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Tag Archives: Low-alcohol beer

• For realz? Scots lead the way for drinking alcohol-free beer

For realz? Scots lead the way for drinking alcohol-free beer

IT has long been the butt of uncomplimentary jokes but brewers of alcohol-free beer are enjoying the last laugh. A new survey has revealed that non-alcoholic beer is increasingly socially acceptable. It found that 48 per cent of adults in Scotland have tried alcohol-free beer compared to the national average of just 43 per cent. […]

• Japanese Cat Owners Yowl for Specialty Wine

Japanese Cat Owners Yowl for Specialty Wine

The release of a specialty wine just for cats this week in Japan got plenty of Internet buzz, but cats themselves have been far less enthusiastic. Nyan Nyan Nouveau is a non-alcoholic wine for cats whose owners want to share some quality time with them, and who will spend some money to do so. In Japanese, “nyan […]

• Booze-free beer industry soars in Middle East

Booze-free beer industry soars in Middle East

Fake booze market has become big business in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates where alcohol is forbidden. Alcohol-free beer has become big business in the Middle East, where the predominantly young and fashionable set is turning to fake booze in their desire to be a part of the glamorized image of […]

• 12 Most Common Beer Myths Exploded

12 Most Common Beer Myths Exploded

Beer gets a bad rap. It’s blamed for so much of society’s ills, when it should be celebrated as one of the finest beverages created. There are a number of persistent myths and urban legends about beer that are passed around that unfairly distort the facts and confuse beer drinkers. At LegendsOfBeer.com, we’d like to […]

• Getting married? Consider beer instead of champagne. Others are.

Getting married? Consider beer instead of champagne. Others are.

Is it the economic climate, or a case of jumping on the ale bandwagon? Whichever the case, more brides and grooms are ditching Champagne and toasting their weddings with beer. It was only a matter of time before even tradition-bound weddings became swept up in the craft beer revolution. And a search online reveals a […]

• Latest shot filed in Colorado beer war

Latest shot filed in Colorado beer war

Lawmaker rehashes fight over selling full-strength beer at grocery stores. State Rep. Larry Liston on Monday fired the latest salvo in the ongoing war over beer in Colorado. Liston, R-Colorado Springs, filed legislation that would allow convenience stores and groceries — which now can sell only 3.2 beer — to sell full-strength beer. “It’s basically […]

• Latest sports drink is alcohol-free beer

Latest sports drink is alcohol-free beer

Beer. It’s not just for couch potatoes anymore. A Bavarian brewmeister is touting its no-alcohol beer as the latest sport drink for athletes, handing it out at the finish line of sporting events and touting its regenerative benefits. Unlike Gatorade, Erdinger Alkoholfrei is served up with a frothy head. And it comes in one color […]

• You mean you can’t sell low-alcohol beer in Colorado bars, restaurants?

Colorado restaurants and bars are one step closer to being able to sell Corona Light and Murphy’s Irish Stout again, after a bill permitting low-alcohol beer sales in those establishments passed a Senate committee Tuesday. Senate Bill 60, sponsored by Sens. Betty Boyd, D-Lakewood, and Jean White, R-Hayden, would reverse a law allowing only establishments […]

• SoCal’s Evans Premium Lager introduces its 1st premium-imported beer

SoCal’s Evans Premium Lager introduces its 1st premium-imported beer

Evans Premium Lager, a brewing company based in California, has introduced its first premium-imported beer, Evans Original. The company will distribute its bottled beers to certain restaurants, bars, liquor stores and other retail establishments in the Southern California area. Evans claims that this beer is crafted with the finest selections of barley,American and German hops […]

• Alcohol industry can't agree about issue of nutrition labels

Alcohol industry can't agree about issue of nutrition labels

New Year’s revelers who plan to belly up to the bar but also resolve to drop 10 pounds in 2011 face a hurdle: calories, carbohydrates and other nutritional facts are nowhere to be found on a bottle of booze. In fact, a debate has raged for seven years between federal regulators, consumer groups and the […]

• Be a beer snob & talk like you know what your talking about [infographic]

Be a beer snob & talk like you know what your talking about [infographic]

Beer is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world and ha four primary ingredients: water, hops, malt and yeast. Different combinations of these ingredients result in vastly different beers. This overview of the ingredients and qualities of beer will help you understand the differences between them so you can talk like an […]

• If you're sensitive to gluten, beer linked to psoriasis in women

The reason why non-light beer is the only alcoholic beverage that increased the risk for psoriasis is not known, but the authors suggest beer may have certain components not found in liquor or wine that play a role. One such component may be the starch source, barley, used in the fermentation process in beer. Barley […]