Beer

Let's Get Down to Beersness

Greg Bennett | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Politics
Greg Bennett

Munching down fish and chips while enjoying a pint of Broadside is a must-do when visiting Southwold. Even if your face is more battered by the wind than your cod is by the fryer; and even if you're soggier from the rain than your chips are from the vinegar. In fact it all tends to add to the whole experience.

There's Now A London Marathon Beer Map

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're hitting up the London Marathon this year, but will be supporting rather than running, we've got just the thing for you. The beer aficionados...

Vaginal Beer Now Exists And It's Beyond Weird

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

First there was vagina bread, now it seems vagina beer is the order of the day. The beer labelled 'Bottle Instinct' is the first in the world to be c...

They've Got Bottle, but could BrewDog end up with IP hangover after beer recipe release?

Wayne Beynon | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Wayne Beynon

What happens, for example, if home-brewers manage to master the recipes, bottle them, and sell them for a profit? Could BrewDog be opening a floodgate of potential copyright or design infringements? Worse still: if supermarket own brands start tasting like BrewDog's Punk IPA, how could they prove, or stop it?

Beer Could Help Us Fight Cancer. No Really

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Tech

The ingredient used to balance the flavours in beer could help us fight cancer, scientists have said. Hops, a little plant bud, contains vital molecul...

Irish Pub Discovers Brilliant Way To Serve A Half Pint

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For those who are looking to moderate their drinking levels this year, a pub in Ireland has found a rather niche way to serve half-a-pint. Rather ...

Advisory Beer Limits For Men Could Soon Be The Same As Women

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In what will probably upset Friday night pub-goers, men could soon be advised to drink no more than one-and-a-half pints of beer per day. The advis...

Best London Bars and Pubs of 2015

Chris Osburn | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

London has been a great place to drink for many a year. This year, for me, it seemed even better than before. My favourite watering holes continued to please while a handful of bars and pubs new or otherwise previously unknown to me caught my attention with great service, comfy digs and - most importantly - quality quaffs.

Master Brewsters in Flanders - Women Reclaim Ancient Position as Expert Brewers in Flanders

Judith Lewis | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Women used to be the master brewers (brewsters) in years gone by and they made damn fine beer. In medieval times, brewing was women's work and they made beer as part of the family's food.

A Beer Feast With Christmas Dinner

Jane Peyton | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

Beer has several properties that make it a perfect libation with food - water, carbon dioxide, hops and, quite often, bitterness (although not all beers are bitter), myriad flavours, diversity in body, texture, mouthfeel - all of which are very useful in cutting, contrasting, or complementing what we eat.

Teenager Named Bud Weisser Arrested For Trespass At Budweiser Brewery

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

In scenes of a completely bizarre nature, a teenager named Bud Weisser has been arrested for trespassing at a beer factory. But not just any beer f...

60-Year-Old Uses Incredible Yoga Skills To Down A Pint Of Beer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 60-year-old has wowed the internet by downing a pint of beer while doing yoga. The flexible fella showed off his party trick after his step child...

Finally, A Pet That's Actually Useful

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Pets are great when you fancy a cuddle or want a bit of unwavering companionship, but they don't really have many real world applications. Until now. ...

Why BrewDog's 'transgender beer' totally misses the point

Claudia Canavan | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claudia Canavan

It sounds pretty sound. Until you realise that the whole palaver is a strange sort of amends to the community, for pissing a lot of people off with their previous crowdfunding campaign, which was accused of making light of the plight of trans women and homeless people earlier this year.

Bitterness is Good

Jane Peyton | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

Bitter is a term often used as a pejorative. People can be described as bitter and twisted, an unpleasant task leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, something disagreeable can be a bitter pill to swallow. Well it's time to banish the negative connotations of the word 'bitter'.

And The Best 'Real Drinking Pub' In The UK Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 16th century "real drinking pub" has been named the best in the UK and Ireland by the prestigious Michelin guide, PA reports. The Butchers Arms i...

Stop Everything. There's A Craft Beer Advent Calendar

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Move over gin advent calendar, there's another booze-filled rival in town. Ladies and gents, can we get a "woop" for the craft beer advent calenda...

When in Belgium, Drink the Beer

Ellis Shuman | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

There is much that makes a visit to Belgium an incredible experience. In addition to the role Brussels plays hosting the headquarters of the European Union, the city attracts tourists from all over the world.

Check Out These Guys Performing 'Just Can't Wait To Be King' From 'The Lion King' With Just Beer Bottles

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Just when you thought their were no new ways to cover songs, The Bottle Boys have come up with a unique version of 'I Just Can't Wait To Be King' from...

Ten Brilliant European Brewery Tours

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Oktoberfest is currently in full-swing, with hordes of people donning their lederhosen and dirndls and flocking to Munich to celebrate its 205th year. From centuries-old traditional breweries to modern, multimedia "experiences", we have selected ten of the best brewery tours around Europe in honour of this world-famous folk festival's dedication to beer.

You Realise You're Getting Old When You Find Yourself Knocking Back Rennie at a Gig

Alfie Evers | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I take another glance at the unwarranted queue at the bar and breathe a heavy sigh at the thought of queuing twenty minutes for a bog standard lager served in a plastic cup. And then, it happens. I reach into my pocket and remove the packet of fruit flavoured ant-acid tablets.

The Truth Behind Women in Beer

Annabel Smith | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK
Annabel Smith

Let's do a bit of word association here. When I say the word 'beer', close your eyes and what immediately springs to mind? Let me have a guess. Pint g...

Clever Dog Retrieving Beer For His Owner Proves Why Canines Are Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Comedy

In case you ever needed more proof that dogs are awesome, one owner has trained his clever black labrador to fetch beer from the fridge and bring it t...

Here's Why Nanobreweries With Tiny Beer Are The Latest Hipster Trend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Didn't think your beer snob friends could become any more irritating? Well, think again! You're all up to date on the world of microbreweries, but...

What's Filling Your Pint? From Picking Hops to First Sip, The Brewing Process Explained

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bee | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cracking a beer can is easy, but there’s a whole lot of science, craftsmanship and patience that goes into every pint. With the runaway populari...