Tag Archives: Drinking water

• Going on a cruise? Carnival won’t let you sneak booze on board

Going on a cruise? Carnival won’t let you sneak booze on board

Carnival Cruise Line will be soon banning its passengers from bringing bottled drinks on board, reports said on Tuesday. Starting July 9, bottled water, soda and other non-alcoholic drinks will not be allowed on board Carnival’s fleet. The move comes as Carnival strives to prevent the smuggling of alcohol, given that some passengers try to […]

• Beer to be made from sewer water dubbed ‘sewage brewage’

Beer to be made from sewer water dubbed ‘sewage brewage’

Oregon is known for specialty beers, but what about a beer made with sewer water? What if the water was purified to a point even cleaner than drinking water? “I’ve been brewing beer since 2006,” said home brewer Jeremie Landers. It’s not his full-time job, but home-brewing is certainly Landers’ favorite hobby. He’s even converted […]

• Australia’s wine ‘cheaper than a bottle of water’

Australia’s wine ‘cheaper than a bottle of water’

It depends what wine you’re looking at and where you get your bottled water, but on some big retailers’ shelves in Australia it’s not too hard today to find water that is more expensive than wine. You may be considering a little-known bottle of red that’s sitting in a bargain bucket selling for one Australian […]

• Ach. High Levels of Arsenic Found in Some German beers

Ach. High Levels of Arsenic Found in Some German beers

High levels of arsenic have been detected in some German beers and are believed to come from a filtering material widely used in food production, said a report released Sunday. The report did not name specific brands, but said the arsenic levels in 140 samples of beers sold in Germany are above the 10 microgram […]

• Who Drinks Wine With Food & Who Doesn’t

Who Drinks Wine With Food & Who Doesn’t

Survey reveals that frequent consumers don’t need food to enjoy their wine. A new survey of top wine drinkers contradicts industry assertions that most wine is drunk with food. The study of high-frequency wine drinkers by Wine Opinions reports that while an average of 41% of wine is consumed with meals, the majority—59% —is not, […]