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Take A Sip Of A 3,300-Year-Old Danish Beer

Wanna get some real beer snob cred? With Egtved Girl’s Brew, you can sneer at your friends’ beers and their “founded in the 1800s” claims to authenticity. Because this beer’s recipe is 3,300 years old. Now that’s a legit brew.


Happy Hour: Eight Of The World's Most Phenomenally Nerdy Beers

Beer might come with some pretty brotastic connotations, but as with everything else in life, it’s the nerds who really do it right. Because when the same passion that gave us NASA and Lord of the Rings is applied to booze, the results are phenomenal, delicious and (most importantly) geeky as hell.


Happy Hour: A Weekend Of Dark Beer With The World's Greatest Stout Glass

It’s just not fair: every single grape varietal and wine style, including some that no one has ever even heard of (Kalterer See Auslese, anyone?), has its own specially designed glass. Even Coca-Cola now has one. But, for beer, your standard mouth-delivery vehicle is the same, whether you’re drinking the wateriest Bud Lite or a limited edition, quadruple-hopped, barrel-aged brew: either a shaker pint glass (so-called because it was designed for making martinis), or, if you’re super classy, the bottle itself.


This Paleo Beer Is Made With Yeast From A 35-Million-Year-Old Fossil

As microbrewers continue their quest to brew beer with ever stranger ingredients , here is one possible winner: Yeast living on the 35 million year-old fossil of an extinct whale. Bone Dusters Paleo Brew is the alcoholic brainchild of a paleontology lover and a brew brewer, and it may soon be coming to a tap near you.


Would You Drink A Beer Made From Kudzu?

As the microbrew industry has become increasingly crowded, brewmasters are becoming more and more creative with their ingredients and techniques. The latest trend, Outside magazine says, is spiking batches with foraged ingredients, from sassafras to kudzu. Sound delicious?


Walking Dead Tribute Beer Is Made With Real Brains, Of Course

The folks at Dock Street Brewing Co. really love beer. They also apparently really love AMC’s The Walking Dead. Putting these two loves together was a no-brainer. Or wait. The exact opposite of that.


Beer Brewed With 'Lazy' Aussie Barley Lasts 'At Least 50% Longer'

No one likes stale beer, unless you’re dying of thirst in the desert, in which case anything goes. But for those of us enjoying a healthy state of hydration, the fresher the pint, the better. Australian farmers, with the help of the University of Adelaide and brewer Carlsberg, are growing a new breed of barley called “Charger”, that can help beer stay fresh for longer.


There's No Difference In Buying A Large Beer Vs A Small Beer At A Game

Sometimes when you go a stadium to watch a game or an arena to watch a concert, you’ll have the option of buying an overpriced large beer or a slightly less overpriced small beer. Go small to save a few dollars, because the small cup holds just as much beer as the large cup. More beer for your buck!


How Long You Have To Work Minimum Wage For One Beer, By Country

No matter where in the world you live, you’re working for the weekend. How much you can enjoy said weekend, though, varies greatly from country to country. Meet Quartz’s Beer Index. It’ll make you glad you’re not in Georgia.


Pouring Beer On A Frying Pan Creates Amoebic Alien Goop

What happens when you pour beer onto a frying pan? It boils and evaporates, right? Not exactly. The beer sort of turns into this goopy blob that looks like some alien amoeba. Look at it go and tell me you’re not going to do this the next time you’re drunk (don’t do this while you’re drunk).