For many people, it is difficult to avoid the hearty and scrumptious meals typically served at Christmas parties, causing them to take in more calories than they actually need. Find out how to avoid packing in the extra pounds during the holidays with these practical tips to staying fit and healthy.

Life December 23, 2015

Need More Liquor, Wine Or Beer For Your Holiday Party? Drizly App Offers One-Hour Booze Delivery

Drizly has just released an alcohol delivery service, promising to bring booze on demand within an hour. The Drizly app offers numerous varied beverages and covers 17 major U.S. urban areas.

Apps/Software December 23, 2015

New 'Game Of Thrones' Seven Kingdoms Beer Is A Celebration Of Westeros

Winter may already be here, but this new 'Game of Thrones' inspired beer will be arriving just in time for season six.

Internet Culture December 16, 2015

Don't Forget To Say Cheers: Daily Alcohol Consumption Linked To Reduced Alzheimer's Death Risk

Say 'cheers' to this: a glass of red wine or a pint of beer daily can lower Alzheimer's disease-related deaths. Researchers found patients who consumed up to three units of alcohol daily had 77 percent reduced risk of dying from the disease.

Life December 11, 2015

Amazon Prime Now Offers One-Hour Delivery Of Beer, Wine And Spirits In Manhattan

Amazon Prime customers in Manhattan can now have beer, wine and spirits delivered to their doorsteps in just one hour through the Prime Now service. The service is looking to expand the adult beverage delivery option to all areas covered by Prime Now.

Business December 10, 2015

Yeast Hybrids Could Pave Way For New Beer Flavors

Beer lovers, this is good news. A new method developed by scientists will open doors to the production of new beer flavors never produced before. The creation of interspecies yeast hybrids in the laboratory may help beer makers have more yeast species to work with.

December 8, 2015

Kendall College Presents This Handy Infographic On The Right Way To Pair Beer With Food

Throw the best party by impressing your guests with the perfect meal to complement their beer. This handy infographic from Kendall College shows you how to create the best food-pairing for your favorite brew.

Internet Culture November 9, 2015

No More Fish Bladders: Guinness To Change Centuries-Old Brewing Process To Cater To Vegans

Irish brewery Guinness will rid off the fish bladder by-product in its beer starting 2016. The company said it intends to improve its manufacturing process and one way to do that is to make it vegan-friendly.

Life November 3, 2015

PicoBrew Pico Brings Automatically Home-Brewed Beer At The Push Of A Button

PicoBrew has rolled out its new countertop home-brewer, the Pico. The 12-inch contraption simplifies home-brewing just like the Keurig did with coffee-making.

Gadgets October 27, 2015

Beer Could Save the Disappearing Population Of Bees

The population of honeybees can be saved from continuously disappearing by using a main ingredient found in beer on the honeycomb. Beekeepers are hopeful that they can fight one of the causes of bee mortality—the varroa destructor.

Earth/Environment October 27, 2015

This Counter-Top '3D Printer For Beer' Lets You Create Craft Home Brews

Pico is a home brewing machine that allows you to create craft beers by using pre-packaged ingredients and the push of a button.

Gadgets October 26, 2015

'Fallout' Beer Just Might Be Better Than An Ice-Cold Nuka-Cola

It's not the usual drink of the Wasteland, but fans will still want to check out this 'Fallout'-themed beer.

Geek October 23, 2015

Feed Your Gains And Chill With The Bros Post-Workout With Protein Beer

Kick back after a day at the gym with the hommies without feeling the guilt of losing your gains with a new beer that's also a protein supplement from Supplemental Brewing, a startup that wants to revolutionize beer and protein fitness drinks.

Life October 10, 2015

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