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2014-07-30 12:32:11

Introduction Represents Brewery's First Foray into Single Serve Packaging CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping to acquaint even more beer lovers with its distinctive brew, Burnside Brewing Co. has launched Couch Select Lager in Rexam 12 oz. cans. This is the company's first expansion into single serve packaging. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130855 Couch Select Lager is a Helles style pale lager brewed with quality pilsner malt, American Tettnang hops and...

2014-07-18 23:04:06

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. and Apotek Solutions LLC have partnered for sales of the SPR cavitation technology for enhancing hops extraction. The SPR has been shown to increase yields of alpha acids from hops by 20% or more. Rome, GA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (http://www.hydrodynamics.com), makers of innovative ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) technology, and Apotek Solutions, LLC (http://www.apoteksolutions.com), announced today that the companies have partnered for sales related...

Discarded Hop Leaves Have Substances That Could Fight Dental Diseases
2014-03-06 10:58:15

American Chemical Society Beer drinkers know that hops are what gives the drink its bitterness and aroma. Recently, scientists reported that the part of hops that isn't used for making beer contains healthful antioxidants and could be used to battle cavities and gum disease. In a new study in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they say that they've identified some of the substances that could be responsible for these healthful effects. Yoshihisa Tanaka and colleagues note...

Beer May Help Fight Off Viruses
2012-12-08 08:26:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you're looking to fight off cold-like symptoms during the winter or trying to find a way to keep from contracting a serious respiratory illness this year, you might want to pop the top on a cold one, according to new research coming out of Sapporo Medical University in Japan. The study, which was funded by Tokyo-based beer maker Sapporo Breweries, has discovered humulone -- a chemical compound that can be found in hops -- was...

2012-04-05 23:00:16

Part of the excitement of cultural holidays is finding new beers to try. For Dyngus Day, SaveOnBrew.com introduces you to the lowest beer prices on Polish beer. Visit the Cheap Beer Blog at http://www.saveonbrew.com! Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Dyngus Day is a Polish-American tradition celebrated on the Monday after Easter. Though not widely celebrated nationwide, it´s a much-anticipated post-Lenten bash in places like Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburgh and South Bend. Customarily,...

2012-04-01 23:00:23

In celebration of the second straight year of tripling their sales in 2011, Willamette Valley Hops has announced the rhizome sale of the century! (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Announcing hop rhizomes at huge discounts from WillametteValleyHops.com, Jeff Langley, partner and Marketing Director for the company has announced a Rhizome Sale he calls ““¦the Sale of the Century." They are naming it “The Spring 2012 Grow Your Own Sale," honoring not only the company´s growth...

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2011-04-14 11:54:23

Stale bottled beer may soon not be a problem any longer as scientists have identified the chemical reactions that lead to the bitterness of old beer. Chemicals present in the ingredient hops will break down over time, forming other compounds that result in the unpleasantness, BBC News reports. Avoiding that breakdown of the hops is the secret to keeping beer fresher for a longer time, researchers report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, by keeping the beer cool during...

2011-02-03 09:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a twist on traditional Valentine's Day gifts, Samuel Adams and FromYouFlowers.com have brewed up the perfect delivery for beer lovers. As almost 75 percent of men say they would prefer a beer-themed gift over more traditional options such as flowers*, guys across the country are sure to crave the new Samuel Adams® Hoppy Valentine's Day gift basket. The basket perfectly pairs two Samuel Adams Boston Lager® Pint...

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2010-04-20 14:26:28

An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist may have found a way to cut the amount of ammonia produced by cattle. To do it, he's using a key ingredient of the brewer's art: hops. Cattle, deer, sheep, goats and other ruminant animals depend on a slew of naturally occurring bacteria to aid digestion of grass and other fibrous plants in the first of their four stomach chambers, known as the rumen. The problem, according to ARS microbiologist Michael Flythe, comes from one group of bacteria,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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