Tag Archives: Brewing

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

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

08Aug/15

Berlin presents “longest beer garden in the world” at International beer festival

A Berlin beer festival aims to keep revellers hydrated and entertained as summer temperatures swell by creating what it is calling the “longest beer garden in the world” at 2.2 kilometres long.

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