Beer

Worrying Discovery Could Let You 'Brew' Heroin Using A Beer-Making Kit

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have just taken home-brewed beers to a worrying new level: home-brewed morphine. No, they haven't discovered how to numb your physical p...

You Can Actually Make Cocktails From Guinness (And They Taste Really Good)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When some people think of Guinness they think of trying it once, hating it and never looking back. But the folks over at the Dublin brewery are so kee...

A Day in the Life of a Non-Drinker

Daniel Johnson | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Daniel Johnson

The notion that I need a particular type of liquid to unwind is an unusual concept. For a non-drinker, relaxation can be achieved through numerous other means. For example, one of my favourite ways to unwind is simply to sit down. This is achievable regardless of what I drink.

Someone At Budweiser Thought This 'Rapey' Beer Slogan Would Be OK

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The American beer company behind Bud Light has apologised after a new slogan prompted outrage online. The tagline on their bottles read "the perfec...

How To Open A Bottle Using A Piece Of Paper

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than gasping for a bottle of soda or beer and finding you don't have a bottle opener. Unless you're one of those stupid daredevi...

Is This The Best Poster Ever? (Answer: Yes, Yes It Is)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A big, green ominous-looking poster has cropped up on Brick Lane, Shoreditch. But this isn't just any poster. This is a billboard, sat (rather aptl...

Feminist Beer- The New Beverage That Doesn't Objectify Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When women appear in beer adverts, they tend to either be wearing bikinis and playing volleyball on a beach or winking seductively at a man across a b...

London's 5 Best Craft Beer Breweries

The Huffington Post UK | James Beeson | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Once upon a time, the beer scene in London was nothing short of diabolical. Back in the 1970's, the chances of finding a locally produced brew in the ...

How To Open A Beer Bottle With A Piece Of Paper

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

How to open a beer bottle with a piece of paper is the only life hack you actually need to know. Forget cracking bottles open on your teeth, or ta...

Why the Government Needs to Support our Beer Industry

David Forde | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Politics
David Forde

A duty cut will encourage businesses like ours to continue to invest in UK beer, cider and pubs, securing a sustainable future for this great British industry. And, with 20million pints of beer enjoyed every day in Britain - it will help ensure that a hard-earned pint remains an affordable pleasure for millions of consumers around the country.

Historic Hat-Trick Essential for UK's Economic Growth

Steve McAllister | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Politics
Steve McAllister

British drinkers are not getting a fair deal compared to their counterparts in the rest of the EU. Despite being the second most important brewing nation in Europe, beer duty in the UK remains significantly higher than our European neighbours.

The Average Pint Could Be Ridiculously Expensive By 2040

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Politics

Financial analysts at Lloyds Bank have predicted the average pint will cost a whopping £11.50 in 2040. A loaf of sliced bread will set you back £...

Revealed: This "Rural Gem" Is Britain's Best Pub

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're in search of a great pint, then you might want to head down to this particular "rural gem" in Gloucestershire, which has been named Pub of t...

You Won't Believe This Bizarre but Effective Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

Liberty Forrest | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Years ago when I was still a young woman in my childbearing years, I would hear women complaining about menopausal hot flushes (or hot flashes, depending on where you live). They made them sound just miserable and I thought, "What's the big deal? You feel hot for a minute. So what?"

Half A Pint Per Day Might Keep Heart Failure At Bay

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you like to head to the boozer after a long day, then you could be keeping heart failure at bay. A new health study has found that drinking half...

The Call of the Pub Crawl: Trepidation and Intemperance in East London

Harry Cockburn | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harry Cockburn

In the throes of a wild drinking evening, you become the hero of your own depraved drama. Shirts are trifling details. A human in the grip of a fully realised pub crawl is on an expedition into the dark unknown.

69 People Dead After Drinking Beer Poisoned With Crocodile Bile At Funeral

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK

69 people have died and a further 196 have been admitted to hospital after drinking contaminated beer during a funeral in Mozambique. The country...

Lance Armstrong Gets Drunk And Drops Out Of Race

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Sport

Disgraced former Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong is no stranger to competing under the influence and appears to have taken up a new sport. The...

Planet Appetite: Nordic Food Revolution Hits West Sweden

Rupert Parker | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Fresh from its waters, or newly harvested from its fields, the produce of West Sweden is the perfect fodder for the Nordic Food Revolution.

What the World's Greatest Ever Urban Migration Means for Consumers and Brands

Alexis Nasard | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK
Alexis Nasard

The numbers are often quoted, but still remain staggering. The United Nations predicts that today's global population of 7 billion is going to rise to roughly 9 billion by 2050. In 2010, 3.6 billion people lived in cities. Fast forward forty years, and this will rise to 6.3 billion, 70% of the world's population.

A Beginner's Guide to Oktoberfest

BarChick | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Giant jugs of beer, sausages and hordes of tourists / Germans in lederhosen? It must be Oktoberfest, time to don a dirndl and do your best to booze like a Bavarian.

How to Survive Going to Oktoberfest Alone

Travis Pittman | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travis Pittman

It's never too late to travel, never too late in your life and never too late in the year. With the end of summer and weather cooling off, many travellers are trying to take advantage of one last trip before it gets too cold. I totally understand. From my experience, I believe that a great choice for that last trip before it gets too cold is going to a festival.

How To Pour The Perfect Pint Of Beer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Spillages down the side? Check. No foam being formed? Check. If your beer resembles cold tea rather than a frosty glass of deliciousness, the 'pope...

Back of the Net!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

To make the most of your weekend, and say a sorrowful/welcome goodbye to the World Cup for another four years (delete where appropriate), we've a whole host of Matchday Munchies on Food Tube!

This, Ladies And Gents, Is The World's Largest Beer

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

Thirsty? A British pub has toasted the Tour de France coming to town by pouring the world's largest ever glass of beer at 3,664 pints - one for eac...