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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...

Best Botecos in Rio

BarChick | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Botecos are about good food, good beer and good company. We drink in pubs in the UK, they hang out in Botecos in Brazil. Here's BarChick's pick of the best of 'em... And for all things Rio, there's a whole boozy city guide.

How Sound Affects the Flavour of Your Beer

Victoria Ferran | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Award-winning drinks writer Pete Brown has been demonstrating how sound influences flavour with his beer and music pairing events. He picks a variety of different brews and lets the audience test them out (all in the name of science, of course) whilst listening to different genres of music.

Belfast Pub won't Serve Farage Publicity Pint

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

After a long morning on the campaign trail, the whole country knows that Farage likes a ale. Until now, he's found no shortage of pubs willing to s...

Cooking for Good Down Under

Danny McCubbin | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

It was great to be back in Australia and to experience that good old fashioned Aussie warmth - both from the sun and the people. 80 people booked for our pop up supper club and we raised a substantial amount of money for the apprentice programme.

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 04.06.2014 | 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 28.05.2014 | 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 21.05.2014 | 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 them...so 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 19.05.2014 | 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 05.05.2014 | 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 30.04.2014 | 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...