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I’ve found god and a beer

If the idea of getting up early on a Sunday morning to head off to church doesn’t exactly fill you with enthusiasm, then maybe you might like to consider a church service with a bit of a difference. The Calvary Lutheran Church in Fort Worth, Texas, has hit upon an idea that has seen attendance […]


The oatmeals take on beer

If you’ve never come across The Oatmeal, you’re in for a treat – and if you’re familiar with the site, then you’ll know that it is made out of equal parts of Funny and Awesome. Written and drawn by Matthew Inman, from Seattle Washington, it is arguably one of the best one-man sites on the […]


Score 20k by taking a photo

Got a great idea for a photograph or video? The Australian Brewery Canbassador competition is still running, with a cool $20K up for grabs. All punters have to do is register and create their best (or craziest) creative images or videos promoting the Australian Brewery Can. The AB is once again encouraging those with design […]


The college humor guide to craft beer

This week’s froth is a little bit tongue-in-cheek – but if you can’t laugh at yourself, then you shouldn’t be laughing at anyone else, either. The funny buggers at College Humor, a US comedy website, have taken a trademark, cynical (but very, very funny) look at the typical craft beer menu and devised one of […]

Talk about a beer gut

So… stop us if you’ve heard this one: A man walks into a hospital, complaining that he’s feeling dizzy and lethargic. The doctors give him a breath test, and he returns a reading of 0.037 – yet he says he hasn’t had a drop to drink. That’s what happened recently in the US, and it […]

Wild pig steals beer starts brawl with cow

With a headline you couldn’t invent if you tried, news of a feral pig’s boozy rampage through a camping ground in Port Hedland has spread across the globe. The sneaky porsine munched and drank its way through three six-packs of beer that had been left out by campers before running riot through some rubbish bins […]


Fortitude brewing goes pink for a cause

Queensland brewery, Fortitude Brewing Company has collaborated with their fellow Queenslanders Chicks With Ales (CWA) and the Bar Of Social Conscience (BOSC) to raise money for Pink Ribbon Day. With their new brew they are aiming to raise over $5,000 for breast and gynaecological cancer research. The brew itself apparently began life as a PIPA […]


Guacamole beer

Dieter Foerstner of Los Angeles-based Angel City Brewery has launched a Kolsch-style Guacamole Ale that contains avocado, crushed red pepper, garlic, lime and cilantro (coriander for non-Americans) Apparently Foerstner’s grandparents owned an avocado ranch, inspiring his love of all this green and mushy. More than 100 pounds (around 45 kilograms) of avocados were used in […]


Handy map shows how to say beer in europe

We spotted this handy map over on Huff Post and thought we’d share. While it won’t teach you pronunciation – like this Pivo app we featured a while back – it does look pretty cool and features pretty much every European language you’ll ever need. And thankfully a lot of the translations are actually the […]

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300 more beers to try before you die

World renowned beer writer,award-winning journalist and Beer & Brewer contributor Roger Protz has been at it again, releasing a companion volume to CAMRA’s 300 Beers to Try Before Your Die: “300 More Beers to Try Before You Die! takes beer lovers on an exciting new odyssey through 300 of the best beers from around the […]


Moa Special Delivery Heading For The Ice

10 January 2011 Award-winning beer Moa is sending a special delivery of 2,000 bottles – plastic, not glass – to Scott Base to help get the icemen through the southern summer when the temperature can reach a balmy -3C. Three types of the Marlborough-brewed beer will be loaded onto a ship leaving Christchurch for Antarctica […]