Category: beer

John “Chickie” Donohue, a merchant marine from New York City…

John “Chickie” Donohue, a merchant marine from New York City snuck into the war zone in Vietnam in the ’60s to DELIVER BEER to his three enlisted buddies from back home. It is known as the GREATEST BEER RUN EVER and has a documentary made about it.

Slugs like beer.The sweet smell of yeast attracts slugs to beer…

Slugs like beer.

The sweet smell of yeast attracts slugs to beer like moths to a flame. (And often it’s in a Solo cup that they meet their boozy demise.) “A lot of slug species feed on decaying plant material,” says Ian Bedford, head of the John Innes Centre’s Entomology Facility in the U.K. Beer resembles overripe fruits, which burst with naturally fermenting yeasts that slugs can’t resist.

In 1987, Corona sales plummeted when a rumor spread that their…

In 1987, Corona sales plummeted when a rumor spread that their workers were peeing in their beer. The company traced its origins back to Heineken, whom Corona sued for $3 million in damages, but their reputation still suffered and their product was referred to as “Mexican piss water” for years.

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Microbiologist, Raul Cano, revived yeast that had been trapped…

Microbiologist, Raul Cano, revived yeast that had been trapped in amber for 25 million years. He then co-founded a brewery that uses a 45 million-year-old species of yeast to brew beer.

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When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local…

When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local brewery accepted it as a $1 off coupon.

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When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local…

When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local brewery accepted it as a $1 off coupon.

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Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.

Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.

In 1956, the U.S. exploded atomic bombs near a few beers to see…

In 1956, the U.S. exploded atomic bombs near a few beers to see if they are safe to drink. They are indeed.

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A flight attendant quit his job by telling an unruly passenger…

A flight attendant quit his job by telling an unruly passenger “Fuck you”, grabbing beer from the beverage cart, deploying the emergency escape chute and sliding away off into the sunset. source

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Starkenberger Beer Pools in Austria where beer lovers can swim…

Starkenberger Beer Pools in Austria where beer lovers can swim in beer. source source1

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