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food news

Man Sues TGI Friday’s for Not Listing Drink Prices on the Menu

The man was appalled that a Stella Artois cost him... five dollars?
Jelisa Castrodale
5 days ago
Booze

Man in Japan Faces Charges After Selling $3 North Korean Beer for $148

The seemingly innocent grift of reselling a beer allegedly violated Japan's Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.
Bettina Makalintal
7.15.19
food news

Legend Who Got Axed from Slayer Show and Swam Back Is Now on Beer Can

He didn't make it back into the show, but the image of him swimming is now part of a new Budweiser label design.
Bettina Makalintal
7.10.19
food-wtf

German City Foils Neo-Nazi Festival by Confiscating All of Its Beer

Cops confiscated more than 4000 liters of beer from the Sword and Shield festival in Ostritz, while activists bought out the local supermarkets' stock.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.25.19
Booze

Man Sues Brewery After Pink Beer Promotion Made Him Feel 'Forced to Identify as Female'

Thomas Bower told BrewDog that he believed he'd been the victim of sex discrimination.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.18.19
food-features

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
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