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Australian Researchers Create Hydrating Beer

Australian researchers at Griffith University’s Health Institute in Queensland have synthesized a better-hydrating beer by adding electrolytes, compounds commonly found in sports drinks. The goal was to create a beverage that is more refreshing, while possibly reducing the hangover symptoms caused by dehydration. The research team tested out two different brands of commercial beer, as well as one regular and …

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Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App

Wherever your worldly travels take you, there’s a pretty good chance that they will lead you into a bar. If not, I don’t really know what kind of traveling you’re doing – but it’s not very fun. And next to “Hello,” “I need a hospital,” and “No, I’m not an American spy,” the phrase “I’d like to order a beer” …

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Beer Contest Winner Drinks 1.6 Gallons in 20 Minutes, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible in 20 minutes. Garcia consumed 6 liters (roughly 1.6 gallons or 200 ounces) of beer during that period. He was …

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Ten Cent Beer Night: Famous Riot Remembered On 39th Anniversary

Does ten cent beer night ring a bell to you? It should if you’re a baseball fan, or over the age of 45. Today is the 39th anniversary of one of the worst riots in baseball history – Ten Cent Beer Night. It happened at Cleveland Stadium in a game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers on June 4, …

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Wife Douses Husband With Beer At Cubs Game

What happens when you accidentally spill your beer on your wife while trying to protect her from a wayward ball to the face? If you’re one man, you get a drink dumped on you. A woman was caught on camera throwing her (expensive) beer on her hubs while they were watching a Cubs game on Sunday after he did just …

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Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You’re A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have spiked 35%, and searches for “what to feed hummingbirds” are up as well. If you like to throw back a …

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Dad Recreates Old Baby Photo With Grown-Up Son And A Bottle Of Beer

One of the biggest hits on reddit today is titled “‘Before and after’ pic done right”. (image) It seems to be inspiring the community. The top comment from user euphwes says, “This is actually pretty clever. My daughter is on the bottle now, I’ll arrange another ‘on the bottle’ picture to happen 20 years from now too.” At least the …

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Budweiser Wants You to Drink Out of a Bowtie-Shaped Can

Budweiser is looking to celebrate its iconic logo with a new can design this Spring. The Anheuser-Busch brand will unveil a new bowtie-shaped can on May 6th. The can, will be a few drop short of the full 12-ounce can you’re used to – clocking in at 11.3 ounces. With the fewer ounces of beer comes fewer calories per can …

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‘Bitter Brew’ Author William Knoedelseder Talks At Google

Google regularly hosts authors for “At Google Talks”. Earlier this month, William Knoedelseder, author of “Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser Busch and America’s Kings of Beer” visited Google LA to talk about the book. Google has now made the video public for all to enjoy. More recent At Google Talks here.

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7 Die in Brewery Accident in Mexico City

Reuters is reporting that seven people have died in a brewery accident in Mexico City. Beer company Grupo Modelo stated that seven workers were killed in an accident involving a tank that was being cleaned and receiving maintenance. The details of the accident have not been released. According to the report, a Grupo Modelo spokesperson stated that, “Modelo is deeply …

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Now Even Beer Ads Are Making Fun of Apple Fanboys

Well, cider ads to be more precise. Less apps, more apples. That’s the tagline for Somersby Cider, the new cider brand from Carlsberg, who just released the beverage’s first U.K. advert. In it, fans eagerly await the opening of a minimalistic store so they can be the first to experience the new product. Sound like anything familiar? Cider. Apples. Apple. …

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Timberlake Adds Beer Executive To List Of Titles

Justin Timberlake can add Beer Executive to his list of titles, which also include: Singer, Musician, Actor, Investor, and Entrepreneur. Actually, the real title is Creative Director, as Anheuser-Busch has appointed him as such for its Bud Light Platinum brand. Timberlake will provide “creative, musical and cultural curation” for the brand. Here’s what Timberlake had to say about it: “Bud …

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