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2014-10-22 23:02:37

ShotgunR is launching a Kickstarter (TM) on November 1st. Designed by an engineer and frat guy, it is a shotgun shaped tool that makes a triangular hole with smooth edges to reduce cut lips and spilled beer. Mattituck, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The methods used to shotgun beer have long been stagnant. There has been little innovation in years. Some people use keys, knives and other sharp objects to puncture cans. These methods can result in cut lips or worse, spilled beer....

2014-10-20 12:34:53

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's beer palate is changing, making people want GrowlerWerks' uKeg. Four Portland beer-loving engineers invented a growler that keeps craft beer fresh, cold and carbonated. They also met their crowdfunding goal of $75,000 within 34 hours on Kickstarter. (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/growlerwerks/the-ukegtm-pressurized-growler-for-fresh-beer) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153015-INFO A stretch goal of...

2014-10-17 04:21:45

LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first HAIG CLUB(TM) Single Grain Scotch Whisky advert puts the 'toast' at the heart of the brand Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, has today announced the launch of its first TV advert for the new Single Grain Scotch Whisky HAIG CLUB(TM). [http://www.haigclub.com ] (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/712206-a ) (Photo:...

beer and flies
2014-10-11 05:09:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Beer aficionados prize the frothy beverage of their affection for its taste as well as its smell, but they aren’t the only ones who enjoy the whiff of fermented barley. According to new research from a team of Belgian scientists published in the journal Cell Reports, the characteristic smell of beer attracts fruit flies, which in turn disperse beer yeast cells. "Two seemingly unrelated species, yeasts and flies, have developed an...

2014-10-09 12:23:19

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By sharing a pool of kegs rather than owning their own, over 200 leading craft brewers helped reduce their collective carbon footprint by over 3 million kg of CO2e in 2013. These findings, based on a study by John Heckman, Ph.D with PE International and commissioned by MicroStar Logistics, will be used as a benchmark to help the craft beer industry further minimize its carbon footprint each year....

2014-10-08 16:23:52

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Tonight at 7:00 p.m. EST the puck drops for the National Hockey League's 2014-15 season and for many hockey fans the action really starts at Noon during the 2014 Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off(TM) event at Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square. The event, which features a free concert by The Tragically Hip, giveaways and a live broadcast viewing party featuring the Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs, is a chance for Molson Canadian to join the NHL and diehard...

2014-10-03 12:23:53

Blue Harbor Resort, Wisconsin's #1 Lakefront Resort in Scenic Sheboygan Brings Together the Best in the Craft SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 18th, many of the best craft beers in the country will be featured at the Big Blue Craft Beer Festival at Blue Harbor Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan in scenic Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The Big Blue Craft Beer Festival will offer a wide variety of beer styles from top brewers in the Midwest, East, West and even...

2014-09-30 12:27:34

Miller Lite Packaging, Advertising, Marketing All to Feature Classic Look That Established the Light Beer Category CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the saying goes, there's a first for everything; and thank goodness for that. Back in 1975, Miller Lite revolutionized the entire beer category, becoming the first successful low-calorie beer and creating what has become America's largest beer segment: light beer. Today, that category accounts for more than 35 percent of all...

2014-09-29 23:07:47

Arvuu brings fun and interactive beer glasses to enhance the drinking experience, launched on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform! (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Toronto, Ontario Canada: ARbeerglasses are a set of uniquely engineered and engaging beer glasses that are aimed at maximizing the craft beer experience of beer lovers. Things we do, people we are with, and the way we drink affects directly how much fun we can have when it comes to drinking beer. Here is a product that can provide...

2014-09-25 12:25:39

Friendly Competition to Take Place for Chance at $10,000 Donation in Celebrity's Name CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Lite is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Danny Trejo and Richard Rawlings by making a $10,000 contribution to the ¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund. The two celebrities will go head to head during a friendly beer sales competition slated to take place before the start of the Sept. 28 Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium in Dallas....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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