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Someone Left This Pub a One-Star Review for ‘No Stella’ and the Response Went Viral

Someone Left This Pub a One-Star Review for ‘No Stella’ and the Response Went Viral

The tension between local beer and global beer knows no bounds. A London pub recently tweeted a response to a negative review that went viral. Reason for the one-star rating: ”No Stella.” While any business has to deal with the unstoppable phenomenon of plebian reviews online, the bar and restaurant realm tends to get hit […]

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An Oakland Brewery Just Released A La Croix-Inspired Ale

An Oakland Brewery Just Released A La Croix-Inspired Ale

Hold my seltzer. Temescal Brewing, an Oakland-based craft brewery with a delightful sense of humor (and a trendy sense of taste), has canned a special treat for San Francisco Beer Week: La Fizz. The La Croix-inspired “sparkling ale” is a 3.8 percent ABV, easy-drinking ale made with fresh ruby red grapefruit zest, reports Eater San […]

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George Clooney and Casamigos Launch New Mezcal

George Clooney and Casamigos Launch New Mezcal

After selling their Casamigos tequila company to Diageo for a reported $1 billion last year, George Clooney and Rande Gerber are adding another product to the Casamigos line: Casamigos mezcal. The new mezcal will launch April 1 in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, reports Forbes. The celebrity-backed, agave-based spirit will retail for $60 per 750ml […]

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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Supplies

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Supplies

At an excavation site in Tell Edfu, Egypt, a city about 400 miles south of Cairo, researchers from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago recently uncovered a significant piece of history: Evidence of beer- and bread-making in what is believed to be the earliest structures in the town’s existence, dating to around 2400 […]

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Stone Brewing Sues MillerCoors for Swiping ‘Stone’ Brand

Stone Brewing Sues MillerCoors for Swiping ‘Stone’ Brand

After teasing an upcoming announcement over the weekend on Twitter, Stone Brewing has finally come out with the news that it is suing MillerCoors. Spearheaded by Greg Koch, Stone Brewing co-founder, executive chairman, and infamous figure in the craft brewing world, the Escondido, California-based brewery filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors on Monday. Stone alleges that the “Big […]

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