Booze makes people pretty creative. As such, it’s possible it can stretch our imaginations. There are many legends associated with alcohol throughout history, from the mythical Stingy Jack, a drunkard who roamed the earth with a hollowed-out turnip filled with hellfire, to the very real Jack Daniel, who may or may not have died from […]
Updated on 2018-09-21
Beer and football go together like, well, beer and football. Why, then, do we never see active National Football League (NFL) players in beer advertisements? You might be thinking: But wait! Tony Romo, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, is the spokesperson for Corona.
Few things in this world command hours-long lines, truck-chasing juice wolves, internet economies, and endless debates quite like juicy and hazy IPAs. Commercially known as New England-style IPAs, or NEIPAs for short, these beers are booming. According to IRI Worldwide, from July 2017 to July 2018 the style grew more than 200 percent in dollar […]
When Knob Creek launched in 1992, it was an anomaly. At the time, small-batch bourbon with a steep price tag was not a common sight. Since then, America has experienced a bourbon boom, with whiskey lovers willing to shell out serious cash for premium booze. Born in Kentucky and praised across the nation, Knob Creek […]
Updated on 2018-09-20
A new study from Baghdad’s Al-Rafidain University College found that osteoarthritis patients who were administered resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red grape skin, reported reduced pain and inflammation in their knees. The study, published online in the Journal of Medicinal Food on Aug. 30, 2018, is the first to examine the effects of the compound […]
Updated on 2018-09-20
Last Sunday, Grace Jones of Broadway, England celebrated her 112th birthday. She earned the title of oldest person in Britain. Her secret? A nightly tipple of Scotch whisky. “I started having a nightly tot of it when I turned 50 so I’ve been having it every night for the last 60 years and I certainly […]
Hundreds of craft breweries are expected to close by the end of 2018, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson. But the presence of “distressed breweries” is not necessarily a sign of hard times; it’s a sign of a maturing industry, and one that has become increasingly competitive.
A U.K.-based brewery called Jubel Beer recently released its first brew, a peach-infused lager called Alpine. Jubel’s founders claim Alpine fills a void in the market, saying beer is “too boring” (!) and cider is “too sweet.” Well, we have news for you, Jubel. Peach beer is already popular among seasoned beer drinkers. Belgium’s Lindemans […]
Updated on 2018-09-18
In the most exciting news to come out of the sky this week, Lufthansa announced it will be celebrating Oktoberfest on board with costumes and beer. Starting tomorrow, the Lufthansa crew will be decked out in dirndl, a traditional garb donned for Oktoberfest, celebrated in mid-September through the first Sunday in October.