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Fake Beer Is Just As Bad As You'd Expect

Video: Non-alcoholic beer doesn’t taste all that good. This week on Happy Hour we tried three non-alcoholic beers and felt only slightly hydrated afterwards.


You Can Thank A Mysterious Yeast Mutation For The Invention Of Cold Beer

Beer has been around for 500 glorious years, and yet, we still don’t know much about its origin. Sure, we know how it’s made and how to drink more than our doctors recommend, but researchers have always been unclear about where exactly the domesticated hybrid yeast used to make lager came from.


Scientists 'Rebrew' 220-Year Old Beer With Yeast From Aussie Shipwreck

Crafting beer is a science… especially when you’re using yeast from a shipwreck two centuries old. That’s right: an international team of scientists lead by an Australian researcher have “rebrewed” beer using yeast carefully collected from a sunken vessel off the coast of Tasmania.


Archaeologists Discovered A 5000-Year-Old Beer Recipe In China

Step aside with your claims to long legacies, craft breweries! This reconstructed beer recipe is over 5000 years old. It’s the earliest beer recipe — and the earliest known use of barley — in China.


This Secret Underground Beer Fridge Is What Dreams Are Made Of

We’ve all dreamed about the perfect beer / beverage fridge at some stage, though a general lack of inventive engineering skills is usually the deciding factor between imagination and reality. That can’t stop you from appreciating the efforts of others, like this secret underground cooler from Peter Götting.


Short Animation Shows How Beer Is Destructively Necessary (NSFW)

Directed by Nerdo, this short animation interprets the poem about beer from Charles Bukowski and it’s so dark and bitingly true and totally spot on about the dependency that someone could have on beer (or wine or whiskey or whatever). We get in the mind of a man who has accepted what alcohol has done to him but feels the need to keep on going.


Hot Sauce Makes Everything Better, Even Beer

Even though I’ve never chased a sip of creamy beer with a few squirts of cock sauce, I know Sriracha is going to make it better. Hot sauce makes everything better. Just to make sure, though, I poured myself a glass of Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer.



Yes, Guinness' Beer Recipe Uses Fish... And That Shouldn't Bother You

Guinness recently announced that they were making a change to their two century-old recipe, one that wouldn’t make any use of fish bladders. Wait, said many people. Guinness has fish in it?


US Judge Arrested For Trying To Bribe FBI Agent With Beer To Spy On People

A North Carolina judge was arrested this week for allegedly trying to bribe an FBI agent to obtain a log of text messages without a warrant.


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