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Chemists create an app that can tell if your beer is skunked

zywiec-88y87fyewf Bummer, dude! That’s what you say when you find out that your whole keg of Heiney is totally skunked but it doesn’t matter because you’ll totally still drink it after you finish the pony keg of Sammo’s Irish Red. But what if I told you that folks in Spain have figured out a way to use an app to tell if your beer is a mess? Whoa, right? Whoa, indeed. Chemists at the… Read More

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John Biggs

May 19th

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This invention could completely change the way we drink beer at home

SYNEK Counter Top Beer Tap

A couple of years back, I wrote about SYNEK, an exciting Kickstarter project that had the potential to change the way we drink beer at home. Now that project has become a reality and it has the promise to bring delicious draft beer to you right in your home.

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Brad Reed

February 6th

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Bud Light’s New Can Is Trying to Distract You From the Real Problem With Beer Today

Earlier this year, the parent company of Anheuser-Busch, AB InBev, started snatching up small craft breweries all across the country. In fact, InBev bought another one just yesterday, the same day the conglomerate announced the redesign of its own flagship light beer, Bud Light.

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Alissa Walker

December 19th

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We Think We Know Why Trader Joe’s Bottles of Ginger Beer Are Exploding on the Shelf

We Think We Know Why Trader Joe's Bottles of Ginger Beer Are Exploding on the Shelf

Trader Joe’s announced a voluntary recall of their Triple Ginger Brew this week due to an unlikely reason: Bottles were literally bursting open by themselves. But why was it happening? We think we know the reason.

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Ria Misra

December 18th

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So How Do You Like Bud Light’s New Design?

Anheuser-Busch just revealed a “bold new look” for Bud Light, “The Prince of Beers.” As one Bud Light executive put it in a press release, “In 2016, we’ll put a more modern twist on Bud Light, from the way the brand looks to the way it acts.”

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Adam Clark Estes

December 17th

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Find Out If That Beer Is Crap or Not Using This Augmented Reality App

It’s being called Shazam for beer.

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Bryan Lufkin

November 12th

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This clever smartphone charger doubles as a beer coaster

ChefCharger Smartphone Charger Beer Coaster

The brilliant minds at ChefCharger have taken two great things and have made them even better together -- namely, smartphones and beer. ChefCharger has created a clever new smartphone charger that also happens to double as a beer coaster, as you can see in the picture at the top of the page.

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Brad Reed

November 7th

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The MiniBrew Is Back And Ready To Make You Some Beer

rtdhzg9fphiimkenrixn When we last met MiniBrew, the team had been stopped at the US border with their mini beer brewing system and had to exhibit at TechCrunch Disrupt with a tri-fold poster board and not much else. Now the bad boys of the Amsterdam home-brew scene are back and they’re ready to perform integral calculus and take pre-orders. And they just ran out of calculus problems. The B is essentially a… Read More

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John Biggs

October 23rd

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The Sweetest Guide to Sour Beers 

“Funky, some overripe fruit, leaning more into barnyard flavors, dried hay, grass...horse blanket, horse-like...a little bit of cheese rind...blue cheese, parmesan...”

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Kate Knibbs

August 28th

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Science Keeps Beer Out of Plastic Bottles, But Japan Might Change That

Ever wonder why beer never comes in plastic bottles? It’s because it affects the brew’s quality. But a major Japanese beer company has new plans to make a better beer bottle.

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Bryan Lufkin

August 21st

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