Last week, reports of a New York brewery teaming up with a nearby university to reincarnate a 133-year-old shipwrecked beer went viral. Serious Brewing Company of Howes Cave, N.Y. and the State University of New York at Cobleskill (SUNY Cobleskill) announced plans to extract and analyze yeast from the beer, which was discovered off the […]
There are more than 58 million Instagrams tagged #beer to date. Reddit’s r/beerporn, a community dedicated to sharing envy-inducing beer snaps, currently has more than 74,000 subscribers. These platforms are relatively new, but the phenomenon — drinking something awesome, wanting to capture its image — is not. Drinkers were immortalizing their boss pours long before […]
Coors Light is the second-best-selling beer in the U.S., shipping 16.5 million barrels in 2017. It’s also among the top 10 best-selling beers in the world, with an estimated 22.6 million barrels sold in 2017. What makes this mass-produced light lager so irresistible? Read on for 13 things you should know about Coors Light. It’s […]
In the February/March 2019 issue of Great Lakes Brewing News, a regional print newspaper covering the beer industry, publisher Bill Metzger penned a salacious column that repeatedly demeans women. “In the age of #metoo … the pendulum has swung to far,” he writes.
”Champagne is just wine,” physicist Roberto Zenit said. “What makes it special is the carbonation.” It’s true: We love our bubbles. In 2017, the world guzzled 544 million bottles ($913 million) of Prosecco, 307 million bottles ($5.6 billion) of Champagne, and approximately 550 billion bottles ($661 billion) of beer. Although fermentation naturally imparts some carbonation […]