Beer

  • Cold beer originated 500 years ago in caves 10-04-2014 04:03 PM

    Washington: origin of cold-adapted yeast used for millennia to make one of the most widely consumed beverage - the lager beer - has been traced to 500-year-old caves in South America. A research team has confirmed that Saccharomyces eubayanus, the wandering parent of hybrid lager yeast discovered in 2011, is...
  • Canadian PM Stephen Harper bets beer case over hockey with Barack Obama. Unfortunately, the US President is yet to pay up 10-03-2014 02:23 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • Obama to deliver beer to Canada PM, after losing hockey bet 08-03-2014 12:13 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • Bored? You need to see what happens when you pour beer on a hot frying pan 06-02-2014 10:38 AM

    Sick of the regular drinking games that people play. Try this one: put beer on a hot frying pan and be amazed. Watch this video of a person who tried this and is totally mesmerised by what happened next. ...
  • England should expect more sledging, say Aussies 28-11-2013 12:35 PM

    Australia: The captain of a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI side which will play a two-day game against England starting Friday says the visitors can expect more on-field verbal invective. Michael Beer said Thursday "that will be the aim, to make it a little bit uncomfortable for the opposition ... I...
  • Australian brewery juxtaposes Ganesha's face, Lakshmi's body on beer bottle 08-11-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Brookvale Union, an Australian brewery from New South Wales has a juxtaposed image of Hindu god Ganesha's head and Hindu goddess Lakshmi's body on its ginger beer bottles. This image has upset some Indians in Australia. "Is it just me or does anyone else find this ginger beer...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England 28-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Michael Beer will captain a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening three-day match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The left-arm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to...
  • Usman Khawaja in row over beer logo on uniform 22-10-2013 01:30 PM

    Sydney: Australian batsman Usman Khawaja may follow fellow Muslim Fawad Ahmed and refuse to wear a uniform with a beer brand logo, but admits that cementing his Test place comes first. Khawaja, the first Muslim to wear the baggy green, told The Sydney Morning Herald he had considered whether it...
  • Rajasthan Royals eye hat-trick, semis against Perth Scorchers 28-09-2013 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals eye a hat-trick of wins to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an all-win record since IPL6 earlier...
  • Outlook for beer sales good this fiscal: Vijay Mallya 12-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Bangalore:A good monsoon augurs well even for sale of beer this fiscal (2013-14) as a buoyant economy would increase demand for hard liquor during the next two quarters, United Breweries Ltd (UB) chairman Vijay Mallya said on Thursday. Though the southwest monsoon, which has been exceptionally good across the country,...
  • Kali-Ma beer controversy: Stop complaining

    Pentaprism |  Rohit Vats
    Films are dangerous. Ask the person who named 'Kali-Ma', the beer named after the Hindu goddess Kali. The beer, by the Burnside Brewing Company based...

  • Beer-brewing yeast found 25-08-2011 12:21 PM

    London: Scientists have identified a new species of yeast from forests in South America that was behind the discovery of lager, a type of beer brewed and stored at low temperatures. The species was isolated from a beech tree in the frozen forests of Patagonia, where the minimum temperature hovers...
  • S&P defends its track record against US admin 07-08-2011 09:14 PM

    Washington: Hitting back at the Obama administration which loudly questioned its unprecedented downgrade of US' credit rating, Standard & Poor's on Sunday defended its excellent track record and said the move was necessitated by America's growing debt burden. S&P's David Beers said the world's largest economy continues to be at...
  • Budweiser beer gets new, redder design 04-08-2011 12:33 PM

    New York: The King of Beers is seeing red. Anheuser-Busch-InBev is giving the Budweiser can a makeover as it tries to reignite growth in the key U.S. beer market, and the new can will have a lot more red than its predecessor. AB InBev, the world's largest brewer with other...
  • Deadly blast kills 25 in Nigeria 27-06-2011 01:42 PM

    Abuja: At least 25 people were killed and more than 30 injured, when members of Islamic sect of Boko Haram threw bombs and fired shots into a beer garden in Nigeria's northern city of Maiduguri. The two men who attacked the place known as Dala beer shops came on motorbikes...
  • Beerlovers, your pint just got costlier by Rs 10 31-03-2011 03:56 PM

    Pune: From tomorrow your favourite beer and other hard liquor will come with a bigger price tag. The new sales tax and excise duty will be effective from tomorrow and according to industry insiders, medium-sized restaurants and retailers have already starting stocking up bottles. Ajay Deshmukh, Secretary, Pune District Wine...
  • Now, a beer for gays and lesbians 03-02-2011 10:58 AM

    Mexico City: A Mexican company has launched a new beer aimed at the gay and lesbian community that will also be exported to other countries, company officials said. The 'honey-flavored' beer will initially be sold in Mexico and later exported to Colombia and Japan. "We've entered the market with great...
  • Beer goggles make opposite sex look better! 31-01-2011 07:11 PM

    London: It seems beauty lies very much in the eye of the 'beer holder'. A new survey in Australia has found that "beer goggles" really do make other people look more attractive. The poll of more than 1,000 people, aged between 20 and 69 years, found that men and women's...
  • Coffee best cure for hangover 18-01-2011 03:15 PM

    London: Scientists have finally confirmed what many suffering drinkers have long suspected - a cup of hot coffee is the best cure for a hangover. A new study has revealed that drinking a cup of hot coffee in the morning, along with an aspirin, can help one get over a...
  • A pint of beer a day keeps the doctor away 14-01-2011 06:32 PM

    London: Beer buffs, here's some news to cheer! Moderate drinking of ale and lager can cut the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study has claimed. Spanish researchers, who carried out the study, said that drinking a pint of beer a day can also help you lose...
  • New device to fill beer cup from bottom up 28-12-2010 01:18 PM

    London: A company has invented a beer dispensing system that fills a cup from the bottom up, making the normally-frustrating process of getting a beer at a function or concert much easier. It's an invention that has literally come from the ground up and uses common-sense technology to fill a...