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
In the age of instant-everything, cocktails, beer, and cider are about to receive a quick, Keurig-powered makeover. Drinkworks, a joint venture between the single-serving coffee machine maker, and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), yesterday announced a new pod-based drinks maker.
Big beer has an enormous footprint. We charted data from 1950 to the present to determine the largest brewers by decade, using figures from Beer Marketer’s Insights and BeerHistory.com. The results are staggering.
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 […]
Barcelona seems familiar, even to those of us who’ve never been. Everyone has a friend — some of us are that friend — who visited once, as a Eurail Pass-toting undergrad, and still raves about it. They slur the “c” in the city’s name whenever possible, trilling Bahthhhelona with gusto. But Barcelona is much more […]
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.