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Beer is the Greenest Beverage

  On the sustainability of beer… Henry David Thoreau once said that a glass of beer would “naturalize a man at once — which would make him see green, and, if he slept, dream that he heard the wind sough among the pines.” That quote might as well be emblazoned on every IPA in America. Craft brewers […]

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How Barack Obama Became the First President to Brew Beer at the White House

  On home-brewed beer at the White House… Who was the first president to brew beer on White House grounds? The tempting answer is a Founding Father or president from the pre-Prohibition era, but home brewers didn’t practice their craft at the White House until 2011. Barack Obama was the first president to host a […]

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Walmart Customer Sues Over Fake Craft Beer

Outrage over an impostor in the craft beer world… Craft beer is big business. With over $22 billion in sales in 2015, the medium-sized sector of the beer industry is growing rapidly… And recently, Walmart entered the game, too. Last summer, Walmart rolled out several varieties of craft-looking beer under the Trouble Brewing label, including Cat’s […]

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There’s Finally a Beer Made Specifically for Drinking in the Shower

There’s nothing quite like hopping in the shower at the end of a long week and cracking open a beer to simultaneously pre-game and freshen up before a night out. Whether because you’re amped to start getting your weekend drinking on or just a big fan of multitasking, shower beers really hit the spot. Read […]

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Beer Pong Gets a High-Tech Upgrade to Satisfy Modern Frat Bros

Beer pong, the favored drinking game at house parties and tailgates everywhere, may be in line for a technological advancement that brings it up to date in the 21st century. Two developers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund what they’re calling “Pongbot.” It takes the classic game and adds a new level of difficulty by sending […]

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Ghana’s First Microbrewery Is Changing the Way Beer Is Made in Africa

At 62 years old, Clement Djameh drinks at least a beer a day. Since 2003, his glass has been filled with drafts he brewed himself, exclusively using a local African grain called sorghum. The only imported ingredients are the hops. Djameh and his colleague Fash Sawyerr are the founders of Ghana’s first-ever microbrewery, Inland Microbrewery. […]

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How Honeybees Make Our Beer Even More Delicious

Wardeca Brewing Company, in Laytonsville, Maryland, is a small farm brewery, which sits on land that housed a boys’ camp in the 1950s and then became a horse farm and riding center. The brewery is the latest iteration of the three-generation business. Besides growing hops, herbs, fruits, and vegetables used to make Wardeca’s beers, the family also […]

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5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

The research group inspected the pots and jugs and found ancient grains that had lingered inside. The grains showed evidence that they had been damaged by malting and mashing, two key steps in beer-making. Residue from inside the uncovered pots and funnels was tested with ion chromatography to find out what the ancient beer was […]

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Welcome To The Beer Farm

Something tasty is brewing in the village of Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast, a 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, British Columbia. Maybe it’s Persephone Brewing Company’s caramel-meets-pine Hop Yard Red Ale, or its Double IPA, which packs a pleasingly bitter punch. It depends on the hops—some of which, conveniently and sustainably, are grown right on […]

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Video: The Last Commercial for This Most Interesting Man In The World

The Most Interesting Man in the World is stepping down as pitchman for Dos Equis. Jonathan Goldsmith, the 77-year-old actor who’s played him since 2006, will say adios after a final ad debuts Thursday, Ad Agereports. He’s going out in style, of course: The spot chronicles the Most Interesting Man’s “greatest adventure yet,” a one-way trip to Mars, […]

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