Tag Archives: Beer

16Sep/17

Oktoberfest kicks off for the 184th round with heightened security

MUNICH, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – The 184th annual edition of Oktoberfest started on Saturday (September 16), with a horse-and-carriage parade, carnival rides, oompah bands and beer-swigging revelry – as tradition dictates, of course. Continue reading

22Aug/17

Official Oktoberfest beer mug unveiled

MUNICH, GERMANY (AUGUST 22, 2017) (REUTERS – The Oktoberfest is known for hearty food, pretty girls in even prettier dirndls (traditional dress), men in Lederhosen and of course beer. And the beer must be served in the ‘Mass”, the traditional Oktoberfest mug. Continue reading

07May/17

Danish brewer puts the ‘P’ in pilsner

ROSKILDE, DENMARK (DANISH AGRICULTURE AND FOOD COUNCIL) – A Danish brewery is drawing on 50,000 liters of urine collected from the largest music festival in Northern Europe in producing a novelty beer aimed at the more adventurous drinker.
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27Nov/16

Sante! Belgium wants its beer on global culture list

Hopes are high in Brussels as Belgium’s beer culture could soon be included on the UNESCO’s list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’.

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20Nov/16
Professor Kevin Verstrepen from the University of Leuven and VIB Center For Microbiology

Create the perfect beer using genetics

Scientists are using modern genetic technology to breed yeast strains that promote the best brewing characteristics — in the quest for the perfect beer. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

17Aug/16

Why De Beers is spending on diamond technology

It takes billions of years to produce a natural diamond, but a laboratory can grow one in days and to the untrained eye they look the same. In an attempt to protect its reputation, De Beers has developed technology that can spot the difference. Ivor Bennett reports Continue reading

11Dec/15

China’s President’s taste for British beer sends sales soaring

Sales of a beer made by a small British brewer are soaring in China after President Xi Jinping was pictured drinking a pint of Green King’s IPA beer with Prime Minister David Cameron at his local country pub. Continue reading

04Oct/15

World’s largest and rowdiest annual beer festival, the Oktoberfest, comes to an end

The world’s largest and rowdiest annual beer festival comes to an end, with Munich organisers saying visitors drank 7.3 million litres of beer during the 16-day long party.

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