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Here's What Happens To Your Beer Can After You Recycle It

Since we already know what happens to us once we’ve popped the top on a few too many cold ones — hello, hangover — let’s take a look at what happens to that can after you’ve pounded it; chances are, it will be less than a few months until it’s already back chilling out in a fridge somewhere.


Why Beer Isn't Sold In Plastic Bottles

Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be moulded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So why is it that we still use glass bottles and cans to store our beer in? Is it to do with aesthetics? Taste? Or is there another factor at play?


How Pabst Brought A 136-Year-Old Beer Back From The Dead

Once upon a time there was a beer. A beer with bold flavour and character. A beer that was supposedly America’s first IPA. But then the 1970s happened. The tastes of the masses changed, and not for the better. A tidal wave of flavourless lager rushed in. And this unique, legendary beer was washed away in the tide. Until today.


Drink Any Beer Like It's Octoberfest With This Stein-Style Can Holder

Octoberfest is just round the corner and now you have the perfect way to practice. Made from plastic resin designed to look like traditional pewter, the Das Can-in-Stein lets you drink any can like it’s a stein.


Oh Dear, Someone's Selling A 99-Pack Of Beer

Because everything is bigger in Texas, an Austin brewery has made a 99 pack of beers for 99 bucks. Ninety-nine beers, in one case. God bless America.


Every Beer Label In The US Is Cleared By Just One Guy

If you’ve ever brewed beer commercially in the United States, chances are you’re familiar with a one Kent “Battle” Martin. Because as far as brewers are concerned, he is the Alpha and the Omega of beer labels — without his approval, you’re effectively screwed.


Fermenting Beer Time Lapse Shows One Beautiful Breathing Sludge Monster

Watching the fermentation process of beer is a lot like seeing a brown sludge monster grow in strength. It’s not pretty. But then you remember how delicious beer tastes and how wonderful it makes you feel and you forgive it for looking so unsightly. Or at least I did. I think this time lapse is beautiful.


Beer Pong Ball Washer Solves Every Uni Student's Worst Nightmare

There’s two problems with beer pong. First: drinking beer blessed by a ball that’s been rolling around on an apartment floor. Second: the lack of Kickstarter daydream machines to solve problem number one. Behold the solution to exactly one of those problems: the Clean Cup.



Happy Hour: How To Drink An IPA, One Hop Flavour At A Time

If you’re a fan of modern IPAs (PBR drinkers: Go stand in the corner) then you are no doubt a friendly familiar of hops, the magical bud that gives beer its bitter bite. But with hundreds up hops varieties and some brews using upwards of a dozen of them , it’s hard to know which hop is imparting which flavour unto your beer.


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