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Enter Thrash Zone, a Japanese Metal Bar Where 'Extreme Beer' Is Everything

In 2006, there was nowhere in Japan to listen to face-melting riffs while drinking beer that tastes like Hell's bongwater. Then Koichi Katsuki came along.
Hilary Pollack
5.29.19
beer

Mexico City Legislator Proposes Ban on the Sale of Cold Beer

If the beer is warm, people won’t drink in public—or that’s the idea, at least.
Bettina Makalintal
4.26.19
beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
beer

Carlsberg's New Ad Strategy Is to Acknowledge that Its Beer Isn't Great

The company recently promoted a tweet that compared Carlsberg to “drinking the bath water that your nan died in.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.16.19
Munchies

People Rate Beer More Highly If They Think It's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
deep dive

The Best Bar in Austin Is Sam's Town Point

A slice of the old (cool) ATX inside the growing metropolis.
John Nova Lomax
4.4.19
beer

Brewery's BDSM-Inspired Label Prompts Bizarre Response From Russian Government

A Russian federal service issued a social media poll after a complaint that Kopytov Brewery's ball gag label was offensive.
Bettina Makalintal
3.22.19
Off-Menu

Today's Special: A Man Walked into a Taco Bell Kitchen to Make His Own Mexican Pizza

Plus, cheers to the Ohio man who's giving up all food for Lent and only drinking beer.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.11.19
beer

Brewery Faces Backlash for Mocking MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech to Sell Black Beer

In a now-deleted apology on Facebook, the brewer described himself as a "stupid stupid man, but [...] not a racist."
Beth Demmon
3.7.19
Off-Menu

It's Friday, March 1, and You Can Buy the Now-Dilapidated Burgermobile from 'Good Burger'

Plus, Huge Ass Beers and Giant Ass Beer are facing off in federal court over who owns the rights to, uh, big-ass beers.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.1.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Downtown Manhattan in the 1970s Was New York’s Golden Era for Nightlife

Artists, models, and revelers remember a gloriously liberated decade of going out and making art—and the legendary watering holes that made it possible.
Dan Q. Dao
2.22.19
beer

Beer Publication Faces Backlash After Printing Anti-#MeToo 'Parody' Piece

The publisher who wrote the piece has since resigned amid industry-wide criticism.
Bettina Makalintal
2.15.19
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