Think Wine Is Healthier Than Beer? You're Wrong

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Would you rather have a glass of Chardonnay or a pint of Guinness? According to a new study, most of us wrongly believe wine is healthier than bee...

Food Tube Raises a Glass to Drinks Tube

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Drinks Tube will have it all - from showing you how to make amazing cocktails at home to discovering fantastic beers from around the world, or explaining everything you've always wanted to know about the world of wine. But it's not all about alcohol - there'll be soft drinks like coffee and juice too!

Why There Is Reason for Hope in the Battle Against Alcohol Abuse

Jean-François van Boxmeer | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK
Jean-François van Boxmeer

To achieve a sustainable change in attitude towards alcohol consumption, brewers need to also address this challenge by using their brands to promote moderate drinking behaviour - consumers relate to brands and are often fiercely loyal to them, so that is where we need to take this battle.

Beer, Bingo and Ways to Win Votes

Howard Davidson | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Howard Davidson

We pride ourselves on being WELL in touch with the hard-working common man and the kind of things they like. That's what our Beer'N'Bingo bullsh**, er, I mean bonus, was all about. But wait - that was a proper BIG-HITTER of an idea, a 'Gove' as we call we've come up with some MORE 'triffic' proposals that hard-working, tax-paying poor-people are going to LOVE!!

Eat America

Mike Gerrard | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

People go to the States for all kinds of reasons - to take a road trip, visit great cities like New York, see the fall colours, take the kids to Disneyland or hang out in Hollywood. It's not often that food is given as a reason for going, but because of its size and diversity, the USA is one of the best countries in which to enjoy great eating.

Women - Beer Is a Libation for You to Drink and Brew Too

Jane Peyton | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

To celebrate International Women's Day 8 March, let's raise a glass of something that our female ancestors invented. Yes - women were the first brewers of beer.

Neknoms and Death Stars: A Lethal Cocktail

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

I was recently neknominated by a friend. For those of you who have been living on a desert island (that has no internet access) for the past couple of months, Neknominate is an internet-spread drinking game whereby the nominated drinks a pint of alcohol (often beer) and then passes on the nomination to someone else via social media...

Snookering the Night Away

Brandon Hartley | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Sport
Brandon Hartley

While many a Brit is accustomed to televised snooker, the game is still relatively unknown in many corners of the world. I grew up in the states and I'd never even seen a snooker table before I moved to Europe a few years ago. Pool remains the preferred cue sport in my nation of origin.

#NotForGays Hello My Name Is Vladimir: Beer Mocks Putin

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

A Scottish brewery has revealed the world’s first protest beer – featuring an Andy Warhol-esque image of Vladimir Putin – complete with lippy an...

How Many Beers Can You Buy For The Minimum Wage?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Comedy

A map which could be subtitled: 'Stop complaining, Brits!' Because as this infographic made by Redditor adilu proves, we really don't do so badly c...

Dryathlon Diary Week 1 - Go Dry or Go Home?

Tom Stroud | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Stroud

I love alcohol. There, I said it. It makes everything more enjoyable. It's been a big factor in some of my closest, most meaningful relationships. In fact, it's the main reason some girls even find me attractive enough to enter a relationship in the first place... So when the people at Dryathlon enlisted me for a month of sobriety in the name of raising money for Cancer Research UK, I felt a tad concerned.

Whale Meat Used In Icelandic Beer 'Will Make Vikings Of Drinkers', Promises Brewery

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Icelandic brewery has reportedly teamed up with a whaling company to create… you guessed it, a beer containing extracts of whale. The 5.2% co...

Beer, Not The Meek, Shall Inherit The Earth If This Scary Time-Lapse Video Is Anything To Go By

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Just as chickens don't come from plastic wrapping, beer doesn't come from a tap. Well, it does, but that's not how it's made. In this time-lapse v...

Man Forgets Wife's Beer, Gets Stabbed With Ceramic Squirrell

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK

A man who didn't bring home his wife's beer on Christmas Eve was punished for his heinous crime when she stabbed him in the chest with a ceramic squir...

Forget Wine And Champagne, Is Beer The New Christmas Tipple?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Beer could be the surprise tipple of choice with Christmas dinner for many people, after record sales this week for retail giant Tesco. The superma...

Fancy Free Beer For Life?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

Free beer for life can now be yours - for an investment of £20,000. Beer52 is a new beer delivery service being crowdfunded on AngelsDen which wil...

Boozing - a Universal Language

Jane Peyton | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

Could it be true that humans are hard-wired to seek mind altering substances such as caffeine, tobacco, psychedelic drugs, and alcohol? Alcohol is and was the most easily available intoxicant and historically different cultures throughout the world started drinking independently with no knowledge of the others.

Should This Ad 'Celebrating' Beer Have Been Banned?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An advert for some of Britain's biggest beer brands has been banned for implying alcohol helps overcome nervousness and is linked to social success. ...

Amsterdam Pays Alcoholics In Beer To Clean Streets

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

Those ever-liberal Dutch authorities have taken an innovative approach to tackle the problem of alcoholics blighting Amsterdam's streets - pay them in...

WATCH: If Beer Ads Told The Truth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat (but not a raise of the glass) to Cracked for this spoof advert for the "affordable brain and liver poison" known as beer. Watch t...

'Dual Beer Glass' Allows You To Drink Two Ales At Once

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Tech

Most inventions these days tend to be pretty hard to grasp in technical terms. But then occasionally something simple, physical and frankly genius com...

'Ed Must Condemn The Beer Strike'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband is under pressure to condemn strike plans by the Unite Union, the Labour Party's biggest backer, which would disrupt the beer supplies for...

A Day In The Life Of A Female Beer Sommelier

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Marverine Cole is one of the country's few female beer sommeliers and according to Visit Birmingham, is the city's only beer sommelier. It takes m...

Political Ads or Free Beer - What Would You Choose?

Xavier Toby | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

I'm not against political advertising. However the way it's being done this election campaign is hurting me more than stepping on a nail in bare feet, making small talk with a real estate agent or watching the Melbourne Football Club play football.

BrewDog Defies ‘Motherfu*kers' In Ad Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics

WARNING: the article contains language that may offend Brewdog, the Scottish craft brewery, has responded to censure from the advertising watchdog...