In the 1970s, Jim Anderson, an avid diver, discovered a 150-year-old bottle of Tennent’s beer off the coast of Australia, near Melbourne. Nearly 50 years later, he has returned the beer to its rightful home: Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow, Scotland. The beer, which is a stout, is believed to be the oldest bottle of beer in […]
Tecate is more than a Mexican lager. The self-described “true champion of men” claims to provide legendary nights, lifelong memories, and an ideal grilling companion. It also, somehow, thinks it is the perfect light lager for ladies. Originating in Mexico and now available in every state and 16 total markets around the world, Tecate is […]
This week, scary reports warned craft beer drinkers that our pints are about to get more expensive. This, allegedly, is due to snowy weather “[flattening] barley crop” and “[roiling] malt supplies” in Canada, one of the U.S.’s top barley imports. This led to a 12 percent price jump in spot prices for barley grown in […]
Updated on 2018-11-14
Budget bourbon connoisseurs, lend an ear: A Kentucky bar is giving away its stock of Pappy Van Winkle for a fraction of the cost. On November 18, the Chevy Chase Inn in Lexington, Ky. is making the undrammable dream come true for plebeians like us.
Updated on 2018-11-13
Pabst Brewing is battling MillerCoors in court after learning the mega-brewer might cease production of Pabst brands in 2020, when a contract between the two breweries expires. Pabst originally filed a $400 million lawsuit against MillerCoors in June, as VinePair reported. If MillerCoors does cut Pabst from its production, Pabst will have little chance of surviving. MillerCoors […]
Updated on 2018-11-13
Guinness launched a line of barrel-aged beers at its new Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House in Baltimore, Md. The series is kicking off with a bourbon barrel-aged version of its Antwerpen Stout, produced in partnership with Bulleit bourbon. According to an announcement from Diageo, parent company of both Guinness and Bulleit, the beer is […]
The world shelled out $661 billion for beer last year. Behemoth breweries dominated sales, with the 50 biggest brewing companies accounting for nearly half of global beer consumption in 2017. This year’s list of top-ranking beers, based on 2017 sales, is similar to last year’s results, with a few key changes.
In 1942, a group of Polish prisoners of war traveling from a Siberian labor camp to Alexandria, Egypt found an unlikely companion in the mountains of modern-day Iran: a brown bear cub. They named the bear Wojtek (pronounced “Voytek”). His story is one of hope, heroism, and beer-fueled perseverance. After leaving a Soviet gulag, the […]
Born in the back of a Guatemala bar in 2006, and launched in the U.S. in 2010, Ilegal Mezcal has seen a lot in its short history. The mezcal brand supports a multitude of artists and human rights organizations, has raised more than $50,000 for advocacy groups, and once launched a very famous anti-Trump campaign. […]