Tag Archives: beer

  • Mikkeller Wreck Ale Based on Lost Beer from 150 Years Ago (Video)

    Mikkeller Wreck Ale Based on Lost Beer from 150 Years Ago (Video)

    Gather ’round kids, and I’ll tell ye a tale of the time the S/S Neva wrecked and ended up at the bottom of the ocean. It happened in 1861, and while there were no casualties the ship’s cargo — beer from more than 30 different breweries — was lost. Now, that beer is back, kind […]

  • Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager Aged on Jim Beam Barrel Staves

    Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager Aged on Jim Beam Barrel Staves

    Beer and whiskey is mighty risky, but now there’s a way to bring the two somewhat spiritually together without having to employ any kind of spurious bourbon loophole. And anyway it’s moot, because no amount of folksy rhyming sayings can compete with the drawing power of a collaboration between Jim Beam and Budweiser: Budweiser Reserve […]

  • Shower Beer Holder: A Holder … for Your Shower Beer

    Shower Beer Holder: A Holder … for Your Shower Beer

    Ah, the shower beer. A timeless beverage that only seems to grow more flavorful and enjoyable the older one gets. Ideally, you have a loved one in there with you to switch off beer holding duties with, but when that’s impractical or impossible there’s now the Shower Beer Holder.  The Shower Beer Holder is a silicone […]

  • ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    Next month, author Adam Dulye, executive chef to the Brewers Association, is coming out with a new cookbook that’s right in his professional wheelhouse. It’s The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food, and it’s engineered as a counteraction of the notion of beer as a lowbrow junk food beverage: “The recipes in […]

  • My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    Somebody else accidentally picking up your beer – or, worse, accidentally picking up someone else’s beer – is one of those terrible party pitfalls that there’s no real way to avoid. Three students at Jiangnan University have come up with a solution, winning a bronze medal at the K-Design Awards in the process: Their concept is […]

  • In Your Mace! Pepper Spray Inspired Beer from Dogfish Ale

    In Your Mace! Pepper Spray Inspired Beer from Dogfish Ale

    Most of us, hopefully, will never experience the sensation of Mace brand pepper spray firsthand. And in a shocking failure of reading the room, Dogfish Ale has given everyone a chance to get a little taste o’ Mace, with a new craft brew entitled In Your Mace! According to a Dogfish statement the beer is actually an […]

  • Five Star Lager: A Chicago Exclusive Craft Beer from Lyft

    Five Star Lager: A Chicago Exclusive Craft Beer from Lyft

    One of the great advantages of using rideshare services like Lyft instead of driving is that you can get as drunk as you want and the only real risk you take in transit is severely annoying your driver. In turn, that means Lyft is free to explore possibilities within the craft beer industry for some […]

  • Mikkeller Beer Chips: Chips Made from Beer Ingredients

    Mikkeller Beer Chips: Chips Made from Beer Ingredients

    Chips and beer go together almost as well as pizza and beer, chicken and beer, cheeseburgers and beer, another kind of beer and beer, and so on. Small batch chippery Lokale Rødder has teamed up with the Mikkeller brewery for Mikkeller Beer Chips, potato chips made from actual beer ingredients and to replicate actual beer flavors – it’s […]

  • It’s The End Of The Wort As We Know It by Dogfish Head

    It’s The End Of The Wort As We Know It by Dogfish Head

    When society collapses and the survivors of the great cataclysm go underground, it’s likely that beer will not be a top priority for some time, at least until we can figure out how long we have to stay underground and how we’re going to go about repopulating the Earth. BUT, should we decide to keep […]

  • Pabst Blue Ribbon 99-Pack Debuts 4 Years After Austin Beerworks’

    Pabst Blue Ribbon 99-Pack Debuts 4 Years After Austin Beerworks’

    In  2014, Texas craft brewery Austin Beerworks unveiled a 99-pack of its Peacemaker Anytime Ale. Not to be outdone, the much bigger and more powerful beermakers at Pabst have decided to release an even more pointless novelty: A Pabst Blue Ribbon 99-pack. Austin Beerworks did not take the shot across the bow lightly: “We didn’t think […]